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Topic: iPad

First photos of alleged 'iPad Pro 2' surface in China

07/24/2016, 11:07 pm

A pair of photos supposedly snapped by a worker in Apple's Asian supply chain show what appears to be a next-generation iPad bearing an unknown device identification number, suggesting the company is preparing production of a successor model.

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Apple hit with lawsuit targeting AppleCare+ refurbished devices

07/20/2016, 05:07 pm

A class action suit filing in California complains that "refurbished" service stock replacements doled out by Apple in exchange for damaged devices to AppleCare+ service plan holders are not functionally the same as new.

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Despite 9% growth, Microsoft Surface sales remain stuck at around 1M units

07/19/2016, 09:07 pm

Microsoft announced quarterly operating profits of just $3.1 billion on revenues of $20.6 billion, hit hard by slow sales of Office, a 17 percent drop in cloud profits, an $870 million decline from Windows Phone and tepid Surface sales that grew by 9 percent year over year but remained below $1 billion.

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Razer launches Mechanical Keyboard Case for Apple's 12.9-inch iPad Pro

07/14/2016, 12:07 pm

Razer on Thursday released the Mechanical Keyboard Case for the 12.9-inch iPad Pro, offering an unusual design alternative to most iPad keyboard cases.

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New third party iOS 10 App Extensions designed to extend Siri, Maps in tandem

06/30/2016, 09:06 pm

Developers building support for their ride sharing apps to plug into iOS 10's Siri can be supported within Maps as well, thanks to integrated efforts between the two teams to share a mechanism for deciphering and responding to user intent, whether driven by voice or the multitouch interface.

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Dell abandons its remaining Android tablets, 6 months after HP

06/30/2016, 05:06 pm

The weak sustainability of low-end market share has claimed a new victim. Dell has dropped its remaining Venue-branded Android tablet line and will instead focus on selling conventional PCs and hybrid "2-in-1" devices running Windows, citing over-saturation and declining demand for slate-style tablets.

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iOS 10 cracks open Apple's Siri voice assistance to third party apps

06/28/2016, 07:06 pm

Two years ago, Apple introduced App Extensions to enable third party developers to add system-wide features using a secure new architecture. This year, iOS 10 brings App Extensions to Siri, enabling developers to teach Siri how to expand its capabilities.

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Apple's new Swift Playgrounds for iPad is a killer app for teaching code

06/22/2016, 07:06 am

At WWDC, Apple introduced Swift Playgrounds as a "revolutionary new app for iPad that makes learning Swift interactive and fun." A closer examination shows the new app is a powerful authoring tool any developer can use to teach critically important software coding skills.

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E3 2016: Octobo plush toy uses iPad for interactive storybook experience

06/17/2016, 01:06 am

Dubbed a "reactive" plush toy, Octobo is a soft, fuzzy octopus that turns into an interactive storybook controller with a little help from Apple's iPad.

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Netflix adds long-demanded Picture in Picture support on iPad

06/15/2016, 04:06 pm

Streaming video service Netflix has updated its iOS app with one of the most requested features for the platform, Picture in Picture mode on the iPad.

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Apple issues new iOS 9.3.2 update to address update errors on 9.7" iPad Pro

06/02/2016, 12:06 pm

Apple on Thursday pushed out a new version of iOS 9.3.2 specifically for its 9.7-inch iPad Pro, aiming to address bugs that "bricked" some units while attempting to update.

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"Sleep of Death" bug hits buyers of Microsoft's pricey Surface Book

05/31/2016, 07:05 pm

Microsoft's pricey Surface Book laptop is frustrating buyers with crashes, "unplanned shutdowns," overheating issues and a "Sleep of Death" issue that regularly causes machines to become completely unresponsive during sleep. Users complain that Microsoft isn't addressing the problem.

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Winners of the WaterField Designs MacBook bag giveaway announced [Carl J. and Tyler D.]

05/24/2016, 10:05 pm

AppleInsider would like to congratulate the winners of our latest giveaway, Carl J. and Tyler D., who scored a handcrafted laptop bag from WaterField Designs in the color of their choosing.

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Adonit ships new Pixel stylus to compete with Apple Pencil

05/24/2016, 05:05 pm

Stylus maker Adonit on Tuesday launched its latest model, the Pixel, advancing its own technology and responding to new competition provided by Apple Pencil.

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IDC: $200-350 Chromebooks shipped 37% more U.S. units in Q1 vs Apple's $1,200 MacBooks

05/23/2016, 07:05 pm

Google's Chrome OS partners Acer, Asus, Dell, HP, Samsung and Lenovo collectively shipped 37 percent more low-priced netbooks than the number of premium laptops Apple sold during the quarter in the U.S., although most of those Chromebook sales were to K-12 schools.

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Deals: iMac 5K for $1,499, 38mm "Apple Watch" for $399 plus free stand, iPad Air for $270

05/23/2016, 02:05 pm

This week, B&H is offering the lowest price we've ever seen for an iMac 5K at $1,499, while also taking $150 off the 38mm Apple Watch (Black Stainless) and throwing in a free stand. On top of that, snag a 16GB iPad Air for $270 -- or save $200 on a 3.1GHz 13" MacBook Pro with 8GB of RAM and 512GB of storage.

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Apple, Maine Department of Education working to swap 'toy' iPads for MacBooks

05/23/2016, 09:05 am

The Maine Department of Education is working with Apple to give some schools the option of trading in classroom-based iPads for new MacBooks at no cost, as teachers have found the tablets "provide no educational function in the classroom."

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Apple pulls iOS 9.3.2 for 9.7" iPad Pro after update errors

05/20/2016, 01:05 pm

Following reports of broken updates, Apple has pulled the iOS 9.3.2 update for the latest-generation 9.7-inch iPad Pro, promising that a fix is in the works.

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Developers report trouble registering 9.7" iPad Pros for testing

05/19/2016, 01:05 pm

Some developers are experiencing trouble registering 9.7-inch iPad Pros with their official Apple developer accounts, according to complaints on the company's forums.

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iOS 9.3.2 update 'bricking' some Apple iPad Pros, complaints say

05/17/2016, 01:05 pm

Trying to install Apple's iOS 9.3.2 update is causing some iPad Pros to become unusable, according to media reports and complaints on Apple's support forums.

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