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Topic: iPad mini

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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Apple's Retina iPad mini to follow debut of high-res Google's Nexus 7, report says

03/15/2013, 10:03 pm

According to NPD DisplaySearch, Google may beat Apple to the high-resolution 7-inch form factor tablet market with a revamped Nexus 7 in the second quarter of 2013, while the Cupertino company is expected to launch a Retina display-toting next-generation iPad mini in either the third or fourth quarter.

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Amazon, Samsung tablets inch up, but Apple's iPad still ahead by a mile

03/07/2013, 03:03 pm

The launch of Apple's iPad mini appears to have slowed the rate at which competitors have been able to eat into the company's overwhelming lead in the tablet sector, according to a new study out Thursday, even as Amazon and Samsung tablets continue to carve out their own share.

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Ferrari in talks with Apple about in-car entertainment partnership

03/05/2013, 02:03 pm

The chairman of luxury carmaker Ferrari has revealed that his company is in active discussions with Apple about a larger partnership for in-car entertainment services.

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Arkansas State's 'iPad Initiative' will require all incoming students to have Apple's tablet

03/01/2013, 02:03 pm

Just two years ago, Arkansas State University first began to experiment with the iPad in the classroom. Now this fall, in a major shift for the school and a boon for Apple's tablet, all incoming students will be required to have one.

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Apple expected to sell 55M iPad minis, 33M iPads in 2013

02/28/2013, 04:02 pm

Shipments of 9.7-inch tablets like Apple's full-size iPad "collapsed" in January, setting the stage for the iPad mini to be the market leader in 2013.

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iPad mini helping Apple grow its lead in mobile ad impressions to third of market

02/24/2013, 03:02 pm

Apple in 2012 increased its lead over other mobile device manufacturers in terms of mobile ad impressions, leveraging the launch of the iPad mini to grow its share to nearly a third of the overall market, according to a new statistics.

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Leaked images supposedly show off parts of a Retina iPad mini

02/21/2013, 02:02 pm

Images posted to a Chinese Internet forum on Thursday show what is claimed to be the rear casing for an iPad mini with a high-density retina screen.

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Rumor: Next-gen iPad mini display tech being developed by AU Optronics

02/20/2013, 01:02 am

A report out of the Far East claims that iPad mini display supplier AU Optronics has started development of screen technology to be used in the next-generation of Apple's mid-sized tablet.

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Apple catches up with iPad mini demand, new orders now listed as 'in stock'

02/19/2013, 03:02 pm

Apple's supply of its hot-selling iPad mini appears to have finally caught up with demand, as the smaller iPad is now listed as "In Stock" on the company's online store.

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