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If you have been patiently waiting for the arrival of the new LTE iPad
Mini you will be pleased to learn that Apple has now confirmed that the
new smaller iPad Mini Apple tablet will start shipping this week.
Up until now Apple has only been shipping the Wi-Fi only version of their new iPad tablet, but has recently sent out notifications to customers that the new iPad Mini supporting 3G/4G LTE networks will ship this week.
has also just released four new iOS 6.0.1 firmware downloads available
to support the new models today, which include two versions (GSM and
CDMA) of both the LTE iPad mini and iPad 4.
To re-cap the new Apple iPad Mini is fitted with a 7.9-inch display with the same 1024×768 resolution as the iPad 2, an A5 chip the same as the iP
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You might want to think twice about buying an iPad
from Walmart. In the video below, Walmart employees at Pikeville,
Kentucky are throwing iPads in the air while preparing them for sale. It
also shows one employee intentionally dropping an iPad on the floor
while throwing it to another employee several meters away.
Obviously these guys like to destroy iPads, and they are also
jeopardizing Walmart’s reputation, who has already fired the employees.
were extremely disappointed to see such disregard for our customers and
products. We are currently conducting an internal investigation and
will be taking the necessary disciplinary actions. We’d like to reassure
our customers that we are inspecting our electronic merchandise
inventory and stand behind the products we sell. If there is an issue
with a p
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Last week, Apple partnered with the American Red Cross to help
victims affected by Hurricane Sandy. It even launched a page in the
iTunes Store for people to pledge their donations. Today, Apple is
upping the ante and donating $2.5 million to the American Red Cross to
benefit Hurricane Sandy victims.
This is a great move by Apple. It’s good for PR and it also helps some
people who really need it. Apple employees and its customers have raised
thousands of dollars for the relief effort.
Under the leadership
of Tim Cook, the company has been increasing its charity efforts and
they should be commended for it. Hopefully they keep this up.
If you are looking for an extremely powerful tablet device based on Apple hardware the Modbook Pro tablet is the system you should be considering to purchase.
The Modbook Pro tablet is constructed using the hardware from a MacBook Pro laptop combined with a Wacom digitizer display which has also had is sensitivity doubled.
its RAM boosted from 4GB to 8GB and its solid state disk (SSD) capacity
increased from 64Gb to 120GB on the base system. However if you are
looking for even more power it can be equipped with an Intel CoreTM i7
processor up to 2.9GHz, supported by up to 16GB of onboard memory,
together with a massive 480GB solid state disk (SSD) if desired.
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Apple has sent out emails to people who previously used their MobileMe service,
and is offering them a new iCloud email address, when Apple launched
iCloud, anyone who signed up to the service was automatically given an
iCloud.com email address.
who previously had a me.com email address used this address for iCloud,
and now you can choose to either continue to use your me.com email or
have a new iCloud.com email from Apple.
you sign up to the new iCloud email address with Apple, any mail that
is sent to your previous me.com email will automatically be forwarded to
your new email address.
For a long time if you wanted to protect the screen of your iPad
from scratches and drops, you had to use a case or a sticky adhesive
film. The problem with those adhesive films is that they rarely stick
well leaving you with bubbles to look at. Siedio has unveiled a new
screen protector that works for the third and fourth generation iPad as
well as the iPad 2.
screen protector promises to protect the screen from scratches and from
cracks sustained from a drop. Rather than being a sticky film, the VITREO is a sheet of tempered glass that fits over the entire surface of your iPad. The glass has a hardness rating of 9H and sticks to the iPad using an included silicone adhesive.
you ever want to remove the screen protector, the silicone adhesive
promises to come off cleanly, leaving no residue behind. The
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Even though Apple has only just launched its new iPad
Mini, the smaller tablet is already in high demand and stocks
are struggling to meet demand. However sources close to the supplier AU
Optronics, who currently provides the 1024 x 768 panels for the new iPad mini, say that production is already gearing up to create an iPad Mini retina display with a resolution of 2048 x 1536.
current iPad Mini has the same resolution as the original larger iPad
tablet, but the iPad Mini’s smaller 7 inch screen size has helped
enhance the clarity of the display when compared to the original iPad
and its helped the new iPad Mini support all application designed for
the iPad in the Apple App Store.
Now DoNews reports, that the new iPd Mini Retina Display
is approaching production with a
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If you are looking for a little extra protection around your iPhone 4
or iPhone 5 smartphone, you might be interested in a new case which has
started its journey over on the Kickstarter funding website called
The iXtreme iPhone case
has been designed by Matt Parrill and has been created to provide both a
gaming case and an outdoor adventure case, offering rugged case and
hand grips for extra support.
Matt Parrill explains a little more about his iXtreme iPhone Case "You
can Grip it, Mount it, or Wear it. When you strap it on – or click in
the Grips and take it out – it’s an adventure case. When you want a
wide-angle picture of life as you’re living it, it’s a camera case. When
you want to relax and get a better grip for gaming, it’s a gaming case.
That’s why we call it an Adventure a
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Apple and Samsung
are in the middle of a number of court cases around the world, and now
it would appear that Apple wants to add some new devices ti its lawsuits
According to a recent report by Bloomberg, Apple is accusing Samsung of infringing some of their patents with the Galaxy Note 10.1, and it has also said that Samsung’s implementation of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean infringes on Apple’s patents.
Liao, an Apple attorney, told Grewal today that the Galaxy Nexus is the
only phone with Jelly Bean that Apple seeks to add to the patent complaint. Liao also said Apple wants to add 17 devices that could use a stylus even though the products don’t ship with a stylus.
Maroulis, an attorney for Samsung, said the company wants to add only
one product, the iPhone5, to its complaint. Maroulis
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Last week Apple launched their new updated iPad
4 along with their new smaller iPad Mini, the device had been available
to pre-order from the 26th of October, although it sold out quickly and
the shipping time changed to 2 weeks.
It looks like Apple has now caught up with the demand for the new iPad
4, as they are now listing the device as ‘in stock’ on their website,
which means you will not have to wait a couple of weeks to get one.
iPad Mini is still showing a shipping time of two weeks, we suspect it
may take them a little longer to catch up on the demand for the iPad
Mini, you can find out more details about both devices over at Apple.