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Topic: iPad

AT&T unveils $5 'data day passes' for cellular-capable iPads and other tablets

10/17/2013, 06:10 pm

Tablet owners who do not maintain a monthly data plan for their device, but may find themselves in need of a temporary connection, can now take advantage of new 'day passes' from AT&T, a company executive announced today.

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Good: Apple leads business adoption with 72% mobile devices, 90% of tablets, 95% of apps

10/17/2013, 04:10 pm

In its latest report of secure business mobility customers in the enterprise, Good Technology detailed rapid growth occurring in both device activations and custom app development, noting that Apple's iOS is overwhelming dominating both.

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Apple begins decorating Yerba Buena Center for Tuesday's iPad event [u]

10/17/2013, 02:10 pm

San Francisco's Yerba Buena Center for the Arts is starting to get Apple's traditional promotional window dressing ahead of the company's Oct. 22 iPad event.

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Tweet from T-Mobile CEO suggests carrier may soon start iPad sales

10/16/2013, 06:10 pm

T-Mobile chief executive John Legere on Wednesday tweeted that he was "excited" for Apple's upcoming Oct. 22 iPad event, suggesting the telecom may finally be granted access to the popular tablet.

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Retina iPad mini forecast to outsell thinner 'iPad 5' nearly 2:1, if Apple meets demand

10/16/2013, 09:10 am

A high-resolution Retina display on the second-generation version of Apple's iPad mini is projected by investors to drive demand enough to keep it more popular than a thinner and lighter fifth-generation iPad, though there are concerns about supply constraints leading into the holiday shopping season.

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Apple announces Oct. 22 iPad event: 'We still have a lot to cover'

10/15/2013, 12:10 pm

Members of the press have been sent invitations to a special Apple product unveiling event scheduled for next Tuesday, Oct. 22, where the company is expected to show off its latest iPad models.

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Blurry photo from China shows Touch ID-shaped depression in purported next-generation iPad

10/15/2013, 08:10 am

Another difficult-to-authenticate image, said to show Apple's fifth-generation iPad bearing a Touch ID sensor, has emerged from the Far East.

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Purported photos of champagne gold iPad 5 surface

10/14/2013, 02:10 pm

A tech-focused Chinese website with a dubious track record of accuracy posted photos Monday of what is said to be a rear shell for Apple's upcoming iPad 5 in the new gold color introduced with the iPhone 5s.

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Retina iPad mini expected to be slightly thicker to accommodate bigger battery

10/14/2013, 12:10 pm

The next-generation iPad mini will be a fraction of a millimeter thicker and feature a larger battery to offset the power requirements of its rumored Retina display, according to accessory manufacturers at a major Hong Kong electronics trade show.

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Apple expected to introduce redesigned Smart Cover alongside slimmer 5th-gen iPad

10/14/2013, 11:10 am

Apple's upcoming iPad hardware refresh is widely believed to bring a thinner overall form factor with narrower bezels and an iPad mini-like cross-section for the fifth-generation tablet, leading Cupertino to introduce a new version of the popular iPad Smart Cover, according to one analyst.

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Broadcasters petition Supreme Court to hear case over iPad TV streamer Aereo

10/11/2013, 05:10 pm

Broadcasters in the United States have made good on their threat against Aereo, which rebroadcasts television content to iPad and iPhone owners, by petitioning for their case to be settled by the nation's highest court.

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In five years, Microsoft’s share of personal computing fell from 90 to 33%

10/10/2013, 05:10 pm

Over the last five years, Post-PC devices have displaced conventional Windows PCs so rapidly that Microsoft's dominance over personal computing has plummeted from roughly 90 percent share to less than a third.

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Gazelle raises cash payouts on old iPads as leaked Apple event date spikes trade-ins

10/10/2013, 02:10 pm

The nation’s largest electronics buy-back service saw nearly a twofold jump in the number of customers who locked in cash offers to sell their old iPads immediately after Apple leaked the Oct. 22 date for this year’s iPad introductions to a major media publication.

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Apple's Oct. 22 iPad event likely to overshadow Microsoft Surface 2 launch, Nokia announcement

10/09/2013, 10:10 am

With Apple apparently set to unveil a new fifth-generation iPad and second-generation iPad mini at a media event in less than two weeks, the company will draw away the eyes of the tech world as Microsoft and Nokia attempt to drum up interest in their own competing devices on the very same day.

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Agawi TouchMark contrasts iPad's fast screen response to laggy Android tablets

10/08/2013, 06:10 pm

A study benchmarking the touchscreen latency of popular tablets shows Apple's iPad mini and full sized iPad 4 leading response times of other tablets, with Android offerings dead last.

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Apple to hold media event unveiling next-generation iPads on Oct. 22

10/08/2013, 04:10 pm

Apple is set to hold an event later this month, on Tuesday, Oct. 22, where it is expected to unveil a new, redesigned fifth-generation iPad, as well as a second-generation iPad mini.

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Touch-optimized Office for iPad still in the works, Microsoft CEO reveals

10/08/2013, 12:10 pm

Outgoing Microsoft Chief Executive Steve Ballmer dished Tuesday on a new touch-optimized version of his company's Office suite headed for Apple's iPad.

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Fox News' giant new Microsoft touch screens have fewer pixels than an iPad

10/08/2013, 05:10 am

News anchor Shepard Smith proudly demonstrated a remodeled "Fox News Deck" featuring massive, expensive new 55 inch touchscreens sold by Microsoft. However, the giant new screens have much lower resolution than even a 9.7" iPad.

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Apple appeals verdict, punishment in e-book antitrust case

10/04/2013, 02:10 pm

Apple on Thursday formally notified the court that they will appeal the guilty verdict and resulting injunctions handed down in July's e-book antitrust ruling.

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Supply chain sees weak demand for notebooks, expects big things from Apple's fifth-gen iPad

10/04/2013, 10:10 am

As the PC market continues to slump, the outlook for traditional notebooks this holiday season is weak, while tech supply chain sources in Taiwan reportedly expect a "major upgrade" to Apple's full-size iPad to arrive this month.

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