iPad News

Apple quietly discontinues selling the original iPad mini

Apple quietly discontinues selling the original iPad mini

Apple seems to have silently discontinued the original iPad mini — originally unveiled in October 2012 — as the tablet is no longer available for purchase through the company’s online store. 

iPad continues to remain the most popular tablet despite declining sales in Q1, 2015

iPad continues to remain the most popular tablet despite declining sales in Q1, 2015

Despite the sales of iPad slowing down, Apple remains the world’s largest tablet vendor in the world. According to the data compiled by IDC, the overall tablet market in itself is seeing a decline in sales, with the market shrinking by 5.9 percent in Q1, 2015.

Dozens of American Airlines flights were grounded after an iPad app issue

Dozens of American Airlines flights were grounded after an iPad app issue

An issue with the onboard iPads used by American Airlines pilots grounded “a few dozen flights” on Tuesday night, leaving hundreds of passengers stuck on a runway for several hours. The devices were unable to retrieve flight plans, and many flights had to return to the gate to access a Wi-Fi network.

Drexel University installs vending machine that doles out iPads

Drexel University installs vending machine that doles out iPads

Having the right device when you need it can be tough, especially if something like an iPad is suddenly very convenient but buying one isn’t.

Apple increases prices for several products across multiple markets

Apple increases prices for several products across multiple markets

After raising the prices of digital content like apps and games in many markets late last year, Apple followed yesterday’s event by hiking the prices of its hardware, too. In numerous countries, Macs, iOS devices, iPods, and more are now a little pricier than they were yesterday.

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.