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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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Display makers increase IGZO capacity as Apple ponders next-gen panels for 'iPad Pro' - report

04/06/2015, 01:04 pm

Apple is likely to choose IGZO-based display panels for its so-called 12.9-inch 'iPad Pro,' a Monday report from South Korea suggests, prompting Korean manufacturers Samsung and LG Display to make investments designed to increase their production capacity in a bid to win Apple's business.

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On its 5th anniversary, Apple's iPad remains world's best tablet, but tablet market is due for change

04/03/2015, 10:04 am

The iPad has proven to be a bigger success than just about anyone, including Apple, ever predicted. But while the overall tablet market exploded, riding high on the success of the iPad, it plateaued just as quickly, and seems poised for a shakeup in the near future.

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Rumor: Apple's jumbo 'iPad Pro' allegedly shown in spy shots with potential second port

03/30/2015, 01:03 pm

As has become a rite of passage for rumored Apple products, the company's long buzzed-about 12.9-inch "iPad Pro" was allegedly shown off in a series of photos posted to Chinese microblogging site Weibo on Monday, suggesting that it could house a USB type-C port or a second Lightning connector.

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Rumor: 12.9" iPad is latest Apple device claimed to feature next-gen IGZO display

03/05/2015, 10:03 am

Apple's upcoming 12.9-inch iPad -- commonly referred to as the "iPad Pro" -- will make use of an oxide LCD, most popularly known as Sharp's IGZO display technology, a new report from the company's supply chain claims.

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Apple's 'iPad Pro' might include USB expansion ports, new fast charging tech

03/05/2015, 02:03 am

Following reports that claimed Apple was forced to push back its production timeline for a larger 12.9-inch iPad, new rumors suggest the company is looking to incorporate USB 3.0 connectivity and possibly ports for keyboards and a mouse.

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Apple reportedly pushes production of 'iPad Pro' to September due to low display yields

03/04/2015, 05:03 pm

A report on Wednesday claims Apple has pushed back plans to start mass production of a 12.9-inch iPad model due to poor display yields, and will move forward with a revised ramp up cycle set to start in September.

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Rumor: Apple to hold event this month to unveil Retina MacBook Air & finalize Apple Watch specs

02/04/2015, 01:02 pm

Apple may be planning to hold a media event in late February to showcase the final version of its upcoming Apple Watch, and also debut a newly redesigned MacBook Air, potentially with a Retina display, according to a new report.

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KGI: Apple likely to launch simple stylus to enhance upcoming 12.9-inch iPad user experience; advanced model with 3D handwriting due later

01/18/2015, 09:01 am

Apple is likely to launch a hardware stylus to enhance the user experience for its long-rumored 12.9-inch "iPad Pro," according one well-placed industry analyst with a strong track record in predicting the company's future product plans.

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Photo of supposed 'iPad Pro' mold prompts questionable speculation, lacks answers

01/08/2015, 12:01 pm

An image circling the Web on Thursday purports to show a piece of production tooling for Apple's rumored "iPad Pro," though there is scant evidence to back up the assertions. In fact, the part depicted appears more likely to be designed for Apple's Smart Cover than a forthcoming iPad.

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Purported 'iPad Pro' render hints at additional speakers on Apple's rumored 12" tablet

01/04/2015, 06:01 pm

A new picture claims to show part of the schematic for a so-called "iPad Pro, complete with a speaker grille space at the top of the device next to the lock button, suggesting Apple's larger tablet could include a more powerful speaker array.

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Apple's rumored 12.9-inch 'iPad Pro' pushed back to Q2 2015, current models to see steep sales decline in Q1

11/12/2014, 04:11 pm

While many anticipate Apple to release a larger 12.9-inch iPad early next year, the company may be forced to push back launch until the second quarter, one analyst says.

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Apple rumored to abandon iPad mini in 2015, move to 12-inch 'iPad Pro'

11/03/2014, 05:11 pm

A dubious rumor out of East Asia on Monday claims Apple is looking to wind down iPad mini production in favor of a 12-inch tablet, a response to flagging sales and growing consumer interest in larger-screened devices.

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Rumor: Apple's "iPad Pro" to be as thin as an iPhone, sport 12.2-inch display & extra speakers

11/01/2014, 09:11 am

The latest rumblings surrounding the anticipated release of a larger, education-focused iPad next year suggest the device may touch down with Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 in its crosshairs, sporting a super-slim form factor, enhanced audio, and a slightly more compact 12.2-inch display.

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