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Topic: iPad 2

Apple expected to ship 6.5M iPads in first quarter, 40M in 2011

03/02/2011, 08:03 am

Shipments of the iPad, including the second-generation model to be announced by Apple today, are expected to be between 6 million and 6.5 million in the first quarter of 2011, on their way to 40 million for the calendar year.


NPD: Expanded distribution of iPad 2 could be Apple's key to success

03/01/2011, 04:03 pm

Exploring alternative retail partners like Kohl's or Bed Bath & Beyond for the next-generation iPad could give Apple another advantage over its competitors in the booming tablet market.


Steve Jobs said to be considering an appearance at Apple's iPad 2 event

03/01/2011, 02:03 pm

Despite the fact that he is on medical leave from his day-to-day duties at Apple, company co-founder Steve Jobs may appear at Wednesday's iPad 2 media event, according to a new report.


First-gen iPad 'deleted' from Best Buy as Apple's imminent iPad 2 launch looms

03/01/2011, 12:03 pm

More evidence that Apple plans to surprise with near immediate availability of its second-generation iPad surfaced Tuesday, when it was revealed that retailer Best Buy has listed the first-generation iPad as "deleted" in its inventory.


Apple's iPad 2 unveiling viewed as 'crucial' to stay ahead of competition

03/01/2011, 08:03 am

With over a hundred tablets expected to come to market this year looking to take on the iPad, Apple's unveiling of its second-generation tablet on Wednesday will be a critical moment for the company, one analyst believes.


Production issues with new thin display could limit Apple's initial iPad 2 supply

02/28/2011, 03:02 pm

The new ultra-thin glass screen set to be unveiled as part of the second-generation iPad this week has "yield issues" that could result in a limited supply at launch, one Wall Street analyst has said.


Apple may surprise with near immediate availability of iPad 2 next week

02/25/2011, 07:02 pm

While media reports have shed considerable doubt on Apple's capacity to facilitate a full-scale launch of its second-generation iPad in the short term, AppleInsider has reason to believe that customers could be holding the new tablet device in their hands shortly after next Wednesday's press event.


Rumor cites possibility that Apple's next-gen iPad will sport carbon fiber body

02/25/2011, 09:02 am

In an effort to make its next-generation iPad lighter, Apple could replace the device's existing aluminum enclosure and instead make it high-strength carbon fiber, a new rumor suggests.


'Engineering issues' blamed for missing Retina Display, SD slot on next iPad

02/25/2011, 07:02 am

While rumors that Apple's second-generation iPad due next week would include Retina Displays and SD card slots have long been refuted, one publication that originally made those claims has revised its predictions to say it no longer expects those features either.


Apple prepping Yerba Buena Center for March 2 iPad event

02/24/2011, 03:02 am

In advance of a March 2 media event where Apple is expected to unveil the next iPad, the company has begun posting promotional signage at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco.


Apple to unveil new MacBook Pros 'shortly after' Intel Thunderbolt event Thursday

02/24/2011, 01:02 am

A new report claims that Apple will unveil a refresh to its MacBook Pro lineup 'shortly after' an Intel press event to formally launch the chipmaker's new Light Peak technology, which will reportedly be marketed as Thunderbolt, at 10 a.m. Pacific on Thursday.


Apple rumored to release 3rd iPad this winter, redesigned MacBook Pro in 2012

02/23/2011, 06:02 pm

A flurry of new rumors suggest that Apple's true second-generation iPad may not surface until later this year, with next week's announcements possibly pertaining to an interim model. Meanwhile, a completely re-thought MacBook Pro family is said to be slated for sometime in 2012.


Apple confirms March 2 media event to introduce iPad 2

02/23/2011, 11:02 am

Apple on Wednesday sent out official invitations for a media event next week on March 2 in San Francisco, presumably to show off its second-generation iPad.


Apple's iPad 2 supply chain on track despite supply constraints, analyst says

02/23/2011, 12:02 am

In spite of delayed shipments of display panels for the second-generation iPad, Apple's update to its touchscreen tablet remains "on the rails" as a refresh nears, according to a check by one analyst.


Apple will reportedly hold iPad 2 event on March 2

02/22/2011, 01:02 pm

Apple is reportedly set to hold a media event to unveil its next-generation iPad on Wednesday, March 2, in San Francisco, Calif.


Claims of delays for Apple's iPad 2, iPhone 5 labeled false

02/22/2011, 12:02 pm

While two separate reports from financial analysts on Tuesday claimed Apple was forced to delay the launch of its next-generation iPad and iPhone models, both have since been declared inaccurate in separate reports.


Apple schedules secret retail employee meeting this weekend [u]

02/22/2011, 08:02 am

Apple has asked its retail employees to sign non-disclosure agreements ahead of an all-hands meeting likely to be held later this week, AppleInsider has been told [updated with new details].


Rumor: Apple's next-generation iPad delayed until June

02/22/2011, 01:02 am

Production bottlenecks at Apple manufacturing partner Hon Hai could delay the next-generation of Apple's iPad until June, a new report claims.


Price reductions on Apple's 3G iPad in UK fuel rumors of iPad 2 launch

02/21/2011, 02:02 pm

Two mobile carriers in the U.K. have lowered their subsidized price for Apple's first-generation iPad, fueling speculation that the company is clearing inventory in anticipation of its still-unannounced "iPad 2."


Apple rumored to be evaluating 3 new iPhone prototypes, one with slideout keyboard

02/14/2011, 02:02 pm

A Taiwanese website that has been the source of numerous Apple hardware leaks now claims that Apple has built three hardware prototypes for its next-generation iPhone, including one model with a slide-out physical keyboard.