iPhone Live 280: Privacy, China, iPad 3, Clear, 8-bit gamepads

Rene, Georgia, and Seth discuss apps that steal contacts, the China debate, iPad 3 and LTE, Clear, Death Call, Warm Gun, and Instagram apps, and the iCade 8-Bitty. This is iPhone & iPad Live!

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iPad 3

  • iPad 3 announcement March 7, quad-core, possible 4G LTE
  • Verizon, AT&T to sell LTE equipped iPad 3
  • Verizon and AT&T might be getting a 4G LTE iPad 3, but what about the rest of the world?
  • Apple rumored to be testing a smaller, 8-inch iPad
  • Would you want a 5, 7, 8, or 12-inch iPad? [Poll]



  • iCade 8-Bitty retro wireless game controller for iPhone, iPad



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Rene Ritchie

Rene Ritchie is one of the most respected Apple analysts in the business, reaching a combined audience of over 40 million readers a month. His YouTube channel, Vector, has over 90 thousand subscribers and 14 million views and his podcasts, including Debug, have been downloaded over 20 million times. He also regularly co-hosts MacBreak Weekly for the TWiT network and co-hosted CES Live! and Talk Mobile. Based in Montreal, Rene is a former director of product marketing, web developer, and graphic designer. He's authored several books and appeared on numerous television and radio segments to discuss Apple and the technology industry. When not working, he likes to cook, grapple, and spend time with his friends and family.

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