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Topic: iPad mini

Want an iPad mini now? MacMall has had full stock since last Monday

11/12/2012, 08:11 pm

Readers without ready access to an Apple retail store can skip the two week wait times for an iPad mini from Apple's online store by placing their order with AppleInsider sponsor MacMall. The Apple authorized reseller tells us it has long had full stock of all new iPad mini and iPad 4 Wi-Fi models, which it's ready to ship out immediately with free shipping.

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Rumor: Apple to begin trial production of 'iPhone 5S' in December

11/12/2012, 07:11 am

A new, questionable rumor out of Taiwan claims that Apple plans to begin trial production of a so-called "iPhone 5S" in December.

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New iPad mini ads feature iPhoto and iBooks

11/12/2012, 01:11 am

Apple has released two new commercials for the iPad mini, both of which try to drive home the point that the small 7.9-inch tablet is just as capable as a full-size iPad by showing the devices running the iPhoto and iBooks apps side-by-side.

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AT&T to be first U.S. carrier to subsidize Apple's iPad

11/09/2012, 05:11 pm

For the first time since the original iPad was released in 2010, a U.S. wireless carrier will subsidize the price of Apple's iPad with a signed two-year agreement, bringing the tablet's sales structure more in line with the iPhone.

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iPad mini LTE models set to ship in five days

11/08/2012, 07:11 pm

Apple is notifying users that the new iPad mini with support for 3G/4G LTE networks will begin shipping in five days, and has posted new iOS 6.0.1 builds for the iPad mini and iPad 4.

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Apple requires Lightning accessory makers to meet supplier code of conduct

11/08/2012, 04:11 pm

Apple's annual "MFi" conference is currently underway in Shenzhen, China, where the company has informed third-party accessory makers that they will need to meet its supplier code of conduct to sell officially licensed products.

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Microsoft rumored to release 7-inch 'Xbox Surface' gaming tablet

11/06/2012, 03:11 pm

Microsoft reportedly plans to take on Apple's new iPad mini with its own smaller 7-inch tablet designed primarily for playing games.

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Review: Apple's iPad mini

11/06/2012, 12:11 pm

Apple's new iPad mini is likely to become its most popular iPad, due to a light, thin design that delivers tablet optimized apps in a more portable package at a reduced price.

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iPad mini display found to be 'just very capable,' outperformed by rivals

11/05/2012, 09:11 pm

An in-depth look at iPad mini's display found the 7.9-inch panel to be wanting in many areas where Apple usually excels, such as color gamut, and is surpassed by competing devices from Google and Amazon.

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Wall Street impressed by strong start for Apple's new iPads

11/05/2012, 03:11 pm

Following the announcement that 3 million units were sold over the launch weekend for the iPad mini and fourth-generation iPad, market watchers reacted positively and said the numbers exceeded their expectations.

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First official third-party Lightning accessories announced by Belkin

11/05/2012, 11:11 am

Belkin on Monday announced two new accessories designed for Apple's Lightning connector the first two official third-party accessories designed for the new iDevice port.

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Apple announces 3M sales of iPad mini, fourth-gen iPad

11/05/2012, 08:11 am

Sales of the new iPad mini and fourth-generation iPad reached 3 million total units over their launch weekend, Apple announced on Monday.

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Most Apple Stores sold out of iPad mini, 16GB model most popular

11/05/2012, 08:11 am

A survey of Apple retail stores over the launch weekend of the iPad mini has found that most completely sold out of the device, while the entry-level 16-gigabyte model was the most popular option.

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Apple opens iPad mini reservations for next-day in-store pickup

11/04/2012, 05:11 pm

With Apple's initial batch of iPad minis sold out online as well as brick-and-mortar Apple Stores, the company has initiated online reservations for the new tablet that allows interested customers to purchase a unit online for next-day in-store pickup.

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Teardown reveals iPad mini yields 43% gross margin for Apple

11/04/2012, 04:11 pm

In a teardown of Apple's new iPad mini over the weekend, IHS iSuppli analysts found the base 16GB Wi-Fi only model to cost about $188 to build, meaning the device could yield a gross profit margin of 43 percent, depending on variable factors like shipping costs.

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'Drop test' finds iPad mini is more rugged than Nexus 7, 3rd-gen iPad

11/02/2012, 09:11 pm

An informal drop test performed by a third-party warranty firm found that despite having an extremely thin bezel, Apple's new iPad mini outperformed both Google's Nexus 7 and the third-generation iPad.

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iPad mini unboxing: super slim, very light

11/02/2012, 07:11 pm

Apple's new iPad mini takes the company's blockbuster tablet and reduces it down, giving it a more natural weight and size for carrying around.

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Apple expected to ship 850K iPad minis in first week of sales

11/02/2012, 07:11 pm

As the first iPad mini preorders are being delivered and the tablet hits shelves at brick-and-mortar retailers, shipment forecasts are already being released, with one analyst estimating a total of 850,000 units will go out to consumers over the device's first week of sales.

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Test puts iPad mini and 4th-gen iPad screens under microscope

11/02/2012, 06:11 pm

A repair firm on Friday put the screens of Apple's new iPad mini and fourth-generation iPad under the microscope to illustrate the difference in size between the two tablets' pixels, and expectedly found the 7.9-inch device to fit between the iPad 2 and the Retina display iPad.

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Apple brings $19 Lightning to Micro USB adapter to U.S. stores

11/02/2012, 05:11 pm

Alongside the iPad mini, Apple on Friday introduced the Lightning to micro USB adapter, a tiny dongle first available in Europe, to the U.S. market.

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