Apple announces new iPads, a new Mac Mini model, and OS X Yosemite

OS X Yosemite

Last Thursday, Apple made several announcements at a press conference about its new tablet and desktop offerings. My thoughts on the more noteworthy offerings follow. iPads The iPad Air 2 is an upgrade over the previous model, which is still being offered as the plain iPad Air for $100 less. Apple’s also announced the iPad Mini 3, replacing … Read more

Brief thoughts on Apple’s Fall 2012 tech announcements: the iPad Mini, ultrathin iMacs, and more

MacBook Air on a table

Today, Apple announced as expected the debut of the iPad Mini. Less expected, however, was a lot of other upgrade announcements coming with the Mini. Thought I’d give my initial thoughts on each product; the full list is summarized at Engadget. iPad Mini The biggest news that’d been anticipated and much debated online for weeks … Read more