When Apple first unveiled iPad Pro, it noted that its custom designed A9X chip would be faster than 80 percent of the PCs that shipped this year. Benchmarks indicate that it's not just faster than low end generic PCs, but also faster -- and less expensive -- than Microsoft's Surface Pro 4.
An Apple invention published on Thursday points to work on water resistant portable devices capable of expelling water from speaker and microphone cavities using varied electric charges and acoustics.
Apple late in the day on Wednesday released a third beta version of the upcoming OS X 10.11.2 El Capitan update to registered public beta program testers.
According to a report on Wednesday, Apple's plan to build research and development facilities in Indonesia, a move formulated to satisfy a new rule requiring that foreign made phones contain a percentage of domestically produced components, has been approved by that country's government.
Repair firm iFixit performed its usual launch day Apple device teardown on the iPad Pro on Wednesday, revealing a reworked internal design dominated by massive batteries and bespoke audio components.
The onscreen keyboard with Apple's iPad Pro includes a dedicated number and character row, as well as buttons for caps lock, tab and more, taking advantage of the device's spacious 12.9-inch display.
During a recent visit to the UK, Apple CEO Tim Cook sat down to discuss Apple Pay with Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne, suggesting the budding payments service could get a government-sponsored boost in streamlining adoption.
Popular Disney-themed sandbox game Disney Infinity -- which melds physical toys with a virtual universe -- is set to debut on the Apple TV, one of the first console games to make the jump to Apple's new set-top box.
The next phase of Apple's mobile payments initiative could reportedly include a new feature that allows users to send money to one another directly, with negotiations between Apple and major U.S. banks already underway.
Though it includes the same M9 motion coprocessor as the new iPhone 6s series, Apple's iPad Pro does not offer support for always-on "Hey Siri" voice controls when operating on battery power.
Apple's new iPad Pro is here, boasting 5.6 million pixels packed into its 12.9-inch Retina display, along with a powerful A9X processor that actually outclasses the new 12-inch MacBook. AppleInsider offers a first look at the jumbo-sized, top-of-the-line iPad.
All silver and gold iPad Pros are shipping out next day at modest discounts. Plus the lowest prices ever on key 2015 MacBook Pros ($150-$350 off instantly), $150 -$170 off Apple's new 2015 iMac 5Ks (or Free AppleCare and cash discounts), half off water-proof iPhone 6 cases and more.
Apple chief Tim Cook had some harsh words for Microsoft during a stop in Ireland on Wednesday, saying that the Redmond firm's latest Surface Book -- which competes with both the iPad and the MacBook lineup -- "really succeeds at being neither" a tablet nor notebook.
Early looks at Apple's gargantuan new tablet have begun to trickle in, with most reviewers coming to relatively similar conclusions: the iPad Pro is an excellent machine and the best iPad yet, but iOS means it won't be a laptop replacement anytime soon.
In a visit to Dublin on Wednesday, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook revealed that his company will hire 1,000 new employees at its international operations in Cork, Ireland, bringing the total number of workers there to 6,000, some of which are locally assembling Apple hardware.
Just hours after Apple opened the iPad Pro preorder floodgates, Logitech unveiled its first accessories for the jumbo-sized tablet, including the Create Backlit Keyboard Case, a folio-style protector with full-size keyboard, Smart Connector support and more. AppleInsider goes hands-on.
Over the past 12 months of Apple's fiscal 2015 (ending in September), the company "completed 15 acquisitions to enhance and accelerate our roadmap for products and services," noted its chief executive Tim Cook in the company's quarterly earnings call. However, the identity of only nine of these are known, and some of those haven't been confirmed.
As promised, Apple on Wednesday initiated preorders sales of its all new iPad Pro, the company's first ever 12.9-inch tablet with Smart Connector and support for Apple Pencil, announcing immediate in-store availability.
Less than two weeks before Adele's highly anticipated album "25" is set to drop, the artist's camp is at odds with Spotify over limiting playback to paying subscribers, meaning the streaming music firm might see another huge release slip through its hands to land on subscription services like Apple Music.
T-Mobile during its "UncarrierX" event on Tuesday unveiled "Binge On," a free video streaming program that provides subscribers of certain price tiers access to 480p or better content from select apps including Netflix and HBO.