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iPad mini pricing detailed with late-November ship time

iPad mini pricing detailed with late-November ship time

As had been rumored, Apple introduced the second-generation iPad mini today. This one will be arriving with a Retina display and similar to the iPad Air -- it will be available in two color options. Apple has the iPad mini with Retina display shipping in a Space Gray and also in a Silver option.

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iPad Air pricing replaces iPad 4 aside 2nd gen

iPad Air pricing replaces iPad 4 aside 2nd gen

Apple has officially unveiled the latest iPad. The 5th generation slate has been dubbed the iPad Air and it brings the familiar sized 9.7-inch display. Though, while the display size may be the same -- the tablet has gotten smaller both in terms of overall size and weight. We broke down the specs in an earlier iPad Air post, so this time around the focus will be on the pricing and availability.

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iPad mini 2 official with Retina display

iPad mini 2 official with Retina display

This morning Apple has officially brought on a 2nd generation of their popular iPad mini tablet, complete with Retina display. This version of the iPad mini works with a body and presentation extremely similar to the original, working with a physical appearance not all that unlike the iPad mini's first edition. This iPad mini will be hitting the market with at least two different colorways - a darker gray and a lighter silver / white, and will be appearing aside the new 5th generation iPad - the iPad Air as well.

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iPad reboot ushered in with look back at industry dominance

iPad reboot ushered in with look back at industry dominance

This morning Apple is making clear they do not intend to take the ever-growing tablet industry - or their market share - for granted with the introduction of a new set of iPads. But before letting these new machines become official, they've gone and run down the numbers. The biggest of these - and perhaps most impressive, is a marker of tablet usage share: Apple suggests that the iPad has a whopping 81% of the current usage market.

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Apple details a rewritten 64-bit version of iWork

Apple details a rewritten 64-bit version of iWork

Apple has already talked a bit of software in terms of Mavericks, but they also have the apps that will be available for those using OS X, and iOS. In this case, we have word of an updated version of iWork. The talk of the updated iWork suite began with mention of how it has been completely rewritten and how it is now 64-bit. To that, Apple has said "its never been faster."

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iPad Air official: 5th gen slate gets tiny

iPad Air official: 5th gen slate gets tiny

Today Apple has unveiled their 5th generation iPad called the iPad Air, coming in a size and shape reflective of the success of the iPad mini. This iPad Air works with the same 9.7-inch LED-backlit multi-touch display as in the 4th generation iPad, working again with IPS LCD technology. The overall size and weight of the larger iPad has been reduced significantly.

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OS X Mavericks made free: release today

OS X Mavericks made free: release today

Coming out of the Apple event, it looks like OS X Mavericks is going to be available beginning today. This latest news comes just a few weeks after the gold master was made available for developers. But there is a bit more to this than simply getting access today. Apple has said they "want to get Mavericks into as many peoples' hands as possible." For that, OS X 10.9 is coming as a free update.

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Apple: iTunes Radio brings 20 million listeners

Apple: iTunes Radio brings 20 million listeners

The latest Apple announcement event has begun and while we are expecting a mix of hardware and software, things are kicking off with some numbers. And this time around we are getting numbers touching on everything from iOS 7 to iTunes Radio. Beginning first with iOS, it looks like Apple users managed to upgrade 200 million devices in five days time.

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OS X Mavericks details gush before final release

OS X Mavericks details gush before final release

This morning Apple's Craig Federighi stepped onstage to speak about OS X's Technologies, Features, and Apps. In what was to become one of the last pushes for Mavericks before the final release, Federighi suggested that Power Efficiency was at the top of their minds for this software. This began with a feature called Compressed Memory.

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Apple iPad 5 event: we’re here, liveblogging!

Apple iPad 5 event: we’re here, liveblogging!

This morning we're ready to roll at the Apple event ready to take place in the next 10 minutes. This Apple event is likely to reveal several new devices including the new iPad, a new iPad mini, and a collection of Haswell-packing MacBook Pros as well. We're ready to show this whole collection off to you in our Liveblogging SlashGear Live portal right this minute!

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Apple Event Live Stream appears for Safari and Apple TV

Apple Event Live Stream appears for Safari and Apple TV

There's a live stream out there today for the iPad 5 event as dropped by Apple this morning. This stream works on Safari web browsers for multiple platforms and can be viewed with Apple TV through the Apple Events channel. If you're all about watching the live video and seeing photos and commentary in text form, we've also got a live blog of this event for you to have a peek at.

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Nokia World 2013 round-up: Lumia, Asha, and a tablet to boot

Nokia World 2013 round-up: Lumia, Asha, and a tablet to boot

This morning the 2013 edition of Nokia World in Dubai was held with the likes of smartphones in the Lumia and Asha lines along with one lovely tablet. This event was meant to show the world that the hardware team at Nokia does not plan to let up now that they're moving in with Microsoft, and that they're not afraid to continue pushing devices of all shapes and sizes. This event brought on devices of all sizes - large, small, and tablet-sized, too!

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