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Topic: iPad

Apple's iPad suffers drastic decline in share of Chinese tablet market while cheap competitors grow

08/20/2013, 03:08 pm

The second quarter of calendar 2013 saw Apple's share of sales in the Chinese tablet market drop significantly, to less than 30 percent, according to the latest data released by research firm IDC.

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Logitech debuts Ultrathin Keyboard Folio, Folio Cover for Apple's iPad mini

08/20/2013, 10:08 am

Owners of Apple's iPad mini now have two new options from accessory maker Logitech to protect their devices: A thin and light folio cover that guards against water damage, and a full keyboard that boosts the tablet's productivity potential.

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iPad illustration app Procreate gets canvas recording with 'Full HD' video playback in update

08/20/2013, 01:08 am

Popular iPad app Procreate rolled out a significant update on Tuesday, bringing near real-time 1080p canvas recording and video playback, free in-app purchases and support for Wacom's forthcoming pressure sensitive Intuos Creative Stylus.

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Wacom debuts pro-level pressure sensitive Intuos Creative Stylus for iPad

08/19/2013, 10:08 pm

Wacom on Monday announced the Intuos Creative Stylus pressure-sensitive "digital pen" for iPad, which is designed to work in conjunction with supported apps to bring a more natural drawing experience to Apple's tablet lineup.

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Review: Belkin's FastFit Keyboard Case for iPad Mini

08/18/2013, 06:08 am

Belkin's FastFit Bluetooth Wireless Keyboard Case is well crafted and nicely designed, but can a QWERTY keyboard made to fit within the iPad mini's diminutive form factor be truly useful?

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New Apple ads tout exclusive, specialized iPad apps

08/16/2013, 03:08 pm

Apple's latest iPad billboard advertising campaign again focuses on the App Store's expansive selection of tablet-optimized and often exclusive apps.

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Canalys: Android lacks the 'rigorously managed, high-quality, optimized' apps seen on Apple's iPad

08/15/2013, 10:08 am

Market research group Canalys offered a scathing appraisal of the apps currently available for Android tablet users, stating that "building high-quality app experiences for Android tablets has not been among many developersí top priorities to date."

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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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