iPad mini launch on the cards; Apple sends Oct 23 event invites

Tech giant Apple has reportedly sent out invites for a special event on October 23, at which the firm is likely to unveil a smaller version of its iPad.

Apple orders 10 million units of iPad Mini: Report

According to reports in The Wall Street Journal, quoting unnamed component suppliers in Asia, Apple has ordered more than 10 million units of the iPad, double the amount ordered by its rival, Amazon, for the Kindle Fire tablet.