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iPad Air, Retina iPad Mini Sales

iPad Air and Retina iPad mini are both hot sellers

January 21st, 2014

New research from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) shows that the iPad Air and the Retina iPad mini accounted for 57% of the total number of iPads sold in the U.S. during the holiday quarter, eclipsing other iPad models available from Apple. The iPad Air and Retina iPad mini, which launched only on November 1st, …

Retina iPad Mini Sales Q1

Retina iPad mini sales looks set to explode in Q1

December 19th, 2013

Apple finally added a Retina display to its popular iPad mini tablet this past November, but severely constrained supply may have left a substantial number of consumers Retinaless this holiday season. According to a new report from Digitimes, however, there will be more than enough to go around next quarter. The site points to data …

Retina iPad mini Christmas Shopping

Santa may have a Retina iPad mini for you after all

December 16th, 2013

Santa may have an easier time finding the Retina iPad mini in stores this Christmas than initially anticipated, as Apple’s online store has dropped shipping times down to 1 to 3 business days from the earlier 3 to 5 business days estimate, MacRumors reports. The shipping estimate is the same for any Retina iPad mini …

iPad Mini Retina Review

Retina iPad mini: The best tablet you can buy, but do you really need one?

December 12th, 2013

Listen, I don’t have the greatest history when it comes to tablet relationships. We have… a checkered past. I was pitched on this fabled third device long ago, but I can’t help but feel that we’ve all been hoodwinked. I’ve found myself maximally productivity on a flash-based laptop, and on the go, with a phone …

iPad Air Mini Sales Japan

Over half of the top 10 tablets in Japan are iPads

December 11th, 2013

There are certain markets around the world where Apple has to compete fiercely with other vendors to retain its position near the top of the heap but Japan does not appear to be one of them. According to Japanese consumer electronics tracking company BCN, iPads currently account for 6 of the top 10 best-selling tablets …

Retina iPad Mini Holiday Shopping

Retina iPad mini still looks tough to find for many holiday shoppers

December 2nd, 2013

Apple’s Retina-equipped iPad mini is still in short supply at the start of the holiday shopping season. AppleInsider flags a note from Deutsche Bank analyst Chris Whitmore, who surveyed more than 100 retail outlets over the past few days to figure out both supply and demand for a range of Apple products during one of the biggest …

Walmart Black Friday Tablet Sales

Walmart reports hot Black Friday tablet sales led by iPad mini

November 29th, 2013

Walmart on Friday announced that its 2013 Black Friday campaign has been a smashing success, with the store delivering “the biggest shopping day of the season,” even though not all its online customers were happy after Walmart’s website experienced some snafus. The retail store revealed that over 1 million customers took advantage of the One-Hour …

Retina iPad Mini Display Criticism

Display expert slams Retina iPad mini, says Apple is ‘lagging’ behind

November 28th, 2013

Apple’s decision to give the iPad mini a Retina display is certainly an improvement from the original device’s display but at least one display expert thinks it’s still “lagging” behind both the Google Nexus 7 and the Amazon Kindle Fire HDX. DisplayMate president Raymond Soneira this week knocks Apple for supposed “poor planning” when it comes to the …

iPad Mini Production

Retina iPad mini might finally be easier to find for holiday shoppers

November 27th, 2013

Despite reports of supply constraints, the Retina iPad mini appears to be ramping up faster than the original iPad mini. According to a report from Digitimes, Apple ordered nearly 4 million Retina iPad mini units in November, more than the company did last year for the first-generation iPad mini. This follows what appeared to have …