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Apple double iPad Mini sales due to demand

NPD DisplaySearch have claimed that Apple underestimated the demand for their iPad Mini and the company initially asked their suppliers to supply 6 million of the 7.85 inch display panels. NPD Displaysearch claim that the figure was not enough and Apple are now stepping up the orders to 12 million, …

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Next iPad Mini to boast super resolution display

According to the latest rumours, it would appear that Apple are planning to upgrade the iPad Mini to include a higher resolution display. Digitimes has quoted sources in the backlighting industry who claim that the next generation mini tablet will join the modern age of Apple products. The details are …

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Apple trademarks ‘iPad Mini’ in America

Apple have filed to trademark their ‘iPad Mini’ name in the U.S. Patent and Trademark office last week. Apple said their iPad Mini is a “handheld mobile digital electronic device comprising a tablet computer, electronic book and periodical reader, digital audio and video player, camera, electronic personal organizer, personal digital …

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iPad to drop below 50% market share in 2013

Apple may rule the tablet roost right now, but analyst Sameer Singh predicts that Android based tablets will out sell iPads in Q2 or Q3 2013. This year, sales of Android powered tablets have grown faster than iPad sales in six out of the last eight quarters. Android is a …

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Apple sell 3 million iPads in 3 days

The haters may continue to hate, but Apple keep selling millions of  tablets. They issued a press release yesterday which claims they sold over 3 million iPads in 3 days. The 3 million figure includes the iPad Mini and the latest iPad 3. They said “Apple today announced it has …

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Apple TV ads highlight iPad Mini ‘Piano’

I haven’t seen this on television locally, but it would appear that Apple are trying to target their iPad Mini tablet to the minds and hearts of musicians. They started running an advert on television in America over the weekend. This advert entitled simply ‘Piano’ shows Garageband running on the …

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4th Gen iPad teardown shows no design changes

The 4th generation iPad, or ‘iPad 4’ as some people are calling it has been taken apart by iFixit. They have found that apart from the Lightning connector, the tablet’s internal design has not changes at all when compared to the iPad 3. The company tore apart the latest revision …

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Will Furby be the big kids tech-gift for Xmas?

While ‘wee-tee-kah-wah-tee’ won’t mean a great deal to most of you, over 40 million people across the world have a fair chance of knowing that it means, “Sing me a song”. To put that number in perspective, it’s around the same as the number of people on the planet who …

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iPad falls short of analyst sales predictions

Apple fourth quarter profits have missed the Wall Street forecasts as iPad sales have fallen short of analyst predictions. Profits in the last three months were $8.5 billion (£5bn), up from $6.6 bn last year. Revenues are recorded as $36 bn, a 27% increase. Apple sold 26.9 million iPhones in …

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iPad Mini now on sale from £269-£529

The iPad Mini is finally available to buy today, starting at £269 in the UK. The store was down for a short while last night while Apple updated the pages. It is available in Black/Slate and White/Silver with the following prices: 16GB £269.00 32GB £349.00 64GB £429.00 If you want …

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Counterfeit ‘iPad Mini’ tablets already available

In the run up to Christmas there is never a better (or worse) time to get lumbered with a ‘fake’ item, produced in some underground lab in the Far East. Andy Churley, the market director at brand protection specialists NetNames has informed us this morning that there are already dodgy …

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Apple set to update existing iPad next week

In just a couple of days at a press event on October 23rd Apple is now expected to unveil not only the iPad mini and a 13.3 inch Retina Macbook but also an updated iPad. The current “Retina” class iPad was unveiled in March and the most likely new feature …

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iPad Mini prices and configurations released

As with most Apple products, the upcoming ‘iPad Mini’ hype has been building now for months. The pricing and configuration information has apparently been leaked thanks to a consumer electronic’s giants inventory system. MobileGeeks published an inventory system screenshot which shows a total of 16 different memory and wirless configurations …

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2012 iPad Mini Rumors Infographic

Have you missed all the rumours on the upcoming Apple iPad Mini tablet? This ‘infographic’ from Peter Brown at Gimmitech may prove useful then, it charts out all the rumours in an easy to read vertical formula. Obviously none of this has been confirmed by Apple themselves, but it is …

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Apple pulls in iPad mini for October announcement

The best football teams in the world not only play their own game, they also mark the opposition off the pitch – preventing them from playing THEIR game. While Apple’s initial plan was to push the iPad Mini into stores for 12th December, that date has moved ahead of announcements …

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Apple prepare 10 million iPad Mini tablets for Q4

Even though Apple have yet to officially announce the new iPad Mini it would appear they have prepared 10 million units for order in Q4 this year. The Wall Street Journal have said that the company have ordered so many by judging the orders from Asian component suppliers. The WSJ …

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iPad Mini ‘renders’ hit the web

Many people are waiting on the rumoured Apple iPad Mini – the smaller, less expensive tablet set to target a wider audience. A graphic designer created a 3D CAD drawing and concept renderings of the possible appearance. While they may not be completely accurate they are certainly worth a look. …

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iPad Mini may suffer from shortages at launch

Apple are planning a new iPad Mini, a smaller 7.85 inch version of their hugely successful tablet. Rumors of this device would indicate that it may actually launch as early as next week. The smaller, cheaper tablet is designed to target a different audience, and to ensure that competitors can’t …

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Mini iPad will drive down competitor tablet prices

When Apple release their upcoming 7.8 inch ‘Mini iPad’, competitors will be forced to drop their prices to snag a percentage of the market. Industry rumours circulating in Taipei today have indicated that many companies will drop the prices of their tablets by up to 40%-50%. Apple will have a …

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Existing iOS devices will get iOS 6 September 19

This morning in San Fransico, Apple CEO, Tim Cook has announced that their newer mobile devices will get iOS 6 starting September 19. Devices include the iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPad 2, the new iPad and the fourth generation iPod Touch. The free update includes some neat features …

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