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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
07/19/2016, 09:07 pm
Microsoft announced quarterly operating profits of just $3.1 billion on revenues of $20.6 billion, hit hard by slow sales of Office, a 17 percent drop in cloud profits, an $870 million decline from Windows Phone and tepid Surface sales that grew by 9 percent year over year but remained below $1 billion.
07/14/2016, 12:07 pm
Razer on Thursday released the Mechanical Keyboard Case for the 12.9-inch iPad Pro, offering an unusual design alternative to most iPad keyboard cases.
06/30/2016, 09:06 pm
Developers building support for their ride sharing apps to plug into iOS 10's Siri can be supported within Maps as well, thanks to integrated efforts between the two teams to share a mechanism for deciphering and responding to user intent, whether driven by voice or the multitouch interface.
06/30/2016, 05:06 pm
The weak sustainability of low-end market share has claimed a new victim. Dell has dropped its remaining Venue-branded Android tablet line and will instead focus on selling conventional PCs and hybrid "2-in-1" devices running Windows, citing over-saturation and declining demand for slate-style tablets.
06/28/2016, 07:06 pm
Two years ago, Apple introduced App Extensions to enable third party developers to add system-wide features using a secure new architecture. This year, iOS 10 brings App Extensions to Siri, enabling developers to teach Siri how to expand its capabilities.
06/22/2016, 07:06 am
At WWDC, Apple introduced Swift Playgrounds as a "revolutionary new app for iPad that makes learning Swift interactive and fun." A closer examination shows the new app is a powerful authoring tool any developer can use to teach critically important software coding skills.
06/17/2016, 01:06 am
Dubbed a "reactive" plush toy, Octobo is a soft, fuzzy octopus that turns into an interactive storybook controller with a little help from Apple's iPad.
06/15/2016, 04:06 pm
Streaming video service Netflix has updated its iOS app with one of the most requested features for the platform, Picture in Picture mode on the iPad.
06/02/2016, 12:06 pm
Apple on Thursday pushed out a new version of iOS 9.3.2 specifically for its 9.7-inch iPad Pro, aiming to address bugs that "bricked" some units while attempting to update.
05/31/2016, 07:05 pm
Microsoft's pricey Surface Book laptop is frustrating buyers with crashes, "unplanned shutdowns," overheating issues and a "Sleep of Death" issue that regularly causes machines to become completely unresponsive during sleep. Users complain that Microsoft isn't addressing the problem.
05/24/2016, 10:05 pm
AppleInsider would like to congratulate the winners of our latest giveaway, Carl J. and Tyler D., who scored a handcrafted laptop bag from WaterField Designs in the color of their choosing.
05/24/2016, 05:05 pm
Stylus maker Adonit on Tuesday launched its latest model, the Pixel, advancing its own technology and responding to new competition provided by Apple Pencil.
05/23/2016, 07:05 pm
Google's Chrome OS partners Acer, Asus, Dell, HP, Samsung and Lenovo collectively shipped 37 percent more low-priced netbooks than the number of premium laptops Apple sold during the quarter in the U.S., although most of those Chromebook sales were to K-12 schools.
05/23/2016, 02:05 pm
This week, B&H is offering the lowest price we've ever seen for an iMac 5K at $1,499, while also taking $150 off the 38mm Apple Watch (Black Stainless) and throwing in a free stand. On top of that, snag a 16GB iPad Air for $270 -- or save $200 on a 3.1GHz 13" MacBook Pro with 8GB of RAM and 512GB of storage.
05/23/2016, 09:05 am
The Maine Department of Education is working with Apple to give some schools the option of trading in classroom-based iPads for new MacBooks at no cost, as teachers have found the tablets "provide no educational function in the classroom."