Within minutes of availability, Apple sold out of initial white iPad mini pre-order stock early Friday morning. However, Apple’s online store has consistently maintained launch day shipping estimates for both back iPad mini models and all Wi-Fi 4th Generation iPad models. Inventory started to slip first for the 16GB black Wi-Fi iPad mini models on Saturday, with the two higher-capacity 32GB and 64GB models following this morning, all of which now display “2 week” shipping estimates. Furthermore, Apple also appears to have sold out of their initial A6X-equipped 4th Generation iPad stock, as their site displays extended shipping dates to “1
Welcome to the hundred-and-eleventh episode of my series entitled BestTechInfo and Rumors! In this episode I discuss the status of the legality of Jailbreaking, iOS 6.0.1 and 6.1, the iPad mini and 4th generation iPad and more.
Early this morning, at 12am Pacific time (1pm Eastern), Apple started taking pre-orders for the brand new iPad mini and 4th Generation iPad. Less than 20 minutes after pre-orders started, the shipping dates for the white Wi-Fi iPad mini models were pushed back to “2 weeks” instead of stating that the device will be delivered on November 2nd.
The DMCA or Digital Millennium Copyright Act encompasses the legality of the circumvention of digital devices and their software. Since Congress passed the DMCA in 1998, the Librarian of Congress (the head of the Library of Congress, who’s appointed by the President) can grant exemptions to the DMCA. Since 2010, the act has expectedly stated that both Jailbreaking iOS-based devices and unlocking iPhones and other smartphones is completely legal. However, new amendments to the DMCA will change the legality of Jailbreaking and unlocking.
In addition to announcing the brand new 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro and refreshing both their iMac and Mac mini models during the October 23rd media event, Apple also revealed a new option for their desktop computers: the Fusion Drive. While Phil Schiller only briefly explained the technology behind Apple’s fusion drive, more information can be found on their site and they recently published a knowledge base article with details on the drive.
After concluding my Amazon Kindle Fire giveaway, I’ve decided to put together a new giveaway in collaboration with l3gitjailbr3aks. With today’s announcement of the all-new iPad mini, we thought it would be appropriate to give a new one away to one lucky viewer.
Today, during Apple’s October media event, they unveiled a new iPad mini and announced the 4th-generation iPad. This above video is a summary of the new iPads in less than two and a half minutes. The fourth-generation iPad is really more of a minor update than anything else. Featuring the same 9.7-inch Retina display with over 3.1 million total pixels and 264 pixels per inch, the new fourth-generation iPad’s design is identical to that of its predecessor.
With Apple’s October 23rd media event having just concluded, the excitement amongst the numerous Apple communities couldn’t be higher. The event was held in San Jose, California at the California Theatre and commenced promptly at 10:00 am Pacific time (1:00 PM Eastern).
According to 9to5Mac, they’ve received confirmation of a new Smart Cover lineup that Apple will announce today and launch alongside the iPad Mini. Apple will allegedly sell a new Smart Cover they’ll call the “iPad Mini Smart Cover” and it will be available in the following color options: dark gray, light gray, red, green, blue and pink.
With just having concluded the new third-generation iPad giveaway to celebrate 100 episodes of my series entitled BestTechInfo and Rumors, I’ve decided to host another giveaway. In light of Amazon’s upcoming Kindle Fire HD 8.9 launch, I thought it fit to part ways with my standard Kindle Fire, and what better way to just that than giving it away?