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Apple to add split-screen multi-tasking to iPad with iOS 8

Apple’s mobile devices feature very advanced application processors as well as operating system, but they still cannot run two apps on the same screen at once, something that greatly limits functionality of such devices. According to unofficial information, starting this Fall, when Apple releases its new iOS 8, the iPads …

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Apple and Samsung retain lead as tablet market stagnates

It is not a secret that the market of media tablets is not growing like it used to just a couple of years ago. Apparently, many people are satisfied with their current devices, whereas some other prefer hybrid devices, i.e., phablets. According to International Data Corp., shipments of tablet and …

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Microsoft Office apps for iPad hit 12 million downloads

Microsoft Corp. has announced that its Office applications for Apple iPad were downloaded more than 12 million times in just one week. At present, the Word, Excel, OneNote and PowerPoint applications are top free apps in Apple’s AppStore. But is 12 million really a lot? “More than 12 million downloads …

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Apple re-launches iPad 4 at $399/ £329, replaces iPad 2

Apple on Tuesday re-introduced the iPad 4 16GB at a new price-point of $399/£329. The old-new iPad with retina display will replace the iPad 2 and will significantly improve Apple’s competitive positions on the entry-level market segment. The fourth-generation iPad was originally introduced in 2012 and then discontinued in late …

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Apple plans to discontinue iPad 2 media tablet – report

Apple introduced its second-generation media tablet – the iPad 2 – in March, 2011, nearly three years ago. The slate was in many ways better than its predecessor, which was discontinued immediately after the newcomer hit the market, and became a huge success. For a number of reasons Apple still …

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US Air Force could end up going on a tablet spending spree

Recently Apple announced iBooks 2 which included the launch of educational textbooks which can sufficiently replace the older traditions of learning. Now the United States Air Force is reportedly interested in moving from older and presumably more bulky electronics to putting essential tools and critical information comfortably in the palm of servicemen. …

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Apple sell more iPads than HP sell PC’s in Q1 2012

We reported on Apple’s fiscal earnings earlier this morning, but a staggering piece of news is that they sold 15.4 million iPads, which is higher than the Hewlett Packard PC sales over the same time period, totaling 14.7 million. While Apple outperformed Hewlett Packard in the Tablet v PC wars, …

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AViiQ Smart Case for iPad 2 Review

When they created the iPad 2, Apple also designed the ‘Smart Cover’ which gives the iPad 2 screen an extra level of protection whilst interacting with it so that when you open the cover, it automatically turns on.  The only problem with this cover is that it only protects the …

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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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Even pilots are using the iPad 2

The iPad 2 has been widely adopted by the mainstream consumer market and we have heard of lawyers, IT professionals and even car salesmen adopting the product to help with their jobs. Earlier this week the New York Times reported that The Federal Aviation Administration have also cleared a selection …

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iPad 2 sales continue to boom

Apple’s iPad 2 is still selling as fast as it can be stocked according to recent reports. Digitimes have also reported that Apple will ship 5 million touch screen sensors for the iPad 2 in July alone. These figures match the reports for June, as sources close to Apple have …

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100,000 Apps have been made for iPad

The iPad has been a huge success for Apple, and the latest milestone achieved has just been released – over 100,000 applications have been specifically made for it. The iPad hit retail with Apple’s promise of supporting ‘almost all’ of the 150,000 applications available at the time on the store. …

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New York Post block Safari access on iPad

The New York Post is coming under attack with a recent decision to block Safari users on the Apple iPad. They are redirecting visitors to download the publications specialised application through the App Store – which is pay only. Paid Content reported the findings at the weekend, saying that the …

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iPad leading ‘post-pc’ consumer world

It is a term I never though I would hear, but according to the International Business times, executives are saying that the iPad is leading “a ‘post-PC’ consumer world where users roam free from their desktops with tablets and smartphones.” Counting the success of the iPad aside, it appears that …

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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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iPad 2 sells out in Russia

It may be later than many countries, but Russia embraced the release of the iPad 2 with open arms. The official release will help stop black market sales in Russia, a good thing considering the insane prices being asked. Some retailers have claimed that the iPad 2 in Russia are …

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Why the iPad needs to be a part of your kids life

With the success of the iPad, it seems that owning one now is almost compulsory. I don’t own one myself yet, but sometimes I find interesting stories about how they are used. Over the weekend, I found a story on Cult Of Mac which is talking about how even children …

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Chinese fight in iPad 2 queues, causing injuries

Everyone wants an iPad 2, but seemingly not as much as some Chinese people who queued for the shiny new tablet in Beijing. The launch of the iPad 2 in China drew large numbers of people. Being the prepared bunch that the chinese are, the Apple retail staff had brought …

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Suppliers confirm 45 million iPads could ship in 2011

Apple could never have dreamed that the iPad would prove such a monumental product for them, outselling demand and generating many millions in profit. Educated component makers have said that Apple could sell up to 45 million touchscreen tablets in 2011. 45 million iPads is a tough figure to wrap …

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iPad 2 success causing problems for Xoom sales

Apple seem to be unchallenged so far in the tablet market, and with the recent release of the hot selling iPad 2 it appears that other companies are really struggling to shift units. The Motorola Xoom, on paper is a stunning device, but sales are really poor so far. Analysts, …

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iPad 2 is rated as the best tablet yet

Comparison organisation Consumer Reports has posted the results of their first round up of tablet PCs which is going to be welcomed by Apple lovers. Consumer Repotrs is similar to the UK’s Which magazine and their report shows that the iPad2 is the best tablet on the market. The original …

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Apple release the first iPad 2 commercial – ‘we believe’

Apple have launched the new iPad 2 commercial, three weeks after the product shipped. The ‘We Believe’ advert focuses on how to use the iPad 2 to empower users instead of detailing the hardware specifications. Yes, Apple haven’t mentioned the faster, dual core processor or the hardware improvements, instead taking …

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Photoshop gets airing on iPad 2

It is hard to escape the iPad on a daily basis, and Adobe clearly feel that there is a good money making potential for Photoshop on the tablet. The Photoshop for the iPad was demonstrated yesterday at the Photoshop World Conference and Photography Bay posted a video which highlights some …

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Apple stock running out for original discounted iPad

Apple have run out of stock of the original 16GB iPad, which was selling at a reduced price as the iPad2 was launched to replace it. The Apple online store in America no longer offers the Wi-Fi only version of the original iPad in their clearance section and has run …

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