In the past few months Apple stock went down the hill. Its products are no more counted among the best. Since the demise of legendary Steve Jobs, the Cupertino-based giant failed to crate ripples with the iPhone 5, and so -called iPad 4. However, Apple managed to attract critics and consumers with iPad Mini, a lower priced tablet device. For the past few months industry insiders believe that Apple is working on an updated version of iPad 5 and much hyped iPad Mini 2. These brand new tablet devices could be announced later this year. In the mean time another juicy rumor hits web. According to Korea's ET News, the makers behind iPhone 5 are working on iPad Maxi.
This new device could be an enhanced version of 9.7-inch iPad. It would carry a 12.9-inch display. With no features leaked as of now, it is safe to say that the iPad Maxi could be announced next year. These days most tech vendors have announced a 10-inch tablet device. And Apple would never like to remain in the same periphery. Clearly, Apple has plans to fight hard with Windows 8 based tablets with the upcoming iPad Maxi. Earlier this month, HP announced a 13-inch detachable Windows 8 running tablet. Sony, known for VAIO notebooks, has planned to announce a 13-inch notebook cum tablet hybrid device in the coming months.
In another set of news at the D11 conference, CEO Tim Cook Apple, made it clear that the company is still innovate. In an interview given to All Things Digital, the CEO told the reporter that "we have some incredible plans that we've been working on for a while...I think we have several more game changers in us."
He [Tim Cook] quickly defended falling sales of iDevice by revealing updated numbers. Apple sold 85 million iPhones, 42 millions iPads, and 13 million Apple TVs. The company sees "wearable computing "interesting. When asked about Google Glass, Tim Cook went against the device "It's probably more likely to appeal to certain markets," Stay tuned to GizBot.