01/24/2016, 09:01 pm
Microsoft Surface Pro tablets stopped working on the sidelines of a major U.S. football game today, causing a spectacular black eye for the struggling product just as its maker was performing an advertising blitz for the hybrid tablet device integrated into the game itself.
01/24/2016, 03:01 pm
According to connected KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple is preparing two major iOS device introductions for the first half of 2016 in the much-rumored 4-inch iPhone and a refreshed 9.7-inch iPad Air 3.
01/21/2016, 01:01 pm
The split of U.S. iPad sales is now weighted in favor of the iPad mini, although the iPad Pro captured a "meaningful" 12 percent share during the December quarter, according to a survey compiled by Consumer Intelligence Research Partners.
01/12/2016, 12:01 pm
Apple's foray into large-format touchscreen productivity is by its very nature incapable of being the same kind of standalone workhorse as Microsoft's Surface line, a spokesperson for the Redmond-based company said this week.
01/11/2016, 01:01 pm
The forthcoming release of iOS 9.3 will add a number of new iPad features focused on the education market, including multi-user support and a new dedicated Classroom app.
01/10/2016, 12:01 pm
While Apple's detractors see a bleak future for the world's richest tech company, the reality is that it will be much easier for Apple sell iPhones, iPads, Apple Watch and Macs in 2016 given that its competitors are now weaker than they were in 2015.
New 3D ray tracing PowerVR GPU likely to bring advanced photorealistic 3D to iPhones, iPads & Apple TV
01/07/2016, 11:01 am
Imagination Technologies, the developer of the PowerVR graphics processing cores that drive Apple's A-series processors used in iOS devices, has demonstrated a new mobile engine at CES with the ability to perform realtime ray traced 3D graphics rendering, likely destined to appear in Apple's future products.
01/05/2016, 03:01 pm
Though the Apple Pencil is simple on the outside, the inner workings of the iPad Pro stylus are a major technological achievement, a new analysis from the silicon experts at Chipworks has found.
01/04/2016, 01:01 pm
While a cadre of Apple watchers have predicted doom for the iPhone maker this year, Samsung has actually warned that it faces stronger than predicted competition this year and that it expects 2016 to be a particularly difficult business environment. That's due in large part to fierce competition and reduced business from its number one competitor and supplier: Apple.
01/02/2016, 02:01 pm
The same Chinese website that detailed purported specifications for an upcoming iPhone 6c has now claimed that Apple's flagship iPhone 7 Plus will ship later this year with a 265GB storage option. However, the site's historical credibility is questionable.
12/29/2015, 08:12 am
In 2015, Apple dramatically enhanced its ability to make money, and at the same time incrementally dismantled the profit engines of its competitors, leaving them even weaker for their next match in 2016. But Apple has several weaknesses related to the core strength of its existing ecosystems that it needs to address over the coming year if it wants to retain and enhance its brand of excellence that drives sales of its premium, profitable hardware.
12/18/2015, 11:12 am
We asked our AppleInsider readers to vote for the best news reading app for iOS. The winner is the stock Apple News app that comes built into iOS 9, with competitor Flipboard coming in second.
12/16/2015, 01:12 pm
Google's low-cost carrier service, Project Fi, is now available for a select range of data-only devices, specifically tablets including the iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 4.
12/15/2015, 07:12 pm
Apple is developing a new pressure-sensing display technology similar to iPhone 6s' 3D Touch that can be scaled up to iPad screen sizes, but the tech won't be ready in time for next year's "iPad Air 3" or "iPhone 7," AppleInsider has learned.
12/15/2015, 05:12 pm
Accessory maker Otterbox launched three new iPad cases on Tuesday, most notably an iPad Pro version of its rugged Defender case, costing a whopping $129.95.
Apple's 'iPad Air 3' won't get 3D Touch for March 2016 debut, 'iPhone 7' on track for September, insider says
12/15/2015, 11:12 am
The next generation of Apple's market-defining tablet is unlikely to gain the pressure-sensitive technology introduced with the iPhone 6s, according to a research note from KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.
12/13/2015, 08:12 pm
For years, Apple's detractors have predicted that the company's industry-leading profits from Macs, iPods, iPhones and iPads would erode away as cheaper products from high volume competitors--and more innovative disruptors--emerged to knock it from its profitable perch, forcing the company to constantly invent new product categories just to stay alive. But that hasn't happened. Instead, Apple keeps increasing its profitability while also expanding into new market segments.
12/11/2015, 08:12 pm
Apple iPad owners can now use Apple SIM to get online in 12 new international locales thanks to a partnership with Otono Network's AlwaysOnline Wireless, a global LTE roaming network offering service in 45 countries.
12/11/2015, 02:12 pm
AppleInsider is trying to find the best news app for iOS. Vote for your favorite app and we'll tell you the winner next week.
12/10/2015, 11:12 am
The UK's Ministry of Justice is reportedly considering a proposal that would give prisoners iPads to use in their cells for studying and keeping in touch with family members.