It Only Took Seven Months For Apple To Make Me Feel Like A ChumpJason Schreier10/23/12 4:30pm4591EditPromoteDismissUndismissHideGo to permalinkOn March 7, Apple announced the iPad 3. "Look how shiny it is!" Apple's executives preached to a crowd full of cheering fans and press. "Retina display! Brand new graphics! You want one!"