The iPhone 6 is officially old news. We've been there and done that. In the digital world, it's always about what's new, what's next. And what's next is a new iPad.
On October 16th, Apple will finally announce a follow-up to the iPad Air, which came out last November. We don't know for sure what it will be called, but for now we'll refer to it as the iPad Air 2. Today, leaked photos show us what this iPad Air 2 will look like. A Vietnamese blog called Tinhte.vn just posted photos of what appears to be a dummy or prototype model. Check it out:
The first thing you should know about this new iPad is that it's thin. It's only 7 millimeters thick. That makes it one of the thinnest on the market. To do this, the iPad Air 2 won't have a mute/vibration switch. Also, it appears the new iPad will add the Touch ID home button used in the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, as well as the 5S.
It's rumored that the iPad Air 2 will also come in three colors this year: black, silver and a new gold model. The cameras will be better, the processor will be faster, and it could ditch the 16GB version in favor of a minimum of 32GB of storage.
Insiders are predicting that Apple will also announce a new iPad Mini, along with new Retina Display iMacs. This will coincide with the release of the latest version of OS X: Yosemite. And here's a juicy rumor you might not have heard: this isn't confirmed at all, but some people are predicting a bigger, 12.9 inch iPad. It could be called the iPad Pro.
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