This is so unlike Apple. The Cupertino firm will be live-streaming the launch of the iPad mini, which will be kicking off today at 6pm (UK time). The live-stream will be available via Apple’s official website and Apple TV.
Via the Apple Events app that can be viewed on Apple TV devices, the video feed of the event can be watched. If you check out the app now, the image of the colorful invitation is shown, which was has been sent to the press last week.
You can also stream the event via Apple’s website. However, it does say that “Safari 4 or later on Mac OS X v10.6 or later; Safari on iOS 4.2 or later” are required. This means that only Mac and iOS users can stream the event on Apple’s website.
Apple has all but confirmed the iPad mini. On its invitation, it says, “We’ve got a little more to show you.” The word “little” is the only clue we have pointing to the unveiling of the smaller version of the iPad. However, when Apple sent invitations to the unveiling of the iPhone 5, it showed the number ‘12’ (the new iPhone was launched on the 12th of September) casting the shadow of the number ‘5’.
The iPad mini is said to sport a 7.85-inch display with the same resolution as the iPad 2, not the retina display on the new iPad. It is also said to sport the Lightning connector, which is also on the iPhone 5.
Also expected to make an appearance at the event is the new iPad refresh. This new version of the new iPad is said to sport the Lightning connector, better specs, and support for EE’s 4GEE network, the firs 4G network in the UK.
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