Tag Archives: iPad 2

Apple updates iOS 9.3 on iPad 2 to fix activation issue

Just hours after Apple confirmed that iPad 2’s updating to iOS 9.3 would be bricked, the company has now pushed a new version of iOS 9.3 to fix this issue. The new build of iOS 9.3 is labeled build 13E236, which is specifically for the iPad 2. The current version of iOS 9.3 for iPhone is build 13E234, and 13E233 for iPad. iPad 2 users whose…

Apple pulls iOS 9.3 updates for older devices

Earlier this week, we reported that some users were experiencing issues when updating to iOS 9.3. Now, Apple has confirmed that there is an issue with iOS 9.3 on older devices and has now pulled the software update for older devices. Apple says that on iPhone 5s or earlier, or iPad Air or earlier, users may be promoted to enter the Apple ID originally…

Various reports saying iOS 9.3 is bricking iPad 2 devices

There have been various reports claiming that updating an iPad 2 to iOS 9.3 can potentially brick the device, with the iPad refusing to activate. A handful of users have reported on Apple Support Communities threads, tweets to @AppleSupport, and tons of emails to Apple regarding this issue. However, it could simply be Apple’s activation server being…

Apple removes original iPad mini from their site

Without any warning, Apple has removed the original iPad mini from their site and online store. While it is still available to buy refurbished, you can’t buy it brand new. The iPad mini was originally a ground breaking device when first launched, offering a smaller and lighter iPad option for those that wanted such a thing. When it comes to iPads,…

iOS 8 is here!

After being unveiled at the Apple World Wide Developer Conference in June, iOS 8 has finally become available for the public. It is released as an over-the-air update for iOS users. The latest version of Apple’s mobile operating system includes additional functionality in Messages, interactive notifications, and support for Handoff and Continuity…

Now is a good time to buy an older iPad

Apple is known for making high quality products that can be useful for years, long after their initial release. Their iPad line is no exception. Even iPads produced in 2011 or 2012 are still good devices, especially for those that don’t need to have the very newest gadget. Now, Apple is offering a great deal for anyone interested in an older…

Apple to discontinue iPad 2 after nearly 3 years on the market

Apple is set to discontinue the iPad after nearly three years on the market. The second generation iPad, launched in 2011, which sports an A5 processor and non-Retina display, is expected to be discontinued in the near future according to people familiar with Apple’s plans for the device, reports AppleInsider. According to the report, Apple has decided…

iPad Air reigns supreme in Which? battery life tests

UK consumer group Which? has crowned Apple’s iPad Air as the best tablet for battery life, beating out rivals Samsung, Amazon and Google. Which? put the iPad Air, iPad mini with Retina Display and iPad 2 up against the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1, Amazon Kindle Fire HDX, Google Nexus 7 and others to see which fared best when the battery was tested…

Up to $60 off iPad Air at h.h. gregg

From today, h.h. gregg will be offering the iPad Air at discounted prices. As expected, the iPad sale doesn’t include the brand new iPad mini with Retina display. However, the first generation iPad mini and iPad 2 are both included in this limited time promotion. Depending on which storage option you go with, you can save up to $60 on an iPad Air…