Archive for the ‘iPad News’ Category
Apple announced their 2012 Q4 earnings this afternoon and reported $36 billion in revenue with a net profit of $8.2 billion. As for iPad sales, the company sold 14 million iPads, a 26% increase compared to a year ago. As for the rest of the product sales, they are listed below:
26.9 million iPhones in the quarter, representing 58 percent unit growth over the year-ago quarter.
4.9 million Macs during the … Read More
On top of announcing the iPad mini today, Apple announced the 4th generation iPad with updated specs, which essentially sent the iPad 3rd gen into the graveyard (well, it’s available as refurbished). The 4th gen iPad gets the A6X chip that double graphics and CPU performance of the A5X and also maintains 10 hours of battery. Cosmetically, nothing has changed.
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Apple has announced the all-new 7.9 inch iPad mini that is thinner and lighter than the existing iPad 2 and new 4th generation iPad. It comes with FaceTime HD, iSight cameras, faster wireless networking and 10 hours of battery life:
“iPad mini is every inch an iPad. With its gorgeous 7.9-inch display, iPad mini features the same number of pixels as the original iPad and iPad 2, so you can … Read More
The iPad mini launch is set to take place on Friday, November 2nd. Pre-orders are available this Friday, October 26th. As for pricing, this is the first time Canada gets pricing parity with the USA on all of its products, including the new iPad mini:
16GB iPad Mini (Wi-Fi Only) – $329
32GB iPad Mini (Wi-Fi Only) – $429
64GB iPad Mini … Read More
Apple will be live streaming its Apple event today (first noticed by MacRumors) to announce the new ‘iPad Mini’ and also introduce a 13″ MacBook Pro. You can watch the event by visiting here on Apple’s website and also watching on your Apple TV.
Live streaming video requires Safari 4 or later on Mac OS X v10.6 or later; Safari on iOS 4.2 or later. Streaming via Apple TV … Read More
Soon after its debut in 2010, schools began adopting the iPad as means for education, further extending Apple’s lead in the department. With schools about to get another big price break with the smaller iPad which may cost as little as $329, Apple is expected to highlight the iPad’s educational capabilities at tomorrow’s media event, according to a report by Bloomberg.
While Apple has a history of selling … 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).
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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
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