Category Archives: iPad

New Video Shows Dummy iPad Air 2

ipad air 2 dummyApple is widely expected to release a new iPad Air this fall, and if this video is to be believed we are in for a treat.

Youtube user TLDToday got his hands on what he says is a dummy iPad Air 2. He got it via Sonny Dickson, and while we don’t know how Sonny got his hands on it the guy has generally been a good source of Apple leaks in the past. Continue reading

Is This Proof of the 12.9″ iPad Maxi?

Rumors iPad-Pro-Maquette[1]circulated last year that Apple was working on a larger iPad, possibly with either a 12.9″ or a 13.3″ screen, but it wasn’t until today that any real proof existed to show that the rumors were real.

A new photo was posted to Weibo earlier today which appears to show an aluminum mold carved in the shape of a larger iPad. As you can see in the photo, Apple’s logo and the camera can be seen in the aluminum block. According to my source, if it is real then this would likely be used to protective shells for the iPad Maxi. Continue reading

Apple Retires the iPad 2, Replaces it With iPad 4 as the new $400 “Budget” Model

Apple 942303802_1337041136_o[1]quietly retired their best selling tablet today, and they replaced it with a slightly newer model.

The iPad 2 had been Apple’s designated budget model ever since it was reintroduced in 2012, but this 2011 era tablet has been getting a little long in the tooth. With benchmark tests, cameras (VGA and 2MP), and a screen resolution (1024 x 768) about on par with today’s budget Android tablets, the iPad 2 no longer presented as good of a value as it did 2 years ago. Continue reading

MS Office for the iPad is Coming Sooner Than You Think, But Might Not Work on the iPad 2

Did you google-docs-ipad[1]catch the news from a couple days ago? According to ZDNet, Microsoft is planning to release Office for the iPad in the first half of 2014:

According to one of my contacts, Ballmer OK’d the suggestion by the Office team that they’d bring Office for iPad to market as soon as it was ready, even though that would likely mean before the Windows 8 version. I’m hearing that new date for Office for iPad is some time in the first half of calendar 2014. (My sources last summer were hearing Office for iPad wouldn’t debut until Fall  2014.) Continue reading