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Topic: iPad mini

Bringing Retina display to iPad mini could add 30% to total parts cost

02/18/2013, 07:02 pm

With Apple rumored to be working on a next-generation iPad mini with Retina display, some market watchers estimate that adding the high-resolution panel to the 7.9-inch tablet could raise total parts costs by up to 30 percent.

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Piper Jaffray says Apple media event still likely by April, sees 'new iPad body styles'

02/15/2013, 08:02 am

Although a recent rumor that Apple was preparing to host a developer-related television event next month was almost instantly shot down, investment research firm Piper Jaffray says a review of years past indicates the company is still likely to host an event by the end of April, which could see the introduction of redesigned iPads.

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LinkedIn CEO gives Apple iPad minis to 3,500 employees

02/13/2013, 05:02 pm

Jeff Weiner, chief executive at professional networking site LinkedIn, handed out an iPad mini to each of his 3,500 employees on Wednesday in recognition of their contributions to the company.

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Kindle Fire & Android gain, but Apple's iPad holds commanding 81% tablet share

02/05/2013, 02:02 pm

Amazon's Kindle Fire and, to a lesser extent, Android tablets saw continued usage share growth after the holidays, according to a new report, but Apple's iPads remained the overwhelming tablet leader, with more than 80 percent of active users in the market.

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Logitech unveils Ultrathin Keyboard for Apple's iPad mini

02/05/2013, 12:02 pm

Computer accessory maker Logitech announced on Tuesday that it would be rolling out a version of its Ultrathin Keyboard Cover for Apple's iPad mini.

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Rumor: Apple's next iPad mini to pack 324ppi Retina display

02/04/2013, 02:02 pm

The follow-up to Apple's iPad mini will reportedly feature a Retina display with a pixel density of 324 pixels per inch higher even than the display on the fourth-generation iPad.

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iPad mini ship times improve to 1-3 days in U.S. Online Apple Store

02/03/2013, 06:02 pm

In an update to its U.S. online storefront on Sunday, Apple is now showing ship times of the popular iPad mini stand at 1-3 business days, down from the 3-5 days quoted late last month.

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IDC: iPad leads record worldwide tablet shipments but loses marketshare in Q4 2012

01/31/2013, 01:01 am

According to new data from research firm IDC, Apple's iPad led worldwide tablet shipments hit 51.5 million units in the fourth quarter of 2012, but dipped in overall marketshare amid booming sales from rival Samsung.

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iPad mini shipments rumored to hit 12 million in Q1 2013

01/29/2013, 11:01 am

Apple's component supply chain may have managed to resolve supply issues, as new reports out of China have production ramping up for the iPad mini as well as the shortage-plagued new iMac.

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iPad mini shipment times improve to 3-5 days from Online Apple Store

01/25/2013, 06:01 pm

Despite severe constraints throughout the holiday quarter, supply of Apple's iPad mini is finally catching up with demand as the Online Apple Store is now quoting ship-by dates of 3-5 business days.

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Samsung to take on Apple's iPad mini with 8-inch Galaxy Note

01/21/2013, 03:01 pm

Samsung next month will roll out a new entry in its Galaxy Note series aimed at taking on industry rival Apple's iPad mini in the mid-size tablet segment.

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Apple kicks off sales of cellular-enabled iPad mini in China

01/18/2013, 05:01 pm

Apple on Friday started sales of its iPad mini Wi-Fi + Cellular in China, keeping to the company's planned rollout in the country announced earlier this week.

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Sharp cuts production of 9.7" iPad screens, demand may be shifting to Apple's iPad mini

01/18/2013, 08:01 am

Sharp is said to have "nearly halted" production of 9.7-inch panels for Apple's full-size iPad a change made as sales are predicted to shift to the 7.9-inch iPad mini.

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Sprint's 4G LTE network expanding to 28 more cities in coming months

01/17/2013, 02:01 pm

U.S. carrier Sprint announced Thursday that its 4G LTE network, which offers faster connections to the iPhone 5 and Apple's latest iPads, will expand to 28 new cities in the coming months.

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Apple's next 9.7" iPad to be 'significantly lighter and slimmer'

01/16/2013, 08:01 am

Apple's full-size iPad is set to shed some excess, with a thinner and lighter fifth-generation redesign expected to arrive this year.

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Rumor: Fifth-gen iPad, second-gen iPad mini to debut in March

01/11/2013, 10:01 am

Apple's iPad lineup is now on a twice-a-year refresh cycle, according to a new rumor, which pegs both the full-size iPad and iPad mini as due for updates in March.

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Amazon's Kindle Fire gains marketshare at expense of iPad over holidays, research shows

01/02/2013, 06:01 pm

A study of web usage over the holidays in North America saw Apple's iPad marketshare fall 7.14 percent, while competing devices from Amazon, Samsung and Google gained a total of 5.5 percent over the same period.

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'Insatiable demand' for iPad mini drives stock-outs in China

12/28/2012, 12:12 pm

Customers in both Hong Kong and China have demonstrated considerable interest in Apple's newly launched iPad mini, leading to stock-outs and limited availability.

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Strong demand prompts Apple suppliers to work during Chinese New Year

12/28/2012, 03:12 am

Two of Apple's Chinese manufacturing partners are said to be foregoing a traditional work stoppage during the important Chinese New Year in a bid to meet ongoing high demand for the iPhone 5 and iPad mini.

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AT&T rolls out 4G LTE network in 15 new US markets

12/21/2012, 08:12 am

AT&T this week announced that its high-speed 4G LTE network compatible with Apple's latest iPhone 5, iPad and iPad mini has launched in 15 new markets, and also expanded coverage in a handful of other locations.

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