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Topic: iPad

Apple's iPhone cements its position as the 'smartphone of choice for business'

07/23/2013, 07:07 pm

Apple's chief financial officer Peter Oppenheimer detailed Apple's leading position in the enterprise and among government agencies, noting custom corporate app development, mass device deployments and a recent new security clearance.

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Cook cool on China troubles: still 'a huge opportunity for Apple'

07/23/2013, 06:07 pm

Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook is still upbeat on the his company's outlook in the world's most populous nation, saying that he isn't discouraged by this past quarter's somewhat disappointing numbers in China.

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80% of reduced iPad shipments attributable to channel inventory decline

07/23/2013, 05:07 pm

Apple drew down its iPad channel inventory by 1.9 million units during the June quarter, accounting for the lion's share of the year-over-year decrease the company saw in iPad shipments.

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Apple's iPad holds on to massive tablet usage lead, now at 84%

07/23/2013, 02:07 pm

Increased competition in the tablet segment apparently hasn't stopped Apple's iPad from continuing to dominate, as a new study finds that the iPad accounts for nearly seven out of eight tablets active on the Internet in North America.

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New low-cost iPad mini expected to debut alongside Retina model in 2014

07/23/2013, 10:07 am

Both an iPad mini with Retina display and an even more affordable iPad mini are said to be in the works at Apple, though the products are not expected to debut until next year.

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Apple reportedly drops LCD supplier AUO for second-gen iPad mini, may turn to Samsung

07/23/2013, 08:07 am

Longtime Apple supplier AU Optronics will not be providing low-power LCD screens for the company's second-generation iPad mini due to production issues, according to a new report.

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Editorial: The mysterious failure of Microsoft's Surface RT

07/20/2013, 06:07 am

This last week, Microsoft announced disappointing earnings that reflected the battered market for PCs and the company's inability to gain traction in smartphones. But most notable was the $900 million "inventory adjustment" related to Surface RT, Microsoft's beleaguered iPad contender. How could it have failed so badly?

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Latest iPad-bashing Microsoft ad focuses on peripherals, new Surface RT price point

07/19/2013, 05:07 pm

It seems Microsoft is becoming increasingly aggressive in pushing its Surface tablet lineup, and on Friday released a new ad targeting the iPad's lack of keyboard, USB slot and high cost compared to the recently discounted Surface RT.

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Rumor: LG to ship Retina displays for next-gen iPad mini ahead of October debut

07/19/2013, 01:07 am

Adding to the mounting pile of iPad mini rumors, a report from the Far East on Friday claims Apple supplier LG is preparing to ship millions of panels bound for a rumored Retina display version of the device, suggesting the tablet may see a fourth quarter launch.

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Apple's iPad to handle Little League World Series scorekeeping

07/16/2013, 12:07 pm

Apple's iPad will serve as the official scoring and record recording device used by officials during the 2013 Little League Baseball and Softball World Series, replacing the traditional pen-and-paper method currently in use..

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Microsoft slashes Surface RT prices by $150 as it flounders against Apple's iPad

07/15/2013, 01:07 pm

Having failed to gain traction in the tablet market, Microsoft has cut the price of its Surface RT tablet so low that the 10.6-inch device now costs nearly the same amount as Apple's entry-level iPad mini.

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Rumor: Apple to launch redesigned iPad mini this year, Retina model in 2014

07/15/2013, 08:07 am

Apple's second-generation iPad mini will launch later this year with a thinner and lighter design, while a model toting a high-resolution Retina display may not debut until 2014, if a new rumor is to be believed.

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Latest Retina iPad mini rumor says Apple eyeing early 2014 launch

07/12/2013, 12:07 pm

Apple's iPad mini may not gain a high-resolution Retina display until early next year, if the latest rumor about the second-generation 7.9-inch tablet proves accurate.

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Best Buy offering $200 gift cards for iPad trade-ins in two-day promotion

07/11/2013, 07:07 pm

Best Buy on Thursday announced that it will be initiating a trade-in program on Friday, offering gift cards worth at least $200 for working iPad 2 and third-generation iPad models.

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Samsung passes Apple's iPhone in smartphone Web usage - report

07/10/2013, 01:07 pm

A new study has found that more people in the world are using Samsung-made smartphones to access the Internet than are using Apple's iPhone, marking the first time that has been the case.

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Touting Windows 8, Microsoft pokes Apple's iPad again over multitasking

07/09/2013, 06:07 pm

Still looking to carve out a space for itself in the new wave of mobile computing, Microsoft is once again taking shots at Apple's iPad, this time pointing out Windows 8 devices' ability to handle multiple tasks at the same time.

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Microsoft eyed as potential buyer of Nook business as Barnes & Noble CEO resigns

07/09/2013, 08:07 am

Market watchers believe Microsoft could swoop in to buy Barnes & Noble's Nook tablet business after the struggling bookseller has parted ways with its CEO and signaled plans to restructure.

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Apple rumored to launch fifth-gen iPad in Sept., new iPad mini to follow

07/08/2013, 08:07 am

Apple is currently on schedule to launch a revised fifth-generation iPad in September, a new rumor claims, while features of the second-generation iPad mini, such as a potential Retina display, may still be in flux.

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Apple's iPad beats Samsung in South Korea tablet ranking, third year in a row

07/03/2013, 02:07 pm

Apple's iPad earned the highest consumer satisfaction rank for tablets in South Korea's National Customer Satisfaction Index, beating Samsung and LG in their home territory.

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Boston University patent suit over Apple's iPhone 5 could net $75M

07/03/2013, 10:07 am

Apple's iPhone is at the center of another patent dispute, as the Trustees of Boston University have filed suit against the Cupertino company, alleging that not only the iPhone 5 but also the iPad and MacBook Air infringe on a BU professor's patent.

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