Leaked Image Shows A8X Chip And 2GB RAM In iPad Air 2

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With Apple’s next event only two days away, apple.Club.tw has published an image of the logic board that it claims to be of iPad Air 2. The image shows an A8X processor chip and gives a closer look at the 2GB RAM. As rumoured before, the logic board shows an Elpida memory supplied RAM. The picture of the RAM is not very clear but if zoomed-in further some letters can be read that indicate a 2GB RAM. Read More

2GB Elpida RAM In iPad Air 2

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GeekBar, a third-party Apple Service provider, has shared an image of iPad Air RAM on Chinese site Weibo. The image shows a 2GB Elpida RAM module which was of 1GB in the first-gen iPad Air. Apple had until now limited the RAM of iPad devices to only 1 GB, which was most probably to control the price of the device and preserve the battery life. But with the launch of iOS 8 and soon an iPad Air 2, Apple wants to upgrade to give the best performance on the device. Read More

Apple Sends Invitations For October 16 Event

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Apple has sent out the invitations for the October 16 event. The event, as rumoured before, will be held in the Apple Campus’s Town Hall at 10am. Apple had launched iPhone 5S and 5C at the same venue last year. Apple will be unveiling its new products during the event: iPad Air 2, iPad Mini, Retina iMac and OS X Yosemite. Read More

iPad Air 2 May Not Have The Mute/Vibration Switch

ipadairThe Michael Report has leaked some specs of the new iPad Air, like the presence of 2GB RAM and an A8 chip. The doubling of RAM compared to previous versions had been rumoured before too, as it would help Apps load much faster. Other leak in this report that has been rumoured in the past is a third colour option of Gold. It is also expected the iPad Air 2 would be 0.5mm thinner than the first iPad Air and may not have the hardware mute/vibration switch. Read More

Apple’s New iPad Coming on October 16th

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The October event to unveil Apple’s new iPads and other products won’t be as big as the September 9 event. The event that was initially rumoured to be on October 21st is now expected to be held on October 16th, according to Paczkowski of Re/Code. Unlike the September event, this event won’t be at the Flint Center and will be held at Apple’s Town Hall Auditorium at Cupertino. Read More

The New iPad Air Will Have A Gold Option

ipad airIn addition to the two usual colours, silver and space grey, for the iPad Air, this time Apple will give the option of gold colour too. According to Bloomberg, the colour choices in the new 9.7-inch iPad Air 2 will be in line with the iPhone colour options. With the release of iPhone 5S, Apple has given users three colour options than limiting them to just two. Read More

Apple To Launch The New iPad Air In October

ipad airIt was speculated that Apple will host another special event in October to unveil its new iPads. According to Taiwan’s Commercial Times, Apple has started preparing for the event in which it will introduce the new iPad Air. There is still no substantial news regarding the specific date of the event. It is also expected that Apple will roll out OS X 10.10 Yosemite in October.  Read More

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Component Production Of iPad Air 2 Ramped Up

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According to a report by Digitimes, Apple’s production partners have increased the production for components that will be used in the next-generation iPad Air. It is expected to have a thinner profile, inclusion of Touch ID and comparatively faster processor, though the size and resolution will remain unchanged. TPK and GIS, touch panel suppliers, have also been contacted by Apple to manufacture iPad Air’s full-lamination. Read More

Next-Gen iPads Go Into Mass Production

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According to a report by Bloomberg, Apple has started the production of next-gen iPads. Bloomberg, which got the report from “people with knowledge of the matter”,  says that Apple’s suppliers have started the manufacturing of “iPad Air 2” and “Retina iPad mini 2″. Both iPad Air 2 and Retina iPad mini 2 are expected to be launched by the end of this year. Read More