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Topic: iPad

App update suggests Apple Pencil support coming to rumored 9.7" iPad Pro

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.

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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.

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How to find out if you are included in Apple's $450M e-book settlement

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.

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Apple to pay $450M fine after US Supreme Court rejects e-book antitrust appeal

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.

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With iPad refresh looming, stock runs low on Apple's older models

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.

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Apple Pencil navigation returns to iPad Pro with iOS 9.3 beta 5

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.

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Apple School Manager Web portal enters beta ahead of iOS 9.3 debut

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.

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Rumor: Apple to launch 9.7" iPad Pro -- not Air -- in March with Pencil & Smart Keyboard support

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.

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Apple issues firmware update for iPad Pro Smart Keyboard

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.

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Apple Pencil UI navigation functions to return in next iOS 9.3 beta, Apple says

02/23/2016, 04:02 pm

Responding to concerns over the crippling of Apple Pencil of usability features in iOS 9.3 beta, namely the ability to navigate iPad Pro's user interface, Apple on Tuesday confirmed such functionality will be restored in the next beta build.

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Apple pulls back the curtain on its secretive chip development operation

02/18/2016, 10:02 am

The engineering team responsible for the custom silicon that powers hundreds of millions of Apple's iOS devices is the latest beneficiary of the company's relatively newfound openness.

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Apple's iPad shipments could hit new low in first quarter - report

02/17/2016, 02:02 pm

The downward trend in iPad sales is expected to continue through the first quarter of this year, with at least one firm expecting Apple to ship just 9.8 million tablets in the period.

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German coal & power firm RWE plans to use up to 1,000 iPads under Apple/IBM deal

02/16/2016, 01:02 pm

A German coal and power corporation, RWE, is planning to deploy up to 1,000 iPads through Apple and IBM's MobileFirst partnership, a CIO with the company's generation unit said on Tuesday.

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iPad Pro could use much faster 29W charging, if Apple allows USB 3 Lightning cables

02/12/2016, 11:02 am

The USB 3 capable Lightning port on Apple's iPad Pro could use an incoming charge of up to 29 watts, matching the abilities of Apple's 12-inch MacBook. But without any USB 3 Lightning cables yet available on the market, this power remains untapped for now.

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Apple, Inc CEO Tim Cook's piqued peek at Peak iPhone

02/07/2016, 07:02 pm

Halfway through the last quarter, supply chain rumors of iPhone production cuts--purportedly "30 percent" of some unknown number--snowballed into an abominable snow-boogeyman of conjecture that claimed the end to iPhone growth was nigh and speculated about a downhill implosion of Apple's sales overall, an embarrassing lack of interest in Apple's newest iPhone 6s and a rapid evaporation of the world's most valuable company. They were wrong, here's why.

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The best Smart Connector keyboard for iPad Pro: Apple Smart Keyboard vs. Logitech Create

02/06/2016, 06:02 pm

The first two Smart Connector accessories for iPad Pro offer very different keyboard style experiences, each addressing two different types of tablet users. But which keyboard is best, Apple's Smart Keyboard or Logitech's Create? AppleInsider breaks down which accessory is best for you.

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How to watch Super Bowl 50 on your Mac, iPhone, iPad, or Apple TV

02/06/2016, 04:02 pm

It's Super Bowl weekend, and for cord cutters that usually means a visit to a bar or friend's house -- but not this year, as NFL broadcast partner CBS has made the game available almost everywhere you look.

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TSMC, other Apple suppliers in Taiwan largely unaffected by deadly 6.4 earthquake

02/06/2016, 12:02 am

A tragic earthquake has hit the city of Tainan in southern Taiwan, injuring 144, killing at least 5 people and causing the collapse of several large buildings. So far however, it appears that Apple's suppliers in the region have survived the quake without sustaining significant damage.

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LeapFrog toy tablets out-jumped by Apple's iPad

02/05/2016, 07:02 pm

Northern California's educational toy tablet maker LeapFrog is selling itself to its Hong Kong-based competitor VTech for just $72 million, after years of declining sales. Apple leapfrogged the company with its more general purpose, albeit more expensive, iPad--which LeapFrog now develops apps for.

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Apple's iPad Pro outsold Microsoft's entire Surface lineup over the holidays

02/01/2016, 12:02 pm

Consumers have apparently taken a liking to the iPad Pro following its November release, as new data suggests that Apple moved nearly half a million more of the jumbo tablets alone than Microsoft did of its entire Surface lineup.

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