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Availability of Apple's 12.9" iPad Pro slips to May as rumored update looms

04/18/2017, 12:04 pm

Possibly shedding some light on an anticipated refresh, the 12.9-inch iPad Pro stock situation appears to be dwindling, with nearly no stock of popular models in high-volume stores, and an expected refresh date across the board of May 16.


One Apple GPU, one giant leap in graphics for iPhone 8

04/17/2017, 02:04 am

Apple is building its own GPU architecture, but why? Rather than being motivated by simple cost savings, evidence points to the timing of a significant technical leap forward that could be as big of an advance as iOS was ten years ago.


iPad 4 service replacement with iPad Air 2 not universal policy, but allowed in low-stock conditions

04/16/2017, 09:04 am

Despite reports to the contrary, there is no official Apple policy mandating that iPad 4 owners coming into Apple Retail for service receive an iPad Air 2 for the cost of service -- but stores have been allowed to make the swap if they have no service stock, and have been for some time.


Apple's Mac, iPad dodge an ugly new NSA hacker bomb targeting majority of Windows PCs globally

04/14/2017, 07:04 pm

A series of previously unknown Windows hacking tools used by the U.S. National Security Agency has been leaked, enabling "zero day" exploits to be used against millions of Windows PCs to deface websites, lock up systems to demand a ransom payment or to steal emails and other data.


Motorola Solutions to equip Victoria Police with 10K iPhones, iPads in A$50M deal

04/13/2017, 01:04 pm

Motorola Solutions has signed a deal with the police in Victoria, Australia, which will provide 10,000 frontline officers with access to iPhones and iPads, in order to provide real-time information to officers and help improve their productivity.


NHL coaches provided with iPad Pros, Macs to gain edge during Stanley Cup Playoffs

04/13/2017, 10:04 am

Coaches in the NHL are going to be given more help in analyzing their team's performance during hockey matches, with the league reportedly providing iPad Pros to teams and officials in time for the start of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.


Artist Rob Zilla shows potential of iPad Pro with Adobe Illustrator Draw, Apple Pencil

04/12/2017, 02:04 pm

Apple is showcasing illustrations of stars from the NBA created by artist Robert Generette III, also known as "Rob Zilla, showing off the high-quality artwork that can be created on the iPad Pro using the Apple Pencil and Adobe Illustrator Draw.


Apple Deals: 13" MacBook Air for $799 ($200 off); 2017 9.7" iPad in stock for $324 ($5 off); unlocked iPhone 5s for $99

04/10/2017, 11:04 am

Shoppers looking for the lowest prices on 13" MacBook Airs can save $200 this week with special financing offers. MacMall is also knocking $5 off Apple's new 2017 32GB iPad (Wi-Fi) in Silver with units in stock. Refurbished iPhone 5s devices (GSM unlocked) are discounted to $99.99 as well.


Apple posts GPU-related job openings in UK following Imagination breakup

04/10/2017, 10:04 am

Apple is ramping up its efforts to create its own GPU designs, following the iPhone producer's decision to stop working with the U.K.-based Imagination Technologies, by advertising a number of job postings within the graphics field in London.


J.D. Power: 2017 tablet buyers report "outstanding" satisfaction, ready to spend money on premium brands

04/07/2017, 08:04 pm

In a followup conversation to clarify the firm's recently reported findings on U.S. tablet buyers, J.D. Power highlighted a series of data points that overturn many established narratives on the "beleaguerment" of the tablet market, particularly with regard to premium-priced, higher-end models.


Where to find the best deals on Apple's 2017 9.7" iPad line

04/07/2017, 11:04 am

As Apple authorized resellers begin shipping the new 9.7-inch iPad, those on the lookout for a great deal on the 2017 devices can save money instantly or take advantage of free expedited shipping offers on a variety of models that are in stock and ready to ship.


Quick take video review: Apple's 2017 9.7-inch iPad

04/06/2017, 11:04 pm

Apple recently unified its iPad product line with the release of the 2017 9.7-inch iPad, a replacement for the outgoing iPad Air 2. Starting at $329, the new iPad skips some high-end features like quad speakers and a laminated, wide color gamut display, but brings entry level users up to speed with an A9 SoC and 802.11ac Wi-Fi.


Retina MacBook Pro minus Touch Bar, iPad Pro Cintiq capability rumored in development

04/06/2017, 03:04 pm

New claims about future Mac hardware have emerged after Tuesday's revelations from Apple's Phil Schiller and Craig Federighi, with the latest rumors suggesting that future high-end Retina MacBook Pros may not include a Touch Bar, and the iPad Pro could be used directly as a tablet input device for a connected Mac.


Curious J.D. Power report scores 2017 tablet makers by screen size, bundled apps, mouse support

04/06/2017, 03:04 pm

A curious report from J.D. Power gave Microsoft's Surface brand a higher overall score in comparison to other tablet makers, "largely due to its top rankings in the features and styling & design factors," in particular the size of the screen.


Roundup: The best cases for Apple's 2017 9.7-inch iPad that you can buy

04/06/2017, 10:04 am

If you got Apple's latest 9.7-inch iPad equipped with an A9 processor under the tree and are looking for the perfect case in which to house it, we've rounded up a list of the best iPad cases from slim, designer options to rugged models that offer enhanced protection.


Review: Apple's 2017 9.7" iPad with A9 CPU isn't a game-changer, but it isn't supposed to be

04/05/2017, 12:04 pm

The 2017 9.7-inch iPad isn't intended to revolutionize Apple's tablet offerings, but it does go a long way to unifying the product line, and paving the way for the future of the platform -- all starting at just $329.


Deals: 9.7" iPads now shipping with no tax in 48 states; 15" MacBook Pro w/ AppleCare for $2,358 ($390 off); 13" Touch Bar MacBook Pro for $1,649

04/03/2017, 12:04 pm

Shoppers this week can save $150 to $390 on Late 2016 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pros with exclusive savings. Or pick up a brand-new 32GB or 128GB 9.7-inch iPad with free expedited shipping and no tax outside NY and NJ (units are in stock and ready to ship). Other 9.7" iPads can be pre-ordered with a $10 discount.


How to securely back up your iPhone or iPad to iCloud or iTunes

03/31/2017, 02:03 pm

It was probably prudent to make a backup of all of your iPhone's data before the shift to APFS with iOS 10.3 was applied, but fortunately it all went okay -- but what if it hadn't? In celebration of Backup Day, AppleInsider shows you how to back up your iPhone or iPad.


New Apple ads tout on iPad Pro battery life, laptop replacement features

03/30/2017, 08:03 pm

Apple on Thursday continued its iPad Pro ad campaign with three new installments featuring the tablet's abilty to act as a desktop replacement, long battery life and educational features.


First impressions of Apple's 2017 9.7-inch A9-powered iPad

03/30/2017, 03:03 pm

Apple's new iPad is here, and AppleInsider takes a first look at it to see how well predictions about the hardware stack up to reality.