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  • Blakester 23 Oct 2012 19:15:06 3,790 posts
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    @Benno

    Yep and monumentally stupid in my opinion. 6 month product refresh is going to piss off a lot of people.
  • CharlieStCloud 23 Oct 2012 19:15:27 5,820 posts
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    OH MY GOD!!!

    The iPad mini is 269 ...

    ... that is genuinely 50 more than I expected!
  • mrpon 23 Oct 2012 19:17:14 30,706 posts
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    I just don't think the 4th gen needed a faster cpu/gpu.
  • oceanmotion 23 Oct 2012 19:17:17 16,440 posts
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    It was never going to be cheaper than an iPod Touch.
  • Ginger 23 Oct 2012 19:17:26 7,022 posts
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    HHmm, despite my better judgement... WANT!
  • THFourteen 23 Oct 2012 19:19:10 37,312 posts
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    Oh wait A5 processor....Ugh
  • oceanmotion 23 Oct 2012 19:21:00 16,440 posts
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    100 difference for cellular. Yikes.
  • PrivateFloyd 23 Oct 2012 19:23:12 4,563 posts
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    Needed to be 229 for me to bite.

    279 i reckon and that is too much.

    Particularly when releasing a new super powered ipad 3 SIX BLOODY MONTHS after the last one is truly ludicrous.
  • beastmaster 23 Oct 2012 19:25:42 13,284 posts
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    Isn't Nexus about to enter the market with an iPad sized device? Seems like kind of a logical response from Apple.
  • nickthegun 23 Oct 2012 19:26:40 64,492 posts
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    CharlieStCloud wrote:
    OH MY GOD!!!

    The iPad mini is 269 ...

    ... that is genuinely 50 more than I expected!
    You expected them to sell a massive ipod touch for less than an actual ipod touch?
  • UncleLou Moderator 23 Oct 2012 19:26:59 36,605 posts
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    PrivateFloyd wrote:
    Particularly when releasing a new super powered ipad 3 SIX BLOODY MONTHS after the last one is truly ludicrous.
    Hm? Was a year between 2 and 3, no?

    Anyway, new one could just be pocketable with the smaller screen and narrower bezel, but it's all useless for me until mobile data tariffs get reasonable here in Germany.

    Edited by UncleLou at 19:27:33 23-10-2012
  • THFourteen 23 Oct 2012 19:39:19 37,312 posts
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    there have been rumours about them changing the ipad release cycle to coincide with the "holiday season" for two years. I guess they finally did

    I wonder if we will see an ipad refresh in april next year at all.
  • THFourteen 23 Oct 2012 19:42:47 37,312 posts
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    450 for wifi + 3g 32GB.

    that's really too much
  • prawnking1980 23 Oct 2012 19:46:32 6,890 posts
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    THFourteen wrote:
    450 for wifi + 3g 32GB.

    that's really too much
  • colinmac 23 Oct 2012 19:57:57 745 posts
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    Imagine, though, how many they'll sell as christmas presents....

    Easy logic.
  • PhoenixFlames 23 Oct 2012 20:02:35 9,263 posts
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    With an iPad 2, iPhone 4 and 3 month old 13" MacBook Pro I don't see anything I want.

    If I didn't have that stuff though, I'd be all over it. The new iMac looks amazing.

    I don't see the need for the iPad Mini though. I've never used my iPad and wished it was a bit smaller.

    Edited by PhoenixFlames at 20:03:59 23-10-2012
  • CharlieStCloud 23 Oct 2012 20:05:01 5,820 posts
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    colinmac wrote:
    Imagine, though, how many they'll sell as christmas presents....

    Easy logic.
    ... 'easy logic'?

    Maybe for those who comfortably earn over a couple thousand pounds a month (!)
  • Carlo 23 Oct 2012 20:11:20 18,554 posts
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    PhoenixFlames wrote:
    With an iPad 2, iPhone 4 and 3 month old 13" MacBook Pro I don't see anything I want.
    an idildo so you can make sweet sweet love to Apple?

    ;)
  • PrivateFloyd 23 Oct 2012 20:15:10 4,563 posts
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    I expect a ribbing but if anyone wants an ipad 3 16bg black wifi...

    5 months old, as new never been out of a case....

    Its yours for 300 posted.
  • Deleted user 23 October 2012 20:17:01
    (Not aimed at PvtFloyd, btw)

    However,

    iPad mini 16gb new is gonna be 269, right ?

    How much does an Apple ***refurb*** iPad 2 16gb go for ?

    259 from Apple. (When they have stock) in my experience, the returns are excellent.

    I would dearly love a mini, but its just not cheap enough .....

    ($329 is 209)

    Edited by bdaggers at 20:18:22 23-10-2012
  • Dougs 23 Oct 2012 20:17:22 72,971 posts
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    Some people really do have more money than sense. ;-)
  • Deleted user 23 October 2012 20:21:10
    I'd love to be 'some people'.

    😝

    Two kids, a mortgage and living without credit cards (finally !) means that I just don't have three hundred quid spare.

    Ever.
  • Dougs 23 Oct 2012 20:24:32 72,971 posts
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    Sorry, that was def aimed at PteFloyd. And PhoenixFlames. In a jokey winkey smiley kind of way of course.
  • Razz 23 Oct 2012 20:25:57 62,318 posts
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    Disgustingly over-priced
  • uiruki 23 Oct 2012 20:29:43 3,895 posts
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    Just call the difference in price a "screen remains attached" tax.
  • THFourteen 23 Oct 2012 20:32:35 37,312 posts
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    Any word on a 3G / 32GB Nexus tablet?

    I have a void in my 7-8" tablet range that I was hoping to fill.
  • Razz 23 Oct 2012 20:34:36 62,318 posts
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    Yeah, It's coming out soon for 199 to replace the the 16Gb model.
  • Razz 23 Oct 2012 20:38:41 62,318 posts
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    I remember back in the early 90's when running a game in 1024x768 was something to be proud of.
  • mrpon 23 Oct 2012 20:39:46 30,706 posts
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    News next week TH.

    http://www.pocket-lint.com/news/48074/samsung-nexus-10-arriving-with-android-4-2
  • THFourteen 23 Oct 2012 20:39:54 37,312 posts
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    definitely waiting for the 29th then for the google event.

    A nexus tablet with 32GB and 3G would do me I suppose.

    Sadly no ios games and work email though :(
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