A Taiwan-based publication Liberty Times (translated, via Macotakara) reported that LG and AU Optronics were certified to supply the 7.85-inch LCD panel for the iPad Mini. Furthermore, it goes on to claim that both manufacturers are working to ship the panels for production and for a release sometime during the latter half of 2012.
» Rumor: 7.85-inch LCD Panel Suppliers For The iPad Mini Ready To Ramp Up
Chinese parts vendor TVC-Mall has begun offering slightly different “iPhone 5″ home buttons for sale in both black and white. “Different from iPhone 4S 4, the iPhone 5 home button is round in the centre and square outside as the pictures show.” We think that the rounded square portion of the new home button will lie below the surface of the iPhone and that there will not be any noticeable difference to users. » Next-Generation iPhone Home Buttons Appear for Sale
More than a week ago, we told you that a japanese news crew asked a Foxconn HR/parking lot attendant about the release date of the upcoming iPhone 5. The Japanese news crew was told that the iPhone was coming in June? But now an other HR is saying something totally different… » New Trend: Ask Foxconn Employees About The iPhone 5 Release Date
Some reports have suggested the next iPhone will have a 4.6-inch display. A new report, from iMore, claims the new iPhone will just have the same 3.5-inch screen as all previous iPhone models. They do expect 4G LTE, just like the new iPad. » Rumor: Next Gen iPhone Has LTE and Launches This Fall
Reuters relays a South Korean newspaper’s claims that the next iPhone will get a larger screen. Nothing really new about that, but it is surprising to hear the screen will be a 4.6-inch display. Rather persistent rumors have suggested the next iPhone would definitely get a larger display, but more in the 4″ range. A 4.6″ screen would be significantly larger. » New Rumor Suggests Next iPhone Will Get 4.6″ Screen
MIC Gadget has been able to get its hands on the rumored parts for the iPad 3 Front Glass, Rear Shell, and 3rd party cases, which can be seen in a nice overview video after the break. The video shows the iPad 3 exterior assembled, but no internal parts. » iPad 3 Parts Put Together [video]
Two days ago Apple started sending invitations for the Apple Event on Wednesday, March 7, and the image of the iPad Apple used for the invitation didnt show a Home Button. Because of that people started to think that there will no homebutton on the next gen iPad. This is highly unlikely since all leaked iPad 3 parts show a homebutton and today they are shown by these digitizers on Fix-iPhones.com today. » Images Of iPad 3 Digitizer & HomeButton