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Wednesday, Oct 10
2012, 11:57 AM
Apple (AAPL +0.9%) roundup: 1) The Guardian reports the iPad Mini will only come in a Wi-Fi-only...
Apple (AAPL +0.9%) roundup: 1) The Guardian reports the iPad Mini will only come in a Wi-Fi-only version. That's a slight negative for iPad baseband and RF component suppliers such as QCOM and SWKS, but 3G/4G iPads have been premium products, and consumers have largely preferred Wi-Fi-only models. 2) Apple has reportedly been exploring the use of carbon fiber in its devices for at least 3 years. 3) A Piper survey indicates 40% of U.S. teens own an iPhone (up from 23% a year ago), and 31% an iPad.