Mobile Morning Coffee – iPad 3 unveiling March 7, 8-inch iPad rumours + Path

The top mobile stories from the past 24 hours, served with cream and two sugars.

Apple set to unveil iPad 3 on March 7 (via VentureBeat)
“Along with the 2048×1536 Retina display, the iPad 3 will feature a quad-core Apple 6 system-on-a-chip, and possibly 4G LTE networking,” Ritchie said.

8-inch iPad being tested by Apple, claims WSJ (via The Verge)
Resolution on the purported 8-inch iPad is said to be the same as on the 9.7-inch iPad and iPad 2 (1024 x 768).

Pressly Goes DIY: Will Turn Tumblr, WordPress & Twitter Into Touch-Friendly Websites (via TechCrunch)
Planned to go live this spring, the platform will allow publishers of any kind – big or small – to transform their WordPress sites, Tumblr blogs, Twitter updates and other social feeds into tablet and touch-friendly sites that work on the iPad, iPhone, Kindle Fire, BlackBerry PlayBook and Android tablets.

AT&T declares war on unlimited data users (via BGR)
As it stands today, a user with AT&T’s $30 tiered plan can enjoy about 50% more data than an unlimited data user. Enjoy is the key word, because throttling brings AT&T’s typically speedy 3G and 4G data speeds down to 2G territory.

Phones vs tablets question: One hand or two (via GigaOM)
Or, ‘what the hell do we call the Galaxy Note?’

Preparing for a mobile-first world (via GigaOM)
Forrester forecast that one out of every three dollars spent in the tech economy will be mobile by 2016.

How to stop apps like Path from stealing your contacts (via BGR)
Step 1: jailbreak your iPhone.

Social apps & doing the right thing (via GigaOM)
Om Malik weighs in on engendering trust in the social web.

Mobile Address Book—Much Heat, Little Light (via TechCrunch)
TechCrunch co-founder Keith Teare suggests a new architecture has to be built for personal data in the social web.

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