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Topic: iPad Air

Blockbuster iPhone 5s & iPad Air propelled Apple to 80M+ holiday iDevice sales - report

01/14/2014, 12:01 pm

Total iOS device sales may have reached 80 million units in the just-concluded December quarter, driven by particularly strong demand for the new iPhone 5s and iPad Air, sales surveys conducted by Canaccord Genuity suggest.


Review: mPact Glass screen protector for iPad Air

12/31/2013, 07:12 pm

Startup firm "designed by m" has released a series of iOS device screen protectors called mPact Glass, an anti-scratch tempered glass shield that supposedly boasts higher light transmission than competing products.


Target serves up iPhone and iPad deals for last-minute holiday shoppers

12/20/2013, 10:12 pm

Target on Friday announced a special iOS device promotion scheduled to run from Dec. 22 through Dec. 24, with the deals starting one day after a currently active sale offering customers discounts on Apple's iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c and first-gen iPad mini.


72% of prospective tablet buyers plan to buy Apple's iPad - report

12/12/2013, 04:12 pm

Consumers who intend to purchase a tablet within the next three months overwhelmingly say they will choose one of Apple's iPad models, a new survey shows.


Apple's iPad Air, iPad mini take 6 of Japan's top 10 tablet sales spots

12/11/2013, 06:12 pm

During its first month on the market, Apple's iPad Air has taken four of Japan's top ten tablet slots while iPad mini has taken two additional spots, giving Apple 60 percent of the sales charts.


Upgraders jumpstart Apple's 'iPad Christmas' with 175% surge in trade-ins of old iPads for cash

12/06/2013, 01:12 pm

iPad trade-ins through Gazelle grew a whopping 175 percent over Black Friday weekend as presumed upgraders sought cash for their older models, supporting Apple's belief that the iPad will be the hottest holiday gift this year.


Black Friday propels iPad Air growth by 51%, iPhone 5c surges 26%

12/04/2013, 10:12 am

New data suggests Apple saw huge sales of the iPad Air and iPhone 5c from Black Friday sales, with an analytics firm seeing a massive growth spike for both devices over the holiday shopping weekend.


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


iPad Air Retina display has fewer backlights, costs more than Apple's previous models

11/05/2013, 08:11 am

The high-resolution Retina display found in Apple's fifth-generation iPad Air is more efficient, accomplishing the same level of brightness with less than half as many LED lights, according to a new teardown analysis.


Amazon's Kindle Fire HDX bests iPad Air in display test

11/04/2013, 09:11 pm

In his latest display shootout, DisplayMate's Raymond Soneira found the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 to outperform Apple's Retina-toting iPad Air in a number of lab tests, crowning Amazon's device as the best performing tablet he has ever tested.


AT&T sees 200% year over year increase in activations for iPad Air launch

11/04/2013, 03:11 pm

Apple's launch of the iPad Air alone was enough to trump activations of both the iPad mini and fourth-generation iPad one year ago at U.S. carrier AT&T.


iPad Air popular upgrade for iPad 2 owners, silver 16GB model in high demand - survey

11/04/2013, 09:11 am

While Apple didn't offer official sales figures of the thinner and lighter fifth-generation iPad Air Monday morning, a survey of launch weekend buyers, as well as online tracking data, offers some idea of how well the company's latest flagship tablet is performing after three days of availability.


Review: Apple's fifth-generation iPad Air

11/03/2013, 07:11 pm

When Apple announced the iPad Air, the company said that words alone wouldn't do it justice -- users had to feel its latest tablet to truly appreciate the difference. As it turns out, they were right.


After mixup, T-Mobile promises everyone gets 200MB of free iPad data

11/01/2013, 07:11 pm

In a tweet on Friday, T-Mobile CEO John Legere explained that an "executional mistake" caused some iPad Air buyers to see a $10 per month fee attached to their new tablets, contradicting the "uncarrier's" announced offer of 200MB of free data.


High-capacity iPad Air models selling out, Web tool shows availability at local Apple Stores

11/01/2013, 06:11 pm

Just hours after Apple completed its initial iPad Air worldwide rollout on Friday, certain models are already seeing stock outs in the U.S., but a handy Web-based tracker searches nearby Apple Stores for supply on hand.


iPad Air teardown reveals smaller battery, separate LCD & cover glass

11/01/2013, 09:11 am

A new dissection of Apple's latest tablet shows an iPad mini-like construction and several parts shared with the iPhone 5s.


Apple's iPad Air now available in US Online Apple Store

11/01/2013, 03:11 am

As expected, Apple kicked off sales of the new iPad Air on its U.S. online storefront a little after midnight Pacific time, with all models showing immediate availability for in-store pickup.


First consumer iPad Air unboxing video hits the web hours after release

10/31/2013, 07:10 pm

Apple has already begun rolling out its latest iPad offering, the iPad Air, in countries around the world, and the first of what are likely to be many videos starring the tablet has hit the Web.


iPad Air sells out online in Hong Kong hours after sales open

10/31/2013, 03:10 pm

The Hong Kong outlet of Apple's online store reopened at 12:01 a.m. Hong Kong time with shipping estimates of 1-2 weeks Apple's newest tablet, then promptly sold out in less than three hours.


Benchmarks for Apple's iPad Air show 90% performance boost, tweaked A7 clock speed

10/30/2013, 03:10 am

Ahead of Friday's iPad Air release, performance analytics firm Primate Labs is starting to see data trickle in from its Geekbench Browser, with the tablet's A7 system on a chip showing huge performance gains over last year's iPad.