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Apple's New iPads: 7 Predictions

Look for Apple to revise the full-size iPad and the iPad Mini later this month. Here's what we expect -- and what we don't.
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The full-size iPad is widely expected to have the same A7 processor found in the iPhone 5s. The newer processor is notable for its 64-bit architecture. Even though the processor is only dual-core and not quad-core, benchmark tests show the iPhone 5s outperforming competing smartphones with more cores under the hood. The full-size iPad currently has Apple's A6X processor, while the iPad Mini has an older Apple A5 dual-core processor. It's doubtful the iPad Mini will also get the A7 chip -- instead, it is likely to be updated to the A6X processor. The bigger question is whether either will also gain the M7 Motion coprocessor that's in the iPhone 5s.

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10/30/2013 | 9:46:49 PM
re: Apple's New iPads: 7 Predictions
"Coming Soon" is Growing Tired. Jobs got away with that stuff for years. Take away the Apple groupies Apple is just another player in an ever expanding field. Users and investors can not ignore the amazing other player. Samsung, Moto, Nokia and the key player Microsoft are all gaining share. Microsoft is the true to be taken seriously. The Surface not only gives the youth market and casuals what an iAnything gives, Microsoft appeals and delivers the breath of users needs. The keyboard, the tent, loaded with "Office" and does it all. Samsung delivered all those things APPLE has been promising. With the purchase of Nokia and the ability to load the important stuff you may expect MS and Google to own a bigger share of market within year.
Apples hubris is no longer appreciated. $700.00 never again. Who knows MS may be only a $50,00 stock in a year but investors will be content.
Look at their aquisitions. And Google will hit $1200. by Q4 of 14. See the puts for next months.
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10/30/2013 | 10:06:35 PM
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All this growth has been around all the other companies lately. Look at the space in your Verizon , AT&T and the others. Very telling stuff. Adults will prevail. Microsoft must guard against getting too pricey... GOOGLE should win with the casual, bottom feeders and is a retail value.
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