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Two Apple tablets tipped: 6-inch Kindle rival and larger OS X pad

Two Apple tablets tipped: 6-inch Kindle rival and larger OS X pad

The idea that an Apple tablet may not arrive in September and may in fact only be forthcoming in early 2010 seems pretty well accepted now, but according to one market research group we should be expecting two devices from the Cupertino company.  According to Richard Doherty of the Envisioneering Group, Apple have been working on two prototype tablets: one with a 6-inch touchscreen, which resembles a large iPod touch, and another with a bigger touchscreen.

Apple Tablet 2010 launch tips continue as “insiders” scorned

Apple Tablet 2010 launch tips continue as “insiders” scorned

The problem with quoting your "insider" at Apple - or any company for that matter - is that somebody else can come along and quote their own, seemingly higher-placed insider back at you.  Daring Fireball's John Gruber has taken Gizmodo's Brian Lam to task on some of the Apple Tablet "leaked details" published this week, and the phrase "So Lam's source is an "insider" but has no idea what the OS is and has the ship date wrong. Sure" gives a good indication of how legitimate he thinks it is.

Apple tablet could sell $1.2bn-worth in one year claims outspoken analyst

Apple tablet could sell $1.2bn-worth in one year claims outspoken analyst

It's been a few months since we last heard Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster's opinion on Apple's much-rumored tablet, so happily the always-opinionated man is back with not only some pricing, sales and hardware predictions, but a slick render too.  According to Munster, his sources in Asia have tipped an unnamed manufacturer winning the contract from Apple to produce the touchscreen device, with fulfillment at the end of 2009; that, he says, underscores his previous assertions of an early 2010 launch.

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Apple tablet hands-on claims analyst; November release for media/gaming device

Apple tablet hands-on claims analyst; November release for media/gaming device

The Apple tablet runaway rumor train continues, with word from Barron's that an unnamed "veteran" analyst has seen first-hand the upcoming touchscreen slate.  In keeping with earlier speculation and leaks, the device is tipped to arrive in November after a September announcement, and is potentially being positioned as a home media and gaming platform.  According to the analyst, "it's better than the average movie experience, when you hold this thing in your hands."

Apple tablet September launch reiterated by Chinese leaks

Apple tablet September launch reiterated by Chinese leaks

The September launch speculation for Apple's tablet - aka the Apple Media Pad - continues, with Chinese newspaper Apple Daily reporting that Wintek have won the contract for the touchscreen device's display, while Dynapack ITC will be supplying the battery.  The paper goes on to describe the device as having a 10-inch display and 3G connectivity, tipping its launch at the same time as Apple's iPod refresh in September.

Apple Tablet coming with “Cocktail” interactive album extras?

Apple Tablet coming with “Cocktail” interactive album extras?

Apple's internet tablet, aka the Apple Media Pad, has racked up another mainstream press mention over the weekend, with the Financial Times reporting that the "up to 10-inch" device will arrive in time for the holidays and potentially be launched alongside a new interactive media system that record companies hope will drive digital album sales.  Codenamed "Cocktail" according to those familiar with the project, the system has seen Apple partner with EMI, Sony Music, Warner Music and Universal Music Group, to develop a package of interactive booklet, sleeve and other information.

Study: Apple Watch favored by those with larger phones, tablets

Study: Apple Watch favored by those with larger phones, tablets

I’m supposed to ask, because today is when Apple will likely unveil the Apple Watch in full, so — are you gonna buy an Apple Watch? According to a new study, it depends on the size of your phone. So says Adobe, who polled 1,000 iOS users of their products to gauge interest on how we consume media. A byproduct of that study was news of our interest in the Apple Watch, where the larger our smartphone or tablet screen, the more interested we become.

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Apple patent makes phone, tablet second screen for TV

Apple patent makes phone, tablet second screen for TV

If you thought product placement in TV was bad enough, a new Apple patent might just make it worse. The company has been awarded a patent that will discover what brands might be on the show you’re watching, then send a push notification to your smartphone or tablet giving you more info about those products. It could even offer a way to buy the items you’re seeing on the big screen.

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Tablet glee dips: Apple and Samsung battle budget slates

Tablet glee dips: Apple and Samsung battle budget slates

Tablet satisfaction has dropped overall, with low-cost - and underwhelming - slates souring the market despite more predictable performance from the better known brands like Apple and Samsung, new research suggests. J.D. Power's latest tablet ownership study found that, overall, satisfaction has dropped to 835 out of 1,000 in 2014, down 18 points from a year ago. That may well be a side-effect of price playing a greater role than before.

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