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Apple Introduces Fourth-Generation iPad & iPad mini During Special Event

Posted by Dan Wittmers on October 24th, 2012 at 8:40 am

During yesterday's invite-only Apple event there were a number of announcements regarding Apple products. They announced a new 13" Macbook Pro, a stunning new iMac, the new iPad mini and a refresh to the recently released third-generation iPad 10". Let's take a look at the latter announcements, starting with the fourth-generation iPad.
The iPad refresh comes with minor updates such as the integration of the Lightning connector, FaceTime HD and a bump up to the Apple A6X processor, which Phil Schiller touted would double both the CPU and graphics.
"The competition wasn't even close to us, and now we're just blowing past them some more." - Schiller

The announcement of the fourth-generation iPad 10" came as a bit of a surprise to just about everyone. The "new iPad" (third-gen) was announced a mere 6 months ago and left many who rushed out to purchase the latest and greatest Apple product wondering what to do with their (now) already out-dated device.
If you find yourself in this situation, I suggest calling up your local Apple store and asking how they intend to handle the refresh. According to a CNET article published yesterday,
"Customers who purchased a third-generation iPad within the last 30 days might be able... Read more