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iPad Air Takes Major Tablet Spot in the USA in December





Apple’s iPad Air has taken a top tablet spot in December in the USA. More than 40% of all Apple tablets sold during the holiday season were iPad Airs, reports research firm Consumer Intelligence Research Partners. Anyway, these are only the estimates.


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Written by NickTarasenko

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014. 20:11

Winterboard Has been Updated Recently



Winterboard has been recently updated to work properly on all 64-bit Apple devices running iOS 7 such as iPhone 5s, iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina display. What that means is there should be no bugs now, so all those people who like to customize and change the default Apple themes and wallpapers can at last sigh with relief. Well, at least we hope for that.


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Monday, January 13th, 2014. 22:15

Apple to Begin Producing More Advanced Processors in 2015



The company from Cupertino may start producing more advanced processors in 2015. Or, it is better to say, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company and Samsung will switch to new 14- and 16-nanometer fabrication processes. What’s even more interesting is that TSMC is expected to become Apple’s main supplier with 60-70% of orders.


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Thursday, December 19th, 2013. 1:08

iPad mini 2 Display Not Innovative Enough?



DisplayMate, a company that specializes in precise display testing, has recently compared three most popular 7-inch tablets - iPad mini with Retina display, Kindle Fire HDX 7 and Nexus 7. Guess what - Apple’s tablet was criticised for what the experts call “really bad planning”. iPad mini was given the last, third place.


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Friday, November 29th, 2013. 2:57

Regional Carriers Start Offering iPad mini Cellular Models in the USA



American regional carriers are starting to offer cellular iPad mini with Retina display. Models with 16GB, 32GB, and 64GB are now available on several networks across the USA.


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Sunday, November 24th, 2013. 20:36

Apple to Launch 12.9-inch iPad in Early 2014 - Rumor



There’re some new rumors that deal with the so-called ‘iPad Maxi’. Apple’s purported 12.9-inch tablet will be released in the first quarter of 2014, Korean sources claim. Moreover, the device is already being built by the local supplier. Isn’t it incredible?


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Wednesday, November 20th, 2013. 0:12

Retina iPad mini Displays Fewer Colors Than iPad Air - Tests



Apple’s newly-released iPad mini with incredible Retina display shows fewer colors than its market rivals. Moreover, difference in picture quality on iPad mini and its “older brother” iPad Air is noticeable without special equipment. And the results of independent tests once again prove the fact that colors on iPad mini look somehow darker and not as vivid as on rival tablets. Who’d ever have thought, huh?


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Monday, November 18th, 2013. 18:50

Android Tablet Revenue Overtakes Apple's iPad Revenue For First Time Ever



For the first time ever, total revenue from all Android tablets (combined) has exceeded that of Apple’s iPad. According to IDC latest press release and Morgan Stanley’s Katy Huberty announcement,


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Saturday, November 16th, 2013. 21:41

Some Retina iPad Minis Show Image Retention Issues



Some Retina iPad minis may show image retention issues, reports Marco Arment, a person that created a special test to detect the problem in MacBook Pros with Retina displays. Faulty IGZO-panels, according to the latest rumors, were manufactured by Sharp and this were probably these panels that caused production delays and forced Apple to release the tablet quietly.


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Saturday, November 16th, 2013. 21:24

Retina iPad mini Teardown by iFixit



iFixit has already torn down the new iPad mini with Retina display. Inside the experts found a new 2-cell, 24.3 watt-hour battery, a 7.9 inch LG-manufactured display with a 2048 x 1536 pixel resolution and a logic board with a bunch of chips, sensors and controllers, namely:


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Thursday, November 14th, 2013. 21:20

iPad mini Shipments to Grow 102% Next Year



According to KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, iPad mini shipments will grow 102% in the next quarter. Moreover, Apple is likely to stop producing iPad 2 in 2014.


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Wednesday, November 13th, 2013. 18:58

iPad mini With Retina Display Now Available for Personal Pickup in Several Apple Retail Stores



iPad mini with Retina display is now available for Personal Pickup in several stores across the USA, iDownLoadBlog reports. However, these are only Wi-Fi models that can be picked up from the store the same day you make an order.


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Wednesday, November 13th, 2013. 18:36

iPad mini with Retina Display Is on Sale



iPad mini with Retina display is finally on sale. One can purchase Apple’s new 7.9-inch tablet via Online Apple Store right now. Today’s release is a big surprise as the company from Cupertino hasn’t previously announced the exact launch date. All we knew was that the second-gen iPad mini will hit stores “in November” - nothing more.


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Tuesday, November 12th, 2013. 22:43

iPad Activations on AT&T Increased More than 200% Compared with Last Year’s iPad Launch



AT&T has released an official statement, which shows that during the opening weekend the number of iPad Air activations increased more than 200% compared with 2012 iPad launch.


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Tuesday, November 5th, 2013. 23:55

iPad Air is Cheaper to Build than iPad 3



Apple’s new iPad Air is about 13% or $42 cheaper to build than the last-year iPad - the 16GB Wi-Fi-only model cost is $274. Although some components, namely, the 9.7-inch Retina display, are a bit more expensive than earlier, in general the device now costs less.


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Tuesday, November 5th, 2013. 23:36