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Topic: iPad

Apple's online store begins taking preorders for iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3

10/17/2014, 11:10 am

Ahead of next week's launch, Apple's online store on Friday began taking presales of the iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3, its new Touch ID-equipped tablets being introduced for the holiday shopping season.

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Apple's iPad Air 2 eschews physical orientation lock switch in favor of software control

10/16/2014, 09:10 pm

A lot of attention has been paid to the iPad Air 2's slimmed-down design, but one of the most striking changes -- the removal of the orientation lock/mute switch -- is a significant evolution in Apple's design philosophy.

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First look: Hands-on with Apple's new iPad Air 2 & iPad mini 3

10/16/2014, 04:10 pm

The iPad Air and iPad mini have both been outfitted by Apple with Touch ID fingerprint sensors, but it's clear that Apple is positioning its flagship iPad Air 2 as the tablet to beat, boasting a beefed-up A8X CPU, improved camera, thinner design, and anti-reflective laminated display.

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Apple unveils new multi-carrier 'Apple SIM' bundled with new iPads

10/16/2014, 03:10 pm

The next-generation iPad Air will ship with a multitude of new features -- like the A8X chip, faster 802.11ac Wi-Fi, and a fully-laminated display -- but there is one addition that the company did not reveal on stage: a preinstalled "Apple SIM" that will be recognized by wireless providers around the world.

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Apple announces iPad mini 3 with Touch ID for $399, keeps first-gen iPad mini for $249

10/16/2014, 02:10 pm

Apple's diminutive iPad will also receive an update this week, the company announced Thursday, in the form of the iPad mini 3, which features a Touch ID fingerprint sensor and new gold color option starting at $399.

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Apple announces 6.1mm-thin iPad Air 2 with Touch ID, anti-reflective coating, new gold color option

10/16/2014, 01:10 pm

Apple's next-generation tablet became official on Thursday with the introduction of the iPad Air 2, featuring a Touch ID fingerprint sensor, new anti-reflective screen coating, and the speedy new A8X chip

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Two ways to get a $20 cash trade-in bonus on your old iPads (including iPad 2)

10/16/2014, 12:10 pm

Ahead of Apple's iPad media event on Thursday afternoon, AppleInsider has teamed up with the industry's two leading electronics trade-in & buyback services to offer readers an exclusive $20 cash bonus on the sale of their old iPad when they lock in a price quote today. The services are currently paying up to $405 for old iPads before the bonus.

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Live from Apple's 'It's been way too long iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3 & Retina iMac event

10/16/2014, 05:10 am

Join us as we join Apple in Cupertino this Thursday, October 16th, for the anticipated launch of the iPad 2, iPad mini 3 with Retina display, Mac OS X "Yosemite" & ApplePay

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Apple's own iBook reveals iPad Air 2 & iPad mini 3, both with Touch ID

10/15/2014, 01:10 pm

With less than 24 hours to go before Apple is set to present its latest products, preview images for the company's iOS 8.1 user guide in the iBookstore reveal the iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3, both featuring a Touch ID fingerprint sensing home button.

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Gazelle paying up to $355 for iPad Airs, $305 for iPad minis ahead of Apple's special event

10/15/2014, 11:10 am

Readers looking to sell their current iPad to help pay for one Apple's forthcoming 2015 iPads can begin locking in price quotes -- with an exclusive $20 bonus -- over at Gazelle ahead of Thursday's event to maximize the amount of cash they will receive.

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Purported next-gen iPad Air logic board shows 2GB of RAM, A8X chip

10/13/2014, 02:10 pm

With new iPad Air and iPad mini models expected to be introduced on Thursday, a newly leaked logic board claimed to be from a 2014 iPad Air purports to show an A8X processor, as well as an Elpida RAM module with 2 gigabytes of memory.

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Newly leaked parts purportedly show next-generation iPad with Touch ID fingerprint sensor

10/11/2014, 05:10 pm

With only days to go before Apple's Oct. 16 event, new photos out of East Asia claim to show components bound for a next-generation iPad, including a logic board, Touch ID hardware and cover glass with incorporated digitizer.

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IDC miscounts Macs again, awards Apple fifth place in global PC sales one year too late

10/09/2014, 08:10 am

IDC doesn't like counting iPads among its global PC figures, but it doesn't seem to like counting Macs either, given its back-to-back quarterly undercounting of Apple's computer sales.

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Production of Apple's larger iPad reportedly delayed as suppliers focus on iPhone 6

10/09/2014, 05:10 am

According to a report on Thursday, Apple's much-rumored 12.9-inch iPad has been delayed due to overwhelming demand for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, meaning the large tablet may not see launch until mid-2015.

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Hidden graphical assets in iOS 8.1 beta 2 hint at 'Retina HD' iPads

10/08/2014, 08:10 pm

Continuing his analysis of Apple's most recent iOS 8.1 beta 2, developer Hamza Sood on Wednesday discovered frameworks containing graphical assets labeled "3x~ipad," suggesting the company is preparing to update its tablet lineup with high-resolution "Retina HD" displays.

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Dummy unit shows expected 'iPad Air 2' design ahead of Apple's rumored Oct. 16 event

10/08/2014, 09:10 am

An apparent mockup of a slightly redesigned, next-generation iPad Air has surfaced from Vietnam showing a more trim profile, recessed volume buttons, and the addition of a Touch ID sensor to the home button.

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Apple expected to hold iPad & Retina iMac event on Oct. 16

10/03/2014, 12:10 pm

Apple is reportedly planning to hold an event on Thursday, Oct. 16, to showcase the rest of its fall 2014 product lineup, which is expected to include new iPads with Touch ID fingerprint sensors, as well as a 27-inch iMac with Retina display.

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Bloomberg: Apple's next-gen iPad Air to come in gold color option

09/30/2014, 10:09 pm

In line with previous reports, Bloomberg on Tuesday says Apple's next-generation iPad Air will be offered in gold, bringing the company's flagship tablet up to speed with iPhone color options.

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Steve Ballmer's loyalty to Microsoft will force LA Clippers to ditch Apple iPads

09/25/2014, 01:09 pm

Though Steve Ballmer is no longer CEO of Microsoft or even on its board of directors, he's still fiercely loyal to the company he led, which is why he will have his basketball team, Los Angeles Clippers, ditch their use of Apple's iPad.

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Rumor: Apple's 12.9" 'iPad Pro' to sport beefed-up A8X chip, 'iPad Air 2' to gain 2GB RAM

09/25/2014, 10:09 am

If Apple does launch a new, larger iPad with a 12.9-inch display this year, a new report from the Republic of China suggests that the device could ship with an upgraded "A8X" variant of the A8 introduced alongside the iPhone 6 series, while the next-generation iPad Air might double the RAM of its predecessor.

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