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Here’s a High Resolution Mockup of the 7.85-Inch ‘iPad Mini’ [VIDEO]
by on September 5, 2012

With Apple expected to announce their new iPhone next week, there’s still more to come in October, as that’s when the rumoured smaller 7.85-inch iPad will debut.

We’ve seen numerous mockups of what the smaller iPad will entail, including a much thinner design and bezels. MacRumors has now posted a an interactive 3D model of the smaller iPad and commissioned CiccareseDesign to make another one of … Read More

Instapaper Developer Spots Purported ‘iPad Mini’ in Server Logs, Makes Prediction on Internals
by on August 30, 2012

Marco Arment, the developer of Instapaper, noticed a few interesting entries tonight in his app server logs, first on twitter:

Well that’s interesting, iPad2,6.

— Marco Arment (@marcoarment) August 31, 2012

Later, he goes on to explain further about what he believes these new entries relate to:

I saw two curious entries in Instapaper’s device stats today: one iPad2,5 and one iPad2,6.

(There were also a few iPhone5,1 devices, but that’s not … Read More

Apple’s Smaller 7.85-Inch iPad to be Named ‘iPad Mini’?
by on August 25, 2012

Earlier today, we received further confirmation that Apple’s smaller iPad will be announced in an October media event. The name of this smaller iPad has been debated before, some thought it would be called the “iPad air”, but now we are hearing that could be called the “iPad mini”, according to a report by Macotakara (Google Translation):

According to Asian source, the name of Apple’s new product, which … Read More

Toronto Zoo Shows Off Their Orangutans Using iPads [VIDEO]
by on August 24, 2012

The Toronto Zoo has posted a video demonstrating their orangutans using iPads, as part of its participation in the ‘Apps for Apes’ program, created in the U.S. The orangutans Puppe and Budi are mother and son, and have used the iPad to play games and paint–but watching videos are their favourite:

“They really like watching the videos of natural things, so maybe that’s why they’re so transfixed on it,” said the … Read More

Here’s How an ‘iTypewriter’ Dock Add-On Works with the iPad [VIDEO]
by on August 21, 2012

Have you used a typewriter before? Miss those good ol’ days? Well you could possibly re-live them soon with your iPad as an Edinburgh College of Art student, Austin Yang, has created the ultimate accessory.

The iPad fits into a typewriter dock and with each key strike, hammers covered in rubber capacitive caps jump and tap the iPad’s on-screen keyboard. Here’s how Yang explains his invention:

It is a typewriter for … Read More

7.85 Inch ‘iPad Mini’ Rumoured to Reach 4 Million Production Units in September
by on August 20, 2012

According to the latest report from Digitimes, the rumoured 7.85 inch ‘iPad Mini’ will reach 4 million production units per month starting in September:

Supply volume of Apple’s 7.85-inch iPad is estimated to reach four million units per month starting in September in order to prepare for demand from year-end holidays, according to sources from the upstream supply chain.

The report goes on to mention an October launch of the supposed … Read More

Analyst Claims ‘iPad Mini’ Could Go on Sale by October Priced at $300
by on August 17, 2012

Bloomberg reports on a research note from Peter Misek, an analyst at Jefferies & Co. Apple is set to debut its rumoured ‘iPad Mini’ by year end (it could go on sale in October), which would compete against Google’s Nexus 7 and Microsoft’s upcoming Surface tablet.

Apple plans to debut a smaller, cheaper iPad by the end of this year, people familiar with the plans said in July. Misek said … Read More

Mercedez-Benz Canada Announces iPad Docking Station Plus for Rear Compartment
by on August 16, 2012

Mercedez-Benz Canada has announced a new entertainment add-on for your car–the ability to have an iPad docking station in the back of headrests. This option of course would make any road trip easier for the kids, right? If you have an iPad then this is one add-on you should definitely order:

Apple iPad® Docking Station Plus for rear compartment

Entertainment plus safety – iPad can be slotted into place and removed simply, … Read More

Canadian Uses Find my Friends to Recover Stolen iPad in Victoria [Update]

Looks like Find my Friends has helped fight crime once again. The Victoria Police note a recent incident where a Canadian woman’s brother (@shuether) used Find my Friends to locate her stolen iPad in Victoria. When the VicPD followed up on the case, the located iPad turned up at a location where a group of thieves had been operating, in Esquimalt.

The woman activated a software application on her stolen … Read More

Purported ‘iPad Mini’ Dock Connector Leaks [PIC]
by on August 15, 2012

With numerous parts leaked of the next generation iPhone’s smaller dock connector, a new purported image has surfaced from Nowhereelse.fr, that claims to be for the upcoming ‘iPad Mini’.

The site posted the image and noted it is similar to the purported smaller dock connector for the ‘iPhone 5’ as it looks exactly the same. But the … Read More