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7-inch iPad rumors continue: said to launch in October for $200

7-inch iPad rumors continue: said to launch in October for $200

Here's a rumor that just won't die: Apple's coming out with an affordable 7-inch iPad. This time the perpetrators are iMore, citing the usual anonymous sources. The claim that the smaller iPad is due in October of this year, and that Apple is aiming for a retail price between $200 and $250. The exact screen dimensions aren't mentioned, but they're using 7 inches (a popular Android tablet size) as a sort of conceptual generic. They claim that the cheapest model will start at 8GB.

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Samsung S-Cloud tipped to challenge Apple on May 3

Samsung S-Cloud tipped to challenge Apple on May 3

Samsung's Galaxy S III isn't the only new product expected at the company's May 3 event in London; the S-Cloud rival service to Apple's iCloud is also tipped to make its official debut. Full details of the service are unclear, though the long-rumored launch is a lock-in for early next month so the Maeli Business' sources whisper, but unlike Apple there will supposedly be no limits on what type of content can be stored in Samsung's cloud. Interestingly, Samsung confirmed last week that it has a multimedia cloud service in the pipeline.

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Toshiba’s Giant Tablet is a Giant Mistake

Toshiba’s Giant Tablet is a Giant Mistake

Toshiba needs to take its poorly thought-through Excite 13 slate and go home; it's a tablet travesty. Announced earlier today, the 13.3-inch model is the largest Android tablet from a mainstream OEM to-date, pairing NVIDIA's Tegra 3 and Google's Ice Cream Sandwich for what Toshiba claims is an untapped slice of the finger-friendly market. The company has done its research, too, though whether its conclusions make sense is worth a second look.

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Apple testing Nexus Tablet competitor in iPad mini

Apple testing Nexus Tablet competitor in iPad mini

This week there's been a bit of speculation surrounding the miniature, perhaps half-sized tablet Apple may or may not be working on behind the scenes. Earlier this week we heard Daring Fireball's John Gruber mention that a 7.85-inch model of the Apple tablet is currently in testing labs, though whether or not it would actually be considered for release seemed a different matter entirely. Now that Google Nexus Tablet rumors have caught fire again, is it time for Apple to get serious about tackling the mid-sized market?

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Sources claim Apple is eyeing 5-inch Samsung panels for iPad mini

Sources claim Apple is eyeing 5-inch Samsung panels for iPad mini

A new rumor is floating that claims Apple is again eyeing 5-inch panels for a new iPad to fit between the current iPad and the iPhone in size. A "reliable Chinese" source cited by CNET is claiming that Apple is working with LCD suppliers to get a five-inch screen. The source claims Apple wants a panel with a resolution high enough to be called a retina display.

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Apple on track for 12m new iPad sales in March alone says analyst

Apple on track for 12m new iPad sales in March alone says analyst

Apple could be on course to sell 12 million new iPads by the end of the quarter, analysts have predicted, with the strong early sales in the opening weekend leading to ambitious estimates for the coming weeks. "Apple has sold ~750,000 new iPads per day since launch on Friday" UBS analyst Maynard Um wrote in an investor note today, AllThingsD reports, going on to suggest that at such a rate 12m sales aren't out of the question. However, Um also warns that there could still be a fly in Apple's ointment.

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Apple’s new Apple TV goes through teardown

Apple’s new Apple TV goes through teardown

A lot of focus has been placed on Apple's new iPad, but of course there was another new device revealed this month. The new Apple TV is perhaps even more interesting since Apple's push to enter the living room market hasn't been as successul as its tablet endeavors. So what did it bring to the table this time around? All the juicy details have been revealed.

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Nokia Windows 8 Qualcomm tablet tipped for Q4

Nokia Windows 8 Qualcomm tablet tipped for Q4

Nokia will launch its first Windows 8 tablet in Q4 2012, insiders have suggested, a 10-inch Windows-on-ARM machine using a dual-core Qualcomm chipset as the company looks to expand beyond smartphones. The move, tipped by DigiTimes sources among component suppliers claim, is expected to buoy Microsoft's position against Android tablet manufacturers, with the slate most likely to be powered by a Snapdragon S4 "Krait" chipset such as inside the Windows 8 developer hardware Qualcomm handed out last month. Update: Nokia statement after the cut.

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Apple pumps $304m into Texas for chip research and more

Apple pumps $304m into Texas for chip research and more

Apple have committed to investing $304 million in the state of Texas, hoping to expand its customer service operations and create more than 3,600 jobs. The investment will help Apple create a new campus there, and more than doubles Apple’s workforce in Texas over the next decade. Not coincidentally, Texas is also where one of Apple's most important components is believed to come from: the A5/A5X chipsets at the heart of recent iOS devices.

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Apple iPad A5X processor confirmed: 4x the performance of Tegra 3

Apple iPad A5X processor confirmed: 4x the performance of Tegra 3

As if all the rumors and leaks weren't all but a sure sign today on stage Tim Cook has officially confirmed the dual-core Apple A5X processor inside the new iPad. While the tablet is still dual-core the X in the name stands for quad-core graphics. Mentioning that we don't need high power usage quad-core processors when we have a dual-core A5 that is excellent, and has now been improved. Then his focus turned to NVIDIA and their Tegra 3 quad-core processor that has seen so much hype as of late. Read on below for his thoughts on the new A5X.

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