Apple news roundup: iPad Mini, new Macs

The iPad Mini is real, Apple surprises with a fourth-generation iPad, and the iMac gets a makeover. Bridget Carey breaks down Apple's big news in less than three minutes.

Tuesday's CNET Update has the breakdown of Apple's new hardware:


Apple shook up the tablet world (again) by revealing the iPad Mini at its press conference Tuesday. Apple also announced a new full-sized iPad and upgrades to its Mac computers. Today's Update video sums up all the new toys, but you can find more details on each product in the links below:

- iPad Mini: Starts at $330 for a 16GB Wi-Fi version, arrives Nov. 2. Preorder Friday. (4G version starts at $460, arrives Nov. 16)

- Fourth-generation iPad: Starts at $500 for 16GB Wi-Fi version, arrives Nov. 2. Preorder Friday.

- iMac: This all-in-one desktop has a new display and faster processor. Starts at $1,300, ships in November.

- Mac Mini: Yes, there is another type of Mini. This desktop also got a chip update. Starts at $600, available now.

- 13-inch MacBook Pro: The most popular Apple laptop is thinner and lighter with a Retina Display. Starts at $1,700, available now.

Watch CNET Update in the video above, or subscribe to the podcast via the links below.


iTunes (HD)iTunes (SD)iTunes (HQ)



Discuss Apple news roundup: iPad Mini, new Macs

Conversation powered by Livefyre

Show Comments Hide Comments
Latest Galleries from CNET
ZTE Grand S3 wants you to look at it for unlocking (pictures)
Huawei Talkband N1
Up close with Huawei's bling-sprinkled TalkBand B2 (pictures)
Cheap and cheerful Huawei Y360 circles back (pictures)
Huawei Y635 for affordable 4G LTE in a 5-inch form (pictures)
LG Magna and Spirit's makes MWC debut (pictures)