Apple has quietly launched the iPad mini with Retina Display in its online Apple Store at midnight Pacific Time, November 12. This came as a surprise move, although some voices had whispered that the highly anticipated iPad mini would reach stores today.
When Apple introduced the 7.9-inch tablet, it mentioned no availability date, but since then numerous reports have been highlighting severe supply constraints due to Retina display manufacturing … Read More
The successful launch of the iPad mini has forced IDC to review its earlier tablet forecast for both 2012 and 2013 and publish an updated version. The strong tablet market has pushed the IDC tablet forecast for 2012 up to 122.3 million, while for next year the market research company estimates the figure will be 172.4 million, up from 165.9 million units.