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Benchmarks for Apple's iPad Air show 90% performance boost, tweaked A7 clock speed

10/30/2013, 03:10 am

Ahead of Friday's iPad Air release, performance analytics firm Primate Labs is starting to see data trickle in from its Geekbench Browser, with the tablet's A7 system on a chip showing huge performance gains over last year's iPad.

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Review roundup: Apple's new iPad Air is light, powerful with extended battery life

10/29/2013, 09:10 pm

The first reviews of Apple's new iPad Air starting coming out on Tuesday, and so far the consensus is incredibly positive, with tech journalists heaping praise on the recently announced tablet.

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Southwest & Dish to provide passengers in-flight entertainment via Apple's iPad 2

10/29/2013, 11:10 am

Satellite television provider Dish and stalwart low-cost airline Southwest on Tuesday announced an extension of their partnership that will see Dish lend iPad 2 tablets to passengers for use during flights on certain routes.

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Tim Cook sees 'an iPad Christmas,' calls Apple 'a force for good in the world'

10/29/2013, 07:10 am

Apple's chief executive Tim Cook didn't mince any words in describing the company's prospects for the coming holiday quarter, nor in directing attention to Apple's contributions beyond its products.

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Apple hints it may not have enough Retina iPad minis to meet holiday demand

10/28/2013, 06:10 pm

When asked on Monday whether his company will be able to meet demand for the new iPad mini with Retina display this holiday season, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook did not express a great deal of confidence.

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Apple stores to offer in-store pickup of iPad Air on Friday, suggesting strong supply

10/28/2013, 03:10 pm

Availability of the new thin and light iPad Air may not be constrained for Friday's launch, as Apple is reportedly planning to offer in-store pickup options at its own retail outlets.

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Logitech, Belkin unveil new keyboard accessories for Apple's iPad Air

10/28/2013, 11:10 am

The two 800-pound gorillas in the Apple accessory ecosystem have taken the wraps off of their new collections of keyboard cases designed to complement Apple's forthcoming thinner, lighter iPad Air.

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Impressions: Working with Microsoft's Surface 2 & Type Cover 2

10/26/2013, 12:10 pm

In positioning its Surface tablets against the iPad, Microsoft has attempted to convince consumers that its devices are better built for productivity, while Apple's lineup is simply meant for media consumption. We decided to put Microsoft's claims to the test, and spent a few days using the Surface 2 in a work environment.

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U.S. Cellular to launch iPad Air on Nov. 8, hints at regional carrier availability

10/25/2013, 05:10 pm

America's fifth-largest wireless carrier, U.S. Cellular, announced Friday that it will be selling Apple's new iPad Air from Nov. 8, possibly signaling a sell-by date for smaller regional carriers across the country.

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Apple to launch iPad Air on regional American wireless providers in 'coming weeks'

10/25/2013, 12:10 pm

C Spire Wireless and Bluegrass Cellular became the first U.S. carriers outside of the "big four" to announce sales of Apple's newest 9.7-inch iPad Air, issuing dueling press releases three days after the tablet was unveiled.

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Windows 7 driving enterprise PC sales, but Apple's new iPads expected to again hurt PC growth

10/25/2013, 10:10 am

Enterprise demand for PCs running Windows 7, Microsoft's previous-generation operating system, is currently boosting the overall PC market, but sales are expected to once again take a hit after the introduction of Apple's new iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina display.

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Los Angeles school district's iPad program running grossly over budget

10/25/2013, 03:10 am

The Los Angeles Unified School District's $30 million program to outfit 47 campuses with iPads is running substantially richer than planned, with the system paying nearly $100 more per tablet than originally budgeted.

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Apple Stores begin stocking space gray first-gen iPad mini

10/24/2013, 11:10 pm

Following an announcement that it would be replacing the black and slate first-generation iPad mini with a space gray version, Apple on Thursday began stocking the device at select brick-and-mortar stores.

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Glide dynamically revamps "The Loop Magazine" for iOS 7's Newsstand

10/24/2013, 03:10 pm

Using a new interactive publishing tool for Newsstand apps from Glide Creations, veteran Mac journalist Jim Dalrymple has retooled The Loop Magazine to reflect the dynamic look and feel of iOS 7, joining a growing number of publishers moving iPad digital distribution.

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Apple Stores to open at 8 a.m. on Nov. 1 for iPad Air launch

10/24/2013, 08:10 am

Apple's retail stores will open their doors early next Friday, Nov. 1, to offer customers the chance to be among the first to own the new lightweight iPad Air.

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Microsoft exec takes swing at Apple, calls iWork 'watered down,' iPad 'entertainment device'

10/23/2013, 06:10 pm

A senior Microsoft executive on Wednesday fired out a post on the company's official blog deriding Apple's recent special event, saying the iPad with iWork is no equal to Surface 2 and Office.

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Apple posts iPad Air design videos, new pencil ad

10/23/2013, 05:10 pm

Apple has publicly posted three videos that were previously included in its iPad event yesterday, showing iPads at work around the world, the design process behind the new iPad Air, and its first TV commercial.

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Hands on with the new 64-bit A7, Retina display iPad mini and iPad Air

10/23/2013, 02:10 pm

Apple demonstrated its lineup of new iPads yesterday, introducing two new models, a Retina Display iPad mini and thin new iPad Air, with significant upgrades that were not expected.

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First look: Microsoft Surface 2 with Type Cover 2

10/23/2013, 02:10 pm

While Apple unveiled its newest iPads on Tuesday, rival Microsoft attempted to steal some of its thunder in releasing its competing Surface 2 tablet, along with the new Type Cover 2 accessory. AppleInsider provides a first look at the tablet that will go head to head with Apple's iPad Air this holiday season.

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Amazon taunts Apple's new iPads, advertises smaller Kindle Fire HDX as 'lighter than Air'

10/23/2013, 10:10 am

In response to Apple's new iPads, Amazon took a direct shot at its competitor on the front page of its website Wednesday, saying the Kindle Fire HDX is "lighter than Air" --even though the new Kindle achieves that weight with a smaller display.

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