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Topic: iPad mini

Online Apple Store closed ahead of iPad mini preorder launch [u]

10/26/2012, 12:10 am

Apple's online storefront went down early Friday morning in preparation for what is expected to be a rush of preorders for the iPad mini, the company's first mid-size tablet offering.


LG lands most display orders for Apple's latest products - report

10/25/2012, 08:10 am

Most of the screen orders for Apple's new iPad mini, fourth-generation iPad, 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display, and redesigned iMacs have reportedly gone to LG Display, not Samsung.


Apple exec Phil Schiller defends $329 entry price of iPad mini

10/24/2012, 11:10 am

Apple marketing chief Phil Schiller has publicly come to the defense of the $329 entry price of the iPad mini, saying he believes customers are willing to pay for quality that rivals like Amazon and Google don't offer.


Market watchers expect $329 iPad mini will justify its price to consumers

10/24/2012, 09:10 am

Though the starting price of the iPad mini is higher than many had expected, Wall Street analysts believe the storage capacity and build quality offered by Apple will be more than enough to court consumers and make the product a success.


Initial iPad mini availability may be limited due to issues at display supplier

10/23/2012, 10:10 pm

Even before Apple opens its virtual doors to iPad mini preorders, one analyst claims low yield rates from the company's display makers could put the tablet in short supply ahead of the lucrative holiday shopping season.


Apple's iPad mini ad is classically simple [u]

10/23/2012, 08:10 pm

Alongside the iPad mini's debut at a special event on Tuesday, Apple revealed a simple, yet effective TV spot for the device set to air sometime soon.


How Apple made the iPad mini 23% thinner and 53% lighter

10/23/2012, 07:10 pm

Apple's new iPad mini delivers the same resolution as iPad 2 in a smaller 7.9 inch form factor that's two thirds the price of the latest iPad. Here's a look at how the company accomplished this feat.


iPad mini gets Siri but iPad 2 still left without

10/23/2012, 07:10 pm

It was announced on Tuesday that the new iPad mini is compatible with Apple's Siri voice recognizing assistant, however owners of the now long-in-the-tooth iPad 2 still won't be able to access the feature.


Advanced software helps iPad mini ignore unintended touches near bezel

10/23/2012, 06:10 pm

When Apple announced the iPad mini on Tuesday, it made special note of the thin bezel surrounding the device's 7.9-inch screen, a design feature that caused some concern as it may welcome inadvertent touch events during one-handed use.


Apple posts iPad mini keynote, promotional video & full specs

10/23/2012, 02:10 pm

Apple's website was quickly updated on Tuesday with the full keynote presentation of its new iPad mini, as well as a video extolling the features of the new $329 device.


Apple reveals iPad mini: 7.9" display, 7.2mm thin, starting at $329

10/23/2012, 01:10 pm

Apple Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing Phil Schiller took the wraps off the much-anticipated iPad mini on Tuesday, with the new device featuring a 7.9-inch display, a slim and lightweight 7.2 mm body and a starting price point of $329 for a 16-gigabyte Wi-Fi-only model.


Live Blog: Follow live coverage of Apple's iPad mini launch event

10/23/2012, 12:10 pm

Apple at 10:00 am PT (1:00pm ET) today will host an event at San Jose's California Theatre to introduce a new member to its iPad family and likely show off a completely redesigned line of iMacs, among other advancements. Click here to be taken to AppleInsider's live blog of the event.


Parts claim to show 'iPad mini' Wi-Fi, GPS & Bluetooth antennas

10/23/2012, 08:10 am

With just a few hours to go before the anticipated unveiling of the "iPad mini," yet another series of components have leaked, this time purporting to show the Wi-Fi-, Bluetooth and GPS antennas.


'iPad mini' event will be streamed live to Apple TV, Mac & iOS devices

10/23/2012, 07:10 am

Apple has added a new channel to its Apple TV set-top box called "Apple Events" that will live stream the company's media briefing today. In addition, the event will also be streamed to iOS devices and Macs.


Rumor roundup: What to expect from Apple's 'iPad mini' event

10/22/2012, 04:10 pm

With only hours to go before Apple's special event kicks off in San Jose, Calif., AppleInsider offers a collection of the latest news and rumors about the "iPad mini," 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display, and other products said to be in Apple's pipeline.


'iPad mini' event reaffirmed to highlight education uses

10/22/2012, 09:10 am

At its media event on Tuesday, Apple reportedly plans to make a point of showcasing how its new, smaller iPad will be particularly useful in the classroom.


Rumor: Photos show iPad, 'iPad mini' Lightning connectors

10/21/2012, 11:10 pm

A pair of images published on Sunday claim to show two Lightning dock connectors, one for Apple's much-rumored iPad mini and another bound for the fourth-generation 9.7-inch iPad.


'iPad mini' build cost estimated to start at $200, may retail for $299

10/20/2012, 06:10 pm

A preliminary breakdown of expected component and manufacturing costs finds that Apple is likely to spend $195 to $254 in building the various models of its rumored 7.85-inch iPad, and is projected to sell the tablets at lower-than-usual margin rates


Apple leaks mention of iBooks 3.0, reinforcing iPad mini focus on ebooks

10/20/2012, 02:10 pm

The appearance of the yet unreleased "iBooks 3.0" as a requirement for certain titles in Apple's iBookstore suggests the company will soon update its ebook client app for iOS, likely in conjunction with the release of iPad mini.