Apple is testing a tablet computer with a smaller screen than the hot-selling iPad, The Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday.The newspaper, quoting unidentified people familiar with the situation, said the California gadget-maker was working with component suppliers in Asia to test the tablet computer with a smaller display.The Journal quoted officials at Apple suppliers as saying the company has shown them screen designs for a device with an eight-inch (20.3-centimeter) display.
Well, now that settles it. The Wall Street Journal this morning jumped into the Apple iPad Mini rumor-mongering game, asserting that component suppliers in Asia are getting ready "for mass production" in September of a tablet computer with a screen of less than 8 inches, smaller than the current 9.7-inch screen. [...]
Apple is preparing to launch a smaller tablet computer in the coming months in a bid to maintain its edge in an increasingly crowded market, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.The Journal cited unnamed sources as saying that component parts manufacturers had been ordered to gear up for mass production of the tablets in September, indicating the launch may be drawing near.It said the new tablet's screen would likely be smaller than eight inches (20 centimeters), compared to the 9.7-inch (25-centimeter) screen on Apple's market-leading iPad, launched in 2010.
ast year Microsoft released the Surface Pro 3, but strangely, unlike its previous Surface laptop/computer hybrids such as the original Surface Pro and the Surface 2 Pro, the company didn’t reveal a non-pro lower-end version of its hybrid device. This led some to wonder if the company decided to discontinue the downgraded, but more affordable iteration of its laptop-tablet hybrid device.
According to new images and renders that are surfacing online, the iPad Pro (or the iPad Air Plus) might have stereo speakers to appease customer demand and deliver more value to the end user for a heftier price tag. While Apple Inc.
The biggest iPad Apple has ever created, the iPad Pro, launches this week. Online orders begin Wednesday, and you can buy it from a physical Apple Store starting Friday. But before you make a purchase decision, what do critics think? While we at Tech Insider work on our own review, here’s what some critics already have to say about Apple’s giant tablet.