Tag Archives: iPad

Tons of apps turn (RED) in App Store updates

In support of PRODUCT(RED), many of the App Store’s most popular apps are being updated with various limited edition features. These updated apps are most easily identified by new app icons, which have been modified with a (RED) theme. Most apps offer some kind of in-app purchase that will add functionality or a different aesthetic to the app. These…

Nokia’s first post-Microsoft product is an iPad mini clone

Nokia is back with its first product since selling its devices and services unit to Microsoft. And, rather than coming back with a bang and wowing us with some of that signature Nokia style, the company has instead opted to clone Apple’s iPad mini. The image above shows the Nokia N1. The company’s first post-Microsoft device is a 7.9-inch tablet with a…

The best Apple Black Friday deals [Buyer's Guide]

With Black Friday (November 28th) right around the corner, millions of Americans will spend all night shopping for the best deals in technology. Apple products are always a big hit, so here’s a roundup of all the best deals on iPhones, iPads, Macs, accessories, and more, from all of the top retailers. We’ve even included a “schedule” with store opening…

Rumored iPad Pro may not go into production until Q2 2015

iPad Pro concept via MacRumors The oft-rumored iPad Pro, with its 12 or above inch screen, may not enter mass production until the second quarter of 2015, according to KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo (via MacRumors). Kuo believes that the as-yet-unnanounced iPad Pro will use an oxide panel for a display with “high resolution, quick response, and…

Apple files patent to resolve cellular dead spots

Dead spots are a nuisance that most people have experienced with their cellphones. Whether it’s a blip that causes a dropped call, or a large zone of sustained agony, the experience is always less than ideal. It looks like Apple may offer a solution to that problem in a future release of iOS with their latest patent, which offers a way for carriers to…

Microsoft Office for iPhone and iPad goes free

Microsoft’s Office apps for iOS are now free. In a surprising move, reported by The Verge, the company has decided to offer its Word, Excel and PowerPoint apps for free on mobile — no more Office 365 subscription required to edit documents or store them in the cloud. The new version of the apps also brings you iPhone up to speed with your iPad in terms…

Rumor: ‘iPad Pro’ to feature 12.2-inch screen, stereo speakers top and bottom, 7mm thinness

We’ve heard numerous rumors surrounding the as-yet-unreleased ‘iPad Pro’ for some time. The mythical larger iPad model which is said to be in the works was recently “pushed back” in the most recent report as Apple focused on catching up with iPhone 6 and 6 Plus demand. Now, a fresh report is coming out of Japanese blog Mac Otakara claiming that the product…

Apple still doesn’t care as much about smaller iPads

Many of you may have noticed, when Apple announced the new iPads a few weeks ago, there was a lot of talk about the iPad mini not getting a “proper” upgrade. Well, that’s completely true. Look at the specs it has, they are the exact same as the iPad mini 2. What’s the big difference? Nothing other than the inclusion of an NFC chip (which is…

iPad Air 2 review roundup: Evolutionary changes in a beautiful package

The embargo lifted last night and tech blogs the world over began publishing their iPad Air 2 reviews. Thoughts on Apple’s newest flagship tablet were generally positive with many praising the new anti-relective screen, the device’s thinner form factor, the inclusion of Touch ID and the speed increase over last year’s model. iPad Air 2 features a profile…