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Topic: iPad

Production of next-gen iPad mini's Retina display reportedly near 2012 launch levels

08/15/2013, 12:08 am

A report late Wednesday said Apple's partner suppliers have ramped up production of high-resolution LCD panels bound for the next-generation iPad mini, with output holding steady at the same levels seen during the tablet's launch last year.

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Google's new Nexus 7 gets stellar reviews despite faults, jitters, lagging apps

08/14/2013, 08:08 am

Reports of "faulty" GPS, "buggy" multitouch, "jittery" scrolling and an ecosystem that "still lags iOS" weren't enough to stop Google's latest Nexus 7 from getting a stellar review on par with Apple's iPad mini.

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Bloomberg: Apple to debut iPad mini with Retina display, thinner iPad in 2013

08/12/2013, 07:08 pm

Coming amidst a volley of iPhone and iPad rumors, Bloomberg is now reporting that Apple will launch a Retina iPad mini and a slimmed down full-size iPad by the end of 2013.

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Apple, Inc. market cap up $11.7 billion after news of Samsung ITC import ban

08/12/2013, 04:08 pm

One week after the Obama administration's veto of an import ban affecting Apple helped to send the company's stock up $6.9 billion, news of an import ban affecting Samsung has again helped Apple's market value gain ground, this time by almost twice as much.

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Apple's fifth-gen iPad reaffirmed to use same thin touch sensor as iPad mini

08/12/2013, 08:08 am

The anticipated fifth-generation full-size iPad will employ the same thin touch sensor Apple first introduced last year in the iPad mini, according to a new report.

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Rumor: More photos of alleged 'iPad 5' digitizer surface, show thinner bezels

08/09/2013, 12:08 am

As the end of an expected iPad refresh cycle draws near, the steady stream of rumors and "leaked parts" photos of Apple's next-generation device grows, with the latest images claiming to show a black version of the 9.7-inch tablet's digitizer.

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Aereo streaming TV expanding to new cities; 'The Drowning' gets global event

08/08/2013, 03:08 pm

Aereo will soon offer streaming broadcast TV in Dallas, Miami and Houston, a novel iOS first-person shooter has just gotten its first global event, and Microsoft is now poking fun at the iPad mini in a new advertisement.

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Microsoft rehashes old arguments in latest anti-iPad Surface ad

08/07/2013, 05:08 pm

Microsoft continued to bash the iPad in its latest Surface RT commercial, this time digging up and re-airing old arguments against the Apple tablet, like a lack of keyboard and higher price point.

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Apple's iPad lineup slipped to 32% of tablets shipped in Q2 2013

08/05/2013, 02:08 pm

While iPad shipments fell year over year in the June quarter, competing Android tablets saw huge gains, reducing Apple's share of worldwide tablet shipments to less than a third.

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President Obama vetoes Samsung ban on Apple, Inc. iPhones, iPads

08/03/2013, 03:08 pm

Acting on behalf of the Obama administration, U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman announced it would veto the ban on older iPhone and iPad models ordered by International Trade Commission.

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Survey: 95% of developers working to support iOS 7, over half will require it

08/03/2013, 03:08 pm

App Store developers overwhelmingly see iOS 7 as important to support, with 95 percent saying they are actively updating their existing apps to support Apple's new software, and 52 percent likely to require iOS 7 in order to work.

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Rumor: Video shows partially assembled next-gen iPad with translucent Apple logo

08/03/2013, 03:08 am

A video posted to the Web early Saturday allegedly shows a partially assembled next-generation iPad, with a redesigned rear shell attached to a front cover panel boasting bezels substantially thinner than current models of Apple's tablet.

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Apple, Inc. iPad is obliterating Samsung, Google's Android in tablet profits

08/03/2013, 01:08 am

While market research firms publicly report that Apple's iPad is "losing market share" in tablet shipments, their data also says something else: Apple continues to obliterate Samsung, Google's Android, Microsoft, Amazon and the rest of the industry in tablet profits.

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DOJ settlement would require Apple to allow links to Amazon, Barnes & Noble e-book stores

08/02/2013, 10:08 am

Amazon and Barnes & Noble are not currently allowed to link from their native iOS apps to outside e-book stores. But the U.S. Department of Justice has proposed a settlement that would require Apple to allow such links for a two-year period.

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Photos claim to show next-gen iPad mini case with embedded Apple logo

08/02/2013, 06:08 am

Coming one day after photos of a purportedly leaked next-generation iPad rear casing hit the Web, a new set of images posted on Friday allegedly reveal the same component bound for Apple's iPad mini follow-up.

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Android tablets outshipped Apple's iPad for first time in Q2 2013, study claims

08/01/2013, 03:08 pm

The tablet market continues to grow rapidly, and Apple's position in that market appears to be slipping, as shipments of tablets powered by Google's Android operating system overtook the iPad in the second quarter of this year.

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Leaked photos show off mini-like rear case of Apple's supposed next-gen iPad

08/01/2013, 10:08 am

The fifth generation of Apple's full-sized iPad isn't expected to see release until this fall, but new images have emerged showing what may be the rear casing of the device, and it appears to take sizable design cues from the iPad mini.

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WSJ: iPad mini with Samsung-sourced Retina display likely coming in Q4

08/01/2013, 01:08 am

Citing unnamed sources, The Wall Street Journal reported early Thursday that Apple is getting ready for mass production of a next-generation Retina display-toting iPad mini set to launch in the fourth quarter.

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Strategy Analytics finds millions of Android tablets, rewrites iPad history

07/31/2013, 11:07 am

Just days after publishing a report insisting that Samsung Electronics is now more profitable in handsets than Apple, Strategy Analytics is back with a new claim that states Apple's iPad has shriveled up to just 28.3 percent of the tablet market in the June quarter. There are some very serious problems with this data, too.

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Google caught using misleading report to claim Nexus 7 outsold iPad in Japan

07/30/2013, 03:07 pm

Google was recently caught citing a flawed study to claim that its Nexus 7 tablet had become the most popular tablet device in Japan earlier this year, even though that study didn't count iPad sales originating in Apple's direct sales, or two of the largest carriers in that country.

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