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Topic: iPad

Apple's iPad to get bigger dock, Files app, drag-and-drop & easier multitasking in iOS 11 [u]

06/05/2017, 03:06 pm

In announcing iOS 11 on Monday, Apple revealed a host of new iPad-oriented changes, including a special dock, a new Files app, drag-and-drop support and more. [Updated to mention Files on iPhone]

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Apple unveils $649 10.5" iPad Pro featuring 20% larger display with ProMotion, A10X CPU

06/05/2017, 03:06 pm

Apple officially updated its iPad Pro lineup on Monday, with the most popular base model receiving a larger 10.5-inch display with thinner bezels, while still weighing just 1 pound. The screen also features "ProMotion" technology and other enhancements, dramatically improving visual performance.

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ARKit augmented reality tools in iOS 11 will make iPhone, iPad world's largest AR platform

06/05/2017, 03:06 pm

Making good on the previous promise that Apple would be taking an interest in augmented reality in the future, Apple Vice President Craig Federighi announced ARKit, a developer toolset that it will make available to nearly istantaneously make the iPhone and iPad the largest AR platform in the world.

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WWDC 2017 keynote rumors: What to expect from Apple -- and what not to

06/04/2017, 02:06 pm

With Apple's annual WWDC right around the corner, AppleInsider looks at what is expected to be at the event, and the likelihood of the rumors surrounding possible hardware refreshes.

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Trade-in Deals: Grab a $20 cash bonus when you sell your used MacBook or iPad to BBW now that WWDC hardware has arrived

06/03/2017, 10:06 pm

With brand-new MacBooks, iMacs and iPad Pros hitting the shelves, now is the time to lock in a $20 cash bonus for your used iPad or MacBook before prices drop. Plus, take advantage of a 30-day price lock, giving you plenty of time to transfer files and import settings before shipping your old device to BuyBackWorld.

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Questionable 10.5-inch Anker brand iPad Pro screen protector for sale on Amazon

06/02/2017, 10:06 am

A 10.5-inch iPad screen protector manufactured by accessory manufacturer Anker has appeared on Amazon, but it is unclear on where the data has been gleaned to manufacture the product.

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Apple's Swift Playgrounds 1.5 will teach kids how to write code for Lego, drones & robots

06/01/2017, 12:06 pm

Apple on Thursday revealed that with a version 1.5 update on June 5 -- the beginning of WWDC 2017 -- Swift Playgrounds will include new material teaching people how to write programming for drones, robots, and similar electronics.

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Wacom Bamboo Sketch iOS stylus offers pressure sensitivity to non-iPad Pro users

05/31/2017, 12:05 pm

Wacom has introduced the Bamboo Sketch, a smart stylus for iOS devices that offers pressure sensitivity, allowing users to draw and write on their iPhones and iPads as they would on paper, without requiring an upgrade to an Apple Pencil and the iPad Pro family of devices.

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North Korean company launches own 'iPad,' ignoring Apple trademarks

05/30/2017, 11:05 am

A North Korean firm, Ryonghung, has reportedly launched a tablet called the "iPad," seemingly exploiting international trademarks in the knowledge that Apple is unlikely to come knocking.

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Review - DoBox is a solid USB, HDMI & filesharing hub for iPhones and iPads with room to improve

05/29/2017, 04:05 pm

The DoBox was designed with a slew of features intended to make life easier for travelers using iPad or iPhones. AppleInsider examined one of the first produced after a successful Kickstarter campaign.

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iPad Pro, Apple Pencil help capture a slice of Brooklyn for latest 'New Yorker' cover

05/26/2017, 12:05 pm

Artist Jorge Colombo turned to Apple's iPad to sketch the latest cover of "The New Yorker" magazine, allowing the creation of the digital drawing to be relived through a short video clip.

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Readdle launches proprietary file drag-and-drop for its apps in iPad split-screen

05/25/2017, 10:05 am

Addressing a feature lacking native support from iOS, developer Readdle has announced a new drag-and-drop feature for its own apps, including PDF Expert, Spark and Scanner Pro, that works in the iPad's split-screen multitasking view.

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Deals: Where to find the lowest prices on Apple's MacBooks and iPads this Memorial Day weekend

05/24/2017, 12:05 pm

This Memorial Day weekend, save up to $225 on popular 13" and 15" MacBook Pros when you pair instant discounts with exclusive coupons. Or snap up a 9.7" iPad Pro with LTE capability for $579 ($150 off). Apple's high-end 12" MacBook is also $250 off with no tax outside NY and NJ.

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Northern Ireland study finds multiple benefits to using iPads in elementary classrooms

05/24/2017, 10:05 am

Technology can be beneficial to younger students learning core skills, a two-year research project has found, with elementary schools in Northern Ireland found to have improved the numeracy, literacy, and communication skills of their pupils after incorporating iPads into their lessons.

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Duet Display for iPad gains better Apple Pencil support, improved picture quality

05/23/2017, 11:05 am

The developers of the Duet Display app that allows the use of an iPad as an second screen for a Mac have released an update to the Pro in-app subscription, allowing for better color quality, better pressure curve customization, and more.

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New renders of Apple's 10.5" iPad Pro demonstrate thin bezels, microphone placement

05/23/2017, 10:05 am

New renders of Apple's rumored 10.5-inch iPad Pro have emerged, and are said to be "100% confirmed" and based off of the blanks reportedly provided to case manufacturers in advance of announcement.

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Cases for Apple's 2017 iPad Pros hint at tall 10.5-inch model, new mic positions

05/22/2017, 11:05 am

Photos from a pair of sources purportedly show cases for Apple's 2017 iPad Pro models, including an updated 12.9-inch tablet and a new 10.5-inch design.

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Apple suppliers ramping up 10.5-inch iPad Pro production to hit 5-6M target for 2017

05/19/2017, 09:05 am

Apple's manufacturing partners are reportedly stepping up production of a 10.5-inch iPad Pro from 500,000 units a month to 600,000 units by July, and should ultimately churn out 5 million to 6 million units for the whole of 2017.

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Apple highlights Global Accessibility Awareness Day on May 18 with "Designed for everyone" video series

05/17/2017, 01:05 am

For Global Accessibility Awareness Day, Apple has posted a series of seven videos to YouTube showing how real people make use of Mac, iOS and Apple Watch accessibility features from Switch Control to Siri to VoiceOver. Each tells the story of specific individual in about two minutes.

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Apple phasing out iPad mini in light of low sales, Plus-sized iPhones - report

05/16/2017, 11:05 am

Apple is reportedly planning to phase the iPad mini out of its lineup, which may make the Mini 4 -- released in 2015 -- the last of its kind.

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