03/22/2016, 11:03 am
Though the new 9.7-inch iPad Pro features the same A9X processor as its 12.9-inch variant, the two chips don't actually run at the same speed, resulting in slightly more horsepower for Apple's largest tablet.
03/22/2016, 01:03 am
Overshadowed by Monday's iPhone SE and iPad Pro product announcements, Apple quietly started taking orders for official Apple Pencil replacement tips, selling the product in packs of four for $19.
03/21/2016, 06:03 pm
Following the release of iOS 9.3 on Monday, Apple pushed out its new Classroom app for teachers that promises to deliver a comprehensive toolset for deploying, managing and monitoring iPads in the classroom.
03/21/2016, 05:03 pm
One of the less publicized Apple announcements on Monday was the introduction of a Lightning to USB-C cable, an accessory addressing a serious compatibility problem for 12-inch MacBook owners who also own an iOS device.
03/21/2016, 05:03 pm
Apple's new USB 3 Lightning accessories offer faster file transfers and battery recharging abilities, but the only Apple device with a USB 3 Lightning port supporting those featuers remains the jumbo-sized 12.9-inch iPad Pro.
03/21/2016, 03:03 pm
Apple on Monday expanded its iPad Pro lineup with a 9.7-inch model with A9X SoC, Apple Pencil and Smart Keyboard support, all-new True Tone screen features and more. AppleInsider was on the scene and offers a hands-on look at the new tablet.
03/21/2016, 02:03 pm
In a bid to keep sales of the product moving, Apple on Monday slashed the price of the iPad Air 2 by $100, putting the cost of an entry-level 16-gigabyte Wi-Fi model at $399.
03/21/2016, 02:03 pm
For the first time ever, Apple's iPad lineup is now available in jumbo-sized storage capacities of 256 gigabytes, for both the 9.7-inch and 12.9-inch form factors.
Apple announces 9.7" iPad Pro with Apple Pencil support, True Tone display, A9X CPU, starting at $599
03/21/2016, 01:03 pm
Apple's flagship 9.7-inch tablet form factor received a major upgrade on Monday, gaining the magnetic Smart Connector, A9X processor and four-speaker array found on its larger 12.9-inch version, as well as compatibility with the Apple Pencil and a new True Tone display, all for $599.
03/20/2016, 07:03 am
Apple's 9.7-inch iPad is languishing. Once the flagship of the iPad fleet, the original full-size form factor has been at best in line with -- sometimes behind -- the smaller iPad mini and was most recently relegated to second fiddle behind the powerful, more versatile 12.9-inch iPad Pro. That could change on Monday.
03/18/2016, 10:03 am
In a move that will perhaps further emphasize the anticipated "Pro" branding, Apple's new 9.7-inch iPad is rumored to carry a starting price of $599 for 32 gigabytes of capacity, a $100 increase over the traditional new iPad entry point.
03/17/2016, 05:03 pm
A Thursday update to popular iPad drawing app Astropad Graphics Tablet suggests Apple's next-generation 9.7-inch iPad, rumored to launch as a "Pro" model next week, will bring support for Apple Pencil.
Chinese manufacturers start showing cases for rumored 9.7" iPad Pro with smart connector, 4 speakers
03/10/2016, 11:03 am
With industry consensus trending toward the introduction of a new, smaller version of the iPad Pro to succeed the aging iPad Air 2, Chinese manufacturers have begun to churn out cases fitting that design weeks before the rumored unveiling.
03/07/2016, 04:03 pm
With the U.S. Supreme Court's refusal to hear Apple's appeal, the company will now dole out some $400 million to consumers to offset changes it caused in e-book pricing. Here's how to know if you'll get some store credit (or cash) back.
03/07/2016, 09:03 am
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday revealed it won't hear Apple's appeal in its iBooks antitrust lawsuit, leaving the iPad maker to pay a $450 million fine to resolve the dispute.
03/02/2016, 12:03 pm
Consumers are finding some iPad models difficult to get their hands on, as resellers have begun showing depleted stock ahead of a late March press event at which Apple is widely expected to debut the iPad Air 2's successor.
03/01/2016, 04:03 pm
As promised, beta testers can once again use the Apple Pencil to navigate on iPad Pro with the latest build of iOS 9.3, with functionality restored before the software is released to the public.
02/26/2016, 05:02 pm
Apple is inching toward a launch of major additions to its iOS in Education program first previewed in iOS 9.3 beta, the most recent change being this week's beta activation of the forthcoming Apple School Manager Web hub.
02/25/2016, 05:02 pm
A report on Thursday claims Apple is preparing to launch a next-generation 9.7-inch iPad model at a widely rumored special event in March, but instead of extending the iPad Air lineage will brand the tablet under its newly-minted "Pro" line.
02/24/2016, 09:02 am
Owners of Apple's Smart Keyboard for iPad Pro were issued an over-the-air firmware update for the accessory this week, utilizing the two-way data transfer capabilities of the magnetic Smart Connector.