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Topic: iPad

Apple's iPad is key to visitor experience at new One World Trade Center Observatory

09/01/2015, 11:09 am

The newly opened One World Trade Center Observatory in New York City relies heavily on the iPad for its visitor experience, with Apple's tablet serving as both a virtual tour guide and a payment terminal.

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Apple continues enterprise push with new Cisco partnership, will optimize networks for iOS

08/31/2015, 02:08 pm

Corporate users will soon have one more reason to choose Apple's mobile devices over those from other firms, as networking behemoth Cisco is set to team up with the Cupertino company to optimize enterprise networks for iPhones, iPads, and iOS apps.

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'iPad Pro' parts shipments starting in Sept. with new display tech & suppliers - report

08/31/2015, 10:08 am

Parts shipments for a 12.9-inch "iPad Pro" will likely begin in September, resulting in production of about 1 million units per month this year -- but with new touchscreen technology and suppliers, according to a J.P. Morgan investor memo.

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IDC speculates an Apple 'iPad Pro' could help invigorate 2-in-1 tablet market

08/26/2015, 02:08 pm

If Apple releases a "larger, screen-detachable" iPad in the near future it could help invigorate the once-quiet 2-in-1 tablet market, IDC suggested in a Wednesday research report.

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Rumor: Sharp, Foxconn tabbed to supply parts for 4M-5M 'iPad Pro' units this fall

08/20/2015, 08:08 am

The smoke surrounding Apple's long-rumored jumbo iPad is beginning to thicken, as whispers out of Asia suggest that the company has chosen Japanese firm Sharp and Taiwanese collaborator Foxconn to build and assemble touch modules for as many as 5 million 'iPad Pro' units.

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'iPad Pro' expected this fall, will get Force Touch from new pressure-sensitive Apple stylus

08/19/2015, 08:08 am

Apple's anticipated jumbo-sized iPad will feature Force Touch input via a new, optional stylus accessory, which will allow for new ways of interacting with the next-generation tablet, according to insider Ming-Chi Kuo.

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Apple's mythical 'iPad Pro' allegedly spotted in iOS app analytics

08/19/2015, 08:08 am

A new, high-resolution iPad with an as-yet-unseen model identifier has reportedly begun to surface in analytics data from some commercial iOS apps, suggesting that the long-rumored "iPad Pro" may have entered the later stages of testing.

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New rumor repeats claim that Apple won't include 'iPad Air 3' in fall lineup

08/14/2015, 11:08 am

Questionable assertions continue to claim that there will be no new "iPad Air 3" this fall, only a faster "iPad mini 4," due to Apple's alleged newfound conservativeness about tablets.

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Apple making unlikely enterprise bedfellows to bolster sagging iPad sales

08/12/2015, 08:08 pm

A report on Wednesday fleshed out Apple's plan to take a bigger piece of the business workplace technology pie by leveraging its mobile iPad platform, a strategy that entails opening up operations to smaller firms.

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Leaked 'iPad mini 4' renderings again reveal thinner 6.1mm design, iPad Air 2 influence

08/10/2015, 10:08 am

Leaked design renderings, purportedly for Apple's anticipated fourth-generation iPad mini, appear to support claims that the tablet will be even thinner than its predecessor, putting it on par with the iPad Air 2.

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iPad's dominance continues to fade in shrinking tablet market, latest IDC data shows

07/29/2015, 01:07 pm

While the Apple iPad held on to its position as the leading tablet brand worldwide during the June quarter, the gap with other tablet makers shrank -- as did the market overall, according to IDC research data released on Wednesday.

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How to choose between a new iPod touch and an iPad mini 3

07/19/2015, 05:07 pm

Apple's new iPod touch --which packs the same A8 chip found in the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus --is an exceptionally compelling product, and one that could force prospective iPad mini buyers to think twice about their decision. AppleInsider compares and contrasts Apple's best iPod and smallest iPad.

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Rumor: Apple to launch 'end-of-life' iPad mini model and 'iPad Pro' in 2015, forego 'iPad Air 3'

07/15/2015, 03:07 am

A questionable report out of the Far East on Tuesday claims Apple will announce a larger 12.9-inch "iPad Pro" and refreshed iPad mini by the end of 2015, but will not introduce a follow-up to the iPad Air 2. Further, the company is supposedly planning to end-of-life iPad mini after this year's revamp.

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Led by enterprise sales, global tablet use predicted to approach 800M by 2018

07/13/2015, 04:07 pm

Though annual tablet sales have largely plateaued and aren't expected to see reignited growth in the near future, devices like Apple's iPad will continue to grow in use in corporate environments, Forrester Research believes.

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Rumor: Apple 'cautious' in placing orders for late 2015 launch of 12.9" 'iPad Pro'

07/13/2015, 08:07 am

Suppliers are expected to begin providing components for a so-called "iPad Pro" in late September, but Apple is said to be taking a conservative approach in placing orders for its anticipated 12.9-inch touchscreen tablet.

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Apple touts 'tested to the limit' iPhone & iPad cases in new online store campaign

07/07/2015, 02:07 pm

Apple on Tuesday updated its virtual retail outlet with a new section that describes the company's approach to testing and approving the third-party cases it stocks for the iPhone and iPad.

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Apple SIM goes global: GigSky brings iPad data plans to more than 90 countries & territories

06/30/2015, 03:06 pm

iPad toting travelers can now use their Apple SIM card in many more places internationally thanks to GigSky, which announced on Tuesday that it has struck a deal with Apple to provide high-speed wireless connectivity in more than 90 countries and territories across the world.

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iTunes U update allows homework submissions, outside app integration [u]

06/25/2015, 02:06 pm

Apple's iTunes U is set to be updated to allow students to submit homework through the app, and for course materials to integrate external apps, greatly expanding the abilities of its education-focused platform. [Updated]

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New York school district converts 75% of its curriculum to Apple's iPad

06/19/2015, 10:06 am

All students in grades 3 through 9 in the affluent Mineola, N.Y., school district have been equipped with Apple's iPad, in an aggressive and ambitious initiative that has converted some 75 percent of its students' instructional days to the touchscreen tablet.

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First-gen iPad mini vanishes from Apple's store, leaving only Retina models

06/19/2015, 09:06 am

Apple on Friday unceremoniously removed the first-generation iPad mini from its website, including product pages and the online store, leaving only the iPad mini 2 and 3, both of which feature high-resolution Retina displays.

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