Archive for October, 2012
A recent report by 9to5Mac claimed that Apple is going to introduce a refresh of the current 3rd generation iPad alongside the all new iPad Mini at the upcoming media event. The refresh of full-sized iPad will retain the current specs and pricing but will incorporate the new dock connector. Today, a photo published by Apple.Pro shows a rear shell of full-sized 9.7″ Retina iPad with a Lightning port, replacing the old dock connector … Read More
9to5Mac reports their sources are telling them the upcoming smaller iPad will start at a price of $329US:
Apple’s entry price for its upcoming smaller iPad is between the base model of the new, fifth-generation iPod touch ($299) and the currently shipping WiFi-only 16GB iPad 2 ($399). According to our sources, the base model of the smaller iPad will likely be priced at a minimum of $329 in the United … Read More
9to5Mac reports the current 3rd generation iPad is set to get a refresh at next week’s iPad mini announcement, according to their sources. Pricing and capacity will stay the same apparently:
Apple will announce a refreshed version of its full-sized, 9.7-inch Retina display iPad at its media event October 23rd, according to our sources. These people say that the new version of the iPad will retain the same $499, $599, … Read More
Targeting smaller screen tablets like Google Nexus 7 and Amazon Kindle Fire HD, Apple is expected to unveil a smaller 7.85″ iPad Mini at the forthcoming media event in San Jose, California on Oct. 23. If Apple decides to price the smaller iPad below $300, it will prove to be “the competition’s worst nightmare”, says analyst Shaw Wu with Sterne Agee (via Apple Insider).
While tablet … Read More
Intrigued by Microsoft’s claims that due to the use of new ClearType technology in Microsoft Surface tablet, its display is even sharper than the new iPad’s Retina, Dr. Raymond Soneira, president of DisplayMate Technologies, put both displays to the test and has reported that Microsoft’s claims are incorrect (via PC World). He found that Windows ClearType made the 768p display on the Asus Netbook look significantly sharper than the iPad 2′s 768p display but … Read More
More whispers of the iPad mini’s launch date have started to point to November 2nd, and this time it’s coming from TechCrunch. Their source notes the smaller iPad will ship a week and a half after next week’s October 23rd unveiling:
Apple’s iPad mini is almost certainly … Read More
John Gruber from Daring Fireball breaks down three questions we’re all wondering about when it comes to the iPad mini’s screen, price and name. His astute analysis is pretty spot when it comes to Apple. As for the iPad mini he believes it won’t debut with a Retina display.
As for the price he believes it will be … Read More
With Apple confirming a media event next week on October 23rd to most likely announce their smaller iPad, expect last minute rumours to explode leading up to next Tuesday. Geeky Gadgets (via MacRumors) claims in an ‘exclusive’ report the mini iPad will become available in the US and UK on November 2nd:
Our source, who is someone close to a major UK retailer, and has been reliable in the … Read More
For those looking to get a wireless keyboard for the iPad 2 or latest 3rd generation iPad, the ZAGGfolio Bluetooth keyboard (read our full review here) just went on sale for 20% off, which means it’s now $79.99.
It’s a pretty slim keyboard that works exactly as advertised and has numerous helpful function keys. Essentially your iPad rests within the protective case and it all sits together with … Read More
Are you a fan of the CBC’s This Hour Has 22 Minutes? They contacted us last week to tell about their latest iPad parody that aired last night, a hilarious segment about the announcement of the next iPad. The video’s description is:
Apple’s CEO reveals the company’s newest product iPad-Mini, or was that the iPad-Maxi?
An actor portrays Apple CEO Tim Cook on stage to announce the new iPad, only to get … Read More