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Here's everything Apple announced this week from AirPods to iMacs

03/23/2019, 09:03 am

In the last seven days, Apple has revamped its iPad Air, iPad mini, iMacs, and AirPods and also introduced new Watch bands as well as iPhone cases. If that wasn't enough, the company has also announced a big update to its entire iWork suite. Here's a round up of all the products Apple has brought out ahead of its March 25 "Its show time" event.

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Here are some of the best early case options for Apple's 2019 iPad Air

03/22/2019, 02:03 pm

Apple has a penchant for showing people using "naked" iPads in ads, but we all know the truth -- you need some sort of case if your iPad's going anywhere outside of the home or office. Here are some of the better case options for a 2019 iPad Air, whether available now or shipping in the near future.

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New iPads, iMacs, and AirPods, plus what to expect on Apple's March 25 event on the AppleInsider Podcast

03/22/2019, 08:03 am

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, Apple has announced a huge amount of new hardware including new iMacs, iPads, and AirPods -- but all eyes are on the March 25 "Its show time" event.

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Editorial: The iPad Air and the iPad mini have always been Apple's best tablets

03/20/2019, 11:03 am

Apple has again launched a new iPad Air and a new iPad mini at the same time. Throughout all the previous versions of both, they have represented the best balance of price, specifications, and portability.

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Inductive Apple Pencil charging tech reportedly too expensive for 2019 iPad Air & mini

03/19/2019, 05:03 pm

Addressing questions as to why the 2019 iPad Air and mini don't support the second-generation Apple Pencil, a report on Tuesday claimed the required inductive technology was too costly to include in the builds.

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Apple's 2019 iPad Air, iPad mini support Logitech's Crayon stylus [u]

03/18/2019, 04:03 pm

2019 iPad Air and mini models do support the Crayon, Logitech's cheaper alternative to the Apple Pencil, according to Apple. [Updated with corrected Crayon features]

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Benchmark pegs unspecified 2019 iPad at 2.49GHz with 3GB of RAM

03/18/2019, 03:03 pm

Hot on the heels of Apple's 2019 iPad Air and Mini announcements, a Geekbench ranking has appeared for one of the tablets -- though it's uncertain which.

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iPad, iPad Air, iPad mini, iPad Pro: How to choose the best iPad for your needs and budget

03/18/2019, 01:03 pm

Apple has introduced new versions of the iPad Air and the iPad mini, plus it's removed one of the iPad Pros. This leaves the lineup ranging from $329 to $999 for the just the base models, but it's also made the buying decision a little more involved. AppleInsider explains how to balance getting the most features for your budget.

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Apple rolls out new Smart Covers for 2019 iPad Air & Mini models

03/18/2019, 09:03 am

Capitalizing on the launch of new iPad Air and Mini tablets, Apple on Monday released matching Smart Covers in varying colors and materials.

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Apple removes 10.5-inch iPad Pro from online store following iPad Air launch

03/18/2019, 09:03 am

Apple has quietly retired the 10.5-inch version of the iPad Pro as part of its iPad shakeup, following the launch of the 10.5-inch iPad Air, a move that now leaves the 11-inch and 12.9-inch variants as the only two sizes of iPad Pro models available to purchase.

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Apple debuts 2019 iPad Air with A12 Bionic chip and enhanced 10.5-inch display

03/18/2019, 08:03 am

Apple has revealed its latest iteration of the iPad of 2019 in the form of the iPad Air, with the latest version of the "budget" model retaining Touch ID and a specifications bump, but also seeing the signature 9.7-inch display changed for a 10.5-inch version.

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A brief history of the iPad, Apple's once and future tablet

04/03/2018, 01:04 pm

April 3 marks the eighth anniversary of the iPad's launch and first shipments -- and that day brought a product that has revolutionized the definition of a tablet and seen great success. But, the iPad has struggled with its identity in recent times in view of bigger and more powerful smartphones.

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Compared: 2018 iPad with Apple Pencil support vs 2017 iPad and iPad Air 2

03/28/2018, 11:03 am

The launch of a new iPad is usually followed by users deciding whether they should update to the latest model, or to continue using their existing iPad and save money. AppleInsider compares the new 2018 iPad against last year's release and the iPad Air models to decide if it's worth making the upgrade.

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Teardown finds Apple's new iPad largely similar to first-gen iPad Air

03/30/2017, 10:03 am

Apple's new 9.7-inch budget iPad is in many respects the original iPad Air with a few key upgrades to keep it relevant in 2017, according to a teardown published on Thursday.

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2017 iPad vs. iPad Air 2 vs. iPad Air: What's new and different in Apple's latest tablet?

03/22/2017, 11:03 am

With the last update to the iPad Air line over two years ago, how does Apple's new 2017 iPad compare to its predecessors? AppleInsider takes a look at the three statistically, to see how they stack up.

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New Apple 9.7-inch iPad thicker than iPad Air 2, returns to iPad Air dimensions

03/21/2017, 09:03 am

Apple has returned to the slightly larger iPad Air sizing for the new 9.7-inch iPad, reverting to an older, thicker case size for the new "flat-out fun" offering.

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New bezel-less 10.9-inch iPad said to be same thickness as iPad Air, iPad Pro to grow 0.3mm

11/28/2016, 09:11 am

New reports circulating about an iPad refresh in 2016 point to a 0.3mm thicker 12.9-inch iPad Pro, and bezel-less 10.9-inch iPad with the same thickness as last generation's 9.7-inch model, eschewing Apple's normal drive for thinner products as they evolve.

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Deals: iMac 5K for $1,499, 38mm "Apple Watch" for $399 plus free stand, iPad Air for $270

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.

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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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Mini takes lead in US iPad sales as iPad Pro jumps in at 12 percent, survey data says

01/21/2016, 01:01 pm

The split of U.S. iPad sales is now weighted in favor of the iPad mini, although the iPad Pro captured a "meaningful" 12 percent share during the December quarter, according to a survey compiled by Consumer Intelligence Research Partners.

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