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iPad Mini Production To Reach 4 Million Units Per Month In September [Rumor]

iPad Mini Production To Reach 4 Million Units Per Month In September [Rumor]

Will we see more iPad mini components as production ramps up?

Production of the 7.85-inch “iPad mini” is expected to ramp up next month, according to sources in Apple’s supply chain, reaching a target of 4 million units per month. Apple hopes to build enough units to launch the device before the end of the year and serve with busy holiday season.

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Adding New Dock Connectors To All iOS Devices This Fall Is A Manufacturing Impossibility

Adding New Dock Connectors To All iOS Devices This Fall Is A Manufacturing Impossibility

There’s a good reason why this new dock connector won’t be coming to all iOS devices this fall.

It seems like Apple’s sixth-generation iPhone will be the first iOS device to boast a brand new, mini dock connector when it launches this fall. But there have been rumors that claim Apple will refresh all its iOS devices to make the new connector a standard across its entire lineup.

Not only does this seem highly unlikely, but there’s one reason why it’s an impossibility: Apple’s supply chain just couldn’t handle a refresh that big.

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The Next iPhone’s Leaked Battery Pack Is Thin, Higher-Capacity And Makes LTE Possible

The Next iPhone’s Leaked Battery Pack Is Thin, Higher-Capacity And Makes LTE Possible

This is the next-gen iPhone’s new battery: a 3.8V 1440mAH lithium-ion pack with a watts-per-hour measurement of 5.45 wHR. Compared to the iPhone 4S’s 1430mAH battery — which runs at 3.7V and has a watts-per-hour measurement of 5.3 — this battery has at least 10% more capacity, making it perfectly possible (and very, very likely) that the iPhone 5 will finally get LTE. It’s also thinner, seemingly confirming that the next iPhone will be the thinnest one yet.

Leaked iPad 3 Components Reveal New Internals, But No New Design [Exclusive]

Leaked iPad 3 Components Reveal New Internals, But No New Design [Exclusive]

Images of leaked iPad 3 components hot off the factory floor have been provided to Cult of Mac. They reveal that the internal components of Apple’s third-generation iPad are significantly different to those features in its first- and second-generation tablet. However, its design seems to remain almost the same.

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iPad 3 Expected To Launch In Next 3–4 Months [Rumor]

iPad 3 Expected To Launch In Next 3–4 Months [Rumor]

Treating yourself to an iPad 2 this Christmas? Well, you may want to hold onto your cash for a few months. According to sources in Apple’s supply chain, manufacturers have already begun shipping parts and components for the iPad 3, which is expected to launch in just 3–4 months.

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iPad 3 To Feature Dual-LED Backlight To Accommodate Retina Display [Rumor]

iPad 3 To Feature Dual-LED Backlight To Accommodate Retina Display [Rumor]

iPad users have been looking forward to a Retina display since the company introduced its iPhone 4 — its first iOS device to feature the high-resolution display — and recent reports have claimed the feature will finally surface with Apple’s third-generation tablet.

Strengthening those claims is a new report which suggests Apple is working with component suppliers to design a new backlight that is capable of maintaining the iPad’s existing level of brightness with the higher resolution panels.

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Chinese Police Bust Fake iPhone Makers Who Used Genuine iPhone Parts

Chinese Police Bust Fake iPhone Makers Who Used Genuine iPhone Parts

Chinese police in Shanghai have arrested a gang of five people for making and selling fake iPhones on the black market. Unlike the other fake iPhones we’ve seen, however, these ones were made using a selection of real iPhone parts.

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New iPhone Front Panel Strengthens Claims Apple Will Announce Two New iPhones Next Month

New iPhone Front Panel Strengthens Claims Apple Will Announce Two New iPhones Next Month

For several weeks, rumors surrounding Apple’s iPhone announcement this fall have mentioned two devices: the iPhone 5, and the iPhone 4S. While we’re all expecting the iPhone 5 to look different, boast a thinner form factor, and have updated components; the iPhone 4S is expected to look just like the iPhone 4, but could be a cheaper ‘budget’ device.

The latest components sporting that famous ‘N94’ moniker seem to strengthen those claims of a budget iPhone 4.

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iPhone 4S/5 Parts Indicate Little Change to Apple’s Next Device

iPhone 4S/5 Parts Indicate Little Change to Apple’s Next DeviceMore parts claimed to be for Apple’s next-generation iPhone reveal what many reports have claimed for some time: that Apple’s next iPhone could look identical to the iPhone 4 with only a few changes to its internals.

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Is This The Back of The iPhone 5?

Is This The Back of The iPhone 5?

Following those pictures of a supposed iPhone 4S frame we published earlier today, we now have photographs of what appears to be the rear casing of Apple’s upcoming iPhone 5.

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