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Topic: iPad

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Dutch 'Steve Jobs schools' to use Apple's iPad for entire education experience

07/02/2013, 09:07 am

This August, 11 so-called "Steve Jobs schools" will open in the Netherlands, serving 1,000 students primarily through educational apps on Apple's iPad, replacing everything from books to blackboards.


Schematics claim to show detailed design of Apple's fifth-gen iPad

06/30/2013, 09:06 pm

A new set of design schematics claimed to be for Apple's fifth-generation iPad show a design akin to the current iPad mini form factor.


Apple says ITC failed in decision to ban iPhone and iPad imports

06/26/2013, 07:06 pm

New documents have been revealed detailing Apple's arguments against a U.S. International Trade Commission decision that granted Samsung a ban on the iPhone 4 and iPad 2, with the Cupertino company saying the repercussions of such an injunction extend far beyond America's borders.


JetBlue chooses Apple's iPad for its flight decks

06/26/2013, 10:06 am

Pilots who fly for JetBlue are being trained to use Apple's iPad in the cockpit for weather, flight planning, and airport charts, the company announced on Wednesday.


iPad users prefer landscape mode, late-night browsing

06/25/2013, 04:06 pm

A new analysis of iPad user data has revealed some interesting trends among Apple product owners, including the fact that the landscape orientation may be more popular than portrait.


Barnes & Noble to exit cutthroat tablet hardware business, let partners build Nooks

06/25/2013, 11:06 am

While Barnes & Noble hoped its custom-built Nook tablet could compete with the likes of Apple's iPad and Amazon's Kindle Fire, continued losses for the bookseller have forced it to exit the hardware manufacturing business, leaving third-party partners to build future Nook devices.


First look: Apple's latest iOS 7 beta debuts on iPad

06/24/2013, 04:06 pm

With Monday's release of iOS 7 beta 2, the next-generation operating system is now available for developers to test for the first time on the iPad and iPad mini.


Chinese accessory maker claims to have 'permanently cracked' Apple's Lightning authentication

06/24/2013, 02:06 pm

A Chinese accessory maker claims to have "permanently" cracked the Lightning authentication feature built into Apple's iOS 7 operating system, opening up the possibility for a wide range of manufacturers to make Lightning-compatible iPad and iPod accessories without Apple's approval.


Apple's iPad now in use in all American Airlines cockpits

06/24/2013, 11:06 am

American Airlines announced on Monday that it has deployed more than 8,000 iPads and is now using Apple's touchscreen tablet as an electronic flight bag in the cockpit of its entire fleet of airplanes.


Apple's iPad mini to finally reach Brazil on June 25

06/21/2013, 07:06 pm

Some eight months after the debut of Apple's iPad mini in the United States, Brazilian Apple fans can get their hands on the diminutive tablet, as it has finally been announced for release in that country.


FAA rules to change, may allow iPad, e-reader use pre-flight

06/21/2013, 01:06 pm

Users of Apple's iPad and other mobile gadgets soon may not have to stow away their devices during takeoff and landing, as the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration is set to relax the rules covering the use of such technology.


Analyst recants claim that Apple will add Retina display to iPad mini before 2014

06/19/2013, 09:06 pm

NPD DisplaySearch analyst Richard Shim has reversed his earlier prediction that Apple would add a Retina resolution to its iPad mini at some point before 2014.