Tag Archive: Mini


How to Enter Recovery Mode on iPad, iPad Air, iPad Mini, Early iPad Pro

Sometimes an iPad must be placed into Recovery Mode before it can be restored or updated successfully with a computer. For example, if an iPad gets stuck on a black screen with an Apple logo for a very long time, Recovery Mode can usually remedy that. Typically Recovery Mode is used for a troubleshooting endeavor, … Read More

New Retina MacBook Air, Mac Mini, iPad Pro Released

Apple has announced notable updates to the MacBook Air, Mac Mini, and iPad Pro. The new MacBook Air features a Retina display and Touch ID, the Mac Mini features powerfully revamped internals, and the iPad Pro now features slimmer bezels and support for Face ID and a new Apple Pencil. Aside from new hardware updates … Read More

New iPad Air and iPad Mini Released

Apple has released two new hardware updates to the iPad lineup; a new iPad Air 10.5″ model, and an updated iPad mini 7.9″ model. The new iPad models will be appealing to many users for differing reasons, as the iPad Air 10.5″ is a step closer to an iPad Pro in many ways, while the … Read More

Xiaomi’s latest iPad mini clone runs Android or Windows 10

Xiaomi latest iPad mini clone got its grand unveiling today, and it has a neat trick up its sleeve. The 7.9-inch Mi Pad 2, which would look right at home in the Apple Store, can run either Android or Windows 10 — and it starts at just $ 156. The new Mi Pad 2 is a […]

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Mini shock-absorbers could save your next iPhone from a nasty drop

Apple’s always on the lookout for ways to improve the resiliency of its devices. For this reason, the U.S. Patent and Trademarks Office today published a new patent application from the company — calling for retractable drop-proof bumpers to be built into future iPhone housing, capable of doubling as a flotation device in case your handset accidentally lands in […]

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Best Black Friday Apple Ads: Crazy-Cheap iPad mini You Can Buy Right Now!

Summary: Current-gen iPad mini with a $ 125 gift card, iPhone 6s and $ 250 gift card for $ 0, and more. Just avoid the Apple Store. Despite Apple turning in bland Black Friday offerings year after year, their products do see some crazy-good discounts this season. We’ve combed through all the available ads and hand-selected the very best of what you […]

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Ultra-portable keyboard turns your iPad mini into a tiny, adorable Macbook

Lust List: iPad mini keyboard by Brydge We all like to carry our gadgets around with us, but there are definitely times when you’ll want to be ultra portable and just take along, say, your iPad mini on vacation. Or, perhaps you want to get some writing done on the airplane:we all know the seat-back […]

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Why I skipped the iPad Pro and bought the iPad Mini 4 instead

The iPad Pro is the Apple tablet of my dreams. I’ve been lusting after Apple’s crazy-big iPad since the first whispers of the device echoed around the rumor mill a few years ago. When Apple finally unveiled the device at the September keynote I was beyond stoked to fork over more than $ 1,000 for an […]

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iPad Mini 4 teardown reveals a miniaturized Air 2

We’ve gotten our first look at the guts of the latest Apple hardware thanks to an iPad Mini 4 teardown that’s appeared online, and the new tablet from the Cupertino company is looking really familiar. But we don’t mean that in a bad way. Repair-advise site iFixit has sacrificed one of the devices in the […]

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iPad mini 2 still packs the most value into a tiny tablet

The new iPad mini 4, just announced last week, is good but probably not as good as it should be. In recent benchmark tests, it performs only slightly better than the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus of 2014. It’s still nowhere near as fast as the current-generation iPad Air 2 and it’s only a tad faster than the iPad […]

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