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Topic: iPad Air 2

Apple's iPad Pro boasts 'top tier display,' but falls behind iPad mini 4 & Microsoft Surface Pro 4

11/17/2015, 11:11 am

A showdown pitting the new iPad Pro display against the rest of the tablet market has found that Apple's new 12.9-inch Retina display is an excellent panel, though it can't outmatch the new iPad mini 4 screen, and even ranks slightly lower than the new Microsoft Surface Pro 4.


iPad Air 2 & iPad mini 4 join T-Mobile's Jump On Demand upgrade program

10/28/2015, 01:10 pm

T-Mobile USA on Wednesday announced that the iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 4 are now available through its Jump On Demand program, which lets people get a device on an 18-month lease and upgrade up to three times a year.


Tim Cook highlights iPad's key role in Apple ecosystem as investors shrug

10/28/2015, 09:10 am

In response to sliding iPad sales, investors on Wall Street have shown little interest in the market leading tablet. Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook took offense to that this week.


Apple officially adds Bluetooth 4.2 support to iPhone 6, 6 Plus & iPad Air 2

10/09/2015, 06:10 pm

In announcing Bluetooth 4.2 support for iPhone 6s, iPad Pro and iPad mini 4 last month, Apple published product comparison charts suggesting that same technology was also activated in older hardware. The company recently confirmed that change by updating specific product pages for iPhone 6 and iPad Air 2.


Refurbished iPad Air 2 goes on sale at Apple's online store

05/20/2015, 11:05 am

Apple is for the first time offering refurbished iPad Air 2 models through its U.S. online store, potentially saving shoppers up to $140 off the cost of the tablet.


UK Parliament approves $1.5M plan to supply members with new iPad Air 2s, laptops

03/24/2015, 09:03 pm

The UK's House of Commons has decided to give each member of parliament a copy of Apple's latest iPad Air 2, as well as a laptop, as part of a project that will cost taxpayers almost $1.49 million.


Rumor: Apple may soon update iPad mini with A8 CPU, 802.11ac Wi-Fi

03/06/2015, 11:03 am

With last year's iPad mini 3 upgrade largely viewed as a disappointment, sporting the same processor and form factor as its predecessor, a new report says Apple may be looking to soon rectify that with a fourth-generation model featuring upgraded internal specifications.


Apple's Oscars ad shot entirely on iPad Air 2, features voiceover by Martin Scorsese

02/22/2015, 04:02 pm

Just in time for the Academy Awards, Apple on Sunday released a new TV commercial focusing on the filmmaking process featuring footage captured on the latest iPad Air 2 and a voiceover by acclaimed Oscar-winning director Martin Scorsese.


Deals: $74 off iPad Air 2s, iMac 5K with free AppleCare, 20% off 'designed by m' cases, iPhones from $99

02/01/2015, 02:02 pm

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Apple dominated mobile devices activated this Christmas with 51% share

12/29/2014, 11:12 am

New stats showing devices activated during the week of Christmas reveal that Apple commanded the lion's share of new mobile purchases, accounting for more than half of all device activations by manufacturer.


Apple's blockbuster winter quarter boosted by cheap oil, dinged by strong dollar

12/13/2014, 08:12 pm

Apple's final quarter of 2014 is expected to set dramatic new records in iPhone sales and overall profits, but external issues out of the company's control will also play a part, ranging from cheaper oil to declining foreign currencies.


Apple debuts cellular LTE-equipped iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 in China

12/10/2014, 08:12 pm

Apple on Wednesday announced cellular-capable iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 models will be available in China later this week, offering support for region-specific wireless networks used by major telecoms like the world-leader China Mobile.


Apple's latest iPad Air 2 ad is departure from 'Your Verse' campaign

12/07/2014, 07:12 pm

Apple on Sunday released an ad highlighting its newly launched iPad Air 2 that, like recent commercials for iPad, chooses to demonstrate the tablet's flexibility by showing off a variety of apps, from productivity solutions to multimedia content creation.


Opinion: Touch ID improves iPad security at cost of Smart Cover unlock convenience

12/06/2014, 08:12 am

The auto-unlock feature of the iPad Smart Cover was once touted as a unique and convenient way of interacting with Apple's tablet, but it has now been hampered by the addition of Touch ID to the latest iPad models.


JMP raises Apple price target to Street-high $150 on 'exceptionally strong' demand for iPhone, iPad

12/03/2014, 07:12 pm

Analyst Alex Gauna of JMP Securities has raised his price target for Apple from $135 to $150, predicting an "explosive" quarter for the company based on "exceptionally strong" demand seen in both China and the United States.


Best Buy slashes $100 off iPad Air 2 (from $399), $200 off MacBook Pro with CD/DVD ($899), $150 off iMacs (from $899)

11/27/2014, 01:11 am

Following up on its "Get a Jump on Black Friday" sale launched, U.S. electronics retail chain Best Buy on Thursday added Apple's latest iPad Air 2 to the list with deep $100 discounts on all models, putting the starting price at only $399.99 for a 16GB Wi-Fi only version.


MacMall's Black Friday iPad sale now live: up to $75 off iPad Air 2, $30 off iPad mini 3

11/26/2014, 02:11 pm

Shoppers looking for a discount on Apple's newly released iPad Air 2 or iPad mini 3 with Touch ID can act now to take advantage of MacMall's Black Friday sale, which is available tax-free to most U.S. customers, resulting in even more savings.


Review: BrydgeAir keyboard makes your iPad Air feel like a 'MacBook mini'

11/22/2014, 05:11 am

iPad Air 1 & 2 owners looking for a quick and easy way to turn their tablet into a MacBook-style, lap-friendly portable computer need look no further than the new backlit BrydgeAir keyboard -- a well-built, well-designed productivity accessory.


Online retailers who support Apple Pay in iOS apps will boost sales this holiday, study says

11/18/2014, 08:11 am

While most of the buzz surrounding Apple Pay is focused on its use in person at retail, the most popular application this holiday season may be in securely authorizing online purchases, a new study shows.


Current tablet sales growth being driven by sub-$250 devices, IDC says

11/14/2014, 08:11 am

The average selling price of tablets continues to drop, according to the latest research from IDC, as sales growth in the tablet market is reportedly being driven by low-end, low-cost devices, just as Apple has entered the sub-$250 market with the first-generation iPad mini.