Former Apple exec says iPad sales won’t grow unless device gets more ‘Pro’ features

Former Apple exec says iPad sales won’t grow unless device gets more ‘Pro’ features

Multiple analyst estimates predict that Apple will see a year-over-year fall in iPad sales in Q2 2014, with the decline ranging anywhere from 23% to 0.7%. So what’s the reason for this fall in sales? Former Apple exec Jean-Louis GassĂ©e thinks that the simplicity of the iPad, and its lack of Pro features is restricting the iPad’s growth.

Read More

Apple’s iPhone still popular among teens, iPad interest wanes

Apple’s iPhone still popular among teens, iPad interest wanes

Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster today released the results of his semiannual teen survey, which asked 7,500 teenagers about their device preferences. The results show that interest in the iPhone is growing, while the iPad starts to slow.

Read More

Apple’s latest YouVerse segment profiles Bollywood choreographer Feroz Khan

Apple’s latest YouVerse segment profiles Bollywood choreographer Feroz Khan

Last month Apple focused on using the iPad in sports to detect concussions, this month Apple added a new profile to its You Verse website that showcases how the iPad is helping a choreographer plan and record some of the world’s most elaborate dance scenes.

Read More

iPad owners more likely to browse the web than read a book

iPad owners more likely to browse the web than read a book


iPad owners are more likely to use their tablet to browse the Internet, while Kindle Fire owners spend most of their time reading eBooks, claims the Wall Street Journal, which was reporting on data compiled by Statista.  This trend follows other earlier studies that suggest web browsing and online media consumption are popular activities among iPad owners.

Read More

Apple’s A7 processor confirmed to be ‘Desktop class’

Apple’s A7 processor confirmed to be ‘Desktop class’

Anandtech took its typical deep dive into hardware, examining Apple’s A7 processor using a combination of its own analysis and code changes to Apple’s LLVM compiler project.

Read More

Apple announces iPad Air and Retina iPad mini with TD-LTE for China

Apple announces iPad Air and Retina iPad mini with TD-LTE for China

Apple today announced it is releasing new versions of the iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina display with support for China’s TD-LTE networks. The devices target China Mobile, which launched its TD-LTE network last year and started selling the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c for the 4G network earlier this year.

Read More

New Samsung Galaxy Pro Series ad makes fun of iPad, Surface and Kindle

New Samsung Galaxy Pro Series ad makes fun of iPad, Surface and Kindle

Samsung has just released a new ad for its Galaxy Pro series of tablets.

We’re used to Samsung poking fun at Apple products, but in the new ad, the South Korean company targets not only Apple’s iPad, but also Microsoft Surface and Amazon’s Kindle.

Read More

iPad Air vs. iPad 4 vs. Retina iPad mini vs. iPad mini: Which iPad should you buy?

iPad Air vs. iPad 4 vs. Retina iPad mini vs. iPad mini: Which iPad should you buy?

Apple’s relaunched the fourth generation iPad yesterday, replacing the iPad 2 in the company’s tablet lineup. With a $399 price tag and a reasonable set of specs,  you may be wondering whether the full-size tablet is worth purchasing. It’s a difficult decision , especially when you consider the $499 iPad Air and the $399 Retina iPad Mini.  So many iPads, which one should you buy? Read on as we discuss each model and offer some buying advice below.

Read More

iOS 7.1 includes references to two new iPad models

iOS 7.1 includes references to two new iPad models

Apple released iOS 7.1 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch earlier today, and the release supports two new iPad models numbered iPad4,3 and iPad4,6, in addition to the existing array of devices.

Read More

iPad Air offers the Best Battery Life among current Tablets

iPad Air offers the Best Battery Life among current Tablets

Which? Tech Daily, the UK-based technology blog which recently pointed out how much storage space our 16GB smartphones really have, has carried out a series of tests in their lab to find out which tablet offers the best battery life.

Read More