It’s now public knowledge that Apple is organizing an event on October 22 for a refresh of the iPad and the iPad mini along with a refresh for the Macbook Pros too, but reports are now coming in that the availability of these new products will be very close to launch. A report from french site MacG pegs the availability dates for the new iPads, including the new retina mini for October 30th or 31st. This is in line with most Apple launches, and going with the track record of MacG we assume this data is correct.
Apple announced an event on September 10th few hours back. Now a new video from uploaded by Unbox Therapy shows an iPad shell or digitizer along with the rear casing compared with the iPad 4. The video claims that these are the parts of the 5th-generation iPad. According to the video, the new iPad would be narrower by 15mm and have a slim side bezel similar to the iPad mini. The edges are rounded, different from tapered design of the fourth-gen iPad. Continue reading “New iPad casing surfaces in a video, reveals smaller frame with same screen size”