The Apple iPad 4 was launched back in 2012. It was the first of Apple’s iOS powered slabs to employ the company’s proprietary Lightning port. At the time, it also was a major improvement with double the processing and graphics power compared to the previous model. With inventories of the iPad 4 basically non-existent, Apple doesn’t have any more units lying around to replace any busted models.
But don’t fret. If you qualify for a replacement slab, Apple will be more than happy to send you 2014’s Apple iPad Air 2 instead. An internal memo from Apple that was leaked reads, “Starting March …