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How to offset the cost of a new iPad mini by trading in your old iPad

With the holiday shopping season right around the corner, many consumers are pining for Apple's new 7.9-inch iPad mini, the first-ever small format tablet to come out of Cupertino. For those looking to stuff their stockings this Christmas with the smaller, more portable iPad mini, AppleInsider has looked into which trade-in services offer the best prices to offset the cost of the new device.    The comparison below offers a quick look at how much money customers can expect to get for trading in their used iPad, whether it be the current model with Retina display or... read more

Apple Prototypes

Pictures of prototype iPhones revealed in Apple v. Samsung court documents.   During the Apple v. Samsung court trial, a number of internal documents were revealed from both sides, including extremely rare photos of Apple design prototypes for the iPhone and iPad. As part of court exhibits filed before jury proceedings began on Aug. 1, the device designs were to be used as evidence that Samsung infringed on certain Apple-held patents, including the D'889 iPad property.   While both parties fought vigorously to keep their respective documents sealed, presiding... read more

Blackberry developers jumping ship

More bad news: Developers are giving up on BlackBerry, too… Research In Motion has shown us some pretty awesome things so far with BlackBerry 10. Areas of the mobile OS look fresh and exciting, and for the first time in a long time, RIM looks to be innovating in a few key areas rather than just playing catch-up. The problem, however, is that RIM is trying to rebound by introducing a brand new platform at what is likely the worst time in the smartphone industry’s history to introduce a new platform.   Android and iOS are absolutely dominating the... read more

2012 iPhone

iPhone 5 Developer Apple Manufacturer Foxconn (Rumored) Type Smartphone Form Factor Slate Release date September 21, 2012 Operating system iOS 6 Power Built-in non-removable rechargable lithium-ion polymer battery Processor Probable ARM Cortex system-on-chip (possibly built on new 32nm fabrication) SoC... read more

2012 MacBook Pro lineup

Apple's 2012 MacBook Pro refresh is expected to be a major overhaul of the company's leading line of notebooks. Specifically, the new MacBook Pros are widely believed to adopt characteristics from the thin-and-light MacBook Air line, including reliance on solid-state storage and removal of the spinning disc drive.   The next-generation MacBook Pros will feature Intel's newest Ivy Bridge processors. Reports have suggested Apple's new notebooks could include Intel's Core i7-3820QM and Core i7-3720QM models featuring integrated HD 4000 graphics.   The launch of... read more

Apple Television

Rumors have persisted for years that Apple is working on a full-fledged television set that would go well beyond the current Apple TV set-top box. The device is expected to arrive as soon as the end of 2012.   It has been said that Apple's own design chief, Jony Ive, has a 50-inch Apple television housed in his secure design studio. Other rumored potential sizes for the television lineup have been panels in the 32-inch and 55-inch classes.   Industry watchers believe that an $800 million deal between Apple's manufacturing partner Foxconn and panel supplier... read more

Buy Sell Trade Rules

The "Buy, Sell, Trade" portion of this site is a private forum for registered members only.  Use of this area is at your own risk. AppleInsider does not monitor the postings on the site for accuracy or reliability, and makes no warranty as to the accuracy or reliability of any information posted on the site. AppleInsider does not guarantee or have information regarding the quality of any of the products bought or traded or acquired through the Buy, Sell, Trade area. The choice to participate, the terms of any transaction and the outcome are solely your... read more

Groups Guidelines

About Social Groups Social groups allow forum members to create "clubs" to discuss topics of shared interest.  It gives members with similar interests a place to gather and share information in smaller groups.   Each group has its own dedicated group page.  The page includes a list of members in the group, a description, a dedicated forum, and a gallery.  All content in all Social Groups is publicly visible, but only group members may contribute content and participate.     Social Groups Rules The rules for the groups are the same as the rest of the site:... read more

Following And Followers

What is Following? Following is like subscribing to another member; you'll receive notifications of their activity in public areas.   How do I follow another member? To follow a member, visit their profile page and click the "Follow Member" link under their avatar. You will be able to "unfollow" someone in the same place.   What will I be notified about? When following another member, you'll be notified about many of the same things that appear in their activity feed: replying to threads, writing reviews, and other actions they take around the... read more

Search And Advanced Search Tutorial

Learn how to: Use the Basic Search Mode Use the Advanced Search Use Boolean Operators And Wildcards In Search Save Your Searches   Use the Basic Search Mode How To Execute a Basic Search At the top of every page, you will see the search bar to search the entire site (forums, reviews, articles, user profiles, etc). Enter your search keywords into the search bar. Click the "Search" button. Your results will display on several different tabs, divided up by the different types of content.  The first tab will show all of the results... read more

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