Apple will hold the event at the California Theatre inSan Jose, Calif., at 10 a.m. Pacific, 1 p.m. Eastern,
according to Jim Dalrymple of The Loop. The venue is a change from the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, where Apple announced the iPhone 5 along with its updated iPod lineup last month.
The invitations sent out members of the press feature the top of Apple's iconic logo against a background of colors.
The tagline is "We've got a little more to show you,"
hinting at the company's so-called "iPad mini."
Earlier Tuesday, AppleInsider was first to report that 24 new, different iPad configurations are set to be released by Apple. Four models ??described as P101, P103, P105 and P107 ? were detailed via stock-keeping units ranked as "good," "better" and "best," each with two color options, presumably black and white.
Rumor: Image allegedly Shows 9.7-inch iPad with
An image released on Saturday claims to show a slightly modified third-generation iPad with a Lightning connector port, possibly pointing to an imminent release of the rumored device as part of Apple's move to bring parity across its iDevice lineup.
It should be noted that the authenticity of the image cannot be confirmed and is thus provided for purposes of discussion only.
Friday, October 19, 2012, 10:20 pm
Largest Apple Store in Asia opens to huge crowd
When the Wangfujing Apple Store opened its doors to a crush of customers on Saturday local China time, the third brick-and-mortar Apple retail location in Beijing officially became Asia's largest.
According to on-site reports from The Next Web, throngs of excited Apple fans lined up hours in advance to be one of the first to enter the world's newest Apple Store.
Among the usual features, Apple's Wangfujing location boasts a central winding glass staircase spanning the store's three stories, two 360-degree Genius Bars and a facade dominated by glass. The outlet joins the company's stores in the region, five in China and two in Hong Kong, and adds to the over 390 Apple Stores operating worldwide.