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Topic: iPad

Apple rolls out TD-LTE iPad Air, Retina iPad mini for China Mobile

03/31/2014, 07:03 pm

Apple on Monday announced it has started sales of TD-LTE equipped iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina display models in China, specifically granting China Mobile users access to next-generation 4G high-speed mobile Internet.

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Deals: iPads from $239; $120 to 150 off current iMacs & MacBooks; $150 off BT headphones

03/29/2014, 11:03 am

The weekend is delivering a number of deals on iPad minis and 128GB 4th-gen iPads, which are being discounted by up to $329. Meanwhile, a pair of resellers have again slashed the price of iMacs. And a trio of exclusive prices on MacBooks for AI readers are set to expire following the weekend. Also $159 off Bluetooth headphones.

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Why did Microsoft port Office to Apple's iOS iPad before Android?

03/29/2014, 07:03 am

Earlier this month, Gartner reported worldwide tablet sales for 2013 that depicted Apple's iPad as slipping into obscurity with just 36 percent market share left. Why would Microsoft target Apple's minority tablet platform with its new mobile Office apps over Google's Android, which supposedly owns a 61.9 percent marketshare?

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Microsoft's Office for iPad suite dominates App Store charts after one day of availability

03/28/2014, 06:03 pm

About 24 hours after debuting on the iOS App Store, Microsoft's Office for iPad productivity suite has taken over the first three Top Free Apps seats, with the fourth going to the redesigned OneNote.

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First look: Hands on with Office for iPad from Microsoft's event in San Francisco

03/27/2014, 03:03 pm

The long-awaited debut of Microsoft Office for iPad finally took place on Thursday with an event in San Francisco featuring the company's new chief executive Satya Nadella. AppleInsider was there live to test out Office on the iPad, and also see Microsoft's new leader in action.

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Microsoft Office for iPad arrives: Word, Excel & PowerPoint now available to download

03/27/2014, 02:03 pm

Just moments after Microsoft Office for iPad was announced, the trio of applications that make up the industry leading productivity suite hit the App Store and can now be downloaded.

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Microsoft Office for iPad launches today, requires Office 365 subscription for editing

03/27/2014, 01:03 pm

Microsoft on Thursday unveiled a long-awaited version of its Office suite for iPad, bringing productivity applications Word, Excel and PowerPoint to Apple's tablet lineup, requiring users to subscribe to its Office 365 service for editing documents.

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Live coverage from Microsoft's Office for iPad and Cloud event in San Francisco

03/27/2014, 01:03 pm

Thursday marks the first major event hosted by new Microsoft Chief Executive Satya Nadella, where the company is also expected to unveil a long awaited version of its Office productivity suite for Apple's iPad. AppleInsider is there live with up-to-the-second coverage.

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Apple exploring new iPad Smart Case with integrated multitouch keyboard

03/27/2014, 10:03 am

iPad owners might soon have a new, more compact option when choosing a keyboard to pair with their tablet as Apple is contemplating a redesigned iPad Smart Case with an integrated, multitouch keyboard.

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New 'Your Verse' story shows how iPad helps assess concussions in sports

03/24/2014, 08:03 pm

Apple on Monday posted to its website a new installment of its "Your Verse" iPad media campaign, this time highlighting the tablet's ability to help assess concussions, a previously difficult task that relied on subjective reporting methods.

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Inside the iPad rig Jimmy Fallon used to duet with Billy Joel on 'The Tonight Show'

03/21/2014, 01:03 pm

Apple's iPad was the centerpiece of a live performance this week featuring the legendary Billy Joel and "Tonight Show" host Jimmy Fallon, and AppleInsider has learned exactly what hardware and software producers utilized to make the memorable duet happen.

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Rumor: Apple taps Samsung to take over iPad mini display manufacturing from Sharp, AU Optronics

03/18/2014, 09:03 am

A fresh rumor out of Korea indicates that Apple has begun a round of consolidation among its display manufacturing partners, shifting orders from current suppliers Sharp and AU Optronics to smartphone rival Samsung.

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Apple boasts of improved cameras, enhanced performance in re-released 'iPad 4'

03/18/2014, 08:03 am

In re-launching the fourth-generation iPad with Retina display starting at $399 on Tuesday, Apple delivered a dramatic upgrade at that price point over the legacy iPad 2, with the company highlighting the improved cameras and enhanced performance it now offers at that price point.

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Apple replaces iPad 2 with 4th-gen iPad, leaves original iPad mini as only non-Retina iOS device

03/18/2014, 04:03 am

Coming minutes after the 8GB iPhone 5c launched in the UK, Apple on Tuesday officially discontinued the iPad 2, replacing the long-standing entry-level tablet with a 16GB version of the fourth-generation iPad.

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Microsoft Office for iPad to reportedly debut as soon as Mar. 27 [u]

03/17/2014, 05:03 pm

A report on Monday claims Microsoft's long-awaited Office for iPad may hit the App Store as soon as Mar. 27, as CEO Satya Nadella is expected to announce the app during a scheduled "mobile first, cloud first" press event next week.

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The many (alleged) lives of Microsoft's Office for iOS

03/14/2014, 08:03 pm

An iOS adaptation of Microsoft's ubiquitous Office productivity suite is ready to go pending the approval of new CEO Satya Nadella, according to a recent report, but we've heard this story before.

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Apple supply chain rumors: 'iPad Pro' on hold, sapphire production limited

03/14/2014, 01:03 pm

A pair of fresh rumors from Taiwan claim that Apple's 2014 product line is far from settled, as the company is alleged to have shelved plans for a larger-screened iPad and is purportedly facing supply issues at its new Arizona sapphire plant.

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Apple adds support for new, previously-unknown iPad models in iOS 7.1

03/10/2014, 02:03 pm

Monday's iOS 7.1 update brought a slew of documented changes and two surprise additions -- update bundles customized for iPad models that are not known to have been publicly released.

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ComiXology requires users to reset passwords after security breach

03/06/2014, 09:03 am

Digital comic book seller ComiXology, whose iPad application is consistently one of the top grossing options on Apple's App Store, informed users on Thursday that it was victim to a security breach, and users must reset their passwords.

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Gartner ignores Apple's sales numbers, reports Android marketshare doubled iPad in 2013

03/03/2014, 06:03 pm

Research firm Gartner on Monday announced tablet sales numbers for the full 2013 calendar year, finding Android to have grown a whopping 127 percent to wrest the top position from Apple for the first time ever.

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