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Topic: iPad

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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Apple paces field in PC consumer satisfaction for 11th consecutive year

09/23/2014, 10:09 am

Despite booking a modest 3 percent year-over-year decline, Apple has once again claimed the top spot in the most recent American Customer Satisfaction Index rankings of personal computer manufacturers.

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Rumor: Next-gen iPad Air to debut in October, Retina iPad mini in early 2015

09/22/2014, 08:09 pm

A rumor out of East Asia on Monday claims mass production of Apple's "iPad Air 2" starts this month ahead of an October release, while the second-generation iPad mini with Retina display could be pushed back into 2015.

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Next-gen iPad Air with Touch ID, new gold color option may also debut at Apple's Sept. 9 event

09/04/2014, 08:09 am

At a media event already expected to be packed with the unveiling of two new iPhone models and a so-called "iWatch," the company may also showcase its next full-size iPad Air with Touch ID fingerprint sensor and a new gold color option, according to well-connected analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.

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Apple's rumored iPhone 6 mobile payment system seen as 'most legitimate potential threat' to PayPal

09/03/2014, 09:09 pm

Apple's upcoming product releases will lay the groundwork for an aggressive leap into the mobile payments sector that could eventually erode PayPal's firm foundation, according to one research analyst.

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Apple will re-bid on nixed $1 billion LA Unified School District iPad contract

08/27/2014, 11:08 am

Though Apple's contract with the Los Angeles Unified School District to put iPads in the hands of every student was canceled this week, the company still has a shot to win out in the end, bidding once again on the troubled $1 billion project.

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Cook says tablet sales slump is 'speed bump,' looks toward future growth

08/26/2014, 06:08 pm

In a recent interview, Apple CEO Tim Cook characterized an apparent slowdown in tablet sales as a "speed bump," a sentiment that runs counter to some industry pundits who claim slates like the iPad are past their prime.

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Rumor: Apple's jumbo-sized 12.9-inch iPad in the works for early 2015 debut

08/26/2014, 03:08 pm

Apple will expand the iPad lineup in early 2015 with a new, larger 12.9-inch model flanking the existing 9.7-inch iPad Air and 7.9-inch iPad mini, a new report claims.

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Minnesota school district set to roll Apple's iPad out to 40,000 students

08/26/2014, 03:08 pm

Minnesota's St. Paul School District is preparing to deploy tens of thousands of iPads to students in 37 schools around the city, marking another victory for Apple in education even as a similar program in Los Angeles comes under fire.

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LA Unified School District suspends iPad deal, faces accusations that officials had close ties with Apple

08/26/2014, 09:08 am

Though it was much-touted when Apple signed the contract last year, the company's massive deal to sell iPads to the Los Angeles Unified School District has now officially been suspended, amid accusations that top employees at the district had improperly close ties with the Cupertino, Calif., company.

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Purported 'iPad Air 2' flex cables revealed in new photos

08/21/2014, 05:08 am

In what could be the first images of internal components destined for Apple's iPad Air refresh, fresh photos out of the Far East reportedly show a batch of flex cables including easily recognizable antennas for Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GPS.

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