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Topic: iPad

Apple's online stores go down worldwide amid Retina iPad mini launch rumors

11/12/2013, 12:11 am

Following the discovery of a suspect internal Apple document that purportedly announced the iPad mini with Retina display's Nov. 12 launch date, the company's online storefronts have gone down for maintenance.

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Apple support website claims Retina iPad mini to launch on Nov. 12

11/11/2013, 10:11 pm

A note on Apple's internal GSX website for repair service providers and resellers claims the hotly anticipated iPad mini with Retina display will be rolling out in eight countries on Nov. 12, though the message may likely be an error.

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IDC retroactively discovers ten million tablets sold in the year ago quarter

11/10/2013, 01:11 pm

More bad new for Apple's iPad "market share" numbers: IDC is now reporting that last year, there were ten million non-Apple tablets it failed to count in its original estimates, retroactively lowering Apple's share of what appears to be a really difficult market to tabulate.

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Microsoft Surface ad fails to Excel at math, according to Apple's Numbers

11/10/2013, 07:11 am

Less than a month after a Microsoft PR executive dismissed Apple's Pages, Numbers and Keynote productivity software as "watered down imitation apps," the company has erected giant billboards depicting its own Excel failing to add seven numbers correctly on a Surface tablet.

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Review: nimblstand mates iPad with Apple's full-size Wireless Keyboard

11/09/2013, 09:11 pm

In a growing sea of third-party iPad stands, docks and covers, nimblstand looks to set itself apart by joining stylus-driven "inking" and QWERTY input from Apple's Bluetooth keyboard into a single flexible accessory.

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Toyota's 'dream' 4Runner SUV controlled by Apple iPads

11/08/2013, 11:11 am

A California fabricator unveiled a customized Toyota 4Runner controlled by a fleet of iPads during a Toyota-sponsored competition at the 2013 SEMA aftermarket parts trade show in Las Vegas.

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Rumor: Delayed Retina iPad mini launch blamed on LCD burn-in issues

11/08/2013, 06:11 am

A rumor out of the Far East claims issues relating to burn-in on Sharp-made LCD panels is holding up Apple's release of the iPad mini with Retina display, supposedly prompting the company to seek help from Samsung.

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Rumor: Foxconn testing production of larger-screened iPad for 2014 release

11/05/2013, 10:11 am

Longtime Apple manufacturing partner Foxconn is currently testing a new, large-format iPad with the purportedly king-sized device slated to debut next spring, according to a new report out of Mainland China.

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iPad Air Retina display has fewer backlights, costs more than Apple's previous models

11/05/2013, 08:11 am

The high-resolution Retina display found in Apple's fifth-generation iPad Air is more efficient, accomplishing the same level of brightness with less than half as many LED lights, according to a new teardown analysis.

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Amazon's Kindle Fire HDX bests iPad Air in display test

11/04/2013, 09:11 pm

In his latest display shootout, DisplayMate's Raymond Soneira found the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 to outperform Apple's Retina-toting iPad Air in a number of lab tests, crowning Amazon's device as the best performing tablet he has ever tested.

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AT&T sees 200% year over year increase in activations for iPad Air launch

11/04/2013, 03:11 pm

Apple's launch of the iPad Air alone was enough to trump activations of both the iPad mini and fourth-generation iPad one year ago at U.S. carrier AT&T.

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iPad Air popular upgrade for iPad 2 owners, silver 16GB model in high demand - survey

11/04/2013, 09:11 am

While Apple didn't offer official sales figures of the thinner and lighter fifth-generation iPad Air Monday morning, a survey of launch weekend buyers, as well as online tracking data, offers some idea of how well the company's latest flagship tablet is performing after three days of availability.

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Review: Apple's fifth-generation iPad Air

11/03/2013, 07:11 pm

When Apple announced the iPad Air, the company said that words alone wouldn't do it justice -- users had to feel its latest tablet to truly appreciate the difference. As it turns out, they were right.

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After mixup, T-Mobile promises everyone gets 200MB of free iPad data

11/01/2013, 07:11 pm

In a tweet on Friday, T-Mobile CEO John Legere explained that an "executional mistake" caused some iPad Air buyers to see a $10 per month fee attached to their new tablets, contradicting the "uncarrier's" announced offer of 200MB of free data.

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High-capacity iPad Air models selling out, Web tool shows availability at local Apple Stores

11/01/2013, 06:11 pm

Just hours after Apple completed its initial iPad Air worldwide rollout on Friday, certain models are already seeing stock outs in the U.S., but a handy Web-based tracker searches nearby Apple Stores for supply on hand.

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Apple now sitting on $10B in deferred revenue, more than Samsung or Google earned last quarter

11/01/2013, 02:11 pm

Apple reported net earnings of $7.5 billion for the quarter ending in September, but it also amassed more than $10 billion in deferred revenues that it hasn't yet declared as income.

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How and where to trade in your old iPad for the most cash or store credit

11/01/2013, 07:11 pm

On the heels of Friday's iPad Air launch, AppleInsider has compiled an iPad trade-in program roundup that compares the different buy-back services that offer to pay you cash (or with gift cards) for your old iPad, thereby helping you offset the cost of your new device.

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iPad Air teardown reveals smaller battery, separate LCD & cover glass

11/01/2013, 09:11 am

A new dissection of Apple's latest tablet shows an iPad mini-like construction and several parts shared with the iPhone 5s.

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Apple's iPad Air now available in US Online Apple Store

11/01/2013, 03:11 am

As expected, Apple kicked off sales of the new iPad Air on its U.S. online storefront a little after midnight Pacific time, with all models showing immediate availability for in-store pickup.

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Apple reportedly taps Samsung for Retina iPad mini panels due to supply shortage

11/01/2013, 02:11 am

With the launch of Apple's iPad mini with Retina display on the horizon, rumors of severe supply constraints are aswirl, the latest claiming the situation is so dire that Samsung has been tapped to supply LCDs for the hotly anticipated device.

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