IDC’s tablet numbers are out for Q3 2013, and it’s not good news for Apple iPads. Apple’s worldwide tablet market share slipped, while Samsung and Android posted significant gains.
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.
Apple promises a boost of up to 2x in graphics performance with the iPad Air, and benchmarks performed by the folks at Anandtech reveal the the performance boost is actually between 40-70 percent.
The L.A. Unified School District is facing another hurdle in its effort to hand out iPads to students and teachers in the district. According to a report in The LA Times, LAUSD miscalculated the price of the tablet devices and now must pay 14% more per iPad than originally estimated.
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.