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Topic: iPad

Photo of supposed 'iPad Pro' mold prompts questionable speculation, lacks answers

01/08/2015, 12:01 pm

An image circling the Web on Thursday purports to show a piece of production tooling for Apple's rumored "iPad Pro," though there is scant evidence to back up the assertions. In fact, the part depicted appears more likely to be designed for Apple's Smart Cover than a forthcoming iPad.


Latest Duet Display for iPad update alleviates performance issues, adds new high-res option

01/08/2015, 10:01 am

Following a somewhat rocky, high-profile debut, the makers of Duet Display --an app that allows users to press their iPad into service as a secondary display for their Mac --have rolled out an impressive update that narrows the gap between a Duet-connected iPad and a traditional monitor.


After Intel spent billions to subsidize 40M Android Atom tablets, Microsoft releases Office only for ARM

01/07/2015, 06:01 pm

Intel's mobile chip division has lost $7 billion over the last two years while heavily subsidizing the manufacturing costs of Android tablet makers agreeing to use the chipmaker's Atom mobile x86 processors. Microsoft's new Office for Android won't run on any of them.


Purported 'iPad Pro' render hints at additional speakers on Apple's rumored 12" tablet

01/04/2015, 06:01 pm

A new picture claims to show part of the schematic for a so-called "iPad Pro, complete with a speaker grille space at the top of the device next to the lock button, suggesting Apple's larger tablet could include a more powerful speaker array.


Retro is the iPad app Instagram users need

01/02/2015, 12:01 pm

Popular social network Instagram has yet to develop a universal or iPad optimized app for viewing and managing an account. That leaves Retro for iPad as the best option right now for managing Instagram on the big screen.


Review: iOgrapher iPhone and iPad camera platform

01/01/2015, 12:01 pm

Made for iOS devices, iOgrapher is a highly adaptable camera platform that can be equipped with a variety of aftermarket lenses, microphones and other equipment to turn Apple's mobile product range into a portable movie making studio.


Review: Duet Display makes Apple's iPad even more useful for Mac users

12/24/2014, 12:12 am

Mac users looking to add a little extra screen real estate without sacrificing portability or display quality can now do so with Duet Display, a new app from a group of former Apple engineers that turns an iPad or iPhone into an external monitor.


Apple, Beats top other brands among college students in laptops, phones, tablets and headphones

12/22/2014, 04:12 pm

A survey of 880 college students conducted last week by Chegg found 51 percent named Apple as their preferred smartphone, tablet and laptop brand while 46 percent named Beats as their top pick for headphones.


Apple posts "the story behind the Song" featuring old and new music recording technology

12/17/2014, 03:12 pm

Following the weekend release of its tearjerker holiday ad featuring a girl who records a duet with a discovered vinyl recording by her grandmother, Apple has posted a video showing the technology behind both recordings.


ShopKeep offering merchants free Apple Pay-compatible hardware in bid to compete with Square

12/15/2014, 11:12 am

ShopKeep on Monday updated its point-of-sale app for iPad to support Apple Pay contactless payments, and the company is also offering free Apple Pay-compatible hardware to new merchants who adopt its system.


Apple debuts cellular LTE-equipped iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 in China

12/10/2014, 08:12 pm

Apple on Wednesday announced cellular-capable iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 models will be available in China later this week, offering support for region-specific wireless networks used by major telecoms like the world-leader China Mobile.


Gazelle's $20 cash bonus on working iPad trade-ins expires tonight

12/10/2014, 10:12 am

Readers who recently purchased a new iPad still have a few hours to lock in an extra $20 cash bonus on the payout value for their old models from Gazelle.


Leading Android fansite recommends Apple Inc iPad Air 2 as best tablet in holiday gift guide

12/08/2014, 04:12 pm

Android Police named Apple's iPad Air 2 as its top tablet pick among "Android devices" for the 2014 holiday season, calling it "reliable, predictable, and very fast."


Apple's latest iPad Air 2 ad is departure from 'Your Verse' campaign

12/07/2014, 07:12 pm

Apple on Sunday released an ad highlighting its newly launched iPad Air 2 that, like recent commercials for iPad, chooses to demonstrate the tablet's flexibility by showing off a variety of apps, from productivity solutions to multimedia content creation.


Claim that Google Chromebooks "overtook" Apple in U.S. education is false

12/07/2014, 03:12 pm

Last week's Financial Times headline claiming that Google had overtaken Apple in U.S. education--based on data from IDC--was not just technically inaccurate but wildly misleading and served to obscure far more meaningful trends occurring in the PC market, particularly in education as well as the broader emerging segment of new computing form factors.


Best Buy again slashes Apple's iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 prices by $50-$100 in second holiday sale

12/07/2014, 05:12 am

Best Buy on Sunday kicked off a second leg of extremely aggressive discounts on Apple's latest iPads, offering $50 instant discounts on all iPad Air 2 models and between $50 and $100 off all iPad mini 3 models.


Opinion: Touch ID improves iPad security at cost of Smart Cover unlock convenience

12/06/2014, 08:12 am

The auto-unlock feature of the iPad Smart Cover was once touted as a unique and convenient way of interacting with Apple's tablet, but it has now been hampered by the addition of Touch ID to the latest iPad models.


Pennsylvania school district to buy iPads with $291K donation from Apple CEO Tim Cook

12/03/2014, 11:12 am

The board of Pennsylvania's Steel Valley School District has officially voted to use a $291,791 donation from Apple chief Tim Cook --made by Cook in honor of former Apple board member Bill Campbell --to purchase iPads for each of the district's students and train teachers on how to take advantage of the technology.


LAUSD officially ends 'iPads-for-all' contract with Apple

12/02/2014, 06:12 pm

Ramon Cortines, superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District, on Tuesday announced the official termination of a plan to equip local schools with $1.3 billion worth of Apple iPads, a project fostered by his predecessor last year.


Google Chromebooks overtake Apple iPads in education sales for first time, report says

12/01/2014, 09:12 pm

After years of holding a commanding lead in the U.S. education market, Apple's iPad was dethroned by Google's Chromebook over the third quarter of 2014, recent statistics show.