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iPad mini and 4th Gen iPad Reviews Hit the Web [Round Up]
by on October 30, 2012

The iPad mini and 4th gen iPad will hit stores this Friday and tonight early reviews of both devices have hit the web. Here’s a round up of what you can read so far to help you decide on any future purchases:

The Loop
The Verge
The Globe and Mail
The Guardian
Wall Street Journal (Walt Mossberg)
USA Today
The Telegraph
FOX News
Bloomberg Businessweek
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Black 16GB Wi-Fi iPad mini Pre-orders Have Sold Out
by on October 26, 2012

Apple.ca has sold out of the 16GB black iPad mini pre-order, as availability now shows ‘2 weeks’ whereas the 32GB and 64GB models are still on track to ship by next week’s November 2nd launch date.

Initial iPad mini pre-orders that kicked off at 12:01AM PDT on Friday had white Wi-Fi models delayed to 2 weeks right from the … Read More

Apple iPad mini Pre-orders to Start at 12:01AM PDT, Oct. 26th
by on October 25, 2012

If you’re asking yourself what time will online orders start for Apple’s iPad mini, the time will be at 12:01AM PDT (3AM EDT) on Friday, October 26th. This is the same pre-order time we saw for the iPhone 5 and was confirmed when we spoke with Apple online customer support. Cellular iPad mini models will be … Read More

Apple Sold 14 Million iPads in 2012 Q4, a 26% Growth From a Year Ago

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

Apple Announces 4th Gen iPad with A6X, Lightning Connector, FaceTime HD
by on October 23, 2012

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.

There’s … Read More

Apple Announces 7.9 Inch iPad mini, Available November 2nd

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

iPad mini Release Date in Canada: November 2nd

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’s ‘iPad Mini’ Event Will Be Live Streamed Today

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

Brian White On Testing An Early Version Of iPad Mini, “It’s Fantastic!”
by on October 22, 2012

Topeka Capital’s Brian White appears to have had the luxury to test an early version of Apple’s forthcoming iPad Mini, according to a report by Business Insider. During his recent travels through Asia, he says he got an early look at iPad Mini during one of his trips and he thinks “it’s fantastic”.

The analyst says that during his recent China-Taiwan Tech Tour, he had the opportunity to play with a pilot version … Read More

Apple Looking To Highlight iPad’s Educational Capabilities At Tomorrow’s Event

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