Posts tagged with: iPad Mini 2
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    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about HTC's recent executive changes, which include their Chairwoman now taking on some of the CEO's roles. Nokia is next as we talk about all the leaks of the Lumia 1520, Treasure Tag and Nokia Guru. Apple follows as we talk about some rumors of a possible iPad type cover coming tomorrow. Sony follows as the Xperia Z1S gets leaked and will bring a smaller phone with flagship specs. We end today's show talking about BBM for iOS and Android launching today. All this and more after the break. Stories: - HTC Chairwoman Cher Wang to take over some of ...

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    By this time tomorrow, Apple's event will have wrapped, and we should known everything we need to about both the full-sized iPad 5, as well as this year's new iPad mini 2. For the moment, however, there are still many questions remaining to be answered, especially when it comes to what's going on with the iPad mini. As we get our ducks in a row for Apple's announcement, let's take a look back on what we've heard so far. As there's much less controversy surrounding it, let's start things off with the iPad 5. Early on, we heard that Apple might not wait until the fall to introduce the ...

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    It's amazing how, a little over three years ago, nobody cared about tablets. They had existed for almost 8 years, and still, they were either too pricey, or simply not powerful enough to justify their purchase. Fast-forward to today, and it's amazing that all it would take was to bloat a smartphone to make people want them. Still, there's no denying that the market exists, it's huge, and Apple still dominates it. Tomorrow we expect more iPads to be announced, and unless Apple hasn't caught up with the recent reviews of Google's Nexus 7, there's a lot of great competition to worry about. ...

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    Oh, what the heck, Apple? While we had been very much looking forward to a shiny new iPad mini 2 this year, with all the latest bells and whistles like a Retina display and that same Touch ID fingerprint scanner from the iPhone 5S, recent days have seen some new leaks attempting to dash our hopes. First we see evidence suggesting that there really wouldn't be any resolution increase, and now we have a new pic seemingly revealing an old-style, non-Touch-ID home button for the iPad mini 2. "Wait, wait. Didn't we already see the iPad mini 2, complete with that scanner?" It sure seemed like we ...

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    There comes a time when you just gotta do what the readers want. Particularly when their demands are awesome. You tweeted, you pleaded, you emailed, you told us in person at trade shows and during mildly creepy public run-ins: "have Marques Brownlee on the Weekly!" you demanded. And after weeks of dancing around schedules, overseas trips, and major product releases, we've finally managed to make it happen. For the first time in recorded history, MKBHD and Pocketnow have collaborated to bring you two full hours of audio-podcast goodness. That sounds a lot more grandiose than three guys ...

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    We've seen the leaked hardware, we've watched Apple distribute event invitations: everything seemed to be coming together nicely for the launch of some new iOS tablets. We'd been expecting a new iPad 5 with updated processor, and an iPad mini 2 not just getting some new silicon, but a higher-res Retina display in the process. But then a series of old rumors returned, and we got to talking about the possibility that the new iPad mini would not be seeing that kind of screen upgrade. We've yet to get hard-and-fast confirmation, but the latest pic from an in-person run-in with this hardware ...

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    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about Microsoft's bash on their own Surface RT, and their hope that the Surface 2 can do better. Amazon and HTC are next as both companies are already hard at work at bringing us their first smartphone collaboration. Nokia is next as apparently the company is working on bringing us their first music player, dubbed the Nokia Guru. We then talk about the Nexus 4, which is rumored to stay alive for another year along the Google Nexus 5. We end today's show talking about Apple's October 22nd event, and some of our predictions that involve a lot of iPad. ...

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    Apple's invites for next Tuesday's event are out, and unless we've been totally reading this all wrong, a shiny new iPad 5 and iPad mini 2 are likely to make their debuts. We won't deny that it's great to get that confirmation out of the way (so we're not sitting around through another no-show, as developed with today's Nexus 5 rumors), but there are still more iPad dates to uncover: even if these guys launch on October 22, when would Apple actually make the pair available for sale. We've heard one theory making the rounds today, but not everyone's so sure it's worth believing. According ...

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    How are we doing on October launch rumors so far? HTC showed up a day earlier than expected with the One Max, we're already drifting into afternoon and there's no sign of a Nexus 5 launch today, and next week's Nokia World event – well, that's been solidly confirmed for a while now. The one other biggie that's been hanging over our heads has been Apple, with word that it could finally be ready to introduce its new iPad tablets next week. We've been talking about our expectations that if that rumor really was accurate, we'd be seeing invitations go out about a week in advance – which ...

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    October 22 is the rumored date for Apple's next iPad event, and we're yet to see an official invite going out, one week before the reported date, as of today. If the event happens, Apple is expected to unveil its next generation iPad tablets, both full-sized, and mini form-factors. As far as the iPad mini 2 is concerned, some reports claim that the Retina Display, one of the downsides of the iPad mini (the lack of the Retina, to be specific), will not happen for the next iPad mini. On the contrary, other reports are certain that the iPad mini 2 will indeed have a high-resolution screen, ...

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    Of all the ways Apple may improve upon the first iPad mini with this year's iPad mini 2 – presumed to launch in just about a week – the tablet's display has always been at the top of the list. It seems like from the very moment the 1024 x 768 screen on last year's model was confirmed, Apple fans have been wondering when the iPad mini would get the Retina display treatment. With the clock ticking down until Apple's announcement, we see the arrival of an odd theory, suggesting that Apple might release an iPad mini with processor improvements this fall, and delay a Retina model until next ...

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    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talked about the Samsung Galaxy Round and what we should expect from it. We then go through HTC's new 18K Gold One, and the fact that we'll never buy one. Apple is next as we have some leaked high-quality photos of the iPad 5 and what to expect. We then go through Microsoft's Windows Phone 8.1, and the design limitations that Microsoft is imposing on OEMs. We end today's show by talking about how Microsoft is now encouraging OEMs to offer options to dual-boot Android in their Windows Phone and Windows RT products. All this and more after the break. ...

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    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the Windows Phone YouTube app, and how it ended-up, aside from things to expect in GDR3. HTC is next as the company is now teasing their HTC Max event to happen next week, aside from some leaked screenshots of HTC Sense 5.5. The Google Nexus 5 is next as we get a very interesting pricing scheme that is sure to make a lot of users happy. Apple's iPad 5 and iPad mini 2 are next as we have a possible event date that is matching some other important dates, and we're sure there's an intended coincidence. We end today's show talking about the ...

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    Apple clearly has a new iPad and iPad mini waiting in the wings. It's coming up on a year since the last iterations of those tablets were launched, and all summer we've been fielding leak after leak of this new hardware. All that's remained is for Apple to finally pull back the curtain and make this pair official. We've been expecting that to happen this fall – and maybe even this month, in particular – but a hard date has been difficult to come by. We heard October 15 mentioned, but lacked confidence in the news, and failed to find any confirmation for it. Now, another slightly later ...

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    Pocketnow Daily gets an average of 300 to 500 comments a day, and sometimes even a thousand. We’d like to thank you all for participating in our question of the day, and we love your feedback so much, that we decided that since we can’t respond to ever single one of your comments, we should at least feature a couple in a weekly video. This is the Pocketnow Daily Recap. Since we only have 3 minutes on every Daily video to go through the hottest news, the weekly recap will serve as a more extensive discussion where we also include your thoughts on the subject. Sadly, for the sake of ...

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