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Apple launches ‘Make a Film with iPad’ commercial in time for the Oscars

Apple launches ‘Make a Film with iPad’ commercial in time for the Oscars

On Sunday, February 22, the 87th annual Academy Awards will take place. Leading up to the big event, Apple has launched a brand new commercial starring the iPad.

Apple releases new music-themed iPad Air 2 ad for the Grammy Awards

Apple releases new music-themed iPad Air 2 ad for the Grammy Awards

Apple has released a new music-themed commercial titled “Change” that features Swedish singer Elliphant, Los Angeles-based producer Gaslamp Killer, English DJ Riton and Parsian film director So Me using their iPads to compose, write, record and produce a remix of Elliphant’s “All or nothing” song. 

A pilot and his wife used an iPad to crash land their plane after an electrical system failure

A pilot and his wife used an iPad to crash land their plane after an electrical system failure

Majority of the iPad owners use the tablet for playing games or watching videos, but a couple used the tablet to fly and crash land their single-engine plane after an electrical system failure rendered all the instruments on it non-functional. 

Analyst envisions the steepest iPad decline ever in 2015

Analyst envisions the steepest iPad decline ever in 2015

The iPad reignited the tablet market in a big way, but that was years ago, and customers have found that they don’t need to replace a tablet as often as they might a smartphone.

FiftyThree’s Paper app is now completely free to use

FiftyThree’s Paper app is now completely free to use

Paper by FiftyThree — known for the creative freedom that it provides — is among the most popular apps on the App Store for the iPad. While the app has been completely free to download since its launch, additional tools like Color, Sketch and Outline had to be unlocked through individual in-app purchases from the app.

Tablet shipments declined for the first time since 2010, while iPad sales were flat

Tablet shipments declined for the first time since 2010, while iPad sales were flat

According to the data compiled by IDC, tablet sales declined for the first time on a YoY basis since the inception of the market in 2010. While Apple shipped 21.4 million iPads in Q4, 2014 and remained the number one tablet vendor in the market, its shipments declined by 4.6 percent from the same period in 2013. 

L.A. schools ‘iPads for All’ federal review reveals lack of planning and resources as reasons for failure

L.A. schools ‘iPads for All’ federal review reveals lack of planning and resources as reasons for failure

The Los Angeles Unified School District had a bold plan to use iPads for its learning curriculum within its walls, but ultimately the whole plan fell apart and eventually got canceled.

Survey shows iOS dominance in the enterprise market

Survey shows iOS dominance in the enterprise market

According to a recent survey conducted by Piper Jaffray analyst Troy Jensen, Apple is clearly dominating the enterprise market. Of the 114 companies surveyed by Pipper Jaffray, 98 percent of them supported iOS. 

More than half the mobile devices gifted on Christmas were iPhones or iPads

More than half the mobile devices gifted on Christmas were iPhones or iPads

Every Holiday Season, Apple witnesses a significant jump in iPhone sales as friends and family buy iOS devices to gift to their loved ones. It looks like this year is going to be no different, with Apple’s gadgets accounting for 51% of the new devices activated during the week leading up to Christmas Day.

How often do you run out of storage space on your iPhone or iPad? Survey says 8% run out of space daily

How often do you run out of storage space on your iPhone or iPad? Survey says 8% run out of space daily

According to a survey from the folks behind the IceCream camera app, 91% of the users in the U.K. have bought an iPhone with 16GB or less internal storage. The survey comprised of iPhone users on the O2 network in the United Kingdom.