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Retina iPad mini Benchmarks confirms 5x performance improvement over original iPad mini, 7% slower than iPad Air

Retina iPad mini Benchmarks confirms 5x performance improvement over original iPad mini, 7% slower than iPad Air

John Poole of Primate Labs reports that the Geekbench 3 benchmarks suggest that the Retina iPad mini is powered by a 1.3GHz A7 chip like the iPhone 5s, which is 100Mhz slower than iPad Air’s 1.4GHz A7 chip, just as we had reported yesterday. 

Retina iPad mini Unboxing Photos

Retina iPad mini Unboxing Photos

After months of rumors and speculations, the day that we’ve been eagerly waiting for has finally arrived. Apple’s iPad mini with Retina Display went on sale in several countries earlier today (to our surprise).

Target’s Black Friday Deals: $479 iPad Air with $100 Gift card, $179.99 iPhone 5s with $30 Gift card and more

Target’s Black Friday Deals: $479 iPad Air with $100 Gift card, $179.99 iPhone 5s with $30 Gift card and more

Target has given a sneak peak at its upcoming Black Friday sale ad, which has revealed significant discounts on Apple products including the new iPad Air and iPhone 5s.

Retina iPad mini now available on Apple’s Online Store, ships in 1 to 3 business days

Retina iPad mini now available on Apple’s Online Store, ships in 1 to 3 business days

The eagerly awaited iPad mini with Retina Display has just gone on sale on Apple’s Online store.

Apple had unveiled the Retina iPad mini at its media event last month along with the iPad Air. The 2nd generation iPad mini comes with Retina Display, and is powered by Apple’s faster A7 chip.

Apple Online Store goes down ahead of possible Retina iPad mini launch [Update: It's Available]

Apple Online Store goes down ahead of possible Retina iPad mini launch [Update: It's Available]

We were a little skeptical about news that the Retina iPad mini launch tomorrow, but Apple’s Online Store has just gone down, suggesting that the 2nd generation iPad may indeed go on sale later today.

Apple to launch Retina iPad mini tomorrow, November 12 [Update: It's Available]

Apple to launch Retina iPad mini tomorrow, November 12 [Update: It's Available]

According to Apple’s GSX website, the company may launch the eagerly awaited Retina iPad mini on November 12 in United States, Australia, China (Wi-Fi only), Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand, and Singapore.

The Global Service Exchange (GSX) website is meant for service providers. 

Apple closing retail stores in November for quarterly meetings, not a new product launch

Apple closing retail stores in November for quarterly meetings, not a new product launch

Rumors were circulating earlier this week about Apple allegedly closing its stores early between November 17th and 19th. Some folks took this to mean Apple was preparing its staff for an imminent product launch — mostly likely the retina iPad mini or the new Mac Pro. This assumption that Apple will be holding product launch meetings is likely incorrect.

Cellular or WiFi: which iPad model should I buy?

Cellular or WiFi: which iPad model should I buy?

Prospective iPad customers are spending time thinking about the iPad they will buy and the many options they can choose for each model. One important criteria that many people don’t consider is connectivity. Unlike the iPhone, the iPad is available in both a WiFi-only and WiFi+Cellular option that allows you to use the device on your cellular plan just like your phone. 

iPad Air vs. Retina iPad mini vs. iPad 2 vs iPad mini: Which iPad should you buy

iPad Air vs. Retina iPad mini vs. iPad 2 vs iPad mini: Which iPad should you buy

Apple’s iPad Air goes on sale starting Friday, and you may be wondering whether the full-size tablet is worth its price tag. Adding some difficulty to the decision is the introduction of the iPad Mini with Retina Display, and Apple’s continued sale of the non-Retina iPad mini and the iPad 2. So many iPads, which one should you buy?  Read on as we discuss each model and offer some buying advice below.

iPad loses tablet market share in Q3 2013, while Samsung makes big gains

iPad loses tablet market share in Q3 2013, while Samsung makes big gains

IDC’s tablet numbers are out for Q3 2013, and it’s not good news for Apple iPads. Apple’s worldwide tablet market share slipped, while Samsung and Android posted significant gains.