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  1. Tech

    U.S. Patent Office Tells Apple Adding “Mini” to Something Doesn’t Justify New Trademark

    Trademarks are important so that companies can keep people from stepping all over their brand, and few companies have their products as uniformly branded as Apple. They have the iPhone, iPad, iMac, iEtc. It made sense that they tried to get a trademark on the iPad mini, but they were denied one by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office which said the addition of "mini" was merely descriptive."

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  2. Tech

    $100 Linux Tablet Coming, Sadly Arrives After the Holidays

    Thanks to another crowdfunding victory, the PengPod, a $100 tablet capable of dual booting Android and a full desktop version of Linux, is becoming reality. The PengPod is expected to start shipping to IndieGoGo contributors next month. Anyone else who wants to get their hands on one will have to wait, but the kind of audience that would want a $100 Linux tablet is probably made up of people who would kick in $100 to an IndieGoGo project to make one happen. I only wish I had heard about this sooner.

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    Thieves Steal $1.5 Million Worth of iPad Minis in Daring Airport Heist

    People really want to get their hands on Apple's latest devices, regardless of what they are. It is known. That's why they're such a big target when it comes to theft, and the iPad Mini's no different. With a caper that appears to be ripped straight from any generic heist movie, a pair of thieves managed to scamper off with two pallets of the gadgets -- worth $1.5 million -- from JFK airport late Monday night.

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  4. Tech

    Amazon Throws Down the Gauntlet, Compares Kindle Fire to iPad Mini on Homepage

    If you're Amazon, the world's largest online retailer, using your homepage to call out a competitor is one of the most prominent ways to do so. Following the iPad Mini announcement by Apple, there have been many comparisons made to Amazon's Kindle Fire tablets. The majority of these have wondered how Apple intends to compete effectively when there are other options available that have higher specifications while still managing to be cheaper. Amazon's asking the same question by directly comparing the capabilities of Apple's offering to their own.

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  5. Tech

    The “Mini iPad Mini” Sounds Too Good to Be True… Because It’s Fake [Video]

    When it comes to Apple, things tend to move very quickly. Apple announces the iPad Mini, and it's available the next week. Apple releases one version of the iPad, and then they release a new one just seven months later. Apple releases a new product, and Apple's critics make funny videos at Apple's expense.

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  6. Tech

    Apple Announces iPad Mini: A Small Version of a Big Version of an iPod Touch

    Today, Apple announced what pretty much everyone expected: the iPad Mini. If you were already in the camp that the iPad is "just a bigger iPod Touch" or "a big iPhone that can't make phone calls," read on for iPad Mini details to find out if you'll say the same about Apple's new device.

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  7. Tech

    Watch the Apple iPad Mini Event Live

    It's finally time, folks. October 23rd means Apple's "special event" is actually upon us. If current speculation is correct, the company is all set to announce a smaller version of their widely-adopted iPad. Whether it will actually be called the "iPad Mini" is up for debate, but it's almost certainly on the docket to be revealed. Who knows? Maybe they'll actually unveil something surprising. The show starts at 1 P.M. EST and 10 A.M. in California.

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  8. Tech

    It Sounds Like There’s a New Version of the iPad on the Way

    When it comes to Apple, there's always some new device on the horizon for the internet to talk about. That's how they maintain their futuristic, right? Well, with the iPhone 5 in stores and the iPad mini potentially on the verge of seeing the light of day, I think it's fair to say that it's time move on to the generation of mysterious new toys potentially in development, don't you? According to MacRumors, Apple may already be working with developers on apps for a next-generation iPad. (Cue shocked face.)

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  9. Tech

    Picture of New Apple Dock Connector is Cool, But Not Conclusive

    As iPhone 5 and iPad Mini rumors continue to build in the days leading up to the Apple's likely reveal event next month, images of Apple's new iPhone and iPad connector, a much smaller 9-pin plug that will replace Apple's standard 32-pin docking port, making every iPod, Phone, and Pad accessory you've ever bought obsolete.

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  10. Tech

    Report: Apple to Hold iPhone 5, iPad Mini Event on September 12, Release on September 21

    Apple blog iMore is reporting that Apple will be holding an event on September 12 of this year to announce the iPhone 5iPad Mini, and a new iPod Nano. They're also reporting that the iPhone 5 will be released on September 21, only nine days after the September 12 reveal, though they're unsure of when the iPad Mini and new iPod Nano will be released.

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  11. Tech

    Is Apple Readying a Smaller iPad or Are We Just Pawns in a Larger Game?

    Since WWDC 2012, all Apple fans have been able to talk about is the possibility of a new mobile device from the company. The device is popularly believed to be a smaller, seven-inch version of the iPad designed to do battle with Google's Nexus 7 and a forthcoming Amazon Kindle Fire refresh. Do we really have new hardware in our future, or is there something larger at work here?

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  12. Tech

    iPad Rumor of the Day: Smaller 5- and 7-Inch Models Coming Next Year

    We know you're not sick of news from the iPad rumor mill. According to Taiwanese paper Digitimes, Apple is apparently planning to release a 5- to 7-inch iPad designed for consumers who don't want the full experience of the iPad early next year. The same iPad that was released just last weekend. Quick on their feet, aren't they?

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