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Google reportedly planning to launch $99 Nexus 7 by end of 2012

09/27/2012, 10:09 am

The race to offer the lowest-priced tablet on the market is rumored to reach a new level later this year, with Google reportedly planning to release a $99 Nexus 7 tablet.


Dummy 'iPad mini' compared to Apple's full-size model

09/19/2012, 09:09 am

A dummy version of a smaller iPad, based on Apple's anticipated design, has been photographed next to a traditional 9.7-inch iPad to offer an idea of the potential size difference.


Rumor: Suspect 'iPad mini' mockup allegedly shows front plate design

09/18/2012, 05:09 am

A new mockup of the Apple's so-called "iPad mini" showed up on a Chinese website early Tuesday, with the non-working unit appearing to have a fabricated front glass attached to the device's rumored backplate.


Rumor: Pegatron to build 50-60% of 'iPad mini' orders, breaks Foxconn's iPad monopoly

09/17/2012, 07:09 pm

A report on Monday claims Chinese firm Pegatron has managed to secure 50 to 60 percent of orders to assemble the as-yet-unannounced "iPad mini," effectively ending Foxconn's reign as Apple's sole iPad manufacturer.


Average price of iOS device cables to rise 84% with new 9-pin design

09/12/2012, 08:09 am

The new 9-pin dock connector expected to debut with Apple's next iPhone will also cary a higher cost that is projected to push its average selling price up 84.3 percent year over year.


Smaller iPhone dock cable shown with mystery engraving

09/11/2012, 03:09 pm

New photos offer yet another look at a purported rear casing for the "iPad mini," as well as a smaller iOS device dock cable, the latter of which has an unidentified engraving.


Lock & home screen ads aid Amazon's aggressive pricing of Kindle Fire HD

09/07/2012, 11:09 am

Amazon's new Kindle Fire HD undercuts the competition by presenting advertisements to users on both the device's lock screen and home screen, helping to subsidize its low price.


Amazon Kindle Fire HD called 'ambitious,' but unlikely to dethrone Apple's iPad

09/07/2012, 08:09 am

Amazon's new Kindle Fire HD lineup offers a variety of options at aggressive price points, but Apple's iPad particularly with the anticipated October launch of a so-called "iPad mini" is expected to remain the market leader.


Amazon debuts $299 8.9" Kindle Fire HD, $119 e-ink Kindle Paperwhite

09/06/2012, 02:09 pm

Amazon on Thursday announced its new Kindle lineup, led by a 16-gigabyte 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HD priced at $299, along with a $199 7-inch model, an updated $159 Kindle Fire with a faster processor, and a new e-ink frontlit Kindle Paperwhite starting at $119.


High-quality images claim to show 'iPad mini' housing in detail

09/06/2012, 04:09 am

New photos claiming to show the machined aluminum back casing bound for a rumored 7.85-inch iPad hit the web on Wednesday, adding to the mountain of purported leaks relating to Apple's fall iDevice lineup.


'iPad mini' will be challengingly thin thanks to 'GF2' technology

08/31/2012, 01:08 pm

Apple's new, smaller iPad will reportedly be so thin and light that production of the device has posed a particular challenge to the company.


'iPhone 5,' 'iPad mini' among 8 new Apple products coming before end of 2012

08/31/2012, 12:08 pm

Apple is gearing up for a monster holiday season with a total of 8 new products reportedly set to go on sale, including a new iPhone, a smaller iPad, new iPods and updated Macs.


Apple taps AU Optronics, LG for 'iPad mini' displays - report

08/31/2012, 09:08 am

Apple's so-called "iPad mini" will feature 7.85-inch displays built by AU Optronics Corp. and LG Display Co., a new report on Friday revealed.


Review: Google's Nexus 7 tablet with Android 4.1

08/31/2012, 08:08 am

Google's first Nexus-branded tablet is a compelling device offered at an aggressive price point a combination that could make the Nexus 7 a fierce competitor to Amazon's Kindle lineup, though it won't likely have much of an effect on Apple's current, larger iPad.


Amazon says Kindle Fire takes 22% of US tablet market, won't disclose sales

08/30/2012, 01:08 pm

Amazon on Thursday issued a press release boasting that its Kindle Fire has accounted for 22 percent of tablet sales in the U.S., but still did not publicly state exactly how many tablets the company has sold.


Apple's 7.85-inch iPad will in fact be named 'iPad mini' - report

08/25/2012, 01:08 pm

Apple's still-unannounced smaller iPad, which has been referred to in the media as the "iPad mini," will in fact use that name when the product launches in October, according to a new report.


Apple 'confirmed' to hold iPad mini event in October

08/25/2012, 01:08 pm

After introducing its new iPhone in September, Apple will hold a separate event in October to introduce its new, smaller iPad, a new report has been able to confirm.


Alleged Apple 'iPad mini' cases show rear camera, mystery hole

08/24/2012, 08:08 am

A handful of third-party cases from overseas allegedly designed to fit Apple's rumored "iPad mini" feature space on the back for a rear-facing camera, as well as a mysterious tiny hole at the center.


Apple closes at new high of $648 on rumors of iPad mini, Apple TV

08/17/2012, 03:08 pm

Apple stock surged upward before reaching an all time closing high of $648, boosted by continued rumors of both a smaller iPad and a new Apple TV capable of presenting live broadcasts.


Apple's 7.85-inch iPad mini and future iPads may adopt ITO film coating

08/16/2012, 09:08 am

A so-called 'iPad mini' reportedly in the works at Apple for a late 2012 release may be the first of the company's tablet devices to include displays coated with indium tin oxide (ITO), an electrically conductive transparent substance that acts as an EMI shield and helps reduce radio interference.