Apple is notorious for cherishing its hefty profit margins more than anything and for crafty marketing that allows it to pretty much sell ice to Eskimos, so it shouldn’t come as a shocker Cupertino’s Black Friday 2013 deals are fairly modest.
Reports coming in from the supply chain suggest that production bottlenecks have been eliminated and that Retina iPad mini production is now steadily climbing.
It has been concluded in an independent review of the Retina iPad Mini that it displays fewer colors than Apple’s iPad Air.
There has been a lot of speculation about Retina iPad mini supply constraints at launch, Apple assures customers that it is “working hard” to keep up with demand.
Apple is reportedly bringing more contract manufacturing partners onboard as it looks to increase production of the iPhone 5c and iPad mini to meet rising demand.
Not many believed in Nokia’s tablet prospects, since the Finns decided to wager on Microsoft’s sinking Windows RT platform, but, believe it or not, the Lumia 2520 is destined to get a wingman as soon as “early 2014”.
Apple reportedly turns to rival Samsung for Retina iPad mini display panels as rumors about shortage mount
It has been consistently rumored over the past week that supplies of Retina iPad mini are going to be severely constrained due to low yield rates of display panels. Apple has now reportedly turned to its arch rival Samsung to provide it with the panels.
Apple is yet to announce when the Retina iPad mini launch is going to take place. Target, a major retailer, has pegged the launch date at November 21 on its website.
iPad Air benchmark data coming in from Primate Labs’ Geekbench Browser reveals a substantial increase in performance, as much as 90 percent over the previous iPad.
Apple hasn’t clarified exactly when the Retina iPad mini is going to be available, though rumor has it that the pre-orders might start on November 1.
After several stories made the rounds last week that Steve Wozniak wasn’t impressed with the new iPads, the Apple co-founder has come out to clarify that he never actually said that, and that he was misquoted by reporters.
There have been no rumors of iPad Air being in short supply, reiterated by chatter that the company might offer in-store pickup option on launch day, which is November 1.
At its iPad event on October 22, Apple announced that it is replacing the black and slate color of the original iPad mini with space gray. Select Apple brick-and-mortar stores now have the new color option in stock.
It was rumored prior to the launch of this new tablet that the supplies of Retina iPad Mini are likely to be constrained, an analyst reiterates these fears, claiming that supplies may be “ridiculously tight.”
Apple unveiled its next-generation iPad, which will be called the iPad Air. The iPad Mini has also been refreshed and comes with a Retina display.
A purported indirect channel inventory snapshot points towards the possibility of a new MacBook Pro lineup as well as existing iPad mini being offered at a relatively low price than its rumored Retina touting successor.
A couple of days ago Apple confirmed that its 2013 iPad event is going to take place on October 22. The event venue is now being decorated ahead of the event next week.
Apple is expected to unveil the new iPad later this month. Latest renderings of iPad 5 give a glimpse of how the tablet will probably look like on display at an Apple Retail Store.
The first high resolutions pictures of a purported iPad 5 rear housing in the new space gray color have appeared online.
Aside from entering the smartphone arena with a number of fairly intriguing products (especially from a pricing standpoint), Archos has recently cranked up its tablet volumes, even going so far as to tackle niches than no one knew existed.