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Apple iPad Air 2 Tablet Review

Recently we have reviewed many Android tablets on the market in 2015. However, we have yet to look at any devices running iOS – so we thought it is time to review the Apple iPad Air 2. The latest generation of iPad tablets, the Air 2 pricing starts from £399, …

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Estimates pitch the new iPad at $310 to build

Analysts at UBM TechInsights have done some extensive component research and have estimated that the total BOM (bill of materials) for the 16 GB 4G LTE model of the new iPad to be $310. This makes it the most expensive iPad to manufacture to date with the iPad 2 and …

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Apple iPad 3 said to be ‘thicker’

Rumors are circulating that the upcoming Apple iPad 3 will be thicker than the current version. Asian intelligence sources spoke with Macotakara and the change in size is said to be noticeable. They report that cases fitting the back of an iPad 2 will be useless, although smart covers which …

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iPad to dominate market to 2014

Apple dominate the tablet market, that isn’t breaking news because we all knew it months ago. However Gartner, the well known research and analysis organisation have just released a new report which shows that this isn’t set to change, anytime soon. According to their findings, the iPad is going to …

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Apple iPad 3 will feature upgraded battery, but at a cost

The upcoming Apple iPad 3 is set to have a massively upgraded battery, but will cost Apple between 20-30% more for each unit, according to information posted on Cens.com. Our man in Taipei, Yong Lei has been prying for information about this, but has yet to hear back anything, or …

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US schools ditching textbooks for iPads

It is hard to escape the iPad in daily news, and the latest adopters in the US are schools. According to reports, some schools are ditching textbooks while offering their students an iPad. According to the news, students in Connecticut’s suburban Brookfield High School and Burlington High School near Boston …

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95 percent of people want an iPad: research

This might not come as a shock to many, but according to a report issued yesterday, it would appear that 95 percent of people interested in buying a tablet, are aiming to get an iPad. Robert W. Baird, an analyst company conducted a survey across 1,114 people, 98 of which …

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iPad 2 no longer a virgin, first ‘jailbreak’ posted

The iPad 2 has just broken virgin territory by receiving its first ever jailbreak hack. Developers have used some unpatched vulnerabilities in Apple’s iOS to ‘jailbreak’ the flagship tablet from Cupertino’s favourite technology company. Graham Culey, a senior technology consultant with UK Sophos said in his blog “If they exploited …

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Apple working on an iPad 2 ‘Plus’?

We have been reporting on the possibility that Apple may update their iPad 2 later this year. According to the International Business Times, they feel that Apple may be working on a successor, but it won’t be called the iPad 3. The report is based around a note that FBR …

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iPad 3 set for October release?

It seems too soon for us, especially going on information from our own sources in Taipei, but rumours are still circulating that Apple may release the iPad 3, as soon as October this year. While the iPad 2 sales continue to boom, many people are waiting on the next version …

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Apple iPad responsible for 83% of 9.7 inch display sales

Apple are a company continually in the spotlight and recent figures from DisplayBank indicate that they are responsible for 84% of all 9.7 inch displays which were sold last month. Apple use two main suppliers for their iPad screens – Samsung and LG. These companies combined delivered 4.5 million of …

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Apple iPad: not used as a book reader

The publishing industry has been gathering at their annual four day national convention and Amazon’s Kindle is certainly being seen as the dominant force in the growing e-reader market. Barnes and Noble are gaining momentum and Apple are not delivering at all in this specific market. It is not often …

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Apple expected to sell 600,000 iPad2’s on launch weekend

Industry experts are saying that Apple could sell 600,000 iPad 2’s during the launch weekend, a figure which is twice the amount of the original units sold at launch. Analyst Brian Marshall of Gleacher and Company predicts that Apple will sell more than half a million units over the launch …

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Ipad 2 delayed until June ?

The iPad 2 is the hottest new product of 2011 and it was originally expected to be released around April. Latest rumours indicate that the release might be delayed until June. The reason is tied in with production bottlenecks. Analysts Vincent Chen and Alison Chen with Taiwan based research firm …

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Apple iPad market share falls to 75 percent

The latest figures in from Strategy Analytics shows that Apple are seeing the first effects of competition in the tablet sector. Their marketshare has dropped from around 96 percent to 75 percent in the last few months. Android tablets are the biggest issue for Apple right now as they have …

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Apple boom in enterprise activations: iPad huge success

A recent report from Good Technology shows that Apple’s iOS devices are growing in the enterprise sector, now accounting for 65 percent of all devices activated. The report for some reason is ignoring Research In Motion and their BlackBerry enterprise mobile phone. If they were included, Apple and Android would …

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Will iPad 2 have 4x pixel count to 2048×1536?

Rumours are circulating in the channel that the next generation iPad will have a much higher resolution screen with four times the pixel count. Compared to the last generation, the iPhone 4 doubled the screen resolution in both directions from 320×480 to 640×960 giving it four times the pixels and …

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Is the iPad 2 due at end of January?

The latest reports from the Far East indicate that Apple could release version 2 of the iPad in 3 weeks time, by the end of January. Apple have yet to confirm a single rumor on the new product, which has been the talk of many analysts since November. Kevin Rose, …

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iPad 2 may have wide range speaker system

It appear that the upcoming iPad 2 may have a larger speaker system if leaked pictures of new cases are anything to go by. Alibaba.com, a global business to business trading system is currently offering silicon cases for the iPad 2 and like previous versions they have a position on …

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Foxconn to start shipping Apple iPad 2 Feb/March

Industry insiders last night confirmed to Kitguru that the iPad 2 should start shipping early 2011, with some estimates being made at late February/early March. While this has yet to be confirmed on any official level by Apple, reports have been circulating via our sources that Foxconn will be ready …

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iPad 2 rumoured for April 2011

An analyst with Gleacher and Company said that the Apple iPad 2 might be on sale in April of 2011. This would tie in well with information from Taipei that Apple have already named three suppliers for printed circuit boards for the new product. “TTM, Tripod and Ibiden have received …

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Jobs “iPad is being grabbed out of our hands”

KitGuru reported yesterday that Apple iPad sales didn’t quite reach the 5 million estimated in the first quarter – peaking around 4.1 million, still an impressive figure. Steve Jobs said in a call with Wall Street analysts “we’re already seeing tremendous interest in the iPad from education and, to my …

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