There are plenty of iPad charger lookalikes in the market. It’s hard to tell these apart from the real deal, but they come with an entirely different assembly inside. A teardown by engineer Ken Shirriff has revealed why customers should be wary of these counterfeit Apple chargers.
Apple may be fighting a bitter battle with Samsung in the courtrooms, but the Korean company still remains one of its key suppliers. A new research from DisplaySearch claims that Samsung Display has shipped out over 62% of the displays needed for the 9.7 inch Apple iPads in the first quarter of 2014.
Although Apple’s seeing sales of the iPad decline year over year, it continues to enjoys the top position when it comes to tablet satisfaction, according to a new J.D. Power survey.
NESO Security Labs researcher Andreas Kurtz recently reported on a security flaw in iOS 7 that resulted in email attachments being stored without encryption, despite Apple’s claims that it does encrypt this data. According to a follow-up report by iMore, Apple is aware of this encryption issue and is working on a fix.
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 Gassée thinks that the simplicity of the iPad, and its lack of Pro features is restricting the iPad’s growth.