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Topic: iPad mini

iPad mini teardown finds Samsung LCD, design cues taken from iPhone 5

11/01/2012, 09:11 am

A dissection of Apple's new iPad mini has revealed the device shares design choices and parts with the recently redesigned iPhone 5.

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Amazon pulls anti-iPad mini ad with incorrect claim about stereo speakers

10/31/2012, 01:10 pm

Amazon has pulled an advertisement from its website slamming the iPad mini after it was discovered that Apple's 7.9-inch tablet does in fact feature stereo speakers.

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Apple removes prostitution services from Siri results in China

10/31/2012, 11:10 am

In response to criticism in China that Siri could find local prostitution services, Apple has removed escort services from search results in the region.

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Functional Chinese knock-off of Apple's Lightning cable disassembled

10/31/2012, 08:10 am

One of the first unauthorized Lightning connector cables from China has been tested and torn apart for a closer look at the cheaply made — but still functional — counterfeit accessory.

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iPad mini review roundup: Amazing build quality, impressive battery life, high price

10/30/2012, 09:10 pm

The first iPad mini reviews hit the web on Tuesday, and as expected, many award high marks for the tablet's build quality and components, but warn the price and lower resolution screen may be deal-breakers for some.

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iPad mini Smart Covers being delivered ahead of tablet's launch

10/29/2012, 07:10 pm

A number of iPad mini buyers who purchased a Smart Cover for their device have already received the accessory, offering an early glimpse at what to expect when the mid-size Apple tablet launches on Friday.

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Apple forecast to sell 102M iPads, 194M iPhones in 2013

10/29/2012, 02:10 pm

With 100 million iPads sold in its first two and a half years, Apple is predicted to sell another 100 million in just one 12-month span thanks in part to the addition of the iPad mini.

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Google announces Nexus 4 smartphone, Nexus 10 tablet, Android 4.2

10/29/2012, 12:10 pm

Google on Monday introduced a new Nexus 4 smartphone to take on Apple's iPhone 5, a 10-inch iPad competitor named the Nexus 10, and launched a new version of its Nexus 7 tablet with cellular data connectivity.

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Concern over Apple's 'cyclical' margins called 'overblown'

10/29/2012, 09:10 am

While some investors are concerned about Apple's reduced margins in the face of multiple new product launches, one analyst has noted that Apple's margins previously took a hit following the iPhone 4 launch, and subsequently rebounded to new heights.

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Apple sells out of all iPad mini models as Amazon pans its price

10/29/2012, 08:10 am

As Apple sold out of its launch inventory of all iPad mini models, online retailer Amazon made a direct assault on the new 7.9-inch tablet, with a large ad on its front page saying the Kindle Fire HD offers "much more for much less."

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Black and Slate 16GB iPad mini sells out in 35 hours

10/27/2012, 08:10 pm

After just 35 hours of preorder availability, Apple's online store on Saturday showed stock outs of the 16GB Wi-Fi only black and slate iPad mini, with the entry-level tablet joining all white and silver models which quickly sold out on launch day.

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Microsoft exec promotes value of Windows 8 PCs, calls iPad mini a $329 'recreational tablet'

10/26/2012, 05:10 pm

After Windows 8 debuted on Thursday, Microsoft's Steven Sinofsky offered his view of the computing landscape, and said PCs represent a great value when compared to "recreational tablets," alluding to Apple's new iPad mini.

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Phil Schiller says Apple does with its Macs what PC makers are 'afraid' to do

10/26/2012, 01:10 pm

Apple's aggressive strategy of abandoning legacy hardware like spinning disc drives and hard drives helps set it apart from competitors who are "afraid" to streamline their products, Apple marketing chief Phil Schiller believes.

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White & silver iPad mini sells out of launch day delivery

10/26/2012, 07:10 am

Just hours after the iPad mini became available to preorder at Apple's online store, the white and silver model is now advertised to ship in two weeks.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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