iPad Rumors: New iPad Air Next Month, New Retina iPad mini and iPad Pro First Half of 2015

The iPad rumor mill is finally starting to churn a little more over the last couple of weeks – and it’s about time since October has become the new standard timeframe for new iPad launches. This week’s iPad rumors are in keeping with the general theme of low expectations for October iPad announcements. The gist […]

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Refurbished Retina iPad mini Available Now at Apple Online Store

Refurbished Retina iPad minis are available now, and for the first time, at the Apple online store. This morning there are just two models available – the 32GB WiFi only model at $419 ($80 off the new price) and the 64GB Wifi only model at $509 ($90 off new). The refurbished section is updated often […]

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Retina iPad mini Is Engadget’s 2013 Tablet of the Year

  Engadget announced their 2013 Engadget Editors’ Choice awards this weekend, and the Retina iPad mini was among the big winners – selected as Tablet of the Year. Yes I know that Engadget refers to it by its official name, the iPad mini with Retina display – I prefer the other way round as it’s […]

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Yes, Original iPad mini Cases Fit the Retina iPad mini

I’ve seen a number of people in forums and round the web asking about whether cases for the original iPad mini will fit the new Retina iPad mini. The answer is Yes, at least with most mainstream cases I would say. Over recent days I’ve been trying out a number of cases for the original […]

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Retina iPad mini Gets the iFixit Teardown & Some Stellar Benchmarks Results

The clever and talented team at iFixit have done their official teardown and brutal dissection of the Retina iPad mini – revealing all its guts and glory and detailed components breakdown. Here are a few of the most notable items discovered in the innards of the Retina iPad mini: — A7 processor chip just as […]

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Retina iPad mini – Got One, Finally

I just went and picked up a lovely new Retina iPad mini – hurray. This has been easily the weirdest experience I’ve had with getting a new iPad – with the stealthy midnight launch the other night for the Retina iPad mini and more fun and games afterwards. By the time I found out about […]

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Retina iPad mini Will Also Be Available via Personal Pickup in Stores

The iPad mini with Retina display went on sale at Apple’s online store last night, in an odd sort of stealth launch. This morning Apple has announced that the Retina iPad mini will also be available via Personal Pickup at Apple retail stores and other approved retail outlets, though they don’t appear to be available […]

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Retina iPad mini On Sale Now at Apple’s Online Store

  The iPad mini with Retina display went on sale last night at midnight Pacific time – at Apple’s online store. This is an odd release for a major new iPad model, with no announcement beforehand. The conjecture is that this sort of ‘stealth’ release for the Retina iPad mini is due to the long-rumored […]

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To iPad Air Is Human, To Retina iPad mini Is Divine?

OK, apologies for probably my cheesiest post title ever here, but this is the $64,000 question this month for a lot of iPad users and soon-to-be iPad users – which one to get. It’s a lot tougher choice this year with the new iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina display both due out this […]

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Apple’s New Smart Covers & Smart Cases for iPad Air & Retina iPad mini

Along with the unveiling of the new iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina display this week, Apple also announced some ‘smart’ new companions for them. As in, they’ve got new Smart Covers and Smart Cases for the iPad Air and the Retina iPad mini. The Smart Cover is Apple’s popular front cover only case […]

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Portenzo’s Gorgeous Cases for the iPad Air & Retina iPad mini

My Inbox is already filling up with emails from iPad case manufacturers, touting their new cases for the iPad Air and Retina iPad mini announced this week. These guys are on it like lightning when new Apple devices are announced. I’ll share some of the best looking and most interesting ones here as I see […]

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