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Apple to send out press event invites for iPad Mini announcement?

Pretty much ever since the original iPad was released there have been numerous rumors surrounding the arrival of an miniature iPad and this year has been filled with the most rumors. Initially Apple were rumored to announce the iPad 3 and iPad Mini back in March but, that never happened. There was then speculation that Apple would announce the iPad Mini along with the iPhone 5. Again this never happened. New rumors are now going around suggesting that Apple will be sending out press event invitations ... Continue Reading →
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ZAGG iPad 3 skin review

After being lucky enough to get my hands on a new iPad (aka the iPad 3) recently, I was equally as thrilled to get the chance to review one of the newly released limited edition Sonic the Hedgehog vinyl skins for the iPad 3, made by ZAGG. Many people don’t ‘agree’ with using vinyls or any form of case on the back of the iPad. Even Apple themselves have said since the launch of the iPad 2 that only the front of the iPad needs to be covered/protected and that basically, the back ... Continue Reading →
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New iPad in stock with third party retailers, even if Apple have none

While Apple.com may have already sold out of their first batch of the new iPad announced March 7th, many third party retailers have the latest Apple iPad in stock. In the UK retailers such as PC World and Currys let you reserve and collect the newest iPad and in my area at least, there were several stores that had them in stock, ready to collect. Not so obvious retailers also have the third generation iPad in stock, such as the UK supermarket Tescos, even late in to the afternoon. If you were unlucky ... Continue Reading →
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UK iPad pre-orderers receiving delay emails, while US iPads begin shipping

The new iPad hasn’t got off to a good start in the UK. First the UK Apple store came back online several hours after Apple announced the new iPad, with the first pre-orders being placed shortly before midnight as the store came online shortly after 11:30pm. Buyers who managed to place an order during the night appear to have had their orders fully processed, however those who placed orders after 8am Thursday morning are starting to receive emails from Apple saying that there will be a delay ... Continue Reading →
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New iPad compared against iPad 2

Today we’ve seen the new iPad unveiled by Apple but, how does it compare to the iPad 2? If you haven’t got an iPad 2 already is it worth the extra $100/£70 or will you be getting an iPad 2 now the price has dropped? Or are the changes enough to make you iPad 2 owners upgrade? Let us know in the comments.   Chip Display High-resolution Retina display 2048×1536-pixel resolution at 264 pixels per inch (ppi) Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating Support for ... Continue Reading →
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Apple cut price of iPad 2 following new iPad announcement

Following on from the announcement on the new Apple iPad, the company have reduced the price of the second generation iPad. The iPad 2 is now available for $100 less, retailing at $399 now for the 16GB Wifi model, instead of $499. We’ve also seen a price cut on the 16GB Wifi model here in the UK by £70. The 16GB iPad 2 Wifi model is now £329 instead of £399. Presumably all iPad 2 models have received a price cut of $100/£70 but unfortunately we’re unable to confirm as the Apple website ... Continue Reading →
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Apple officially unveil new iPad

At their San Franciso press conference, Apple have officially unveiled the next generation iPad. Currently, it’s only known as the “new iPad”. We’re yet to learn if it will be the iPad 3, iPad 2S or iPad HD. Officially specifications have been announced though as well as availability and pricing. For selected countries, pre-orders start today. New iPad specifications: 9.7″ Retina Display 2048×1536 resolution 265ppi iSight: 5 megapixel camera with illuminated sensor, ... Continue Reading →
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Apple iPad coming to Walmart stores soon

US retailer Walmart have announced that the Apple iPad will be available to purchase in it’s stores from this Friday, the 15th of October. The iPad is available to purchase online at Walmart also however, only for in store pick up. Prices will be based on Apple’s own pricing system for all models. The retailer intends to roll out the Apple iPad line in a few hundred stores initially, with plans for over 2000 stores nationwide to be selling the iPad in a special ‘iPad section’ ... Continue Reading →