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Topic: iPad

Blueprint of Apple's "iPad Air Plus," details of iPad mini 4 reportedly outed in Japanese mag - Rumor

11/28/2014, 02:11 pm

A Japanese Apple fan magazine published on Friday what it says is a full-scale schematic of Apple's much rumored "iPad Air Plus," along with claims that the device will be powered by an A9 chip and ship between April and June of 2015.

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Rounding up the best (remaining) Apple iPad Air and iPad mini deals of Black Friday 2014

11/28/2014, 12:11 pm

While deals on Apple's iPad lineup where aplenty in the week leading up to Black Friday, most of those offers have since dried up due to a shortage of inventory. Fortunately, if you know where to look, significant discounts and availability are still able to be had. Here's where and how.

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How to find the lowest prices on Apple's Macs and iPads this Black Friday

11/28/2014, 08:11 am

While Apple has again chosen to forgo offering discounts on its products this Black Friday in favor of offering iTunes Gift Cards, many Apple Authorized Resellers and big-box retailers are competing aggressively for the business of Apple shoppers. Here's how to quickly and easily find the lowest prices anywhere on your iPad or Mac of choice.

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MacMall's Black Friday iPad sale now live: up to $75 off iPad Air 2, $30 off iPad mini 3

11/26/2014, 02:11 pm

Shoppers looking for a discount on Apple's newly released iPad Air 2 or iPad mini 3 with Touch ID can act now to take advantage of MacMall's Black Friday sale, which is available tax-free to most U.S. customers, resulting in even more savings.

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Best Buy jumpstarts Black Friday sales with early $75 discount on all iPad mini 3 models, up to $200 off iPad mini 2

11/26/2014, 08:11 am

U.S. retailer Best Buy on Wednesday flipped the switch early on some of its Black Friday gifts, including at $75 off all iPad mini 3 with Touch ID models, bringing the latest-generation tablet down to a starting price of just $324.99.

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IDC: Tablet market suffers massive slowdown in 2014, Apple's iPad not immune

11/25/2014, 01:11 pm

Year-over-year growth in the tablet market is projected to fall by more than 45 percentage points from its 2013 rate, new data released Tuesday suggests, as Apple is expected to book the first full-year shipment decline in the iPad's history.

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Review: BrydgeAir keyboard makes your iPad Air feel like a 'MacBook mini'

11/22/2014, 05:11 am

iPad Air 1 & 2 owners looking for a quick and easy way to turn their tablet into a MacBook-style, lap-friendly portable computer need look no further than the new backlit BrydgeAir keyboard -- a well-built, well-designed productivity accessory.

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Nokia channels Apple's iPad mini with new N1 Android tablet for China

11/18/2014, 12:11 pm

In one of its first major product releases as a Microsoft subsidiary, former handset heavyweight Nokia on Tuesday unveiled a new 7.9-inch Android tablet that appears to take a number of cues from Apple's rival iPad mini.

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After losing Apple's iPad business, Intel has bled $7 billion while heavily subsidizing cheap x86 Atom Android tablets

11/16/2014, 03:11 am

Over the last two years, Intel's mobile chip division has lost $7 billion while heavily subsidizing the manufacturing costs of Android Atom tablet makers. It now plans to phase out those generous incentives, which will make it more expensive for iPad competitors to dump cheap tablets into the market.

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Apple Inc. A8X iPad chip causing big problems for Intel, Qualcomm, Samsung and Nvidia

11/15/2014, 12:11 am

Apple's A-series Application Processors that power iPads--including the latest and greatest A8X in iPad Air 2--are inciting billion dollar losses for Intel and threatening major problems for rival tablet chips from Qualcomm, Samsung and Nvidia, along with all the companies that depend upon those vendors for their mobile chips.

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Current tablet sales growth being driven by sub-$250 devices, IDC says

11/14/2014, 08:11 am

The average selling price of tablets continues to drop, according to the latest research from IDC, as sales growth in the tablet market is reportedly being driven by low-end, low-cost devices, just as Apple has entered the sub-$250 market with the first-generation iPad mini.

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Sprint builds out hardware leasing with 'iPad for Life' plans, iPad Air 2 starts at $20 per month

11/13/2014, 09:11 pm

Sprint on Thursday expanded its hardware leasing options beyond Apple's iPhone to include the new iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3, with pricing for 16GB models pegged at a respective $20 and $17 per month for 24 months.

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Sony's PlayStation Vue will stream live & on-demand TV to Apple's iPad without cable subscription

11/13/2014, 01:11 pm

The newly unveiled PlayStation Vue TV streaming service from Sony is set to launch this month on the company's home game consoles, but shortly thereafter will make its way to a competing platform: Apple's iPad.

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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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Analysis of Apple's A8X SoC uncovers customized GPU, confirms 3-core architecture

11/12/2014, 11:11 am

Apple appears to have moved to a semi-custom design for the graphics processor in its new A8X SoC while employing an unusual triple-core CPU, according to a new analysis of the chip that powers the iPad Air 2.

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iPhone 6 already driving iOS enterprise share gains for Apple

11/10/2014, 01:11 pm

Enterprise mobile services vendor Good Technology reports that Apple's iPhone 6 launch helped the company win back mobile device enterprise share from Android, boosting iOS to 69 percent of all device activations as firms' deployment of custom mobile apps continues to grow exponentially.

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Apple's iPad continues to dominate NA usage with nearly 80% share, up from July

11/06/2014, 06:11 pm

Fresh data from ad network Chitika shows Apple's iPad accounted for 79.9 percent of North American Web traffic for the month of September, up 1.9 points from measurements taken in July.

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Microsoft's Surface Pro stunt fails as CNN election commentators stick to iPads

11/05/2014, 03:11 pm

News commentators covering U.S. elections for CNN were given Surface Pro tablets by Microsoft, but continued using iPads on air, covering up the supplied Surface with papers or even the iPad itself.

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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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Review: ClamCase Pro for iPad Air

11/02/2014, 02:11 am

ClamCase for iPad Air is a simple but well-implemented product that takes Apple's tablet one step closer to being a productivity machine and, for some, a viable ultra-portable laptop replacement.

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