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Topic: iPad

Apple's 19.5 percent share of global PC & tablet sales now larger than Dell & HP combined

02/05/2014, 12:02 pm

Market research firm Canalys reports that Apple achieved a 19.5 percent slice of global, combined PC and tablet sales in the fourth calendar quarter of 2013. That's a larger share of unit sales than Dell and HP together, and well in advance of second place Lenovo and third place Samsung.

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Gazelle's new promo pays $10 extra on your iPhone, iPad and Mac trade-ins

02/04/2014, 01:02 pm

Gazelle is launching a promotion in February for new iPad buyers and iPhone users whose contracts are just coming to term, offering a $10 bonus on cash payouts to help offset the cost of purchasing a newer iOS device.

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Apple releases two 'Your Verse' iPad Air ads

01/22/2014, 08:01 pm

As part of its ongoing "Your Verse" ad campaign, Apple on Wednesday released two short 30-second spots once again focusing on the iPad Air's eclectic capabilities as a tool for professionals and everyday users.

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Apple expands educational iBooks to new markets in Asia, Latin America & Europe

01/21/2014, 08:01 am

Apple on Tuesday announced that iBooks Texbooks and iTunes U Course Manager, two education-oriented products from the company, are expanding into new markets around the world, including Asia, Latin America, and Europe.

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iPad Air takes top tablet spot in December, reversing Apple's tablet price erosion

01/20/2014, 04:01 pm

Apple's revamped, fifth generation full-size iPad Air was the most popular iPad over the holidays, contributing to a end of the iPad's Average Sales Price erosion.

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Kenyan parliament to spend nearly $350k on iPads for members, staff

01/20/2014, 09:01 am

The Parliament of Kenya is set to join a growing trend toward paperless governance with the purchase of some 450 iPads to be used by representatives and staff in the East African nation's National Assembly and Senate.

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Los Angeles school district earmarks $115M for additional iPads

01/15/2014, 09:01 pm

The Los Angeles Board of Education on Wednesday agreed to move forward with its iPad-based education initiative when it unanimously voted in favor of a $115 million plan to mete out Apple's tablet to an additional 38 campuses within the L.A. Unified School District.

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Apple debuts new iPad Air ad highlighting real users' stories

01/12/2014, 05:01 pm

Expanding upon the "Life on iPad" video released at the launch of iPad Air, Apple has created a second spot profiling real use cases of its tablets, ranging from scientific exploration to medicine, music, filmmaking and sports.

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Hands-on: Belkin Form Fit Freestyle iPad case

01/10/2014, 08:01 pm

Belkin showed off the latest version of its Form Fit Freestyle case for iPad, a stand and protective cover made from leather with integrated magnets meant to quickly detach when taking pictures.

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Apple's iPad now available in Staples brick-and-mortar stores

01/08/2014, 01:01 pm

Venerable office supply chain Staples has reportedly begun selling Apple's iPad in its real-world outlets just four months after the retailer kicked off online sales of the tablet.

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iPort debuts wireless iPad Air, Retina iPad mini charging case and dock combos

01/07/2014, 08:01 pm

Mobile device accessory maker iPort added two new products to its lineup on Tuesday when the company announced the Charge Case and Stand for Apple's iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina display.

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Review: mPact Glass screen protector for iPad Air

12/31/2013, 07:12 pm

Startup firm "designed by m" has released a series of iOS device screen protectors called mPact Glass, an anti-scratch tempered glass shield that supposedly boasts higher light transmission than competing products.

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Editorial: 2013 was a terrible year for both Apple's competitors and its media critics

12/28/2013, 07:12 pm

Tech blogs and mainstream media reports in 2013 consistently presented Apple as beset by a series of unsolvable problems, from flagging sales and slipping market share to a generalized lack of innovation. In hindsight, the media was disastrously, egregiously wrong about the horses it chose to back in the technology market this year. Perhaps they'll do a better job in 2014.

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IBM: iOS crushed Android in Christmas shopping with 5 times the sales

12/26/2013, 03:12 pm

Apple's iPhone and iPad represented the vast majority of U.S. online shopping and sales during Christmas, accounting for more than an 83 percent take of sales compared to Android.

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Apple's Retina iPad mini trickles into US carrier stores as Apple Store ship times improve

12/13/2013, 08:12 pm

Apple appears to have made some headway in iPad mini with Retina display production, as the device is now showing up at Verizon and AT&T stores across the nation, while the Apple Store's ship-by dates improve to one to three business days.

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72% of prospective tablet buyers plan to buy Apple's iPad - report

12/12/2013, 04:12 pm

Consumers who intend to purchase a tablet within the next three months overwhelmingly say they will choose one of Apple's iPad models, a new survey shows.

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Apple's iPad Air, iPad mini take 6 of Japan's top 10 tablet sales spots

12/11/2013, 06:12 pm

During its first month on the market, Apple's iPad Air has taken four of Japan's top ten tablet slots while iPad mini has taken two additional spots, giving Apple 60 percent of the sales charts.

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Review: FiftyThree's Pencil Bluetooth stylus

12/09/2013, 02:12 am

Development studio FiftyThree takes a bold step into the hardware game with its Bluetooth-enabled stylus designed to be a companion tool for the company's popular drawing app Paper.

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Upgraders jumpstart Apple's 'iPad Christmas' with 175% surge in trade-ins of old iPads for cash

12/06/2013, 01:12 pm

iPad trade-ins through Gazelle grew a whopping 175 percent over Black Friday weekend as presumed upgraders sought cash for their older models, supporting Apple's belief that the iPad will be the hottest holiday gift this year.

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iPad agreement between Apple & China Mobile predicted to follow iPhone launch

12/05/2013, 03:12 pm

While the iPhone will be the immediate beneficiary of an anticipated deal between Apple and China Mobile, the agreement also makes it more likely that compatible versions of Apple's iPad lineup will make their way to the world's largest carrier in the near future, further boosting sales.

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