Got a new iPad for Christmas? Here’s how to set it up and start using it

Got a new iPad for Christmas? Here’s how to set it up and start using it

If you’ve got a shiny new iPad Air or iPad mini for Christmas, here’s our guide to set it up, configure it, install apps and learn about all its features.

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How to Jailbreak iPad or iPad mini on iOS 7 – iOS 7.0.4 using evasi0n7 [Video]

How to Jailbreak iPad or iPad mini on iOS 7 – iOS 7.0.4 using evasi0n7 [Video]

evad3rs gave us a big surprise earlier today by releasing evasi0n7, the eagerly awaited jailbreak for iOS 7 – iOS 7.0.4.

In this guide, we will take you through the step by step procedure to jailbreak your iPad or iPad mini running iOS 7 – iOS 7.0.4 using evasi0n for Mac and Windows.

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Looking to buy an iPhone, iPad or Mac for the holidays? Here are the best deals

Looking to buy an iPhone, iPad or Mac for the holidays? Here are the best deals

There’s little more than a week left for the Christmas holidays, and a number of retailers are discounting iPhones, iPads and Macs. Here are the best deals on each of these product categories.

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Apple to launch iPad Air and Retina iPad mini in India on December 7

Apple to launch iPad Air and Retina iPad mini in India on December 7

BGR reports that Apple will be launching iPad Air and Retina iPad mini in India this Saturday, December 7th.

Saturday seems like an odd day for the release of the new iPads as Apple prefers to launch new products on Friday, but BGR claims that they’ve received a press release from the company.

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Best Black Friday 2013 Deals on iPad Air, Retina iPad mini

Best Black Friday 2013 Deals on iPad Air, Retina iPad mini

Black Friday might be the best time to buy a new iPad, if you haven’t bought one already. We’re rounding up the best Black Friday deals retailers are offering so you can get your new iPad for the best price possible.

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Apple Stores now selling Retina iPad mini to walk-in customers

Apple Stores now selling Retina iPad mini to walk-in customers

A little more than a week after a surprise launch, walk-in customers can finally buy the Retina iPad mini from Apple retail stores. Previously, Apple Stores were only offering the Retina iPad mini for buyers who had reserved the device through Apple’s online Personal Pickup option.

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Cellular Retina iPad mini shipping estimates slip to 8 weeks from some U.S. carriers

Cellular Retina iPad mini shipping estimates slip to 8 weeks from some U.S. carriers

Availability of cellular models of the Retina iPad mini with US carriers suggest that the device’s supply is heavily constrained.  While Apple shows shipping times of 5-10 business days for cellular variants of the Retina iPad mini, availability of the latest generation iPad mini with US carriers ranges from anywhere between two weeks to eight weeks.

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DisplayMate: Retina iPad mini display inferior to Kindle Fire HDX 7 and Nexus 7

DisplayMate: Retina iPad mini display inferior to Kindle Fire HDX 7 and Nexus 7

While the second-generation iPad mini has an impressive 326 ppi Retina display, further analysis of the display revealed that its colors aren’t as vibrant as those produced on the iPad Air’s display. Now, detailed tests performed by DisplayMate reveal that not only is the display on the iPad mini not as good as the iPad Air, but it is also inferior to the Kindle Fire HDX 7 and the Nexus 7.

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Retina iPad mini Display not as good as iPad Air’s Display

Retina iPad mini Display not as good as iPad Air’s Display

When Apple launched the iPad Air and the Retina iPad mini, I was pleasantly surprised that in terms of tech specs they seemed to be exactly the same, the only difference between the two iPads was the size, weight and price.

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Some Retina iPad mini displays have an image retention problem

Some Retina iPad mini displays have an image retention problem

Many first-generation Retina MacBook Pros exhibited an issue where a faint remnant of an image persists on the screen even after a new image replaces it. The issue seemed to be tied to Sharp-manufactured units, and seems to be present in certain Retina iPad mini units as well, presumably, the ones with displays made by Sharp.

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