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Topic: iPad

Retina iPad mini expected to be slightly thicker to accommodate bigger battery

10/14/2013, 12:10 pm

The next-generation iPad mini will be a fraction of a millimeter thicker and feature a larger battery to offset the power requirements of its rumored Retina display, according to accessory manufacturers at a major Hong Kong electronics trade show.

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Apple expected to introduce redesigned Smart Cover alongside slimmer 5th-gen iPad

10/14/2013, 11:10 am

Apple's upcoming iPad hardware refresh is widely believed to bring a thinner overall form factor with narrower bezels and an iPad mini-like cross-section for the fifth-generation tablet, leading Cupertino to introduce a new version of the popular iPad Smart Cover, according to one analyst.

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Broadcasters petition Supreme Court to hear case over iPad TV streamer Aereo

10/11/2013, 05:10 pm

Broadcasters in the United States have made good on their threat against Aereo, which rebroadcasts television content to iPad and iPhone owners, by petitioning for their case to be settled by the nation's highest court.

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In five years, Microsoft’s share of personal computing fell from 90 to 33%

10/10/2013, 05:10 pm

Over the last five years, Post-PC devices have displaced conventional Windows PCs so rapidly that Microsoft's dominance over personal computing has plummeted from roughly 90 percent share to less than a third.

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Gazelle raises cash payouts on old iPads as leaked Apple event date spikes trade-ins

10/10/2013, 02:10 pm

The nation’s largest electronics buy-back service saw nearly a twofold jump in the number of customers who locked in cash offers to sell their old iPads immediately after Apple leaked the Oct. 22 date for this year’s iPad introductions to a major media publication.

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Apple's Oct. 22 iPad event likely to overshadow Microsoft Surface 2 launch, Nokia announcement

10/09/2013, 10:10 am

With Apple apparently set to unveil a new fifth-generation iPad and second-generation iPad mini at a media event in less than two weeks, the company will draw away the eyes of the tech world as Microsoft and Nokia attempt to drum up interest in their own competing devices on the very same day.

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Agawi TouchMark contrasts iPad's fast screen response to laggy Android tablets

10/08/2013, 06:10 pm

A study benchmarking the touchscreen latency of popular tablets shows Apple's iPad mini and full sized iPad 4 leading response times of other tablets, with Android offerings dead last.

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Apple to hold media event unveiling next-generation iPads on Oct. 22

10/08/2013, 04:10 pm

Apple is set to hold an event later this month, on Tuesday, Oct. 22, where it is expected to unveil a new, redesigned fifth-generation iPad, as well as a second-generation iPad mini.

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Touch-optimized Office for iPad still in the works, Microsoft CEO reveals

10/08/2013, 12:10 pm

Outgoing Microsoft Chief Executive Steve Ballmer dished Tuesday on a new touch-optimized version of his company's Office suite headed for Apple's iPad.

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Fox News' giant new Microsoft touch screens have fewer pixels than an iPad

10/08/2013, 05:10 am

News anchor Shepard Smith proudly demonstrated a remodeled "Fox News Deck" featuring massive, expensive new 55 inch touchscreens sold by Microsoft. However, the giant new screens have much lower resolution than even a 9.7" iPad.

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Apple appeals verdict, punishment in e-book antitrust case

10/04/2013, 02:10 pm

Apple on Thursday formally notified the court that they will appeal the guilty verdict and resulting injunctions handed down in July's e-book antitrust ruling.

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Supply chain sees weak demand for notebooks, expects big things from Apple's fifth-gen iPad

10/04/2013, 10:10 am

As the PC market continues to slump, the outlook for traditional notebooks this holiday season is weak, while tech supply chain sources in Taiwan reportedly expect a "major upgrade" to Apple's full-size iPad to arrive this month.

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Schools report Apple's iOS 7 breaks iPad supervision profiles

10/03/2013, 06:10 am

It was reported on Thursday that schools around the U.S. are finding the supervision profiles installed on deployed iPads wiped clean after upgrading to iOS 7, leaving students unsupervised and unprotected from unsavory Web content.

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Video shows purported 'iPad 5' components with room for Touch ID sensor

10/02/2013, 06:10 pm

A new video emerged on Wednesday showing parts that are said to be bound for the next generation iPad, and those parts appear to be perfectly suited for Apple to include its Touch ID biometric sensor.

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Apple's 'iPad 5' and 'iPad mini 2' to sport iPhone-quality 8MP cameras, Sony to supply sensors

10/02/2013, 05:10 pm

According to a report from KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple's iPad and iPad mini will both sport 8 megapixel rear cameras with new lens elements from Genius and Largan, and AppleInsider has independently learned the sensor modules will be provided solely by Sony.

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Reuters: Retina iPad mini may not launch in 2013 due to supply constraints

10/02/2013, 05:10 am

Adding its voice to a gathering storm of "iPad mini 2" rumors, Reuters on Wednesday reported Apple's suppliers have only recently started ramping up production of the device's Retina displays, suggesting an anticipated rollout could be pushed back into 2014.

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Video shows purported space gray 'iPad 5' casing with black front bezel

10/01/2013, 05:10 pm

One week after high-quality images of a supposed next-generation space gray iPad casing popped up on the Web, a video highlighting the same part has been uploaded to YouTube.

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Los Angeles school district begins repossessing iPads from students

10/01/2013, 01:10 pm

Just days after halting home use of the devices, some of the Los Angeles schools that have already issued Apple's iPads to students are taking the tablets back "until further notice."

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Delta Pilots fought against deal to replace iPad flight bags with Microsoft Surface

09/30/2013, 05:09 pm

Microsoft's marketing coup in selling Delta Airlines its Surface 2 tablet for use as an Electronic Flight Bag in place of Apple's iPad created friction with the company's pilots, who "fought hard" against the deal.

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Android overtakes Apple's iPad in tablet marketshare, approaches in revenue earned

09/28/2013, 07:09 pm

Apple's iPad and iPad mini are still the most popular tablets in the world, but Android-powered tablets are grabbing an increasing share of the market and are collectively approaching the iPad in terms of revenue, according to a new study from ABI Research.

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