When Apple unveiled their newest iPad lineup, a lot of the focus was put on the iPad Air — the company’s flagship tablet. However, the lack of attention to the iPad mini left many wanting.
Following a rumor in late September that claimed the so-called “iPad Pro” could have a more powerful Apple A8X chip under the hood, Taiwan-based DigiTimes reports on Wednesday that Taiwanese Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will be tasked with production of the next-generation processor for the oft-rumored 12.9-inch tablet.
KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has issued a new research note in which he predicts that Apple will unveil both the iPad Air 2 and iMac with Retina display at its October 16 event tomorrow. iPad Air 2 supplies could be limited, however, while the first Retina-equipped iMacs will only be available in 27-inch models that ship by the end of this year.
With less than three days until Apple hosts its October 16th media event at the Cupertino-based company’s Town Hall auditorium, a new report from hit-and-miss Japanese blog Macotakara claims that Apple will announce the second-generation iPad mini with Retina display alongside the iPad Air 2 and new Smart Cover and Smart Case colors.
Apple sent out invites for a special media event on October 16 earlier in the week. It is widely expected that the event will unveil new iPads, new Macs and announce the public release of OS X Yosemite. Read ahead for a comprehensive roundup of what you can expect Apple to talk about at its Town Hall auditorium next Thursday at 10:00 AM Pacific.