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Topic: iPad

Apple Pencil, Smart Keyboard ship times at 4 to 5 weeks as 128GB iPad Pro models sell out

11/12/2015, 09:11 pm

Apple is already showing stockouts of certain iPad Pro models less than two days after kicking off preorders, while shipping estimates for Apple Pencil and the Smart Keyboard, both deemed essential to the iPad Pro experience, have fallen to 4 to 5 weeks.


iPad Pro contains USB 3.0 controller, hints at ultra-fast Lightning connector

11/12/2015, 07:11 pm

A day after iPad Pro launched on Wednesday, teardowns and reviews of the gigantic tablet reveal Apple quietly included USB controller hardware capable of supporting high-speed USB 3.0 data connections, suggesting a faster Lightning protocol is in the works.


Apple's new iPad Pro is faster, more affordable than Microsoft's Surface Pro 4

11/12/2015, 05:11 am

When Apple first unveiled iPad Pro, it noted that its custom designed A9X chip would be faster than 80 percent of the PCs that shipped this year. Benchmarks indicate that it's not just faster than low end generic PCs, but also faster -- and less expensive -- than Microsoft's Surface Pro 4.


Teardown of iPad Pro reveals revamped component layout

11/11/2015, 07:11 pm

Repair firm iFixit performed its usual launch day Apple device teardown on the iPad Pro on Wednesday, revealing a reworked internal design dominated by massive batteries and bespoke audio components.


iPad Pro has M9 motion coprocessor, but lacks always-on 'Hey Siri' support

11/11/2015, 03:11 pm

Though it includes the same M9 motion coprocessor as the new iPhone 6s series, Apple's iPad Pro does not offer support for always-on "Hey Siri" voice controls when operating on battery power.


First look: Apple's iPad Pro with 12.9-inch Retina display

11/11/2015, 02:11 pm

Apple's new iPad Pro is here, boasting 5.6 million pixels packed into its 12.9-inch Retina display, along with a powerful A9X processor that actually outclasses the new 12-inch MacBook. AppleInsider offers a first look at the jumbo-sized, top-of-the-line iPad.


Microsoft's Surface Book 'tries too hard,' Tim Cook says

11/11/2015, 12:11 pm

Apple chief Tim Cook had some harsh words for Microsoft during a stop in Ireland on Wednesday, saying that the Redmond firm's latest Surface Book -- which competes with both the iPad and the MacBook lineup -- "really succeeds at being neither" a tablet nor notebook.


iPad Pro reviews: great hardware, but potential is limited thanks to iOS

11/11/2015, 09:11 am

Early looks at Apple's gargantuan new tablet have begun to trickle in, with most reviewers coming to relatively similar conclusions: the iPad Pro is an excellent machine and the best iPad yet, but iOS means it won't be a laptop replacement anytime soon.


First look: Logitech Create is first third-party Smart Connector keyboard for iPad Pro

11/11/2015, 07:11 am

Just hours after Apple opened the iPad Pro preorder floodgates, Logitech unveiled its first accessories for the jumbo-sized tablet, including the Create Backlit Keyboard Case, a folio-style protector with full-size keyboard, Smart Connector support and more. AppleInsider goes hands-on.


Apple kicks off iPad Pro preorders online, in-store pickup starts today

11/11/2015, 03:11 am

As promised, Apple on Wednesday initiated preorders sales of its all new iPad Pro, the company's first ever 12.9-inch tablet with Smart Connector and support for Apple Pencil, announcing immediate in-store availability.


Apple goes to space in first iPad Pro ad, touts split screen multitasking & Apple Pencil

11/09/2015, 06:11 pm

Ahead of Apple's iPad Pro preorder kickoff on Wednesday, the company released a new TV spot highlighting the advantages of a gigantic touchscreen, including split screen views in iOS 9 and Apple Pencil markup support.


Tim Cook hints at new health product, touts iPad Pro as PC replacement in interview

11/09/2015, 05:11 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook continued his press tour in support of the upcoming iPad Pro on Monday, touting the tablet's workstation and media consumption capabilities in an interview, but also dropped a hint about potential work on a health product unrelated to Apple Watch.


Apple CEO Tim Cook says he travels with just an iPad Pro and iPhone

11/09/2015, 02:11 pm

On a tour to promote this week's launch of the iPad Pro, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook said the new 12.9-inch tablet, as well as the iPhone, paired with an Apple Watch, are the only products he is traveling with.


Apple's iPad Pro available to order Wednesday, delivers later this week

11/09/2015, 08:11 am

Apple on Monday announced that its new 12.9-inch iPad Pro will officially go on sale on Wednesday, allowing early adopters to get their hands on the jumbo-sized tablet later this week.


Apple's iPad Pro up for preorder at MacMall with slight discount

11/06/2015, 07:11 pm

After Sam's Club spilled the beans on Apple's iPad Pro release date earlier on Friday, authorized reseller MacMall is now showing preorder availability for the big-screen slate expected to ship on Nov. 13, complete with early-bird discounts.


Apple's iPad Pro pegged for Friday, Nov. 13 release by Sam's Club, others

11/06/2015, 12:11 pm

Apple's jumbo-sized iPad Pro is set to launch in one week, on next Friday, Nov. 13, according to retail chain Sam's Club, which has begun accepting preorders on its website.


iPad 2 still most used iPad model, early adoption rates for iPads on decline

11/06/2015, 12:11 pm

iPad 2 was still the most commonly-used iPad in October, despite the numerous other models shipped since 2011, according to a study published on Friday by analytics firm Localytics.


Rumor pegs Nov. 11 launch date for Apple's iPad Pro & accessories

10/30/2015, 03:10 pm

Apple is targeting a Nov. 11 launch date for the iPad Pro, including its Apple Pencil and Smart Keyboard accessories, a report said on Friday.


Adobe Photoshop Fix & Mix get iOS 9 multitasking, iPad Pro support

10/30/2015, 09:10 am

Adobe has updated its two main Photoshop apps for iOS, Fix and Mix, with full support for iOS 9's multitasking features, as well as the upcoming iPad Pro.


iOS 9's Apple News expands publisher reach as readership climbs toward 40 million

10/29/2015, 05:10 am

Apple News is already seeing strong adoption, with more than twice as many readers as Apple Music has listeners -- no doubt because News is effortless to use, with no subscription plan or signup required. Apple is now expanding News app's publisher base by publicly documenting its underlying "Apple News Format" specification.