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Topic: iPad

Windows 8 tablets grab 7% of shipments, Apple's iPad still controls nearly half

04/25/2013, 03:04 pm

Apple's iPad offerings continue to dominate the tablet segment, but tablets running Windows 8 have had a small impact, accounting for one in fourteen tablets shipped in the first quarter of 2013.


Apple's online store now offering refurbed 7th Generation iPod Nanos, cheaper refurbed iPads

04/23/2013, 03:04 pm

Customers interested in saving a bit on an iPod nano or iPad are in luck, as Apple's online store has begun offering refurbished models of both devices at a significant discount.


Logitech's iPad FabricSkin Folios feature slim, Surface-like cloth keyboards

04/23/2013, 10:04 am

Logitech on Tuesday announced two new iPad accessories, one of which leverages a novel case design to give Apple's iPad a keyboard while still maintaining a slim profile for the tablet.


Supposed Apple 'iPad 5' rear casing again shows mini-like design

04/22/2013, 10:04 am

The last few months have seen multiple leaks hinting at the design of Apple's next iPad, but now a picture released to the Internet purports to show the actual rear casing of the tablet, again suggesting Apple may adopt an iPad mini-like design for it's next full-size offering.


Microsoft, partners readying iPad mini competitors for later this year

04/19/2013, 02:04 pm

The next few months may see Microsoft taking the fight for the smaller tablet market to Apple, firing back at the iPad mini with one or more similarly-sized devices running some form of Windows.


Apple's iPad expands lead in tablet use at the expense of Amazon, Android, Microsoft Surface

04/18/2013, 05:04 pm

The release of the iPad three years ago has had a brutal impact on conventional PC sales, but new data on tablet use shows that Apple is not just fending off tablet competitors, it's advancing on them.


Apple sought iBooks recommendation deal with Goodreads, was blocked by Amazon purchase

04/18/2013, 03:04 pm

Apple was reportedly interested in integrating book recommendations from the service Goodreads into the iBookstore, but those plans were tossed after Amazon bought the social networking site.


Apple's next-gen 9.7" iPad expected to be 25% lighter, 15% thinner, debut in Q3

04/18/2013, 02:04 am

Noted analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities expects Apple's fifth-generation iPad to be substantially smaller than the current model, while still managing to carry a GF2 touch panel, A7X processor and other improvements over its predecessor.


Purported cases for Apple's 'iPad 5' again show iPad mini-like design

04/16/2013, 10:04 am

Images showing the purported rear casing for the next generation of Apple's iPad have once again emerged, showing off a design shift that brings the larger tablet in line with the look of its smaller sibling, the iPad mini.


Apple's iPad leads mobile shift among financial pros as Bloomberg debuts new app

04/16/2013, 09:04 am

Financial professionals are increasingly turning to mobile devices like Apple's iPad to get information on markets, with popular reporting firm Bloomberg saying the number of mobile subscribers for its recently updated app has doubled in the past three years.


Facebook reportedly in discussions to bring 'Home' to Apple's iPhone, Microsoft Windows Phone [u]

04/15/2013, 08:04 pm

Coming on the heels of Facebook's debut of the Google Android-based "Home" app launcher earlier in April, the company is now said to be in talks with Apple to possibly collaborate on such an initiative for the iPhone.


After powering 100 issues of 'Trvl' for iPad, Prss is pitched as 'the software Apple forgot to make'

04/14/2013, 05:04 am

Popular iPad-only magazine Trvl reached 100 issues and a million app installs last week. Now, the company behind the publication has set its sights on its next major milestone: this summer's public launch of its proprietary publishing tool, Prss.


IHS sees netbooks dead by 2015, blames Apple's iPad

04/13/2013, 04:04 pm

Even as the wider PC industry declines thanks to the rise of mobile devices, IHS is predicting that one segment in particular will be fully dead within two years, with Apple's iPad as the primary driver in its decline.


Next-gen iPad could use new LED backlighting system to cut weight

04/11/2013, 09:04 pm

Adding to the bevy of rumors surrounding a next-generation iPad release, a report on Thursday says Apple will likely use a modified LED backlight apparatus in a bid to make the 9.7-inch tablet as thin and light as possible.


Microsoft roadmap pegs launch of Office for iOS, Android for fall 2014

04/10/2013, 01:04 pm

The debut of Microsoft's Office suite for mobile devices such as the iPhone and iPad may be later than previously anticipated, with a new report claiming the software is scheduled to debut in late 2014.


Comixology, not Apple, responsible for comic book's censorship [updated]

04/10/2013, 02:04 pm

A brief row over claims of censorship saw resolution on Wednesday, with comic app Comixology taking the blame for preemptively censoring a comic featuring gay sex, clearing Apple of any such accusations in the process.


Photos of purported 5th-gen iPad cover glass surface, show iPad mini inspired design

04/10/2013, 06:04 am

A photo that allegedly shows the top cover glass of Apple's fifth-generation iPad was posted to the Web early Wednesday, with the purported part taking design cues from the iPad mini including thinner side bezels and shallow rounded corners.


Rumor: Apple to begin production of 5th-gen iPad in July-August

04/09/2013, 07:04 am

Contrary to claims that a new full-size iPad will be introduced this month, a new report claims that Apple will instead begin production of its fifth-generation tablet later this summer.


Hospital uses iPads to connect mothers and newborns with 'BabyTime' initiative

04/09/2013, 12:04 am

Cedars-Sinai hospital announced last week a new program it's calling "BabyTime," which uses Apple's iPad to help mothers stay connected to their newborns, even if they aren't able to move after giving birth.


USPTO retracts objections to Apple's 'iPad mini' trademark application

04/08/2013, 05:04 am

In an Office action filed with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office last week, the attorney examining Apple's "iPad mini" trademark withdrew their primary objections to the application, saying only a disclaimer clarifying the mark's use of the term "mini" is needed in order to move forward.