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Topic: iPad

A6X: How Apple's iPad silicon Disrupted mobile video gaming

11/21/2019, 02:11 pm

To maintain its momentum in tablets with iPad, in 2012 Apple completed two additional new custom silicon projects specifically for its tablets. These reached-- and then exceeded-- the graphics of Sony's PlayStation Vita, then the state-of-the-art in handheld video gaming. Here's a look at how Apple 'embraced and extended' mobile gaming.

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Duet Air 2.0 brings Sidecar-style second screens and remote control to Macs and iOS

11/21/2019, 01:11 pm

The software-only solution to extending a Mac's desktop onto an iPad has been updated. It now offers second or mirror screens on Macs, PCs and iPad. Plus a new feature lets users log into their Mac remotely.

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Apple pilots extension of iPhone AppleCare+ sign-ups to one year from purchase

11/21/2019, 01:11 pm

Apple may soon be extending its AppleCare+ eligibility for its hardware from 60 days to a full year from the time of purchase, a report suggests.

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Early Apple Black Friday deals are live: save up to 70% on iPhones, iPads, Apple Watch, 16-inch MacBook Pro

11/21/2019, 12:11 pm

Apple Black Friday deals continue to trickle in with one week left before the Thanksgiving holiday and subsequent mega shopping event. Save $100 to $438 on Apple's new 16-inch MacBook Pro, plus take advantage of up to half off iPhones, up to 70% off iPads, BOGO 50% off Apple Watches and more.

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Giveaway: Enter to win an Adonit Note Plus for your iPad, plus save 15% at Amazon

11/20/2019, 07:11 pm

AppleInsider is partnering with Adonit this week to give away 10 Note Plus styluses, compatible with Apple's current 2019 iPad, iPad Pro, iPad Air, and iPad mini 5. Plus, save 15% when you pick one up for yourself, or as a gift, on Amazon.

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Apple hosts 'Today at Apple' coding labs for Computer Science Education Week

11/20/2019, 09:11 am

From December 1 to December 15, curious coders can head to their local Apple Store to learn the basics of coding and programming.

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iVerify aims to protect your iPhone from exploits and hacks

11/18/2019, 11:11 am

Trail of Bits has produced iVerify, an iOS app that can allegedly help iPhone owners detect if they has been subjected to hacking attempts, as well as educating users how to better protect themselves.

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Logitech's Circle 2 is first cam to support Apple's HomeKit Secure Video

11/14/2019, 01:11 pm

Logitech's Circle 2s became the first cameras to support Apple's HomeKit Secure Video storage feature on Thursday with the release of a beta firmware designed to upgrade units already in customers' hands.

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Counterfeit iPhone, iPad trafficking scheme cost Apple more than $6M

11/13/2019, 09:11 pm

Fourteen alleged members of an international criminal organization with ties to China were indicted on Wednesday for their part in a counterfeit iPhone and iPad trafficking scheme that defrauded Apple out of millions of dollars.

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Phil Schiller offers scathing critique of Chromebook, calls it 'cheap testing tool'

11/13/2019, 05:11 pm

Apple SVP of Marketing Phil Schiller in an interview on Wednesday delivered a devastating take on Google's Chromebook initiative, saying the platform's success in the education market largely owes to its low price and broader institutional testing procedures.

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Apple to launch iPad Pro with 3D sensing, 'iPhone SE 2' in first half of 2020

11/13/2019, 05:11 pm

Apple is on schedule to debut an iPad Pro model with new 3D sensing equipment, as well as a long-rumored iPhone SE follow-up, in the first half of 2020, according to TF Securities Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.

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Editorial: How Steve Jobs' 'Thoughts On Flash' gave iPad a head start in tablets

11/12/2019, 12:11 pm

In 2010, Steve Jobs detailed why Apple would not be investing any efforts to make Adobe Flash run on iPad. Rather than agreeing, Apple's competitors seized on Flash as something they could hold up as an exclusive feature that Apple's iOS products lacked. That strategy backfired badly.

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Editorial: Steve Jobs shared secrets of Apple's iPad but nobody listened

11/11/2019, 07:11 am

Before he passed away, Steve Jobs uncharacteristically shared some strategic insights in public on what would make tablets successful. Rather than the rest of the industry benefiting from his observations, critics and competitors insisted he was wrong and set out to prove it.

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Amazon drops 2018 iPad with Cellular to $299, new low prices on Apple Watch 5

11/09/2019, 12:11 pm

Shoppers looking for a budget-friendly iPad with Wi-Fi + Cellular support can snap up a sixth generation model for just $299, a discount of $160 off -- and the lowest price we've seen on Amazon -- while supplies last.

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Review: BuddyPhones help protect your kids' hearing with built-in volume limiting

11/09/2019, 11:11 am

If you've got a kid who loves listening to music, playing games, or watching videos, you've probably thought about getting them their own headphones. However, unsafe listening levels are no joke! That's why we're taking a look at BuddyPhones, kid-friendly, noise-limiting headphones designed to keep kids' ears safe.

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Review: BentoStack PowerHub combines a Qi battery, USB-C hub, & storage

11/08/2019, 02:11 pm

Function101's BentoStack PowerHub attempts to be a one-stop shop for portable power, docking, and storage needs, but while it has its limitations, the stackable system still shows considerable promise for those who work on the go.

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A5X: How Apple took iPad to a luxury tier rivals couldn't match

11/08/2019, 12:11 pm

In its third year of releasing products using its Ax custom processors, Apple radically diverged from a winning "Model T" strategy of mass-producing a single chip used to power 100 million mobile devices. Instead, Apple pursued a new luxury tier iPad powered by new custom silicon.

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Apple releases iOS 13.2.2, iPadOS 13.2.2 with background app quit bug fix

11/07/2019, 01:11 pm

Apple has released iOS 13.2.2 and iPadOS 13.2.2 with fixes for apps quitting when run in the background, and other issues.

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Apple Black Friday deals start now at Best Buy, Amazon

11/07/2019, 11:11 am

Best Buy's Black Friday ad has leaked and with it comes a number of Apple deals that are not only available right now, but offer some of the lowest prices we've seen on current hardware. Grab a 10.2-inch iPad for $249 today only, or snap up savings on Apple Watches, MacBooks, iMacs and more at both Amazon and Best Buy.

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A4 to A5: How Apple outflanked its fragmented competition in silicon

11/07/2019, 10:11 am

Apple's A4 project helped deliver the custom silicon for the very first iPad, positioning the company in a race against time with the world's leading mobile chip designers. Although it ran into stiff competition along the way, Apple succeeded with an implementation that was markedly different from its peers. Here's how they did it.

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