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Topic: iPad

iPad Air Retina display has fewer backlights, costs more than Apple's previous models

11/05/2013, 08:11 am

The high-resolution Retina display found in Apple's fifth-generation iPad Air is more efficient, accomplishing the same level of brightness with less than half as many LED lights, according to a new teardown analysis.

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Amazon's Kindle Fire HDX bests iPad Air in display test

11/04/2013, 09:11 pm

In his latest display shootout, DisplayMate's Raymond Soneira found the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 to outperform Apple's Retina-toting iPad Air in a number of lab tests, crowning Amazon's device as the best performing tablet he has ever tested.

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AT&T sees 200% year over year increase in activations for iPad Air launch

11/04/2013, 03:11 pm

Apple's launch of the iPad Air alone was enough to trump activations of both the iPad mini and fourth-generation iPad one year ago at U.S. carrier AT&T.

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iPad Air popular upgrade for iPad 2 owners, silver 16GB model in high demand - survey

11/04/2013, 09:11 am

While Apple didn't offer official sales figures of the thinner and lighter fifth-generation iPad Air Monday morning, a survey of launch weekend buyers, as well as online tracking data, offers some idea of how well the company's latest flagship tablet is performing after three days of availability.

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Review: Apple's fifth-generation iPad Air

11/03/2013, 07:11 pm

When Apple announced the iPad Air, the company said that words alone wouldn't do it justice -- users had to feel its latest tablet to truly appreciate the difference. As it turns out, they were right.

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After mixup, T-Mobile promises everyone gets 200MB of free iPad data

11/01/2013, 07:11 pm

In a tweet on Friday, T-Mobile CEO John Legere explained that an "executional mistake" caused some iPad Air buyers to see a $10 per month fee attached to their new tablets, contradicting the "uncarrier's" announced offer of 200MB of free data.

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High-capacity iPad Air models selling out, Web tool shows availability at local Apple Stores

11/01/2013, 06:11 pm

Just hours after Apple completed its initial iPad Air worldwide rollout on Friday, certain models are already seeing stock outs in the U.S., but a handy Web-based tracker searches nearby Apple Stores for supply on hand.

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Apple now sitting on $10B in deferred revenue, more than Samsung or Google earned last quarter

11/01/2013, 02:11 pm

Apple reported net earnings of $7.5 billion for the quarter ending in September, but it also amassed more than $10 billion in deferred revenues that it hasn't yet declared as income.

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How and where to trade in your old iPad for the most cash or store credit

11/01/2013, 07:11 pm

On the heels of Friday's iPad Air launch, AppleInsider has compiled an iPad trade-in program roundup that compares the different buy-back services that offer to pay you cash (or with gift cards) for your old iPad, thereby helping you offset the cost of your new device.

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iPad Air teardown reveals smaller battery, separate LCD & cover glass

11/01/2013, 09:11 am

A new dissection of Apple's latest tablet shows an iPad mini-like construction and several parts shared with the iPhone 5s.

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Apple's iPad Air now available in US Online Apple Store

11/01/2013, 03:11 am

As expected, Apple kicked off sales of the new iPad Air on its U.S. online storefront a little after midnight Pacific time, with all models showing immediate availability for in-store pickup.

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Apple reportedly taps Samsung for Retina iPad mini panels due to supply shortage

11/01/2013, 02:11 am

With the launch of Apple's iPad mini with Retina display on the horizon, rumors of severe supply constraints are aswirl, the latest claiming the situation is so dire that Samsung has been tapped to supply LCDs for the hotly anticipated device.

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Apple axes older Smart Cases and Smart Covers, leaves only dark gray option available

10/31/2013, 08:10 pm

Ahead of Friday's iPad Air launch, Apple on Thursday quietly discontinued all but one variant of its Smart Case and Smart Cover offerings for older 9.7-inch iPads, with the dark gray version of both remaining as the only option for would-be buyers.

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First consumer iPad Air unboxing video hits the web hours after release

10/31/2013, 07:10 pm

Apple has already begun rolling out its latest iPad offering, the iPad Air, in countries around the world, and the first of what are likely to be many videos starring the tablet has hit the Web.

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iPad Air sells out online in Hong Kong hours after sales open

10/31/2013, 03:10 pm

The Hong Kong outlet of Apple's online store reopened at 12:01 a.m. Hong Kong time with shipping estimates of 1-2 weeks Apple's newest tablet, then promptly sold out in less than three hours.

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J.D. Power ranks Samsung tablets better than iPad entirely due to cost

10/31/2013, 03:10 pm

J.D. Power and Associates released a new study on tablet customer satisfaction, ranking Apple's iPad second behind Samsung's tablets for the first time, entirely on the basis of cost.

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Rumor: Target.com product page for Retina iPad mini hints at Nov. 21 launch

10/30/2013, 10:10 pm

Apple's highly anticipated iPad mini with Retina display has yet to receive an official sell-by date from Apple, but big-box retailer Target has just posted the tablet on its website, quoting a release date of Nov. 21.

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iPad's marketshare drops 11% in Q3 on lack of new models, Android posts significant gains

10/30/2013, 06:10 pm

Apple's share of the worldwide tablet market slipped to its lowest point ever in the third quarter of 2013, falling off 11 percent from the same time one year ago, while No. 2 Samsung more than doubled shipments of its Android-based offerings.

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Apple dominant in elementary schools with room to grow, as just 25% use iPads

10/30/2013, 02:10 pm

Cupertino may own 94 percent of the education tablet market, but 3 out of 4 American elementary schools are still without the slates, according to a recent survey.

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Benchmarks for Apple's iPad Air show 90% performance boost, tweaked A7 clock speed

10/30/2013, 03:10 am

Ahead of Friday's iPad Air release, performance analytics firm Primate Labs is starting to see data trickle in from its Geekbench Browser, with the tablet's A7 system on a chip showing huge performance gains over last year's iPad.

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