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Some Lunatik has made a Flak Jacket for your iPad mini

Whether you have one of the original iPad minis or you're planning on getting the new Retina display model when it arrives later this month, you're going to want some protection for it. Lunatik has a really basic -- but very protective -- sleeve for your iPad mini called the Flak Jacket (US$49.95)...

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iPad trade-in numbers more than double since 2012

Today sales of the iPad Air began at Apple (and other) retail stores around the world. If trade-in numbers at Gazelle and Nextworth are any indication, many of those who are anxiously awaiting the arrival of the new device will be happily trading in their older iPads to help pay for the new...

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Why the iPad Air makes rumors of a 13-inch iPad a bit more believable

Apple rumors are a dime a dozen, and an overwhelming majority never materialize. So, when the rumors of an almost-13-inch iPad made the rounds earlier this year, it was easy to dismiss it as just another whisper in the endless hum of Apple conjecture. But then Phil Schiller took the stage in San...

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Top 39 apps for the iPad Air and Retina iPad Mini as highlighted by Apple

Apple introduced the new iPad Air and the iPad Mini with Retina display at its October Special Event on Tuesday. Part of the presentation focused on the stellar apps in the iOS App Store that make the iPad such an incredibly useful tool. Below you will find 39 apps that Apple singled out as...

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Retina iPad minis will come in 128 GB variants, standard iPad mini now only available in 16 GB

For the first time since the debut of the more-diminutive iPad, users will be able to cram their tiny tablets with a hefty 128 GB of storage. Following Apple's event in San Francisco, the Apple Store is now sporting Retina-equipped iPad minis with 128 GB drives, starting at US$699 for WiFi only...

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iPad mini with Retina display announced, original iPad mini sees a price drop

Apple has announced a refreshed version for the popular iPad mini. This November will see the release of the iPad mini with Retina display. The 7.9-inch iPad mini features the 2,048 x 1,546-pixel resolution and the same specs as its new sibling, the iPad Air. It comes with a 64-bit A7 chip that...

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The iPad mini has the fastest touchscreen of all the most popular tablets

App-streaming company Agawi is at it again. Just a few weeks after announcing that the iPhone 5 absolutely destroys the competition in terms of touchscreen responsiveness, Agawi returns with a similar benchmark survey for today's most popular tablets. The result? Well, once again Apple comes out...

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AllThingsD reports October 22 Apple event

Red alert! Red alert! For anyone who has been anticipating a new iPad or perhaps a Retina display iPad mini, holding out for the release of the new Mac Pro or dreaming about the mythical iWatch -- the wait may soon be over. AllThingsD is reporting that Apple is holding an event on Tuesday, October...

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EverDock Kickstarter universal dock blasts by funding goal, looks great

With rare exceptions, I prefer not to write about Kickstarter and Indiegogo projects until there's a good possibility that the project will be funded. In the case of a new, truly universal dock created by Utah-based FŪZdesigns called the EverDock, the project is not only well past its funding...

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C6 MagneFix Bookcase for iPad mini: Video review and giveaway

UK-based design house C6 is a new entry into the US Apple device accessory market, but they've already made a splash with the new C6 MagneFix Bookcase for iPad mini (£35.99 or US$55). This protective case features tough materials, bright colors (even the gray version we tested has a bright...

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iOS 7 on an iPad mini: First impressions

After seeing Dave Caolo's post about his first impressions of iOS 7 on an iPad 2, it occurred to me that I ought to write up my feelings about the OS on an iPad mini. The device isn't equipped with a Retina display, but it is one of the devices that can take full advantage of the features of iOS...

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Hands-on with the Logitech Ultrathin Keyboard Cover and Folio for iPad mini

Today we're going to take a look at two new products from accessory manufacturer Logitech. First, the company's Ultrathin Keyboard Cover, long a favorite for full-sized iPads, is now available in a US$79.99 iPad mini version. The company has also introduced the Folio Cover for iPad mini ($49.99),...

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Hawaiian Airlines will offer iPad minis to passengers

Hawaiian Airlines this week announced that it will begin offering iPad minis to passengers flying between Hawaii and 14 routes that encompass destinations in the US, Asia and the South Pacific. The iPad mini will offer a full-fledged entertainment experience and will enable passengers to pick...

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Twelve South introduces GhostStand for MacBook

Now here's a way to make your MacBook look almost like it's floating in mid-air: the design wizards at Twelve South have announced GhostStand (US$34.99), a transparent Lucite platform that elevates a MacBook about six inches off of the desktop for easy viewing. The two blades that make up the...

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iBackFlip launches the TabKeeper 360 iPad case; Somersault on sale

iBackFlip has been making the popular and versatile Somersault iPad case for quite a while, and earlier this summer announced the TabKeeper 360 (US$54.95). The TabKeeper 360 (above) is now available on the iBackFlip website, and if anything, it's even more of a multi-tasker than the Somersault. ...

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