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?
The Wall Street Journal has published a profile of Eddy Cue “Apple’s senior vice president of Internet Software and Services”, which includes hints about the release date of iTunes 11. iTunes was expected to be released at the end of October but was delayed with a new release date pegged at the end of November. According to the report it will come out as soon as today. » iTunes 11 To Launch As Soon As Today?
Macrumors received some photos showing what is claimed to be the battery of the upcoming iPad Mini. The photos show that the battery runs at 3.72 volts, offering 16.7 Whr of energy on 4490 mAh of charge. It also shows the model number “A1445″ and Apple part number “616-0641″. Macrumors can not confirm the authenticity of the photos, but they are pretty sure they are real. » Photos Show 16.7 Watt-Hour Capacity “iPad Mini” Battery
Earlier today we wrote that Foxconn in Brazil has begun production on the forthcoming “iPad mini”. Now a report from Philip Elmer-DeWitt noted that Apple could be sending out invitations to the launch event for the iPad mini on October 10. Philip did say that it is a “rumor we have no reason to believe”, but the source is an major Apple investor. » Apple Media Event Invitations For “iPad Mini” Going Out October 10 [Rumor]
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