The iPad Air went on sale a few days back, and the Retina iPad mini will follow soon after. If you plan on selling your old iPad to buy one of the new ones, here are a few tips to to make sure all your personal data has been wiped off the device’s storage. You’ll be surprised how many people sell their iOS devices without doing anything to remove personal data.
Starting November 1st, Apple is changing its iPad lineup for the holiday season. The company will stop selling the iPad fourth generation and will replace with the iPad Air. The iPad 2 will remain in the lineup as the low-priced model. Changes to the hardware lineup means there likely will be changes in the accessories that Apple will sell for that hardware. According to a report by iLounge, Apple is no longer selling the Smart Case or the Smart Cover for the iPad 2 or the iPad 3/4 generation.
Apple’s iPad Air goes on sale starting Friday, and you may be wondering whether the full-size tablet is worth its price tag. Adding some difficulty to the decision is the introduction of the iPad Mini with Retina Display, and Apple’s continued sale of the non-Retina iPad mini and the iPad 2. So many iPads, which one should you buy? Read on as we discuss each model and offer some buying advice below.
The iPad Air will be going on sale in a couple of days, and the Retina iPad mini follow soon after, and if you plan to buy any of these devices, here are a few places you can sell or trade-in your old iPad, so that you can use the extra cash towards your new iPad purchase.
You might be able to use your iPhone, iPad, other electronic devices during takeoff and landing starting 2014
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) prohibits the use of iPhones, iPads, Kindles and other electronic devices during flight takeoff and landing citing the possibility of electronic interference with airline equipment, but that theory has been questioned by a lot of people recently, and it appears that the FAA is ready to relent on its stance.
Microsoft is running a promotion whereby they’ll give you $200 if you step into one of their stores and hand over your iPad. There are two problems with this. One, you can count the number of Microsoft Stores around America using just your fingers and toes. Probably just your fingers, actually. And two, you don’t get $200 in cold hard cash. Instead, you’ll get $200 in store credit.
When Apple launched the iPad in 2010, it allowed users to install iPhone apps (due to the limited iPad apps available at that time), which could be used in 2x mode, using the pixel doubling technique.
While it was a good strategy adopted by Apple at that time to give users access to a larger number of iPhone apps from day one, it had a downside. The pixel doubling resulted in jagged text and blurry images.