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Topic: iPad Pro

'iPad Pro' parts shipments starting in Sept. with new display tech & suppliers - report

08/31/2015, 10:08 am

Parts shipments for a 12.9-inch "iPad Pro" will likely begin in September, resulting in production of about 1 million units per month this year -- but with new touchscreen technology and suppliers, according to a J.P. Morgan investor memo.

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IDC speculates an Apple 'iPad Pro' could help invigorate 2-in-1 tablet market

08/26/2015, 02:08 pm

If Apple releases a "larger, screen-detachable" iPad in the near future it could help invigorate the once-quiet 2-in-1 tablet market, IDC suggested in a Wednesday research report.

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Apple suppliers Sharp, Foxconn in talks for LCD partnership - report

08/24/2015, 12:08 pm

Japanese supplier Sharp is negotiating with Hon Hai Precision Industry -- better known as Foxconn -- on a deal that would see the former spin off its display panel business to create a new joint venture, according to a Monday report.

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Rumor: Sharp, Foxconn tabbed to supply parts for 4M-5M 'iPad Pro' units this fall

08/20/2015, 08:08 am

The smoke surrounding Apple's long-rumored jumbo iPad is beginning to thicken, as whispers out of Asia suggest that the company has chosen Japanese firm Sharp and Taiwanese collaborator Foxconn to build and assemble touch modules for as many as 5 million 'iPad Pro' units.

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'iPad Pro' expected this fall, will get Force Touch from new pressure-sensitive Apple stylus

08/19/2015, 08:08 am

Apple's anticipated jumbo-sized iPad will feature Force Touch input via a new, optional stylus accessory, which will allow for new ways of interacting with the next-generation tablet, according to insider Ming-Chi Kuo.

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Apple's mythical 'iPad Pro' allegedly spotted in iOS app analytics

08/19/2015, 08:08 am

A new, high-resolution iPad with an as-yet-unseen model identifier has reportedly begun to surface in analytics data from some commercial iOS apps, suggesting that the long-rumored "iPad Pro" may have entered the later stages of testing.

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This week on AppleInsider: Stock market jeopardy, 'iPhone 6s' press event, Apple Music numbers & more

08/08/2015, 04:08 am

This week was tougher for Apple than some others, with serious trouble on the stock market, but the company did make headlines with rumors about a September press event, and the first-ever official Apple Music numbers.

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Suppliers expect widespread adoption of USB Type-C in laptops, smartphones thanks to Apple

07/30/2015, 10:07 am

Taiwan-based integrated circuit manufacturers are said to be betting big on the new reversible USB Type-C connector, thanks in part to Apple's early embrace of the port in its forward thinking 12-inch MacBook with Retina display.

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Rumor: Apple 'cautious' in placing orders for late 2015 launch of 12.9" 'iPad Pro'

07/13/2015, 08:07 am

Suppliers are expected to begin providing components for a so-called "iPad Pro" in late September, but Apple is said to be taking a conservative approach in placing orders for its anticipated 12.9-inch touchscreen tablet.

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This week on AppleInsider: iPad Pro features, Apple Music deals, Apple Watch hits retail & more

06/20/2015, 12:06 am

With the end of WWDC the news cycle subsided a little, but was still active with news about Apple's 12.9-inch iPad, behind-the-scenes deals for Apple Music, and the Apple Watch making a long-awaited debut at brick-and-mortar stores.

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iOS 9 code suggests 2,732-by-2,048-pixel display for 12.9-inch 'iPad Pro'

06/15/2015, 06:06 pm

Code buried in the iOS 9 developer beta suggests Apple's 12.9-inch "iPad Pro" is poised to use a high-resolution 2,732-by-2,048-pixel display, with a pixel density of about 263 pixels per inch.

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iOS 9 code points to Apple TV apps, 'iPad Pro' keyboard, new Photos feature

06/15/2015, 09:06 am

The current iOS 9 beta contains references to a collection of unreleased products and features, including the next-generation Apple TV, the "iPad Pro," and new options in Photos, according to a noted iOS developer.

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iOS 9's 'predictive touch' may pave road for rumored 'iPad Pro' stylus from Apple

06/11/2015, 12:06 pm

One of the new technologies in iOS 9 is "predictive touch," an addition that may presage the launch of an Apple-made stylus in tandem with an anticipated jumbo-sized 12.9-inch iPad.

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Apple seeks to improve the stylus with dynamic input based on pressure, grip, angle & more

05/21/2015, 12:05 pm

As rumors suggest Apple will launch a 12.9-inch iPad with a new stylus accessory later this year, a new patent application offers a glimpse at what the company could be working on, describing an advanced stylus that would offer much more dynamic ways of interacting with a touchscreen than just the press of a finger.

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Foxconn to handle bulk of manufacturing for Apple's 'iPhone 6s' & 'iPad Pro' this fall, insider says

05/21/2015, 09:05 am

Longtime Apple manufacturing partner Foxconn will handle the bulk of production for the company's next-generation iPhone, and will also be the sole manufacturer of the anticipated 12.9-inch iPad, both on track to launch this fall, according to well-connected analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.

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Rumor: Apple's 12.9" 'iPad Pro' to feature silver nanowire touch panel, debut in 2016

05/11/2015, 09:05 am

Apple is rumored to have requested samples of new silver nanowire material for thinner touch panels, potentially for use in a jumbo-sized 12.9-inch "iPad Pro," according to a new report.

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This week in AppleInsider: 12.9" iPad Pro details, Beats Music woes, AppleBot & more

05/09/2015, 12:05 am

This week saw a number of details emerge about Apple's plans for a 12.9-inch iPad, a new Apple TV, and Web search. The company's efforts to relaunch Beats Music appeared to be running into roadblocks however, with word of incomplete deals, and even probes by two U.S. government agencies.

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Apple's 12.9" iPad will feature Bluetooth stylus, Force Touch, NFC & more, source says

05/03/2015, 12:05 pm

Apple is indeed working on a larger iPad which will feature a number of changes, including an all-new Bluetooth stylus accessory with pressure sensitivity, support for Force Touch input, and a USB-C connector, AppleInsider has learned.

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Hands-on with alleged 'iPad Pro' case gives comparison to Apple's iPad Air

05/01/2015, 01:05 pm

Whether or not a new 12-plus-inch iPad becomes an actual product, case makers are betting on leaked design specifications, and a new video offers an idea of just how big a so-called "iPad Pro" might be.

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Rumor: Purported industrial renderings of Apple's 'iPad Pro' back 12.9-inch display

05/01/2015, 01:05 pm

An alleged industrial rendering of Apple's rumored "iPad Pro" was leaked on Friday, supporting rumors that the tablet will use a 12.9-inch screen instead of a less-frequently claimed 12.2-inch version.

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