UK users are, according to the report, likely to benefit from global LTE support on the Everything Everywhere network, as they soon will be on the iPhone 5.
The revamp, which won't be considered an iPad 4 according to the report, could also benefit from an improved processor and better battery life, but 9to5Mac said it does not have specifics.
The main event, of course, is highly likely to be the iPad mini itself.
Reportedly on deck are new iMacs and Mac mini computers.
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