The site heard from a ‘reliable’ source that the iPad will be released by March at the earliest. It’s thought that perhaps the timing may be partially due to the “2 weeks earlier Chinese New Year ( 23rd January) and national holidays(22nd to 28th).”
In regards to the redesigned dock connector, Macotakara says the dock’s 30-pins and electricity specification will not be changed, but shape will be more smaller than current “iPad dock connector”, which has released April 2003. New Dock connector design will bring compatibility problem with current dock connecting products.
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