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Apple's iPad multitasking has 'profound impact' on live video viewing, MLB finds

04/15/2016, 07:04 pm

A recent study by Major League Baseball found iPad multitasking introduced in Apple's iOS 9 release, including Split View and picture-in-picture video, contributed to an 86 percent jump in live streaming over the last year.

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Amazon launches $290 Kindle Oasis, its thinnest e-reader ever

04/13/2016, 09:04 am

Amazon's latest black-and-white e-reader is its thinnest and lightest design ever, but the Kindle Oasis also comes with a hefty $290 price tag, making it more expensive than Apple's iPad mini 2.

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London Met Police says it has deployed just 641 iPads out of planned 15,000-20,000

04/12/2016, 11:04 am

In spite of one-time plans to adopt between 15,000 and 20,000 iPads, London's Metropolitan Police have so far deployed just 641 units, and don't have any immediate plans to deploy more, a report revealed on Tuesday.

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Analysis ranks 9.7" iPad Pro screen as best performing mobile LCD ever made

04/12/2016, 11:04 am

With two color gamuts, increased brightness, lower reflectance, and the new True Tone color shifting technology, the Retina display in Apple's new 9.7-inch iPad Pro is not only the best in its class --a new analysis has found it's the best performing mobile LCD on the market, period.

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Apple's 9.7" iPad Pro vs. 12.9" iPad Pro: Which choice is right for you?

04/08/2016, 11:04 am

Apple's professional-grade tablets now come in two distinct sizes: A 9.7-inch iPad Pro and a jumbo-sized 12.9-inch model. And while they both share a number of key features, including Apple Pencil support and the Smart Connector, both iPads are clearly geared toward different types of users. AppleInsider offers a handy guide to help you decide which model is right for you.

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Indian court orders Apple to stop using 'Split View' name in trademark case

04/08/2016, 10:04 am

Delhi's High Court has ordered Apple to no longer use the term "Split View" in any of its products, following a trademark complaint by a software firm local to the city.

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9.7" iPad Pro teardown finds 12.9" model's tech crammed into smaller, less repairable package

04/04/2016, 11:04 am

In order to compress technology from the 12.9-inch iPad Pro into a 9.7-inch form factor, Apple had to make some significant internal design changes, a teardown of Apple's new flagship tablet reveals.

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Review: Apple's 9.7" iPad Pro is professional-grade, powerful & pricey

04/03/2016, 07:04 pm

After being neglected in 2015, Apple's 9.7-inch iPad has received a much-needed professional makeover, gaining key features from the 12.9-inch iPad Pro and even outperforming it in a few ways. It's a substantial upgrade, and one we find absolutely worthy of the "Pro" moniker, though the $599 starting price may deter some buyers.

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Apple profiles iPad apps for World Autism Acceptance Day

04/02/2016, 05:04 pm

At the release of its new 9.7 inch iPad Pro, Apple presented a video of Dillan, a young man who is both autistic and non-verbal, who was able to begin expressively communicating via apps on his iPad. Today, the App Store is featuring more of Dillan's story and a range of apps developed for autistic people.

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Roundup: The best cases you can buy for Apple's 9.7" iPad Pro right now

03/31/2016, 02:03 pm

With next-generation technology like a magnetic Smart Connector for Smart Keyboard and support for Apple Pencil, Apple's 9.7-inch iPad Pro marks a new era in portable productivity. To take full advantage of the new features, prospective buyers will want to have cases. Here's a rundown of some of the best options available.

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First shipments of Apple's 9.7" iPad Pro arrive, are promptly unboxed

03/30/2016, 10:03 pm

As scheduled, customers who purchased Apple's 9.7-inch iPad Pro last week began to receive shipments on Thursday local time, with pictures of the new tablet now flooding social media outlets.

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Apple's multi-year deal with MLB takes iPad Pro out to the ballgame

03/30/2016, 01:03 am

Apple has signed a multi-year deal with Major League Baseball to supply coaches with 12.9-inch iPad Pro units running custom software for displaying player statistics, stat breakdowns, interactive data, game footage and more.

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Will Apple's 9.7" iPad Pro take a chunk out of Microsoft Windows?

03/27/2016, 05:03 pm

During its March 21 press event, Apple was keen to market the new 9.7-inch iPad Pro as a Windows PC replacement, pointing out that most 12.9-inch Pro buyers are switchers. But does the smaller Pro stand a chance of luring more converts?

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Shootout: Apple's new 9.7" iPad Pro vs. iPad Air 2

03/25/2016, 11:03 am

The new 9.7-inch iPad Pro is meant to be a successor to the iPad Air 2 as much as a cheaper alternative to its 12.9-inch sibling. But what separates the 9.7-inch Pro from its predecessor, and what's unchanged?

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Hands on: Apple takes aim at PC users with 9.7" iPad Pro

03/24/2016, 06:03 pm

It's not surprising that Apple has incorporated the new features first introduced last fall for its 12.9 inch iPad Pro to its new 9.7 inch iPad Pro--essentially making it an enhanced iPad Air 2 packing an A9X brain, quad speakers and support for the new Apple Pencil and Smart Connector. What is surprising is that in just six months, Apple has enhanced the iPad Pro with an iPhone 6s-class camera with True Tone flash, and has invented a new "True Tone Display" for adapting the screen to ambient lighting--a substantial investment in iPad as a platform.

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First look: Apple's new USB 3 Lightning to USB-C cable and Camera Adapter for iPad Pro

03/24/2016, 06:03 pm

Owners of Apple's 12.9-inch iPad Pro can now tap into the greater power of the device's Lightning port thanks to a pair of new USB 3-based accessories released this week: A USB-C to Lightning cable, and a Lightning to USB 3 Camera Adapter with USB-A port input and power passthrough.

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Who would actually use the selfie flash on a 9.7" iPad Pro?

03/24/2016, 12:03 pm

The most surprising feature of Apple's new, smaller iPad Pro isn't the underclocked CPU or the unexpectedly excellent 4K-capable rear camera. No -- the most astonishing addition is Retina Flash.

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Video: How to use Apple's new Night Shift mode in iOS 9.3

03/24/2016, 10:03 am

Starting with the launch of iOS 9.3, newer Apple devices have gained a feature called Night Shift, which changes the color tones of your iPhone or iPad display to a warmer hue. In this video, AppleInsider goes hands on with the handy new addition.

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Video Recap: Apple's iPhone SE and iPad Pro announcements in 2 minutes

03/23/2016, 10:03 am

Apple's annual springtime media event is in the books, and the company brought out two blockbusters in the powerful iPhone SE and 9.7-inch iPad Pro. Watch as AppleInsider recaps the announcements and shows some new hands-on footage.

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Despite having the same A9X & M9 chips, only the 9.7" iPad Pro has always-on 'Hey Siri'

03/22/2016, 03:03 pm

In a continuing curious omission, every device that runs Apple's M9 motion coprocessor features support for always-listening "Hey Siri" -- except for the 12.9-inch iPad Pro.

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