iPad mini with Retina Display: Thoughts After One Month

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In my initial review of the iPad mini with Retina Display I stated that it was an almost perfect mobile device. That still holds. If you like a smaller Tablet form factor the iPad mini with Retina Display is a great choice. It is small enough to tote anywhere and powerful enough to handle just about any […]

What Not to Expect After iOS 7.0.4: iPad & iPad mini

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With iOS 7.0.4 problems swirling, an iOS 7.1 beta out for developers and the end of the year within range, iPad owners of all shapes and sizes are likely wondering what’s next, what comes after the iOS 7.0.4 update. Ahead of that future, we want to help set some software expectations for owners of the […]

T-Mobile iPhone 5s Drops to $0 Down for the Holiday

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As we suspected, T-Mobile is dropping the down payment for the iPhone 5s, meaning that you can get the new device at no up-front cost when you sign on with T-Mobile. The iPhone 5c, iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina display have also gotten their down payments dropped on T-Mobile. There is a slight […]

What to Expect After iOS 7.0.4: iPad Air, iPad mini & More

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Several weeks ago, Apple released its iOS 7.0.4 update to iOS 7 users, an update that currently represents the most up-to-date software that is available to users with the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. It’s not going to be that way forever. With iOS 7.0.4 problems surfacing, and an iOS 7.1 update in the beta […]

iPad Cyber Monday 2013 Deals Offer Up to $150 Off

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The iPad Cyber Monday 2013 deals are selling out quickly, but they are available, and shoppers can save up to $150 on select models — with savings on the iPad 2, iPad 4, iPad Air and iPad mini. These iPad Cyber Monday deals are available online only, so you will need to shop from your […]

iPad Black Friday 2013 Deal Roundup

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Black Friday shoppers will be delighted to know that there will be several iPad Black Friday deals with retailers offering discounts on Apple’s brand new iPad Air, the company’s aging iPad 2 and even the company’s original iPad mini. Apple still hasn’t announced its own Black Friday deals that it will be offering come November […]

Tablet Christmas Shopping? Things to Consider

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So, you’ve decided to take the plunge and make this a Tablet Christmas. Good for you. Tablets are great things. Whether you’re looking at a Tablet as a companion device or as your next computer they offer a distinctly mobile experience that can free you up to work or play in a variety of locations […]

Early iPad Black Friday 2013 Deals Offer up to $150 Off

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When it comes to the iPad Black Friday 2013 deals, Staples is taking an early lead with up to $80 off the current iPads and a special Black Friday deal that takes up to $150 off the last generation iPad 4. Hands down, if you are looking at the Walmart Black Friday 2013 iPad mini […]

Best Target Black Friday Deals

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The Target Black Friday ad includes some great tech deals, but those hoping to score the best deals will have to skip out on their families on Thanksgiving. Target has the best iPad Air Black Friday deal we’ve seen so far and some good deals on the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c. There are a […]

Best Walmart Black Friday 2013 Deals

Here are the best tech deals in the Walmart Black Friday 2013 ad.

The Walmart Black Friday 2013 ad includes a collection of amazing deals, some of which are made even better thanks to a one hour in stock guarantee. If you are looking for the best Walmart Black Friday deals on Apple gear, video games, and other electronics, we’ve waded through the 41 page Black Friday ad […]

HopTo: A Microsoft Office Alternative for the iPad

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Apparently there are legions of folks out there who are waiting with eager anticipation for Microsoft Office to arrive on the iPad. Apparently some folks at Microsoft are too. Outgoing Microsoft Steve Ballmer even seems a bit frustrated saying that Office will arrive on the iPad when there is a touch first version available. I […]

iPad mini with Retina Display Arrives at U.S. Cellular

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Users eyeing an Apple’s iPad mini with Retina Display don’t necessarily have to flock to one of America’s four largest wireless carriers for mobile internet compatibility. Starting today, Apple’s latest iPad mini is available to users on U.S. Cellular as well. The iPad mini with Retina Display began appearing on the carrier’s website today, and […]

Apple Now Selling iPad mini with Retina Display to Walk Up Customers

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With Black Friday looming and some retail outlets already offering pre-Black Friday deals this weekend, Apple is now selling the new iPad mini with Retina Display to walk in customers in stores, according to some reports. Supplies still remain tight, especially for LTE models. But according to several reports some stores have received shipments specifically […]

Retina iPad Mini Still Backordered at Carrier Stores

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We’ve known that the iPad mini with Retina display would be in limited stock, and even after over a week of being available, you can still only order one from Apple’s website. Carrier versions are available, but carrier stores themselves are still having a hard time getting units of their own to sell, and most […]

Retina iPad Mini Has Inferior Display to iPad Air, but Does It Matter?

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The iPad mini with Retina display is one of the hottest tablets on the market right now, and despite rumors of low supply at the start, Apple’s website still lists the availability as 1-3 business days for lower-capacity models. The quiet launch last week certainly helped the hype from reaching overbearing levels, but that hasn’t […]

iPad mini with Retina Display Review: Almost Perfect

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Good things come in small packages. And that’s what the iPad mini with Retina Display delivers. The new iPad mini is a 7 inch Tablet packed with almost all of the power of its larger sibling, the iPad Air, and now equipped with a Retina Display. It quickly takes the lead in the small form factor […]

iPad mini with Retina Display Now Needs 12W USB Power Adapter

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Well, I guess this speaks to the battery life of the new iPad mini with Retina Display. After picking up the device yesterday and doing some quick testing that resumed after an evening out, and again this morning, I never even bothered to open up the full packaging of the device. I had been using the iPad […]

Apple iPad mini with Retina Display Shipping Date Moved Up

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First, Amazon pushed up the shipping date on the Microsoft Xbox One from next January to the Day One launch of November 22nd. Now Apple has pulled a similar move: it advanced the Apple Pad mini with Retina Display that I ordered from Nov. 26-Dec. 5 to Nov. 21 or Nov. 19 (depending on whether […]