iPad Mini and iMac May Face Shortages Through Holidays

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http://www.thevarguy.com – Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) may not be shipping as many iPad Mini tablets and iMac all-in-one desktops as the vendor anticipated before year’s end based on industry buzz about mass production issues with component parts in the product lines. According to a published report, low yields of the 7.9-inch display panels used for the iPad Minis along with shortages of the tablet’s backlight modules are the culprits for what may be retarding Apple’s Asian supply chain. As a result, Apple’s reported forecast of 10 million iPad Mini tablets shipped for Q4–about double the number for Amazon’s ( (IT news)