The next major version of iOS will be supported on all devices capable of running iOS 13. In contrast, two models of iPad will not support the shift to iPadOS 14, according to a source with a dubious track record.
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.
Despite reports to the contrary, there is no official Apple policy mandating that iPad 4 owners coming into Apple Retail for service receive an iPad Air 2 for the cost of service — but stores have been allowed to make the swap if they have no service stock, and have been for some time.
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.
Inventory of Apple's entry-level 9.7-inch iPad continues to dry up as a trio of new models are rumored to soon launch, potentially suggesting the popular iPad Air 2 will be axed for a new model with faster processor.
While supplies last, B&H is dropping the price of Apple's Mid 2015 15" MacBook Pro to $1,799.99 with no tax collected outside NY and NJ. Shoppers can also save $130 instantly on an iPad Air 2 (Wi-Fi + Cellular) in Space Gray or enjoy $175 off a 21" iMac 4K. Beats Solo3 Wireless Headphones are also $80 off.
Accessory producer OtterBox is making versions of its uniVERSE case for the iPad Air 2 and iPad Pro 9.7-inch, and introducing new accessories for the modular system. In addition, case manufacturer Speck has outlined additions to the Presidio range, which includes clear cases for both iPhones and the MacBook.
Even with iPad shipments and the market as a whole shrinking year-over-year, Apple still managed to grow its share of the tablet industry in the September quarter, according to research data published on Monday.
This week, choose from a variety of Apple's current 15" MacBook Pros and 27" iMac 5Ks that each come with a free Apple SuperDrive, additional cash discounts, and no tax outside NY and NJ. Or pick up a 12" MacBook for $964 with a free LG super drive, Apple USB-C Adapter, and more.
The new 9.7-inch iPad Pro is meant to be a successor to the iPad Air 2 as much as a cheaper alternative to its 12.9-inch sibling. But what separates the 9.7-inch Pro from its predecessor, and what's unchanged?
Thinking of purchasing one of the 2016 iPad models that Apple is rumored to be introducing next week? Then there's no better time than now to lock in a cash trade-in offer of up to $250 for your old iPad, plus you'll get an additional 10% cash bonus and up to 4 weeks to drop your device in the mail.
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.
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.