Breakfast Wrap: iPad Mini Edition

Breakfast Wrap: iPad Mini Edition

Apple made the iPad Mini official overnight, along with a few surprises. Here’s a roundup of all the Apple news, including a speedier new iPad, skinny iMacs, revamped Mac Minis and more.

Apple iPad Mini Event Meta-Live Blog: All The News As It Happened

Meet the iPad Mini, new 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display, super-slim iMac, Mac Mini and more. Luke kicked off Gizmodo Australia’s meta liveblog at 4am AEDT to bring you all the big updates from Apple’s event, including Australian-specific news. Here’s how it all went down. How did your predictions go? More >> [clear]

iPad Mini Gets An Australian Price

The iPad mini lives! After months of speculation, Apple finally launched the mini at an event in California this morning. We know how much it is in the US, but what’s the price in Australia and when can you get your hands on one? More importantly, does it support 4G? More >>[clear]

What You Need To Know About The New 4th Generation iPad

Sure, today’s mostly about the iPad Mini, but Apple just announced a new fourth-generation full-sized iPad. It’s a lot the same, but some key things have changed. Here’s everything you’ll want to know about it. More >>

iPad Mini: Everything You Need To Know

The iPad Mini is here. It’s a sleek, thin and light 7.9-inch tablet made of anodised aluminium and glass that follows the format reduction pioneered by Google and Amazon. Its specs and design are pretty much what we expected. More >>

Thinner, Lighter 13-Inch MacBook Pro Gets Retina Display

Great news for anyone who’s lusted after the gorgeous retina display on the MacBook Pro but has been hesitant to drop $2500 or make room for a 15-inch laptop. Apple has officially announced a 13-inch version of its portable workstation with a 2560×1600 retina display, which is just a slight drop in resolution. More >>

Apple’s New iMacs Are Crazy Thin

Apple has defied that assumption that the desktop is on the outs and dropped refreshed super-thin iMacs at its event today. They were expected earlier this year at WWDC, but an update is better late than never. More >>

New, Speedier, Ivy Bridge Mac Minis Are Here

A new, tiny iPad isn’t the only little-big news out of today’s Apple extravaganza. Here’s a the brand new set of upgraded Mac Minis that will be delivering that Apple love at sub-$1000 prices.

New Version Of iBooks Comes With Synced Pages And Continuous Scrolling

Apple just announced a new version of iBooks. It’s got a continuous scrolling reading option, which is pretty great. It’s also got its own iCloud-enabled version of Whispersync that will sync your current page across any iOS device. You’ve also got more sharing options, like copying and sharing quotes. It has support for 40 languages (all available in iOS 6) and is available to download today. More >>


Apple Now Has Lightning Cables For Your Other Gadgets

However you feel about Apple’s expensive adaptors, you’re going to need new cables at some point. Apple’s got them for you now. It just announced Lightning cables that connect to USB camera adapters and SD card adaptors, HDMI and VGA. More >>