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Apple unveils new iPad with HD Screen at Apple event march 2012

Apple gave the new iPad a bunch of new features. Apple has unveiled a new iPad with a high-definition screen. It has, as expected, a sharper screen, driven by a faster processing chip that acts as the “brains” of the device.

Apple chief executive Tim Cook said: “We think that iPad is the poster child of the post-PC world.” The new iPad will go on sale March 16 in Canada, France, Germany and the United States at the same price as the previous models, which start at $499 for the most basic iPad featuring wireless connectivity only. Schiller said: The new product also sports a substantially more powerful processor called the A5X chip — the X short for quad core graphics power built into the processor.

An iPad with 16 gigabytes of memory and with both Wi-Fi and 4G connectivity will cost $629 in the United States. iPad with 32GB Wi-Fi/4G model will cost $729 and a 64GB version with Wi-Fi and 4G will cost $829. The tablet also features a five-megapixel camera and high-definition video recording. The new iPad will look almost exactly like the earlier models. The new device supports the higher resolution 1080p specification and has a new user interface. The battery life of the new model remains the same. Apple says the battery capacity is 70 percent higher than for the old model. The new screen should be able to show all the detail in high-definition movies and also show deeper and more vibrant colors than previous models, Apple said. The new iPad will be 9.4 millimeters thick, or 0.37 inches.

March 8, 2012 Posted by | Designs, News | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Swiss firm Hublot reveals most expensive watch in the world

Hublot unveiled on Wednesday the world’s most expensive watch with a price tag of $5 million. Hublot watch with more than 1,200 diamonds, including six stones of more than 3 carats each. The company is owned by French luxury giant LVMH. Mr Jean-Claude Biver, president of the Swiss Watch Industry said it would be hard to make a more expensive watch ‘because the surface of the watch is limited.

According to the AFP news agency the watch was created by Swiss firm Hublot and took 17 people 14 months to make. Biver at the world’s biggest watch show in Basel said 17 people take 14 months to set the more than 140 carats of diamonds on the watch’s white gold bracelet. Biver president of the Swiss Watch Industry, told “We profit off the general growth of the economy in the region.”

Hublot is a Swiss enterprise creating luxury watches and founded in 1980 by Carlo Crocco. The company currently operates as a wholly owned subsidiary of France’s LVMH. Hublot and Ferrari announced during the 2011 Ferrari World Finals at Mugello a long-term strategic partnership which will officially start on 1 January 2012, making Hublot Ferrari’s “Official Watch” and “Official Timekeeper.”

March 8, 2012 Posted by | Fashion, News | , , , , , | Leave a comment