As first spotted by MacRumors, the listing runs through all the 16GB tablet’s specs — including the new 2048 x 1536 resolution display and Apple A7 processor — before revealing the release date towards the bottom of the page.
Apple announced the new iPad mini as well as the iPad Air in San Francisco on October 22.
The smaller model is expected to be the big attraction this holiday season though; Apple CEO Tim Cook admits that the firm may struggle to meet demand while one analyst reckons the slate could outsell its bigger brother by a factor of almost 2:1.
"Our competitors chased netbooks," said Cook. "Now they're busy making PCs into tablets and tablets into PCs," he added, in reference to hybrid tablet and what Intel is calling 2-in-1 portables.
"Competitors are confused," he said. "We believe deeply in this category and we're not slowing down on our innovation."
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The suit, titled "Mark David Menacher vs. Tim Cook" by the San Diego County branch of California's Superior Court, seeks a method to remove automatically downloaded iOS update files — specifically the new iOS 7 binary — and $50 in remuneration, reports CNET.
The automatic update system has been active since the release of iOS 6, but many users are holding off upgrading to iOS 7. But that means the automatically-downloaded installation file, which weighs in at more than one gigabyte and cannot be removed by the user, may decrease a device's available memory by up to 15% with no way to recover the storage space.
Ahrendts joins Apple as the senior vice president for retail and online stores and will be responsible of overseeing the strategy, expansions and general operations of these stories. She will report direct to Tim Cook.
Ahrendts, who was chief executive at fashion retailer Burberry for almost 10 years, isn’t the first left-field choice Apple has made when it comes to retail personnel. Back at the start of last year, the firm surprisingly hired John Browett, formerly of UK retailer Dixons Retail, only for the exec to depart just 10 months later.
This latest recruitment may well fuel speculation that Apple is looking to ramp up [...]
The company has detailed that the five-day event will play host to more than 100 technical sessions from over 1,000 Apple engineers, as well as the Apple Design Awards, which pick out the best apps available on both the App Store and Mac App Store.
Tickets go on sale tomorrow at 10 a.m. PDT and while these are expensive, TUAW believes that Apple is planning to allow registered Apple developers to view all session videos online during the conference.
“We look forward to gathering at WWDC 2013 with the incredible community of iOS and OS X developers,” said Phil Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of worldwide marketing, in a prepared [...]
Tim Cook’s company has cut iPad mini shipments to between 10-12 million units for the second quarter, according to Digitimes, which cited multiple sources who provide various components for Apple’s 7.85-inch tablet.
The source notes that Apple has cut the shipments target because of “increased competition from various 7-inch Android tablets” and also attributes the move to the impending launch of the next-generation iPad mini, which is now expected to launch in Q3.
The second-generation iPad mini is expected to boast a 2048 x 1536 resolution Retina Display, a faster A6X processor as well as an improved rear-facing camera. All of these perks will [...]