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Topic: iPad mini

Rumor: LG to ship Retina displays for next-gen iPad mini ahead of October debut

07/19/2013, 01:07 am

Adding to the mounting pile of iPad mini rumors, a report from the Far East on Friday claims Apple supplier LG is preparing to ship millions of panels bound for a rumored Retina display version of the device, suggesting the tablet may see a fourth quarter launch.

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Analyst recants claim that Apple will add Retina display to iPad mini before 2014

06/19/2013, 09:06 pm

NPD DisplaySearch analyst Richard Shim has reversed his earlier prediction that Apple would add a Retina resolution to its iPad mini at some point before 2014.

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Google's Nexus 7 tablets dying early due to defective hardware and software [u]

06/18/2013, 06:06 pm

Less than a year after hitting the market at an exceptionally low $199 price point, Google's Nexus 7 mini tablet is causing an uproar among early adopters who complain the device is already beginning to fail with frustrating lag and frequent periods of unresponsiveness.

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Rumor: Apple to start next-gen iPad production in July, iPad mini in November

06/04/2013, 12:06 am

A new report out of East Asia claims Apple will begin mass production of the fifth-generation iPad in July or August ahead of a third quarter launch, while the ramp-up for the next iPad mini has been pushed back to November.

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AT&T expands 4G LTE coverage to 16 new US markets

05/29/2013, 11:05 am

In another 16 markets, users of Apple's iPhone 5 and LTE-enabled iPads will now find that their devices are able to access much greater speeds, as AT&T has taken its 4G LTE coverage live in more areas across the U.S.

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IDC sees tablet shipments eclipsing notebooks this year, all PCs in 2015

05/28/2013, 11:05 am

Led by devices with screens smaller than 8 inches, tablets are expected to surpass notebook PC shipments this year to become the predominant non-smartphone mobile computing platform.

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iPad shipments could see first ever year-on-year decline in Q2, analyst says

05/24/2013, 08:05 pm

Due to a combination of seasonality and heightened competition from Android device makers, shipments of Apple's iPad may see a year-on-year drop for the first time since debuting in 2010, says KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.

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Apple Store further drops refurbished 4th-gen iPad, iPad mini prices

05/24/2013, 04:05 pm

Apple on Friday slashed prices for certified refurbished fourth-generation iPad and iPad mini models, with savings going up to nearly $150 in some cases.

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Pegatron CEO refutes report about waning demand for Apple's iPad mini

05/09/2013, 09:05 am

While a report about Apple supplier Pegatron this week claimed demand for the iPad mini has been softening, the company's CEO has revealed in a follow-up that he said nothing of the sort.

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LG Display could start mass production of Retina iPad mini panels next month, analyst says

05/07/2013, 03:05 am

Coming on the heels of a prior report regarding the production timeline of Apple's second-generation iPad mini, analyst Richard Shim from NPD DisplaySearch now claims that display suppliers like LG could start mass production of the rumored tablet's screens as soon as next month.

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Analyst: Apple to release Retina display iPad mini models in Q3 and early 2014 [u]

05/06/2013, 02:05 am

While customers waiting for Apple to launch a Retina display-toting iPad mini may have to hold out until the third quarter, one analyst believes the company is already preparing a third-generation device set for debut in the first quarter of 2014.

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Samsung's new 7" Galaxy Tab 3 to take on Apple's iPad mini, and take phone calls

04/29/2013, 08:04 am

Samsung on Monday announced its new third-generation Galaxy Tab, a modestly equipped 7-inch tablet with a 3G-enabled variant that will also double as a phone.

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AT&T's 4G LTE network to hit 79 new markets by summer

04/10/2013, 03:04 pm

AT&T-based users of Apple's iPhone 5 and LTE-enabled iPads will soon find their data access speeds greatly increased in a number of markets, as the carrier announced on Tuesday the expansion of its 4G LTE network to 79 new areas.

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USPTO retracts objections to Apple's 'iPad mini' trademark application

04/08/2013, 05:04 am

In an Office action filed with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office last week, the attorney examining Apple's "iPad mini" trademark withdrew their primary objections to the application, saying only a disclaimer clarifying the mark's use of the term "mini" is needed in order to move forward.

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Google preps revamped Nexus 7 to take on iPad mini

04/03/2013, 03:04 pm

Google is reportedly working on a successor to the Nexus 7, one aimed at taking the fight back to both Apple's iPad mini and Amazon's Kindle Fire by shrinking the bezel to accommodate a larger and higher-resolution display.

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USPTO denies Apple's trademark application for iPad mini

03/31/2013, 02:03 pm

The United States Patent and Trademark Office has denied Apple's request for a trademark on the term "iPad mini," finding that the "mini" portion of the name is "merely descriptive" of goods or services available in miniature forms.

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Microsoft's changes to Windows 8 certification rules hint at potential iPad mini competitor

03/29/2013, 08:03 am

Recent changes quietly made to the Windows 8 hardware certification guidelines suggest that Microsoft could be gearing up to debut a new, smaller "Windows Reader" tablet designed to compete with more portable devices like Apple's iPad mini.

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Apple said to drop Samsung, turn to Innolux for iPad mini displays

03/28/2013, 02:03 pm

Innolux Corp. may benefit from the ongoing strife between Samsung and Apple, as the iPad maker is said to be dropping the latter in favor of the former as a supplier of touch displays for its iPad mini.

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Rumor: Apple to cut iPad mini shipments by up to 20% in Q2, may signal next-gen model

03/28/2013, 01:03 am

A new rumor out of the Far East on Wednesday claims Apple has cut shipments of the iPad mini by between 10 to 12 million units going into the second quarter, suggesting the company could already ramping down for a next-generation version.

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Logitech's Keyboard Folios complement, protect Apple's iPad & iPad mini

03/26/2013, 02:03 pm

Owners of both sizes of Apple's iPad saw their accessorizing options expanded on Tuesday, with Logitech announcing new Keyboard Folio cases for both the iPad and iPad mini.

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