Apple has just sent out invites for a “Special Event” to be held on Oct 23rd, supposedly announcing the new iPad Mini. While its only been a couple of weeks since when the iPhone 5 was launched Apple has still got a lot more up its sleeve.
While the iPad Mini has been leaked all over the internet, there are more rumors of various other products being launched. Alongside the iPad Mini, Apple will also reportedly update the Macbook Pro 13 inch and offer a retina version of the laptop. A new Mac Mini, revised Cinema displays and iMac are also long overdue.
iPad Mini is all set to launch on the 23rd of this month according to a report by AllThings D. The Apple iPad Mini is said to be a stab at success stories behind the Kindle Fire and Nexus 7 type tablets. The iPad Mini will be, if at all, Apple’s first foray into this size segment. Weather or not the tablet will fit the size bill is unknown.
You might want to take this news with a pinch of salt as there is really no confirmations surrounding it. Recent reports have been in agreement that we should expect a 7.85-inch iPad with Apple’s new Lightning connector, and an [...]
Rumours of the Apple iPad mini are heating up the stadium. These images of supposedly legit iPad parts were put up on Chinese social media site Sina Weibo. The back panel apprears to be pre production as there is no cutout for camera. It could also be a prototype design, one of many that Apple tests.
The rumours this year have been hotter than ever, maybe, just maybe, Apple shows off the iPad mini at the September event?
Google has launched their first official Tablet dubbed the “Nexus 7”. Priced aptly or in-fact cheaply at US $ 199 the Tablet will ship with Jelly Bean Android 4.1 out of the Box . The Nexus 7 is made by ASUS and has a 7” 1280×800 HD display (216 ppi), which is a Back-lit IPS display, and has Corning Gorilla Glass front.
The Nexus 7 is powered by a Quad-core Tegra 3 processor and has a 4325 mAh battery, it has a 1.2MP front-facing camera and weighs only 340 grams.
You get two storage options 8 or 16 GB internal storage and Nexus 7 comes standard with 1 GB of RAM. At [...]
The “new iPad” has been delivered to some lucky owners before hand and they are really enjoying the exploits. The first thing you do when you get a new gadget? benchmark!
The iPad is now confirmed to have 1 GB of RAM and an unchanged speed processor at 1GHz with now Quad Core Graphics.
Al the launch event of the next generation iPad, Apple CEO Tim Cook has just declared that about 76% of Apple 2011 revenues came from the “three post PC products”. The iPhone, the iPod and the iPad made up for most of their income streams. Lets see what the iPad 3 does for the company.
“iPhone, iPad, iPod touch are all based on iOS and we have now sold an astonishing 315 million ?devices through last year, 62 million in Q4 2011.”- Tim Cook
With just hours from the launch of Apple’s next-gen iPad, what features do you want Apple to include?
We for one would like the following
Higher Resolution Screen Higher Resolution Cameras More gestures in iOS
Whats on your list of features you would like to see on the iPad 3, and what do you think the name will be : Apple iPad HD, Apple iPad 3 or Simply iPad 2Sdrop in a comment!
Samsung has just announced the new Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 inch at the MWC 2012. This new upgraded version of the tablet features a higher 1280 x 800px resolution, the same 1Ghz dual-core processor, 1GB of RAM, Bluetooth 3.0 connectivity, front and rear cameras (VGA and 3-megapixels, respectively) as in the first Tab. In case of the 3G version you get 21Mbps HSPA+. The tablet has a 7,000 mAh battery and TouchWiz UI on top of Ice Cream Sandwich. The Tab 2 10.1 retains its 9.7mm thickness and 588g of weight.
The Tab 2 also has 16/32 GB capacities along with an expandability microSD slot of upto 32GB. The tablet will be available in March in the UK and the rest of the world soon [...]
All those with the Asus Eee Pad Transformer 101 will start to rejoice as the company begins rolling out the ICS update for the tablet. The update is supposed to bring not only the latest Android version but also a lot of fixes to issues being faced by users. The big advantage is that the tablet remains rootable even after the update. The Update has started rolling out in the US for Wi-Fi tablets and will soon come to 3G versions including international UK and Asian versions.
Holy unthinkable Batman! The next version of the Galaxy Tab which is supposedly coming out next month may actually turn out to be a large size Galaxy Note. A 10.1 inch tablet with a S-pen stylus.
The unconfirmed device was listed on the Samsung site, alongside the standard Note, Wave 3 and Wave Y as being highlighted at a developer event at MWC. Its possible that the total effect was a typo, But considering the overall response and success of the Galaxy Note it won’t be surprising that the company releases a larger tablet.
A ten inch tablet [...]
Looks like RIM is following up in HP’s footsteps, and has decided to liquidate the Playbook all over the world. The US however seems to get the best deal, RIM’s official webstore is offering the 16GB, 32GB and 64GB model for $299, the pricing is quite strange especially since no one would buy the cheaper ones. Those who have the tablet can get access to the Android market in a few easy steps detailed by the team at Crackberry. It requires a rooted PlayBook, WinSCP, the latest version of Cyanogen Google apps.
In India the Playbook has been sold out at the lower pricing, with just an asking price of Rs. [...]
Companies have often been targeted for locked boot-loaders of Android devices. HTC is one such case who then decided to unlock boot loaders in exchange for end of warranties. The modding community of Android which is quite large is now lashing out at ASUS for locking the bootloader of the Wifi Only Transformer Prime tablet. In most such cases companies will give in to demands of the consumer, but we are not sure if ASUS is going to go in that direction.
Read the full flames at xda-developers.