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Apple adds iPad touch sensor supplier to boost production.

image Apple appears to be taking measures to boost iPad production by adding another supplier of touch sensors.

According to DigiTimes, AU Optronics subsidiary Cando will start shipping 9.7-inch touch sensors for the iPad from its newly reformed 4.5G production line in September-October 2010.

The upgraded plant will mainly be producing iPad touch sensors with a monthly capacity close to one million units.

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Best Buy to expand iPad distribution to all U.S. stores on September 26.

image Best Buy, the largest consumer electronics retailer in the United States, today announced that it will expand availability of Apple’s iPad to all 1,093 stores U.S. beginning September 26th.

Best Buy has been selling the iPad in 673 locations through Apple Shop since the tablet’s launch in early April.

“Technology is becoming more and more personal, and our customers say they really value visiting a Best Buy store to touch and try the iPad for themselves,” said Wendy Fritz, senior vice president of computing at Best Buy.  “We’re delighted that we’ll soon make that opportunity available to everyone who’d like to come see us, and experience this device in any Best Buy store nationwide.”

Best Buy will also begin carrying a complete selection of iPad accessories starting September 26th.

Apple yesterday announced that it will start selling the iPad in China and several South American countries on Friday. Plans to expand the iPad’s distribution network have also been rumored to be in motion, with Target said to be preparing to offer the device in October.

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Apple to launch Wi-Fi iPad in China on September 17.

image Apple today announced that the Wi-Fi models of its iPad will be available to customers in China on Friday, September 17 starting at 10:00 a.m.

iPad Wi-Fi models in China will be available for a suggested retail price of CNY3988 for 16GB, CNY4788 for 32GB and CNY5588 for 64GB. iPad will be sold in China through Apple’s Retail Stores, and select Apple Authorized Resellers.

iPad will roll out to many more countries later this year and Apple will announce availability and local pricing for these additional countries at a later date.

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“iPad is Musical”

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iOS 4.2 for iPad coming soon.

image“iOS 4 is the world’s most advanced mobile operating system,” reads Apple’s website.

“And soon iPad owners will get to enjoy its 100+ new features and innovations — including multitasking, folders, printing, and more. Look for iOS 4.2 coming in November for iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch.”

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