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Poll: Five years on, how do you use your iPad?

Five years ago today, the original iPad hit store shelves and landed in customers’ hands (and laps) for the first time. The iPad had its critics at launch, many seeing it as an unnecessary device in the world of laptops and iPhones, but the company went on to sell almost 15 million units in its first year. Since then, Apple has sold over 250 million iPads…

Images of alleged ‘iPad Pro’ purport to show mysterious second port

New photos have emerged that purport to show Apple’s rumored iPad Pro with what appears to be a second port on the side of the device. The images, shared on Weibo and spotted by HDBlog (via AppleInsider), are sketchy and blurry (who doesn’t love a good blurrycam leak?) but at the very least provide for a useful thought experiment when considering a larger…

Hands On: ZAGG Slim Book keyboard case for iPad [CU Exposed 2015]

By now, you’ll be well aware of ZAGG and its range of Bluetooth keyboards for iPad. The company offers a variety of styles for iPad productivity fiends, many of which have been very highly regarded by the press (us included). The company’s latest foray into iPad keyboards is the Slim Book. As the name suggests, ZAGG’s Slim Book is a thin,…

Apple announces ResearchKit for medical research

In addition to HealthKit, which aims to sync health and fitness data between apps, John Williams (COO of Apple) described that they discovered a potential for medical research along the way. To address this, Apple is releasing ResearchKit, which allows medical researchers to create apps that can assist in medical research. As one example, Apple showed…

‘iPad Pro’ to feature USB 3.0 ports, mouse and keyboard support, begin production in September

A couple of reports have emerged over the last 24 hours speculating on the future of Apple’s rumored ‘iPad Pro’. The device, which is expected to have a larger 12.9-inch screen, was previously rumored to be arriving early this year but internal plans at Apple are said to have changed. There’s also some fresh information regarding the device’s connectivity,…

Apple has consequences for iOS accessory companies

According to 9to5Mac, Apple is tightening its policies in regard to accessory manufacturers. Four immediate sources have informed the site that Apple talked to accessory makers before the announcement of iPhone 6, with a proposed agreement. In an effort to stop the seemingly inevitable surge of leaks that come every year, Apple gave vendors an option…

Apple planning to release iOS 8.4 after Apple Watch

If you’ve been keeping up on recent news, you may have been surprised to see that Apple has already given a beta of iOS 8.3 to developers. According to Mark Gurman of 9to5Mac, that isn’t the last version of iOS 8 that we’ll see this year. Keep in mind that iOS 8.2, which includes WatchKit support for Apple Watch, is also waiting to be released. According…