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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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The best features in iOS 10: Siri, Home, Messages, Notifications, Apple Music, more

09/13/2016, 12:09 pm

Tuesday's iOS 10 launch cleans up older iOS features, and introduces a number of new ones, including a new Home app for HomeKit, stock app hiding, voice mail transcription, and much more.

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Apple requests wireless charging chip samples for upcoming iPhone product, report says

09/06/2016, 07:09 pm

A report out of the Far East on Tuesday claims Apple recently requested a batch of wireless charging chip samples from Taiwanese semiconductor company MediaTek, suggesting the iPhone maker is forging ahead with development of a bespoke wireless charging solution.

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Apple's iPad an effective sedative for children about to undergo surgery, study finds

08/30/2016, 08:08 pm

A research study presented Tuesday claims that iPads are just as effective as medicinal sedatives for reducing pre-surgical anxiety from nervousness about the procedure compounded by parental separation on children between ages 4 and 10.

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Supply chain sees tablet market expansion, with Apple's iPad holding fast

08/25/2016, 09:08 am

Apple is expected see consistent sales of its high-end offerings in the third calendar quarter of 2016, while other companies like Samsung and Amazon will be greatly impacted by the flood of "white box" generic tablets from Chinese manufacturers.

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Microsoft ad says Apple's iPad Pro Smart Keyboard doesn't make it a real computer

08/16/2016, 12:08 pm

In a new ad pushing its Surface Pro tablet hybrid, Microsoft takes direct shots at the iPad Pro, referencing Apple's new "What's a Computer?" ad just two weeks after it began airing.

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Apple to debut 10.5" iPad Pro in 2017, integrate flexible AMOLED tech in 2018

08/15/2016, 01:08 am

Well-connected KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo expects Apple to launch three iPad models in 2017, including a new 10.5-inch iPad Pro, while "revolutionary" changes like a radically redesigned chassis and AMOLED panel are in store for 2018.

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Review: Logitech Create Backlit Keyboard Case for Apple's 9.7" iPad Pro

08/13/2016, 11:08 am

Logitech's Create Backlit Keyboard Case, made specifically for the smaller 9.7-inch iPad Pro, leverages the tablet's Smart Connector port for both data and power, negating the need for a separate battery or pairing process with virtually no key lag.

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Google updates iOS versions of Docs, Sheets & Slides with iPad multitasking

08/10/2016, 04:08 pm

Google on Wednesday released important updates to its Docs, Sheets, and Slides clients for iOS, finally giving iPad owners access to true multitasking with its productivity suite.

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Refurbished 12.9-inch iPad Pro now on sale through Apple's online store

08/09/2016, 04:08 pm

Apple on Tuesday began sales of refurbished 12.9-inch iPad Pro models, offering substantial discounts ahead of an anticipated fall refresh.

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'Stranger Things' poster created using Apple's iPad Pro and Apple Pencil

08/09/2016, 12:08 am

Netflix's 80s sci-fi/horror revival "Stranger Things" has garnered high acclaim since its debut in July, and it turns out Apple, or at least one of its products, played a role in creating the series' all important poster art.

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Apple debuts Arabic, British English and Italian Smart Keyboard layouts

08/02/2016, 05:08 pm

Nearly one year after Apple introduced the U.S. version of its Smart Keyboard for iPad Pro, the company on Tuesday expanded the accessory lineup to include international layouts supporting Arabic, British English and Italian.

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Logitech debuts Create Backlit Keyboard Case for 9.7" iPad Pro

08/02/2016, 03:08 am

Accessories manufacturer Logitech on Tuesday introduced a 9.7-inch version of its Create Backlit Keyboard Case for iPad Pro, which like its bigger 12.9-inch sibling features folio-style tablet protection, a full-size keyboard and support for Apple's Smart Connector.

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Apple's latest iPad Pro ad asks, 'What's a computer'

08/01/2016, 06:08 pm

In a continued push to position iPad Pro as a full-fledged laptop replacement, Apple on Monday released a short TV ad touting the tablet's benefits over traditional portable machines.

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Apple iPad grows share of global tablet market despite declining sales

08/01/2016, 01:08 pm

Apple and its chief rival -- Samsung -- both saw worldwide tablet shipments decline in the June quarter, although Apple managed to increase iPad marketshare in spite of moving fewer units.

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More expensive iPad Pro helps boost Apple Q3 revenues despite lower unit sales

07/26/2016, 05:07 pm

Revenue-wise, the iPad Pro appears to have helped Apple make the iPad its only growing hardware segment during the June quarter, despite the category actually registering yet another drop in sales.

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First photos of alleged 'iPad Pro 2' surface in China

07/24/2016, 11:07 pm

A pair of photos supposedly snapped by a worker in Apple's Asian supply chain show what appears to be a next-generation iPad bearing an unknown device identification number, suggesting the company is preparing production of a successor model.

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Apple hit with lawsuit targeting AppleCare+ refurbished devices

07/20/2016, 05:07 pm

A class action suit filing in California complains that "refurbished" service stock replacements doled out by Apple in exchange for damaged devices to AppleCare+ service plan holders are not functionally the same as new.

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