Complete guide to the iPad, from the original to the iPad Air and Retina iPad mini!
The original iPad was an iPhone gone IMAX and the first successful tablet the world had ever seen. The iPad 2 made it thinner, lighter, and faster. The iPad 3 went Retina and LTE but not comfortably so. The iPad 4 made Retina and LTE sing. And the iPad mini showed portability could be just as important as power. Now the Retina iPad mini has gone HD and the iPad Air has gone light as its namesake.
Three years after its introduction by Steve Jobs, is the iPad 2 set to finally be put to rest? With the iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina Display now ruling the roost, a report by AppleInsider claims that the golden oldie is set to be discontinued:
iPhone 6. 2014 has only just begun and it seems like 5-inch iPhone and 13-inch iPad Pro rumors are already getting a lot of attention and generating a lot of discussion. That both sets of rumors tend to focus around larger screen sizes is interesting, but what's really interesting is why a bigger iPhone is far more important than a bigger iPad...
Since there aren't a ton of iOS devices — like there are Android or smartwatches — the staff at iMore has traditionally shared our favorite apps instead. We didn't get to it at the end of last year, what with the best app awards and CES and all, so we decided to do it now, as a way to ring in the new year. Last week I shared what's on my iPhone for The Sweet Setup, so I'm going to focus on the iPad now. Here's my current iPad Air Home screen, and a few words on why I have it just exactly that way...
Apple's latest iPad Air commercial features Robin Williams from Dead Poets Society quoting Walt Witman and asking — what will your verse be? It's filled with iPads in amazing places, being used for amazing things. And it got us to wondering — if you had a brand new iPad Air, what amazing place would you take it? What amazing thing would you do with it? What would your verse be? Answer that in the comments below, and we'll give you a brand new 16GB iPad Air to help you do it. (Technically a $500 Apple Store gift card!)
Dish Network Corp. says that beginning January 17 you'll be able to get a free iPad mini when you sign up for their service. It's actually an extension of an existing program, but up until now it's been the full-sized iPad 2 (instead of first-year programming discounts).
The ZAGGkeys Folio for iPad Air by Zagg is their newest offering for Apple's newest iPad. This case features back illumination, a full, dedicated row of iPad specific function keys, a battery meter, and an elegant and attractive design. Overall, it looks great... but does it work just as well? Let's find out!
T-Mobile USA announced Tuesday that it's offering $0 down to qualified customers interested in buying a new iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPad Air, iPad mini or iPad mini with Retina display. The plan starts Wednesday, December 11, 2013 and will be available from T-Mobile dealers and online.
'iPad' sounds like just one thing, but Apple has two distinct iPad lines - full-size and mini - and two distinct generations - new and old - available for sale right now. There's the brand new iPad Air and Retina iPad mini, and there's the held-over iPad 2 and iPad mini. But what's the real differences between all these iPads? Does more money really get you more features, does saving up-front cost you in the long run, and how much tablet do you really need? If you're looking to get your first iPad, or looking to get one for family or friends, figuring it all out can be confusing. Here's what you need to know!