Tag Archives: iPad

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…

5 hidden iOS 8 features that you need to know about

Since the official release of iOS 8 last month, I have been rummaging through the new features and have stumbled upon quite a few that Apple didn’t mention or recognize during the keynote at WWDC back in June.  Some of the best new features in iOS 8 are the ones you probably haven’t used (or even heard about) yet. That’s because Apple has hidden a…

iPad Air 2 hands-on roundup: Thin is in

Apple took the wraps off of its latest full-sized iPad today: iPad Air 2. An update to last year’s iPad Air, the new tablet is thinner, lighter and more powerful. A number of journalists and tech bloggers had the chance to get their hands on the device after the keynote and have now published their thoughts. We’ve gathered together a bunch of comments on…