The Japanese blog Macotakara reports that a redesigned fifth-generation iPad could arrive in March 2013. “However Chinese news ZOL (CBS Interactive) reported next iPad mini in AppleInsider’s article, according to my inside source, iPad(5th) may be released in March, 2013. Source told that, design of this new iPad will be like iPad mini in detail, and be thinner and lightweight.” However March will be pretty fast since Apple has just released the iPad 4 only two months ago. » 5th Generation iPad To Be Thinner, Lighter and Arrive In March 2013?
Earlier we already wrote that “according to the latest rumors” Apple will host an iPad Mini Media Event on October 23. Later Jim Dalrymple confirmed the date with a simple “yep” and now Reuters “a major news outlet” reports that Apple will indeed hold a Media Event on October 23 to unveil “a smaller iPad”. » Reuters “Confirms” iPad Mini Event On October 23
Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has released a last-minute research report showing “his expectations” for Apple’s iPod Touch update which will be introduced today. Kuo said that he expects the new model to offer new colors , 4-inch display and thinner body, GPS, camera improvements, cross-device compatibility, A5 Chip and a smaller dock connector. Check out after the break for more details. » iPod Touch Update To Bring New Colors, GPS & Camera Improvements?
iLounge reported that Apple will be the “exclusive initial supplier” for the new Dock Connector Adapter that will allow the next-generation iPhone to be used with older 30-pin Dock Connectors, which they reportedly will sell for $10 each or $29 for three. » Apple Will Be Sole Maker of iPhone 5 Dock Connector Adapters
Some days ago GSM Israel posted a video showing a physical iPhone 5 mock-up which was found at the IFA 2012 consumer electronics show in Berlin. The mockup was created by a case manufacturer to test early case designs on the upcoming iPhone. The Verge took some high quality photos and created an video of the device where they compare it with the iPhone 4S. Check out the video after the break. » Physical Mockup Hands On Of The iPhone 5
Marco Arment “the developer of Instapaper” spotted two new iPad device codes in his logs that he believes represents the long rumored “iPad mini”. Macrumors explains “The new identifiers found were “iPad2,5″ and “iPad2,6″. As Arment notes, the iPad2,1 through iPad 2,3 designations are known to represent the iPad 2′s WiFi, GSM and CDMA models. The iPad2,4 represents a die-shrunk/cheaper version of the iPad 2 that was released alongside the 3rd generation iPad. Finally, the 3rd Generation iPad carries a designation of iPad3,x“. Which means, “iPad2,5″ and “iPad2,6″ are new device codes and can possible be the “iPad mini”. » Possible ‘iPad Mini’ Spotted In iOS App Developer Logs
A new report from Nowhereelse.fr [Google translation] is pointing to a fresh set of high-quality photos and a video of an assembled front panel which they claim to be from the next-generation iPhone “iPhone 5″. The photos and video is coming from a Chinese parts distributor called SINOCET. Above you can see a high quality photo of a front-on view of the assembled front panel next to the same part from an iPhone 4S. » New Photos & Video Of Larger ‘iPhone 5′ Front Panel