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Microsoft Surface sales boom amid tepid iPad demand

10/21/2016, 12:10 am

Microsoft on Thursday announced earnings of $4.9 billion on revenues of $22.3 billion for the first fiscal quarter of 2017, a Wall Street beat helped along in part by a strong performance from the company's Surface line of convertible computers.


Apple and IBM intro first MobileFirst app for schools, Watson Element

10/19/2016, 05:10 pm

On Wednesday, Apple and IBM announced the latest fruit of their MobileFirst enterprise collaboration, IBM Watson Element for Educators, in fact representing their first joint app in the education arena.


Apple TV, iPad utilized in conjunction for patient care at new San Diego hospital

10/19/2016, 01:10 pm

Apple device management tool developer JAMF and UC San Diego Health are collaborating to roll out a patient care and information system utilizing the Apple TV, an iPad, and a large flat-screen television in all 245 rooms of the future Jacobs Medical Center.


Tips: To easily stream your media from macOS to iOS locally, use StreamToMe

10/16/2016, 02:10 pm

Apple's Home Sharing is great if you've got just a few files you want to stream from a computer to iOS. For larger libraries, a third party application suite called StreamToMe is a great choice, and easy to set up for even novice users.


Apple poaching GPU designer Imagination Technologies' talent, hiring key personnel away

10/13/2016, 02:10 pm

Following Apple's decision to not pursue an acquisition of mobile GPU developer Imagination Technologies, at least 25 staffers and management personnel have jumped ship to Apple in the last few months.


Five years after Steve Jobs: An Apple with the courage to say 'No'

10/05/2016, 12:10 pm

Five years ago today, Steve Jobs passed away -- just one day after Apple introduced Siri on the new iPhone 4s. While the pundit press immediately dreamed of a rapid collapse of Apple in his absence, instead the company Jobs cofounded spiraled upward to become the largest and most profitable ever. Why were they all so very wrong?


Alleged 'A10X' benchmarks appear, trounce iPhone 7's A10

10/04/2016, 05:10 pm

The source that purportedly had the A10 chip benchmarked pre-iPhone 7 release claims to have a device with an "A10X" processor, destined for for a refreshed iPad Pro line.


New iPad Pro refresh rumors point to new 'iPad mini Pro,' True Tone across the line

10/03/2016, 09:10 am

The rumor mills are starting to churn in advance of a future iPad refresh, with the latest pointing to an iPad mini expanding into the "Pro" lineup, the mid-size iPad Pro growing a bit, True Tone on the 12.9-inch iPad Pro, and microphone advances across the entire line.


Apple's Swift Playgrounds sandbox for programming education now available

09/13/2016, 03:09 pm

Apple has made Swift Playgrounds available for download, and provides a way to teach beginners and children how to code on its Swift programming language on the iPad.


Failed iOS 10 installs force users to plug into iTunes for restoration of 'bricked' device [u]

09/13/2016, 02:09 pm

Upgraders are taking to social media to complain that some "over the air" iOS 10 updates are failing, necessitating a full restore for an afflicted device through iTunes [update: now fixed].


Apple launches iOS 10, tvOS 10 & watchOS 3

09/13/2016, 12:09 pm

Apple on Tuesday made available iOS 10 for iPads, iPhones, and the iPod touch bringing mass enhancements to messages, Maps, Siri, Photos, Apple Music, News, and more.


The best features in iOS 10: Siri, Home, Messages, Notifications, Apple Music, more

09/13/2016, 12:09 pm

Tuesday's iOS 10 launch cleans up older iOS features, and introduces a number of new ones, including a new Home app for HomeKit, stock app hiding, voice mail transcription, and much more.


Apple requests wireless charging chip samples for upcoming iPhone product, report says

09/06/2016, 07:09 pm

A report out of the Far East on Tuesday claims Apple recently requested a batch of wireless charging chip samples from Taiwanese semiconductor company MediaTek, suggesting the iPhone maker is forging ahead with development of a bespoke wireless charging solution.


Apple's iPad an effective sedative for children about to undergo surgery, study finds

08/30/2016, 08:08 pm

A research study presented Tuesday claims that iPads are just as effective as medicinal sedatives for reducing pre-surgical anxiety from nervousness about the procedure compounded by parental separation on children between ages 4 and 10.


Supply chain sees tablet market expansion, with Apple's iPad holding fast

08/25/2016, 09:08 am

Apple is expected see consistent sales of its high-end offerings in the third calendar quarter of 2016, while other companies like Samsung and Amazon will be greatly impacted by the flood of "white box" generic tablets from Chinese manufacturers.


Microsoft ad says Apple's iPad Pro Smart Keyboard doesn't make it a real computer

08/16/2016, 12:08 pm

In a new ad pushing its Surface Pro tablet hybrid, Microsoft takes direct shots at the iPad Pro, referencing Apple's new "What's a Computer?" ad just two weeks after it began airing.


Apple to debut 10.5" iPad Pro in 2017, integrate flexible AMOLED tech in 2018

08/15/2016, 01:08 am

Well-connected KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo expects Apple to launch three iPad models in 2017, including a new 10.5-inch iPad Pro, while "revolutionary" changes like a radically redesigned chassis and AMOLED panel are in store for 2018.


Review: Logitech Create Backlit Keyboard Case for Apple's 9.7" iPad Pro

08/13/2016, 11:08 am

Logitech's Create Backlit Keyboard Case, made specifically for the smaller 9.7-inch iPad Pro, leverages the tablet's Smart Connector port for both data and power, negating the need for a separate battery or pairing process with virtually no key lag.


Google updates iOS versions of Docs, Sheets & Slides with iPad multitasking

08/10/2016, 04:08 pm

Google on Wednesday released important updates to its Docs, Sheets, and Slides clients for iOS, finally giving iPad owners access to true multitasking with its productivity suite.


Refurbished 12.9-inch iPad Pro now on sale through Apple's online store

08/09/2016, 04:08 pm

Apple on Tuesday began sales of refurbished 12.9-inch iPad Pro models, offering substantial discounts ahead of an anticipated fall refresh.