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Topic: iPad

British MP urges schools to confiscate iPads, says children use tablet to bully

11/29/2016, 09:11 pm

A British Conservative Party politician is calling on educators to prohibit the use of, and if necessary confiscate, iPads during daily lessons in a bid to keep students focused on academic pursuits.

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New bezel-less 10.9-inch iPad said to be same thickness as iPad Air, iPad Pro to grow 0.3mm

11/28/2016, 09:11 am

New reports circulating about an iPad refresh in 2016 point to a 0.3mm thicker 12.9-inch iPad Pro, and bezel-less 10.9-inch iPad with the same thickness as last generation's 9.7-inch model, eschewing Apple's normal drive for thinner products as they evolve.

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Rumor: 10.5" iPad Pro with 'A10X' CPU to ship in first quarter of 2017

11/25/2016, 09:11 am

A fourth screen size is coming to Apple's iPad lineup in early 2017, supply chain rumors continue to reiterate, with the latest report claiming it will run a faster version of the A10 chip found in the iPhone 7.

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Apple updates Swift Playgrounds for iPad with new Learn to Code lesson, music support

11/17/2016, 03:11 pm

Apple's new iPad app designed to teach programming concepts has been updated with a third new Learn to Code lessons, support for sound and music, line highlighting and the upcoming Hour of Code workshops the company is hosting in its retail stores in early December.

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Jony Ive speaks on means and methods of 'Designed by Apple in California' book

11/15/2016, 04:11 pm

In an interview about the new "Designed by Apple in California" coffee-table book, Apple Chief Design Officer Jony Ive speaks about how the title was composed, documentation of the processes used to build the products in the book, and Apple's history.

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'Designed by Apple in California' book released in $200 and $300 editions [u]

11/15/2016, 08:11 am

Apple on Tuesday announced the release of a new hardbound book chronicling 20 years of design, expressed through 450 photographs of past and current Apple products ranging from the original iMac to the Apple Pencil.

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iPad refresh rumored for March, featuring both iPad Pro models plus 10.9-inch size

11/11/2016, 01:11 pm

According to supply chain rumors, Apple is planning to update the 9.7- and 12.9-inch iPad Pro line, in conjunction with releasing a bezel-less 10.9-inch iPad in a March release event.

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Best Buy 2016 Black Friday deals include $50 off Apple Watch, $200 off 5K iMac, more

11/10/2016, 02:11 pm

Electronics retailer Best Buy has also made public its 2016 "Black Friday" deal assortment, with the vendor offering lower prices on the 9.7-inch iPad Pro, a MacBook Air, and two models of iMac including one 5K configuration.

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Led by Air & mini, Apple's iPad grows lead in shrinking global tablet market

10/31/2016, 01:10 pm

Even with iPad shipments and the market as a whole shrinking year-over-year, Apple still managed to grow its share of the tablet industry in the September quarter, according to research data published on Monday.

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Microsoft Surface sales boom amid tepid iPad demand

10/21/2016, 12:10 am

Microsoft on Thursday announced earnings of $4.9 billion on revenues of $22.3 billion for the first fiscal quarter of 2017, a Wall Street beat helped along in part by a strong performance from the company's Surface line of convertible computers.

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Apple and IBM intro first MobileFirst app for schools, Watson Element

10/19/2016, 05:10 pm

On Wednesday, Apple and IBM announced the latest fruit of their MobileFirst enterprise collaboration, IBM Watson Element for Educators, in fact representing their first joint app in the education arena.

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Apple TV, iPad utilized in conjunction for patient care at new San Diego hospital

10/19/2016, 01:10 pm

Apple device management tool developer JAMF and UC San Diego Health are collaborating to roll out a patient care and information system utilizing the Apple TV, an iPad, and a large flat-screen television in all 245 rooms of the future Jacobs Medical Center.

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Tips: To easily stream your media from macOS to iOS locally, use StreamToMe

10/16/2016, 02:10 pm

Apple's Home Sharing is great if you've got just a few files you want to stream from a computer to iOS. For larger libraries, a third party application suite called StreamToMe is a great choice, and easy to set up for even novice users.

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Apple poaching GPU designer Imagination Technologies' talent, hiring key personnel away

10/13/2016, 02:10 pm

Following Apple's decision to not pursue an acquisition of mobile GPU developer Imagination Technologies, at least 25 staffers and management personnel have jumped ship to Apple in the last few months.

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Five years after Steve Jobs: An Apple with the courage to say 'No'

10/05/2016, 12:10 pm

Five years ago today, Steve Jobs passed away -- just one day after Apple introduced Siri on the new iPhone 4s. While the pundit press immediately dreamed of a rapid collapse of Apple in his absence, instead the company Jobs cofounded spiraled upward to become the largest and most profitable ever. Why were they all so very wrong?

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Alleged 'A10X' benchmarks appear, trounce iPhone 7's A10

10/04/2016, 05:10 pm

The source that purportedly had the A10 chip benchmarked pre-iPhone 7 release claims to have a device with an "A10X" processor, destined for for a refreshed iPad Pro line.

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New iPad Pro refresh rumors point to new 'iPad mini Pro,' True Tone across the line

10/03/2016, 09:10 am

The rumor mills are starting to churn in advance of a future iPad refresh, with the latest pointing to an iPad mini expanding into the "Pro" lineup, the mid-size iPad Pro growing a bit, True Tone on the 12.9-inch iPad Pro, and microphone advances across the entire line.

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Apple's Swift Playgrounds sandbox for programming education now available

09/13/2016, 03:09 pm

Apple has made Swift Playgrounds available for download, and provides a way to teach beginners and children how to code on its Swift programming language on the iPad.

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Failed iOS 10 installs force users to plug into iTunes for restoration of 'bricked' device [u]

09/13/2016, 02:09 pm

Upgraders are taking to social media to complain that some "over the air" iOS 10 updates are failing, necessitating a full restore for an afflicted device through iTunes [update: now fixed].

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Apple launches iOS 10, tvOS 10 & watchOS 3

09/13/2016, 12:09 pm

Apple on Tuesday made available iOS 10 for iPads, iPhones, and the iPod touch bringing mass enhancements to messages, Maps, Siri, Photos, Apple Music, News, and more.

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