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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

Rear Shell Of Full-Sized 9.7″ Retina iPad With Lightning Connector Leaked [PHOTO]
by on October 21, 2012

A recent report by 9to5Mac claimed that Apple is going to introduce a refresh of the current 3rd generation iPad alongside the all new iPad Mini at the upcoming media event. The refresh of full-sized iPad will retain the current specs and pricing but will incorporate the new dock connector. Today, a photo published by Apple.Pro shows a rear shell of full-sized 9.7″ Retina iPad with a Lightning port, replacing the old dock connector … Read More

Apple’s ‘iPad Mini’ Price Reportedly Will Start at $329 for the Base Model
by on October 20, 2012

9to5Mac reports their sources are telling them the upcoming smaller iPad will start at a price of $329US:

Apple’s entry price for its upcoming smaller iPad is between the base model of the new, fifth-generation iPod touch ($299) and the currently shipping WiFi-only 16GB iPad 2 ($399). According to our sources, the base model of the smaller iPad will likely be priced at a minimum of $329 in the United … Read More

‘iPad Mini’ Launch on November 2nd According to Another Report
by on October 19, 2012

More whispers of the iPad mini’s launch date have started to point to November 2nd, and this time it’s coming from TechCrunch. Their source notes the smaller iPad will ship a week and a half after next week’s October 23rd unveiling:

Apple’s iPad mini is almost certainly … Read More

Apple’s ‘iPad Mini’ Rumoured to Launch on November 2nd Says Report
by on October 17, 2012

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

Alleged Photos of the iPad Mini Display and Battery Leak [PICS]

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

2 Million 7.85-inch ‘iPad Mini’ Backlight Units Expected To Ship In October [DigiTimes]
by on October 16, 2012

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

Leaked Photos Of 7.85″ ‘iPad Mini’ Battery Hit The Web [PHOTOS]
by on October 14, 2012

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.

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Oct. 23 iPad Mini Launch Event Will Focus Heavily On iBooks
by on October 13, 2012

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

Looks Like Apple May Not Hold An ‘iPad Mini’ Media Event On Oct. 17 After All
by on October 10, 2012

According to a report by Fortune from last week, Apple was expected to send out invitations to the media today, regarding a special ‘iPad Mini’ launch event rumored to take place on Oct. 17th. However, noon has passed without any such invite from Apple which pretty much suggests that the company may actually not hold an event on Oct. 17 after all, notes the Fortune.

“If the company were planning an … Read More