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Google's Chromebooks continue to make inroads in education, Gartner says

05/21/2015, 03:05 pm

After a slow start, the market for laptops running Google's Chrome OS --known as Chromebooks --has begun to pick up steam, new data indicates, with education customers representing a sizable majority of orders.

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Adobe discontinues Photoshop Touch, offers video glimpse of future replacement tech [u]

05/21/2015, 01:05 pm

Adobe on Thursday announced plans to discontinue Photoshop Touch, its advanced photo editor for iPad and Android tablets, while offering brief hints about where a successor or successors might go.

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Refurbished iPad Air 2 goes on sale at Apple's online store

05/20/2015, 11:05 am

Apple is for the first time offering refurbished iPad Air 2 models through its U.S. online store, potentially saving shoppers up to $140 off the cost of the tablet.

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Rumor: Apple's 12.9" 'iPad Pro' to feature silver nanowire touch panel, debut in 2016

05/11/2015, 09:05 am

Apple is rumored to have requested samples of new silver nanowire material for thinner touch panels, potentially for use in a jumbo-sized 12.9-inch "iPad Pro," according to a new report.

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Apple demonstrates how iPad can change your life in 'Change Everything' mini-site

05/06/2015, 04:05 pm

In a bid to reinvigorate waning iPad sales, Apple on Wednesday launched "Everything changes with iPad," a new ad campaign that offers a comprehensive look at how the tablet fits into and enriches the life of its user.

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Apple's 12.9" iPad will feature Bluetooth stylus, Force Touch, NFC & more, source says

05/03/2015, 12:05 pm

Apple is indeed working on a larger iPad which will feature a number of changes, including an all-new Bluetooth stylus accessory with pressure sensitivity, support for Force Touch input, and a USB-C connector, AppleInsider has learned.

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Hands-on with alleged 'iPad Pro' case gives comparison to Apple's iPad Air

05/01/2015, 01:05 pm

Whether or not a new 12-plus-inch iPad becomes an actual product, case makers are betting on leaked design specifications, and a new video offers an idea of just how big a so-called "iPad Pro" might be.

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Rumor: Purported industrial renderings of Apple's 'iPad Pro' back 12.9-inch display

05/01/2015, 01:05 pm

An alleged industrial rendering of Apple's rumored "iPad Pro" was leaked on Friday, supporting rumors that the tablet will use a 12.9-inch screen instead of a less-frequently claimed 12.2-inch version.

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Apple's iPad remains dominant in shrinking tablet market

04/30/2015, 11:04 am

More than one out of every four tablets sold in the first quarter of 2015 bore an Apple logo, new data indicates, though the worldwide market for tablets and convertible devices continues to contract.

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Apple to aid Japan's elderly with iPads in latest fruits of IBM alliance

04/30/2015, 09:04 am

Japan Post has forged a deal with Apple and IBM that will see iPads put in the hands of elderly Japanese under the care of the national Watch Over service, the companies announced on Thursday.

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Third-party iPad software to blame in delay of American Airlines planes

04/29/2015, 05:04 pm

American Airlines on Wednesday said it identified an issue that delayed some 70 planes on Tuesday after crew iPads crashed, blaming the kerfuffle on mismanaged third-party software, not Apple hardware.

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Apple iPad software issue grounds 'several dozen' American Airlines flights [u]

04/28/2015, 10:04 pm

At least one American Airlines flight was grounded before takeoff on Tuesday due to a software bug that disabled pilots' iPad-powered electronic flight bags, potentially affecting the carrier's entire fleet of 737 aircraft.

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'Test model' iPad among items stolen in house robbery, still at large

04/28/2015, 10:04 pm

A report on Tuesday details a recent home invasion in Cupertino, Calif., in which thieves stole thousands of dollars' worth of goods and cash, including what is being described as a "test model iPad from Apple."

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SEC probes bond disclosure in L.A. school district's failed iPad program - report

04/17/2015, 09:04 am

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has opened a probe into whether investors and other parties were properly informed about bonds being put towards the Los Angeles Unified School District's failed iPad program, a report said on Friday.

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Pearson, not Apple, to blame for failed L.A. schools technology program

04/16/2015, 03:04 pm

Though the Los Angeles Unified School District's demand for a multi-million dollar refund from Apple has grabbed headlines, the failure of the $1.3 billion program to create a new digital curriculum for Los Angles students appears to lie primarily with educational publishing company Pearson.

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LAUSD seeks multimillion-dollar refund from Apple for scrapped iPad in education program

04/15/2015, 09:04 pm

After officially scrapping a $1.3 billion educational technology initiative based on Apple's iPad, the Los Angeles Unified School District is reportedly demanding the company either return millions of dollars or face a lawsuit.

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Chassis allegedly for Apple's A8-powered 'iPad mini 4' shown in new pics, video

04/07/2015, 03:04 pm

Amidst rumors suggesting Apple's underpowered iPad mini 3 will soon see an upgrade, a new video and accompanying images show off a chassis with minor design tweaks alleged to be coming in a fourth-generation model.

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On its 5th anniversary, Apple's iPad remains world's best tablet, but tablet market is due for change

04/03/2015, 10:04 am

The iPad has proven to be a bigger success than just about anyone, including Apple, ever predicted. But while the overall tablet market exploded, riding high on the success of the iPad, it plateaued just as quickly, and seems poised for a shakeup in the near future.

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Drexel University installs iPad rental vending machine for students, library card holders

04/02/2015, 05:04 pm

Philadelphians living near Drexel University can now rent one of a dozen iPads thanks to a new vending machine installed at the school's Dana and David Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships.

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Microsoft ditches ARM for Intel with new $499 Surface 3, its latest iPad competitor

03/31/2015, 12:03 pm

After two generations of ARM-based tablets that ran a limited version of Windows, Microsoft has finally abandoned the low-power processors for Intel's latest Atom chips, allowing the third-generation Surface to run full-fledged Windows 8.1.

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