Archive for October, 2012
Tokepa analyst Brian White, who’s been talking to component suppliers during his trips to Taipei, claims that Apple’s upcoming iPad Mini (or whatever Apple chooses to call it), “could outshine the new iPad in terms of how the device feels in a consumer’s hands”, reports AllThingsD.
The source believes Brian’s claims to be pretty solid based upon similar reports from its own sources regarding the iPad Mini’s … Read More
While Wall Street Journal has previously confirmed that the 7.85-inch ‘iPad Mini’ has already gone into mass production, a new report by the same source is claiming that a number of Apple’s component suppliers have received orders from the Cupertino company to produce parts for more than 10 million units of the purported device during Q4 of 2012.
The source says that Apple is expecting strong … Read More
A previously unknown iPad device designated as ‘iPad3,6′ has shown up in a developer’s application analytics, which according to MacRumors, could represent Apple’s 2013 iPad model. The device also appears to be running either an A6 chip itself or a variation on Apple’s custom A6 design, claims the source.
The report points out that this ’iPad3,6′ device cannot be the widely rumored iPad Mini since that is believed to be … Read More
With the Wall Street Journal confirming the 7.85-inch ‘iPad Mini’ already under mass production, it looks like more smaller iPad renders have emerged online. This time it comes via Gizmodo, as their reader Martin Hajek has produced some stunning renders of what he thinks the next smaller iPad will look like.
From the images below, we see a somewhat smaller iPad … Read More
For those wondering where the CTV iPad app is in the App Store, it has been removed because apparently there will be a big update coming when it returns, according to their twitter account (via @i0livier). The app debuted last September and allowed viewers to catch up on TV episodes right within the app. It was quietly removed from the App Store a short while ago, leaving many customers wondering … Read More
While Wall Street Journal‘s reliable sources have pretty much confirmed that Apple’s speculated 7.85″ iPad Mini has gone into mass production, with LG and AU Optronics ramping up production of the product’s LCD display panels, a new report by DigiTimes seems to suggest that Apple will likely struggle to meet demand when the product launches, due to low yield rates by chassis makers.
The report claims that suppliers have found the … Read More
We heard earlier reports of Apple’s iPad mini starting production in Brazil, but now according to the Wall Street Journal, their sources note the smaller iPad has started production by suppliers in Asia:
Apple Inc.’s Asian component suppliers have started mass production of a new tablet computer smaller than the current iPad, people with knowledge of the situation said, as the Silicon Valley company tries to stay … Read More
While reports of Apple’s widely rumored ‘iPad Mini’ going into production in Brazil have already hit the web, new leaked parts of the purported device have been obtained by a Russian website UkrainianiPhone (via 9to5Mac) who claims to have secured these from a source who visited the factory in Asia. The parts reveal a white front panel/digitizer assembly, aluminum housing, a headphone jack at the bottom and a nano SIM tray.
The … Read More
Japanese blog Makotakara notes today their sources have indicated Apple’s purported ‘iPad Mini’ has started production at Foxconn plants in Brazil, a strategic location setup for tax breaks. The report notes according to sources, there is no longer a microphone hole on the backside as we have seen in purported leaked cases, and it is … Read More
Netflix announced this morning on their blog the launch of a dedicated “Just for Kids” section to their iPad app:
I have some good news for my family and yours: Netflix “Just for Kids” is now available on iPad, the first mobile version of this special kid-friendly Netflix experience. Now parents, including myself, can be sure their kids find what they want and won’t straggle into something that isn’t appropriate.
Netflix … Read More