Get the Lowest Prices anywhere on Macs, iPads and Apple Watches: Apple Price Guides updated June 17th

Topic: iPad 2

Apple expected to ship 40M 'iPad 3,' 25M iPad 2 units in 2012 - report

03/05/2012, 08:03 am

Total iPad shipments are expected to grow by nearly 20 million units in 2012, with Apple's third-generation iPad expected to lead the way with 40 million total units.


US Air Force awards $9M contract for up to 18,000 iPads

03/02/2012, 05:03 pm

It was announced on Friday that the US Air Force Air Mobility Command had awarded a $9.36 million contract to purchase up to 18,000 iPad 2s slated for use in the military arm's cargo aircraft.


Apple may be squeezed by Retina Display shortage at 'iPad 3' launch

03/01/2012, 07:03 am

It may take Apple more than a month to fully ramp up supply of its third-generation iPad, due to a rumored limited supply of high-definition Retina Displays, according to a new report.


Rumor: Apple to unveil 8GB iPad 2 alongside 'iPad 3' on March 7

03/01/2012, 12:03 am

Supply chain sources are claiming Apple will unveil a cheaper 8GB iPad 2 model alongside third-generation iPad models at its media event next week.


20% of non-iPad buyers would consider a $399 entry-level iPad 2

02/29/2012, 02:02 pm

With Apple expected to introduce its third-generation iPad next week, a survey of consumers not planning to buy an iPad shows that 20 percent would change their minds and buy an iPad 2 if Apple continues to sell last year's model for $100 less.


iPad trade-ins up 10x on eBay as new models loom

02/29/2012, 02:02 am

iPad owners appear to be getting rid of their older models in preparation for the release of the third generation, as the number of iPads being traded in to eBay during February was up tenfold from that of the same month last year.


Purported 'iPad 3' rear panel measures 0.81mm thicker than iPad 2

02/28/2012, 01:02 pm

Supporting rumors that Apple's next iPad will be slightly thicker than the current iPad 2, a measurement of a leaked alleged "iPad 3" component has found it to be less than one millimeter thicker than its predecessor.


Rumor: Apple may charge $80 more for 'iPad 3' with Retina Display

02/27/2012, 12:02 pm

A document that has surfaced out of the Far East claims that Apple's third-generation iPad will cost $80 more, starting at $579 instead of $499.


Experts say Proview could benefit from secrecy Apple used to obtain 'iPad' name

02/27/2012, 08:02 am

Apple's legendary secrecy led the company to employ unusual tactics in acquiring the "iPad" trademark from Chinese company Proview, and those methods may have bolstered Proview's case against them, experts say.


Apple rumored to be secretly shipping 'iPad 3' as Best Buy cuts iPad 2 by $50

02/26/2012, 07:02 pm

As retailer Best Buy has begun offering $50 off every iPad 2 model, a purported shipping manifest suggests Foxconn is already preparing to ship the device's third-generation successor to Apple in the United States.


Adobe Photoshop Touch for iPad expected to hit App Store Monday for $9.99

02/26/2012, 11:02 am

Adobe's new Photoshop Touch for iPad 2 was briefly and accidentally made available on the App Store this weekend, but the software is expected to officially launch for $9.99 on Monday.


iPad & MacBooks combine to give Apple 27% share of all mobile PC shipments

02/23/2012, 12:02 pm

The combined total of iPad and MacBook shipments in the fourth quarter of 2011 gave Apple a whopping 26.6 percent share of the mobile PC market, nearly tripling the share held by second-place HP.


Shanghai court sides with Apple in iPad trademark dispute, sales to continue

02/23/2012, 07:02 am

Apple can continue to sell the iPad in Shanghai after a local court sided with the company in a trademark dispute over ownership of the "iPad" name.


Amazon gearing up to launch 10-inch Kindle Fire in Q2 2012 - report

02/20/2012, 04:02 pm

Amazon plans to expand its Kindle lineup and more directly take on Apple's iPad with a new 10-inch Kindle Fire tablet set to launch in the second quarter of this year, according to a new report.


Chinese iPad trademark suit seen as chance for Samsung, Lenovo to gain on Apple

02/20/2012, 10:02 am

Apple's continuing struggles over ownership of the "iPad" name in China are viewed by industry watchers as an opportunity for rivals Samsung and Lenovo to gain some ground in the massive market.


Amazon China pulled iPad because it was not authorized to sell it

02/16/2012, 03:02 am

A new report claims Amazon removed the iPad from its Chinese website at Apple's request because it is not an authorized reseller, not because of pressure from a high-profile ongoing trademark dispute between Apple and Proview.


Hong Kong court sided with Apple in iPad trademark dispute with Proview

02/16/2012, 02:02 am

Though Apple has had difficulty convincing mainland courts that it is the rightful owner of the iPad trademark in China, a newly discovered ruling from a Hong Kong court shows that the company won a victory there last year against beleaguered display maker Proview.


Apple asks Amazon China to pull iPads from sale in midst of trademark dispute

02/15/2012, 04:02 pm

At the request of Apple, iPads have been removed from sale at retailer Amazon's Chinese website, as Apple finds itself involved in a trademark dispute with a Chinese company over the "iPad" name.


Apple struggles in iPad trademark dispute in China as authorities seize units

02/14/2012, 01:02 am

Local Chinese authorities have begun seizing iPad 2 units in at least one city as Apple faces an uphill climb in its dispute with a Chinese company over the iPad trademark.


Apple stock hits $500 milestone

02/13/2012, 07:02 pm

Apple stock broke the $500 barrier for the first time during Monday trading, and ended the day at $502.60 which gives the world's most valuable company a substantial leg up when compared to next-closest Exxon Mobil Corp.