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Topic: iPad

How to choose between a new iPod touch and an iPad mini 3

07/19/2015, 05:07 pm

Apple's new iPod touch --which packs the same A8 chip found in the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus --is an exceptionally compelling product, and one that could force prospective iPad mini buyers to think twice about their decision. AppleInsider compares and contrasts Apple's best iPod and smallest iPad.


Rumor: Apple to launch 'end-of-life' iPad mini model and 'iPad Pro' in 2015, forego 'iPad Air 3'

07/15/2015, 03:07 am

A questionable report out of the Far East on Tuesday claims Apple will announce a larger 12.9-inch "iPad Pro" and refreshed iPad mini by the end of 2015, but will not introduce a follow-up to the iPad Air 2. Further, the company is supposedly planning to end-of-life iPad mini after this year's revamp.


Led by enterprise sales, global tablet use predicted to approach 800M by 2018

07/13/2015, 04:07 pm

Though annual tablet sales have largely plateaued and aren't expected to see reignited growth in the near future, devices like Apple's iPad will continue to grow in use in corporate environments, Forrester Research believes.


Rumor: Apple 'cautious' in placing orders for late 2015 launch of 12.9" 'iPad Pro'

07/13/2015, 08:07 am

Suppliers are expected to begin providing components for a so-called "iPad Pro" in late September, but Apple is said to be taking a conservative approach in placing orders for its anticipated 12.9-inch touchscreen tablet.


Apple touts 'tested to the limit' iPhone & iPad cases in new online store campaign

07/07/2015, 02:07 pm

Apple on Tuesday updated its virtual retail outlet with a new section that describes the company's approach to testing and approving the third-party cases it stocks for the iPhone and iPad.


Apple SIM goes global: GigSky brings iPad data plans to more than 90 countries & territories

06/30/2015, 03:06 pm

iPad toting travelers can now use their Apple SIM card in many more places internationally thanks to GigSky, which announced on Tuesday that it has struck a deal with Apple to provide high-speed wireless connectivity in more than 90 countries and territories across the world.


iTunes U update allows homework submissions, outside app integration [u]

06/25/2015, 02:06 pm

Apple's iTunes U is set to be updated to allow students to submit homework through the app, and for course materials to integrate external apps, greatly expanding the abilities of its education-focused platform. [Updated]


New York school district converts 75% of its curriculum to Apple's iPad

06/19/2015, 10:06 am

All students in grades 3 through 9 in the affluent Mineola, N.Y., school district have been equipped with Apple's iPad, in an aggressive and ambitious initiative that has converted some 75 percent of its students' instructional days to the touchscreen tablet.


First-gen iPad mini vanishes from Apple's store, leaving only Retina models

06/19/2015, 09:06 am

Apple on Friday unceremoniously removed the first-generation iPad mini from its website, including product pages and the online store, leaving only the iPad mini 2 and 3, both of which feature high-resolution Retina displays.


iOS 9 code suggests 2,732-by-2,048-pixel display for 12.9-inch 'iPad Pro'

06/15/2015, 06:06 pm

Code buried in the iOS 9 developer beta suggests Apple's 12.9-inch "iPad Pro" is poised to use a high-resolution 2,732-by-2,048-pixel display, with a pixel density of about 263 pixels per inch.


Inside iOS 9: Apple's QuickType keyboard gains quick cut, copy, paste & more on iPad

06/15/2015, 09:06 am

Apple's QuickType keyboard has gained new iPad-specific functions in iOS 9, including a "Shortcut Bar" with quick links to commonly used text entry functions like cut, copy, paste, and font options.


iOS 9 hardware keyboard shortcuts bring Apple's iPad world closer to the Mac

06/12/2015, 03:06 pm

New hardware keyboard capabilities for the iPad in iOS 9 make it easier than ever to switch apps and access shortcuts, pushing Apple's tablet to become more like a traditional computer than ever before.


First look: iOS 9's new cursor-controlling gesture keyboard on iPad

06/11/2015, 03:06 pm

One of the headline features in Apple's next-generation mobile operating system is the ability to turn the iPad's on-screen keyboard into an ersatz trackpad, an extremely useful addition that power users will love.


iOS 9's 'predictive touch' may pave road for rumored 'iPad Pro' stylus from Apple

06/11/2015, 12:06 pm

One of the new technologies in iOS 9 is "predictive touch," an addition that may presage the launch of an Apple-made stylus in tandem with an anticipated jumbo-sized 12.9-inch iPad.


Inside iOS 9: Apple's iPad-only 'Picture in Picture' mode lets you keep watching video with any task

09/18/2015, 01:09 pm

With the release of iOS 9 this week, iPad owners can now shrink video and continue watching and listening while accomplishing other tasks, thanks to Apple's all-new Picture in Picture mode.


Medical researchers gain new data opportunities with ResearchKit debut on Apple's iPad

06/10/2015, 03:06 pm

ResearchKit is now supported on the iPad, creating a new avenue for Apple's open-source platform for medical researchers, the company announced in a mailing this week.


Inside iOS 9: Apple's iPad-exclusive split-screen multitasking will enhance productivity

09/16/2015, 07:09 pm

With Apple's iOS 9 upgrade, the iPad lineup -- and the upcoming iPad Pro -- gets special attention to enhance productivity on the big-screen tablets, including an all-new split-screen multitasking mode that will allow users to more easily accomplish two tasks at once.


PlayStation Vue adds to live TV subscriptions for iPad ahead of rumored Apple service

06/10/2015, 01:06 pm

Sony on Wednesday launched its PlayStation Vue TV service for the iPad, growing the number of TV subscrition services available for Apple products even as Apple's own rumored service remains in limbo.


Review: CaseStudi's Libre Bluetooth keyboard is an ultra-portable workhorse, with some trade-offs

05/24/2015, 07:05 am

An increasing number of consumers and businesspeople are turning to portable Bluetooth keyboards to increase the productivity potential of their iPad. AppleInsider took a look at one of the latest contenders, CaseStudi's Libre.


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.