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    News - Apple's new iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 offer few surprises

    Apple also launched a 27-inch 5K screen iMac and OS X Yosemite.
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    Re: News - Apple's new iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 offer few surprises

    Still no 12 and 15 inch iPad Air with 4K. So not buying.

    And still waiting for Guild Wars 2 to come out on iPad.

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    Re: News - Apple's new iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 offer few surprises

    4k on a tablet. Are you on crack? I would prefer a slightly lower resolution and much longer battery life.

    I must admit that the new 5k iMac looks lovely though.

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    Re: News - Apple's new iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 offer few surprises

    Quote Originally Posted by gwp View Post
    Still no 12 and 15 inch iPad Air with 4K. So not buying.

    And still waiting for Guild Wars 2 to come out on iPad.
    >.> You've made three comments in the forums, two of them referencing Guild wars. You're name, GWP, could stand for Guild Wars Please.

    GUYS WE HAVE A SPY.

    On topic:

    Meh to the iPads. The 5k iMac is fairly cool though! And the whole ios rubbing shoulders nicely with mac osx is appealing.

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    Re: News - Apple's new iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 offer few surprises

    New iPads don't seem very interesting.

    The iPad Mini 3 is very laughable though. Did they really just slap on a touchID sensor and call it the iPad Mini 3? I would have thought that they'd put in the A8X chip at least.

    5k iMac is impressive though.

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    Re: News - Apple's new iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 offer few surprises

    Will be interesting to see how pokey the M295 is. There wasn't a massive performance hike between the 680GTX and the 780 in the last gen. You would hope there's a fairly big leap in order to drive that screen!

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    Re: News - Apple's new iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 offer few surprises

    Quote Originally Posted by gwp View Post
    Still no 12 and 15 inch iPad Air with 4K. So not buying.

    And still waiting for Guild Wars 2 to come out on iPad.
    Like others have mentioned - 4K on 12" or 15" screen is completely pointless.

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    Re: News - Apple's new iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 offer few surprises

    Laughable to think that the Mini 3 is a Mini 2 with the TouchID sensor added, for $100.

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    Re: News - Apple's new iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 offer few surprises

    Quote Originally Posted by flufflogic View Post
    Laughable to think that the Mini 3 is a Mini 2 with the TouchID sensor added, for $100.
    Those in the market for a "mini" tablet might best be served to go for a iPad Mini 2 at £239 or a Nexus 7 when the prices crash. The Nexus 9 looks like it might be around the £299-£319 price range.

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    Re: News - Apple's new iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 offer few surprises

    Quote Originally Posted by Ulti View Post
    New iPads don't seem very interesting.

    The iPad Mini 3 is very laughable though. Did they really just slap on a touchID sensor and call it the iPad Mini 3? I would have thought that they'd put in the A8X chip at least.

    5k iMac is impressive though.
    I think their problem is that too many people saw the air as an expensive luxury, or even more so, over the mini, since they both offered the same performance and the mini had a higher ppi screen. The air seemed to be a silly buy unless you needed the bugger screen. Now, however, there are more valid reasons to buy it over the mini. I would have thought, however, that they'd have put an A8 on it? Leave the A8X to its' big brother.
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    Re: News - Apple's new iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 offer few surprises

    News - Apple's new iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 offer few surprises
    I'd be willing to argue that that's not actually news.

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