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Topic: iPad 2

Apple boasts of improved cameras, enhanced performance in re-released 'iPad 4'

03/18/2014, 08:03 am

In re-launching the fourth-generation iPad with Retina display starting at $399 on Tuesday, Apple delivered a dramatic upgrade at that price point over the legacy iPad 2, with the company highlighting the improved cameras and enhanced performance it now offers at that price point.

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Apple replaces iPad 2 with 4th-gen iPad, leaves original iPad mini as only non-Retina iOS device

03/18/2014, 04:03 am

Coming minutes after the 8GB iPhone 5c launched in the UK, Apple on Tuesday officially discontinued the iPad 2, replacing the long-standing entry-level tablet with a 16GB version of the fourth-generation iPad.

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Apple set to discontinue legacy, non-Retina iPad 2

02/13/2014, 10:02 am

After nearly three years on the market, Apple's second-generation iPad, which sports an A5 processor and non-Retina display, is now on the chopping block, and is expected to be discontinued in the near future, AppleInsider has learned.

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Retina iPad mini shipments to grow 102% next quarter as iPad 2 reaches end of life

11/12/2013, 07:11 pm

A market forecast from KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo says Apple will see a marked increase in shipments for the just-released iPad mini with Retina display over the coming months at the expense of iPad Air marketshare, while the iPad 2 may be discontinued in the first quarter of 2014

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Southwest & Dish to provide passengers in-flight entertainment via Apple's iPad 2

10/29/2013, 11:10 am

Satellite television provider Dish and stalwart low-cost airline Southwest on Tuesday announced an extension of their partnership that will see Dish lend iPad 2 tablets to passengers for use during flights on certain routes.

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iPad 2 remains Apple's most popular tablet, iPhone 5c demand growing

10/21/2013, 01:10 pm

Apple's mid-range iPhone 5c is beginning to close the sales gap on the company's flagship iPhone 5s, while the iPad 2 commands the lion's share of the Apple tablet installed base, according to new data from mobile analytics company Localytics.

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Apple wins patents for iPhone & iPad designs by Steve Jobs & Jony Ive

12/04/2012, 12:12 pm

Apple on Tuesday secured ownership of a number of key design-related patents covering the iPhone 4, credited in part to Steve Jobs, as well as the L-shaped MagSafe charging connector, and the iPad with Smart Cover.

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Black Friday: Apple knocks up to $61 off 9.7-inch iPads, full stock of iPad minis at MacMall

11/23/2012, 04:11 am

As part of Apple's Black Friday sale, the company has cut between $41-$61 off the new iPad with Retina display and $31 off 16GB iPad 2s. Meanwhile, Mac minis remain regularly priced and won't ship for two weeks, but MacMall has virtually the entire iPad mini product line in stock and ready to ship immediately.

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Microsoft Surface screen falls short of Retina iPad, but outperforms iPad 2

11/12/2012, 04:11 pm

A head-to-head comparison of the Surface display with competing tablets has found Microsoft's tablet beats out similarly equipped screens, but can't take down the Retina display on Apple's 9.7-inch iPad.

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Test puts iPad mini and 4th-gen iPad screens under microscope

11/02/2012, 06:11 pm

A repair firm on Friday put the screens of Apple's new iPad mini and fourth-generation iPad under the microscope to illustrate the difference in size between the two tablets' pixels, and expectedly found the 7.9-inch device to fit between the iPad 2 and the Retina display iPad.

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Apple begins testing iOS 6.1 with new Map Kit framework for third-party apps

11/01/2012, 02:11 pm

Apple on Thursday provided developers with a prerelease version of its forthcoming iOS 6.1 update, featuring improvements to its Maps application programming interface, and also issued a beta of Xcode 4.6.

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Apple releases iOS 6.0.1 to fix screen, camera flash and Exchange issues

11/01/2012, 01:11 pm

Apple on Thursday issued iOS 6.0.1 for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, a minor update that addresses a number of small bugs, including a screen glitch that would appear with the onscreen keyboard and an issue that would cause the camera flash to not go off.

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Apple forecast to sell 102M iPads, 194M iPhones in 2013

10/29/2012, 02:10 pm

With 100 million iPads sold in its first two and a half years, Apple is predicted to sell another 100 million in just one 12-month span thanks in part to the addition of the iPad mini.

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iPad mini gets Siri but iPad 2 still left without

10/23/2012, 07:10 pm

It was announced on Tuesday that the new iPad mini is compatible with Apple's Siri voice recognizing assistant, however owners of the now long-in-the-tooth iPad 2 still won't be able to access the feature.

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Apple reportedly testing iOS 6.0.1 with keyboard, camera flash, Wi-Fi fixes

10/22/2012, 10:10 am

Apple is said to have provided its U.S. carrier partners with a pre-release build of iOS 6.0.1, an update for its mobile operating system that will reportedly address a graphical glitch with the virtual keyboard, as well as issues that would cause the camera's flash to not go off when expected.

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Apple predicted to phase out iPad 2 to streamline product line for 'iPad mini'

10/19/2012, 08:10 am

Apple is bucking industry trends and outperforming its peers by creating its own growth through hardware and software innovation an aggressive strategy that one analyst believes could lead to Apple phasing out the $400 iPad 2.

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Display expert refutes Microsoft claim that Surface RT display is "sharper" than iPad

10/18/2012, 05:10 pm

A display expert on Thursday compared the technology powering Microsoft's upcoming Surface RT with the iPad 2 and third-generation iPad's displays, seemingly debunking previous claims made by Microsoft that claimed its new tablet would be "sharper" than competing Apple products.

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Ridiculed in the West, Apple's iOS 6 Maps are instead praised in China

09/25/2012, 03:09 pm

While many around the world have slammed Apple's new mapping software in iOS 6, the company has built a special version of Maps for China that has been praised as a "huge improvement over Google Maps," though it lacks some new features due to Chinese laws.

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Embark, Garmin add public transit support for Apple's iOS 6 Maps

09/20/2012, 02:09 pm

Garmin and Embark announced on Thursday that they have updated their iPhone navigation software to add public transportation features to the new Maps in iOS 6.

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Apple launches iOS 6 for iPhone, iPad & iPod touch

09/19/2012, 12:09 pm

iOS 6, the latest major update to Apple's mobile operating system, is now available as an over-the-air download on compatible devices, including the iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, third-generation iPad, and iPad 2.

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