October 25, 2012 |
If you plan on buying one of Apple's newly announced iPad mini tablets, you might want to pre-order it soon. The recent patent infringement fight between Samsung and Apple has caused Apple to diversify the number of vendors that supply display panels for all the company's devices. In regards to the iPad mini, Apple is relying on two main vendors — LG and AUO — for display panels, but AUO is having trouble fulfilling its orders, according to Display Search analyst Richard Shim . "AUO is having yield issues with the 7.9"...
October 12, 2012 |
Apple didn't send out invitations for an iPad mini launch event on Wednesday, as had been expected, but that's been barely a hiccup in the rumor mill. Friday's wave of speculation comes courtesy of All Things Digital's John Paczkowski, who suspects that Apple's planning a more intimate launch event for later this month. Citing sources "familiar with Apple's plans," he said that Apple watchers should expect an event on Oct. 23. Since Apple already pulled out all the stops for its iPhone and iPod launch...
October 23, 2012 |
Apple introduced a slew of new products Tuesday, but the star of the event was undoubtedly the company's new tiny tablet, the iPad mini. The iPad mini starts at $329 for 16GB and WiFi connectivity. The device has a dual-core A5 processor, a FaceTime HD front-side camera, a 5MP rear-facing iSight camera, LTE capability, a Lightning connector and 10 hours of battery life. The LTE model starts at $459. Going for the 32 GB or the 64 GB models? Add $100 or $200 to the base prices.
December 14, 2012 |
Apple's iPad mini is likely getting a better screen in its next iteration, at least according to a report from the Taiwanese tech site Digitimes . The iPad mini does not have the sharp retina-quality display that's been on the last two full-sized iPad models, which has been a main complaint about the smaller tablet. Digitimes, which tries to get a read on Apple's next move by chatting with sources in its supply chain, does have a bit of a spotty record on company rumors. But the latest report, which...
May 11, 2012 |
Apple is rumored to be working on an iPad mini, or 7-inch tablet, and a recent post from iMore suggested that the smaller tablet could be slated for an October release. The blog cites an unnamed source who said that Apple might price its smaller tablet aggressively, to push out competitors. The tablet, according to the source, would have the retina display of the third-generation iPad and would make up costs by cutting back on the memory in the mini device — offering just 8 GB. If Apple does offer a smaller...
November 30, 2012 |
Apple announced Friday that, with approval in hand from the Chinese government, the company will begin selling its iPhone 5 and WiFi versions of its iPad mini starting Dec. 7. The fourth-generation iPad will also go on sale at the same time. According to the company's release, customers must make reservations at Apple stores to pick up the gadgets in person. Stores will accept those requests daily during regular business hours for next-day pickup. The gadgets will also, of course, be sold online.