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Apple orders carbon fiber en masse

Apple orders carbon fiber en masse

The Apple product universe is such at the moment that every little detail is analyzed down to the makeup of the tablet casings - and now that makeup has been touted as changing drastically in the near future. The Japanese news source known as Macokatara has let it be known that sources speaking from their own carbon fiber production company have had Apple ordering "large" samples of their product very recently. Apple also recently had a patent granted for "carbon composite mold design" which includes a process for mass-producing carbon fiber molds - and a Reinforced Device Housing patent as well.

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iPad Mini appears in Apple code as iPad 2 redux

iPad Mini appears in Apple code as iPad 2 redux

Instapaper creator Marco Arment is reporting that he has discovered references to two new iPads in Instapaper's device stats: iPad2,5 and iPad2,6. He's never seen these devices before, and he's thinking that they might be references to the long-rumored iPad Mini. Of course, he also points out that these entries could have been faked by hackers, but he doesn't think that's likely, and makes the case for the iPad Mini pretty well.

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Apple pays out up to $345 for old iPhone 4S

Apple pays out up to $345 for old iPhone 4S

We mentioned in the past that Apple would pay you a rather impressive sum for used gadgets. Back in March, Apple was handing out up to $320 for iPad 2 tablets that people didn't want. With rumors widely pointing to the launch of the next-generation iPhone within the next few weeks, it's time for a lot of people to start trading in their used previous edition iPhones. Apple is now offering a nice bit of change for your used iPhone 4S.

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Apple vs. Samsung: Everything Changes, Everything Stays the Same

Apple vs. Samsung: Everything Changes, Everything Stays the Same

A death-blow to Samsung; a free patent ride for Apple; a surprise window of opportunity for Microsoft: so the $1bn Apple vs. Samsung trial has been summed up as, and more. A US jury's decision this week that Samsung had "willfully" infringed Apple patents and should be vigorously punished for it has already scored deep the Android versus iOS battle lines. Yet, for all the huge sums and the outraged cries for patent reform - not to mention whispers that this finally could be Windows Phone's chance to shine - it's unclear exactly what will change.

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Amazon clearing tablet inventory

Amazon clearing tablet inventory

It appears that Amazon may be feeling the heat of the Nexus 7 wave - or perhaps even the oncoming Apple iPad mini - as they place essentially their entire Kindle collection on sale for back-to-school. Though many of the sales have halted here on the morning after a super-sale weekend, Amazon did have the Kindle DX up for 29% off (that's $110!) and cases, speaker docks, sleeves of all kinds, and more. This could mean several things, but what we're banking on is this: a whole new model - or models - coming on quick.

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Barnes & Noble cuts prices on Nook Tablet and Nook Color

Barnes & Noble cuts prices on Nook Tablet and Nook Color

Barnes & Noble has been making its Nook line of eReaders for a while now. Yesterday Barnes & Noble announced it was cutting prices on two of its most popular Nook products. Both the Nook Tablet and the Nook Color have had prices reduced to their lowest point since the launch of the devices. The new prices are good at all 700 nationwide stores and online.

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Is Apple’s TV Secrecy A Good Idea This Time Around?

Is Apple’s TV Secrecy A Good Idea This Time Around?

Apple is reportedly working on a television. From analysts to reports out of China, all signs point to the company developing a set that would include the latest HD technology, a nice design, and iCloud integration. And as more rumors pile in, the chances of that device launching sooner rather than later seem awfully high.

Well, that is, if you disregard the fact that Apple hasn’t said that it’s actually planning to launch the television.

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Amazon readying 5-6 new tablets says Staples exec

Amazon readying 5-6 new tablets says Staples exec

Amazon is readying as many as six new tablet variants according to retailer Staples, with a 10-inch model confirmed among the line-up. Five or six SKUs are in the pipeline, Retail president Demos Parneros at Staples told Reuters, with a range of sizes on offer as Amazon attempts to further milk the digital content market for music, video, ebook and app sales.

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