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
Looks like we have some new images that have appeared online in what appear to be the upcoming ‘iPad mini’ display and battery, as posted by Etrade Supply (via MacRumors). The site claims the display is almost 8 inches and measures 162mm in length and 124mm in width. The most unusual part of this leak is the display is a 4:3 ratio, which is different from a former … Read More
Apple has sent out invites this morning to the press to announce a special event to take place on October 23rd, most likely to debut the iPad mini, notes The Loop:
Apple on Tuesday announced a special event to be held on October 23, 2012 in San Jose. The event is scheduled to take place at 10:00 am PT.
This event will take place at a California Theatre in San Jose, which … Read More
Radiant Opto-Electronics, a Taiwan based component manufacturer, is expected to supply over 2 million backlight units (BLUs) for Apple’s forthcoming 7.85-inch ‘iPad Mini’ during the month of October with another two million units shipping next month, according to DigiTimes‘ industry sources.
Those numbers are expected to boost Radiant’s revenues during the fourth quarter of 2012. Shipments for other iPad models as well as monitors were however reportedly down in … Read More
Microsoft’s tablet, the Surface is set to hit stores on the 26th of this month, a simultaneous launch with Windows 8. Their first TV ads have launched as part of their massive $1 billion dollar ad campaign to showcase their tablet announced almost 4 months ago.
The video below stresses the Surface’s kickstand and magnet cover/keyboard. Check it out below and tell me what you think:
Another video below shows a … Read More
While we await the official confirmation of iPad Mini launch event from Apple, all sorts of rumours and reports continue to pour in regarding the upcoming device as well as the media event itself. A couple of new photos, courtesy of MacRumors, have now hit the web which are claimed to be of the battery for 7.85″ iPad Mini, which Apple plans to unveil at the forthcoming event.
Apple is set to unveil its smaller iPad a.k.a the iPad Mini on October 23rd at an invite-only media event. A report published by The Next Web today is claiming that this iPad Mini launch event will have a heavy focus on iBooks because the device will be targeting smaller tablets like the Kindle Fire, that are generally used to consume content including books and movies.
The report also adds … Read More