(Via AppleInsider). The device looks to have a similar design to those cases that have already been leaked onto the Internet. Apple's iPad Mini doesn't even exist, but yet another mockup of the device's appearance has surfaced. Chinese tech site BoLoPad today published photos of what it claims is the iPad Mini. The images show a 7.85-inch tablet with an aluminum back casing. That casing includes the Apple logo, a hole for a camera, and the typical iPad markings, including the device's storage amount and legal jargon.
Samsung fought the tide of speculation on its Samsungtomorrow Twitter account, with a Korean-language tweet that Google Translate decodes as "some media reported speculation that the Galaxy S3 subsequent models will be released", The South Korean tech giant's tweet goes on to say the rumour "is not true", I assume that's referring to the date mentioned -- the original rumour reckoned the S4 would debut at the Mobile World Congress trade show, which takes place at the end of February each year, While I have no doubt Samsung is concocting a follow-up to the 4.8-inch Galaxy S3, iphone 6 plus/6s plus pink karat petals case a February launch would be way ahead of schedule, as the current model came out less than four months ago at the end of May..
That's likely why Samsung felt it had to speak out -- Galaxy S3 owners would be understandably miffed if they thought their spangly new smart phone was just five months away from being replaced, and those considering buying the enormous mobile could be put off throwing down their cash. Tech companies are creatures of habit, and it's more likely that we'll see the Galaxy S4 unveiled at a special Samsung event at some point closer to the summer of 2013. This year's big reveal took place on 3 May. Samsung has confirmed one new variant of the Galaxy S3 -- that's the 4G version, dubbed the Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE. That phone will work on EE's 4G network, which goes live in the next few weeks. Check out a speed test video below, and let me know what you'd like from the Galaxy S4 in the comments or on our Facebook wall.
"The recent stall in demand for desktop PCs comes in conjunction with a surge of interest in small, mobile computers; in particular, devices that are ultrathin or lightweight," ACSI founder Claes Fornell said in a statement, "The current ACSI uptick for the industry at large is driven, in part, by the higher levels of customer satisfaction that tablets enjoy over desktops and laptops, As tablets gain market share, overall customer satisfaction with the PC industry picks up."Why include tablets in the iphone 6 plus/6s plus pink karat petals case PC satisfaction survey? A spokeswoman for ACSI told CNET that the survey respondents were asked whether they had bought a PC in the last three years, and if so, what kind, When answering this question, consumers included tablets as a type of PC, leading the ACSI to categorize them the same way..
Apple remained tops on the satisfaction list, though it slipped a percentage point from last year, nestling in at 86 out of 100. The iPad maker's lead this year over other vendors was a bit smaller due to a rise in satisfaction for Windows-based PCs. And though consumers have been gravitating toward tablets, PC vendors seem "to be doing a better job of pleasing the customers that they are keeping," according to the report. Approval of several PC vendors rose, even though their market share among consumers has been dipping.