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Topic: iPad

Hands-on with alleged 'iPad Pro' case gives comparison to Apple's iPad Air

05/01/2015, 01:05 pm

Whether or not a new 12-plus-inch iPad becomes an actual product, case makers are betting on leaked design specifications, and a new video offers an idea of just how big a so-called "iPad Pro" might be.

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Rumor: Purported industrial renderings of Apple's 'iPad Pro' back 12.9-inch display

05/01/2015, 01:05 pm

An alleged industrial rendering of Apple's rumored "iPad Pro" was leaked on Friday, supporting rumors that the tablet will use a 12.9-inch screen instead of a less-frequently claimed 12.2-inch version.

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Apple's iPad remains dominant in shrinking tablet market

04/30/2015, 11:04 am

More than one out of every four tablets sold in the first quarter of 2015 bore an Apple logo, new data indicates, though the worldwide market for tablets and convertible devices continues to contract.

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Apple to aid Japan's elderly with iPads in latest fruits of IBM alliance

04/30/2015, 09:04 am

Japan Post has forged a deal with Apple and IBM that will see iPads put in the hands of elderly Japanese under the care of the national Watch Over service, the companies announced on Thursday.

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Third-party iPad software to blame in delay of American Airlines planes

04/29/2015, 05:04 pm

American Airlines on Wednesday said it identified an issue that delayed some 70 planes on Tuesday after crew iPads crashed, blaming the kerfuffle on mismanaged third-party software, not Apple hardware.

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Apple iPad software issue grounds 'several dozen' American Airlines flights [u]

04/28/2015, 10:04 pm

At least one American Airlines flight was grounded before takeoff on Tuesday due to a software bug that disabled pilots' iPad-powered electronic flight bags, potentially affecting the carrier's entire fleet of 737 aircraft.

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'Test model' iPad among items stolen in house robbery, still at large

04/28/2015, 10:04 pm

A report on Tuesday details a recent home invasion in Cupertino, Calif., in which thieves stole thousands of dollars' worth of goods and cash, including what is being described as a "test model iPad from Apple."

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SEC probes bond disclosure in L.A. school district's failed iPad program - report

04/17/2015, 09:04 am

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has opened a probe into whether investors and other parties were properly informed about bonds being put towards the Los Angeles Unified School District's failed iPad program, a report said on Friday.

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Pearson, not Apple, to blame for failed L.A. schools technology program

04/16/2015, 03:04 pm

Though the Los Angeles Unified School District's demand for a multi-million dollar refund from Apple has grabbed headlines, the failure of the $1.3 billion program to create a new digital curriculum for Los Angles students appears to lie primarily with educational publishing company Pearson.

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LAUSD seeks multimillion-dollar refund from Apple for scrapped iPad in education program

04/15/2015, 09:04 pm

After officially scrapping a $1.3 billion educational technology initiative based on Apple's iPad, the Los Angeles Unified School District is reportedly demanding the company either return millions of dollars or face a lawsuit.

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Chassis allegedly for Apple's A8-powered 'iPad mini 4' shown in new pics, video

04/07/2015, 03:04 pm

Amidst rumors suggesting Apple's underpowered iPad mini 3 will soon see an upgrade, a new video and accompanying images show off a chassis with minor design tweaks alleged to be coming in a fourth-generation model.

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On its 5th anniversary, Apple's iPad remains world's best tablet, but tablet market is due for change

04/03/2015, 10:04 am

The iPad has proven to be a bigger success than just about anyone, including Apple, ever predicted. But while the overall tablet market exploded, riding high on the success of the iPad, it plateaued just as quickly, and seems poised for a shakeup in the near future.

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Drexel University installs iPad rental vending machine for students, library card holders

04/02/2015, 05:04 pm

Philadelphians living near Drexel University can now rent one of a dozen iPads thanks to a new vending machine installed at the school's Dana and David Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships.

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Microsoft ditches ARM for Intel with new $499 Surface 3, its latest iPad competitor

03/31/2015, 12:03 pm

After two generations of ARM-based tablets that ran a limited version of Windows, Microsoft has finally abandoned the low-power processors for Intel's latest Atom chips, allowing the third-generation Surface to run full-fledged Windows 8.1.

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Adobe debuts Comp CC for iPad, Facebook Messenger gets third-party hooks, Google Drive enables automatic backups

03/30/2015, 04:03 pm

Adobe on Monday launched a conceptual design app for the iPad, Comp CC, while Facebook brought third-party app integration to Messenger, and Google Drive gained support for automatic iOS photo and video backup.

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Apple embarks on wave of new battery-related job hires, targets iOS improvements

03/30/2015, 02:03 pm

Apple has been looking to make significant additions to its battery technology team since the beginning of March, with a special emphasis on iOS devices, newly listed positions available at the company reveal.

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Rumor: Apple's jumbo 'iPad Pro' allegedly shown in spy shots with potential second port

03/30/2015, 01:03 pm

As has become a rite of passage for rumored Apple products, the company's long buzzed-about 12.9-inch "iPad Pro" was allegedly shown off in a series of photos posted to Chinese microblogging site Weibo on Monday, suggesting that it could house a USB type-C port or a second Lightning connector.

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UK Parliament approves $1.5M plan to supply members with new iPad Air 2s, laptops

03/24/2015, 09:03 pm

The UK's House of Commons has decided to give each member of parliament a copy of Apple's latest iPad Air 2, as well as a laptop, as part of a project that will cost taxpayers almost $1.49 million.

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Facebook begins rolling out nostalgic 'On This Day' feature to Web, mobile app

03/24/2015, 03:03 pm

Facebook on Tuesday announced the debut of a new feature for users of its website and mobile apps, "On This Day," meant to spark nostalgia by highlighting content posted to the site in years past.

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Amazon Music for iOS gets ad-free Prime Stations, Instagram launches Layout for iPhone

03/23/2015, 03:03 pm

Amazon has launched a major overhaul of its Music app for iOS, including support for radio stations, while Facebook-owned Instagram has published Layout, a new iPhone app that lets users build collages out of their photos.

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