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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

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

Foxconn Testing a New Large-Screen iPad - Rumor



According to Chinese sources, Foxconn is now testing a brand new iPad with an enormous screen. Whether this information is legitimate or not is still unclear, however, insiders claim that such a device may be actually unveiled next year. Well, if to speak about me, I don’t think Apple will release the larger iPad soon. But who knows, anything may happen.


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Wednesday, November 6th, 2013. 22:21

Most People Upgrade to iPad Air from iPad 2 - Survey



According to the poll conducted by analyst Brian White of Cantor Fitzgerald, 73% out of 106 early iPad Air buyers he interviewed at Apple Stores in New York City, were upgrading from older tablet models. Only 27% were new to Apple’s iPad.


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Monday, November 4th, 2013. 23:11

75% of Early iPad Air Purchasers are People Who Already Own an iPad



According to PiperJaffray latest survey, 75% of the US early iPad Air purchasers already own an iPad. Only 58% of the last year’s iPad mini purchasers owned an iPad. What is the reason for such different figures?


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Sunday, November 3rd, 2013. 19:37

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iFixit Tears Apart iPad Air to See What's New Inside



iFixit team has recently torn apart Apple’s new iPad Air to see what’s new inside. They’ve found out that the entire tablet construction resembles such of the iPad mini; moreover, there’re some internal parts shared with the iPhone 5s.


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Saturday, November 2nd, 2013. 19:56

Apple Asks Samsung to Produce Retina Panels for iPad mini



According to recent rumors, the company from Cupertino has asked Samsung to help in manufacture of Retina displays for the new iPad mini that is expected to be launched soon. Apple’s current partners - Sharp and LG Display - can’t cope with production volumes; this results in supply constraints.


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Friday, November 1st, 2013. 20:23

iPad Air is Now Available via Online Apple Store in the USA



iPad Air is now available for all those who live in the USA. What’s interesting is that all the models can be picked up directly from the store, at least for now. Looks like the first batch of the devices won’t be sold out immediately, like in Hong-Kong yesterday, but its Apple, anything can happen.


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Friday, November 1st, 2013. 20:03

iPad Air is 90% Faster than iPad 4 - Primate Labs



Performance analytics firm called Primate Labs has tested Apple’s iPad Air and estimated that this device is about 90% faster than its predecessor iPad 4.

The Apple A7 processor, which can be found inside of the new tablet, is similar to the chip used in the iPhone 5s, but in fact, it is 100MHz faster.


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Wednesday, October 30th, 2013. 20:00

New Space Gray Non-Retina iPad mini Begins Hitting Apple Retail Stores



Announced on Tuesday, a non-Retina Space Gray iPad mini starts hitting Apple Retail Stores. 9to5mac reports that the updated tablet is now available in several stores across the U.S.A.


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Saturday, October 26th, 2013. 0:33

Apple Announces iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina Display



Apple has just announced the new full-sized tablet - iPad Air - and the second generation iPad mini with Retina display. Both devices will be available only in November, probably due to some issues with suppliers. Anyway, let’s take a quick look at the new Apple’s tablets.


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Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013. 0:24