Let’s talk about the new iPad Mini introduced at the September 14th Apple Event. Want to learn more? Find the full discussion in Mac Geek Gab 890.
New iPads, iPad minis, Apple Watch Series 7, and, of course, the iPhone 13 range. There was a lot announced at the ‘California Streaming’ event on Tuesday. The video is now and YouTube so you can catch up with any bits you may have missed. It’s also available to watch, along with a rundown of the announcements, on the Apple website.
Apple announced new iPhones, iPads, Fitness+ features, Watches, and more on Tuesday, and your two favorite geeks are here to share their reactions. On top of that, listen for Dave’s pre-review of iOS 15 for you and John, as well as advice on how to approach next week’s upgrade. Press play and enjoy learning five new things!
Apple unveiled a new iPad mini, with an 8.3-inch Liquid Retina display, the A15 Bionic chip, and upgrade cameras.
Rumors abound a new iPad mini, and a new version could contain the top-end A15 chip. I’m still not convinced as to where in the device sits in Apple’s product line. On the other hand, Oliver Haslam at iMore thinks it would make it stand out.
Traditionally, Apple’s iPhones get the latest and greatest silicon before it trickles down to other devices. We don’t yet know when the new iPad mini could go on sale, but even if it’s after iPhone 13 it is unlikely to be by much — assuming a 2021 release is in the cards, of course. The thought of an iPad mini shipping with the hot new processor is an intriguing one — and it will be a statement of intent for Apple. No longer will iPad mini be the also-ran. A tablet that exists just because it can. It’ll be a genuinely good iPad, especially for taking notes and whatnot.
The Mac Observer’s Charlotte Henry joined the DTNS crew on Monday. Amongst other things, they discussed paying ransoms following a ransomware attack, the combined theater and streaming released of Black Widow by Disney, and the future of the iPad mini.
Apple is working on a new iPad Pro with wireless charging and a redesigned Pad mini to be released in 2022 and later in 2021 respectively.