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  • Apple iPad Air 2 review: Comes with improvements, but not worth an upgrade 2 days ago

    Cupertino: If I've seen you taking photos with a tablet computer, I've probably made fun of you (though maybe not to your face, depending on how big you are). I'm old school: I much prefer looking through the viewfinder of my full-bodied, single-lens reflex camera, even though it has a...
  • Apple iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus sales surpass expectations but iPad volumes slide 3 days ago

    Apple forecast a strong holiday quarter after a better-than-expected 16 per cent jump in iPhone sales, and the strongest growth in Mac computer shipments in years helped the company surpass Wall Street's targets. The company on Monday projected stronger-than-expected revenue of $63.5 billion to $66.5 billion in the December quarter, when...
  • With modest updates Apple iPad Air 2, iPad Mini 3 fail to impress 1 week ago

    Apple's faster, slimmer iPads come with modest improvements, such as a fingerprint sensor, but some analysts say it offers few other features to wow consumers ahead of a holiday shopping season expected to be swamped by mobile devices. At a launch event on Thursday, Chief Executive Tim Cook called Apple's new...
  • Apple launches iPad Air 2, the world's thinnest tablet at Rs 35,900, iPad Mini 3 at Rs 28,900; adds fingerprint sensor to iPads October 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Apple unveiled a thinner iPad on Thursday with a faster processor and a better camera as it tries to drive excitement for tablets amid slowing demand. The iPad Air 2, at 6.1 millimeters thin, also adds many of the features previously available on iPhones. That includes the ability to...
  • Apple's thinner, lighter iPads coming on October 16: What we know so far October 16, 2014

    Cupertino: Apple expected to unveil new iPads at an event Thursday, as the company tries to drive excitement amid slowing demand for tablet computers. Apple may also announce a new Mac operating system and possibly new Mac computers. Watchers also await a possible launch date for Apple Pay, the company's...
  • Apple expected to unveil thinner, more powerful iPads on October 16 October 15, 2014

    Seattle: Apple is expected to unveil thinner and more powerful iPads on Thursday ahead of the holiday season but may struggle to arouse passion for tablets among consumers already over-supplied with hand-held, touch-screen devices. Tablet sales are set to rise only 11 per cent this year, according to new forecasts by...
  • Apple delays production of larger iPad: Report October 9, 2014

    Bangalore: Apple suppliers have delayed the production of a larger iPad to early next year, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. The suppliers had planned to start producing the larger screen tablet in mass volume beginning in December, but have been struggling to produce enough new...
  • Apple sends out invites for October 16 event, new iPads, Macs expected October 9, 2014

    San Francisco: Apple on Wednesday sent out invitations to an October 16 event expected to spotlight updates to its line of iPad tablet computers. The gathering is set for an auditorium on Apple's main campus in the Silicon Valley city of Cupertino and comes on the heels of a major launch...
  • Apple to launch new iPads on October 16: Report October 4, 2014

    Bangalore: Apple plans to hold a "special event" on October 16, where it is expected to launch its new iPads, technology website Re/Code said, citing sources. Apple executives were not immediately available for comment. The iPhone maker is expected to unveil the new iPads and the latest updates to its iMac line,...
  • With iOS 8, Apple adds new security measures to iPhones, iPads; would now need users' approval to access devices September 18, 2014

    San Francisco: Technology giant Apple has announced a modification in its new iOS 8 operating system for mobile phones which prevents the company from accessing the devices without owner consent, a measure to hinder police snooping. Apple said in a statement released Wednesday that, unlike its competitors, it no longer can...
  • iOS 8: Why older iPhone, iPad users should wait before upgrading September 18, 2014

    New York: Apple's iOS 8 software update for iPhones and iPads is worth getting but not necessarily right away. Those with an older device, such as an iPhone 4s or an iPad 2, might want to wait to see whether others have difficulties using iOS 8 with slower processors. Some...
  • Microsoft launches Universal Mobile Keyboard; compatible with iPad, iPhone, Android and Windows devices September 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Microsoft has announced the launch of a new Universal Mobile Keyboard that works with iPad, iPhone, Android devices and Windows tablets. The new Mobile Keyboard has an OS switch that lets you change from one operating system to another while maintaining a fully functional keyboard. The keyboard features...
  • Apple to launch new iPad, iPad mini, OS X Yosemite on October 21 September 18, 2014

    Apple is set to launch two new iPads and release the next version of its Mac operating system at its next event on October 21, a Daily Dot report said, citing sources familiar with the matter. The company plans to unveil the sixth generation of its iPad and the third edition...
  • The top iPhone and iPad apps on the Apple App Store September 17, 2014

    App Store Official Charts for the week ending September 15, 2014: Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft Pocket Edition, Mojang 2. Five Nights at Freddy's, Scott Cawthon 3. Goblin Sword, Eleftherios Christodoulatos 4. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 5. Afterlight, Afterlight Collective, Inc 6. Sleep Cycle alarm clock, Northcube AB 7. Geometry Dash, RobTop Games AB 8. 7 Minute...
  • Apple iOS 8 for iPhones, iPads officially rolls out today September 17, 2014

    San Francisco Newgeneration Apple software for powering its coveted mobile devices is set for release on Wednesday, two days ahead of the arrival of its latest iPhones. The iOS 8 mobile operating system will be available free for download to many iPhone and iPad models and will be preinstalled on iPhone...
  • Apple's September 9 event: iWatch, iPhone 6 with larger screens, bigger iPad expected September 8, 2014

    San Francisco: It has been four years since Apple introduced a completely new gadget and the pressure is on for the world's largest tech company to wow at its "special event" in Cupertino, California, on Tuesday. Apple has fed the high expectations, with promises by executives that the company's best product...
  • iWatch, larger iPhones, new iPad Air: Here's what to expect at Apple's September 9 event September 7, 2014

    San Francisco: Apple's mystery unveiling on Tuesday is expected to be a watershed moment for the California giant and the entire tech industry. Here are key things to watch for: Can Tim Cook step up? Chief executive Tim Cook will seek to vanquish the notion that Apple lost its magic when...
  • How a father combined his love for his newborn and Apple into a website will bring a smile to your lips August 28, 2014

    New Delhi: This is what we call a true fanboy. A former Apple employee Andreas Kleinke, who also appears to be a big fan of Apple's design, style, and presentation, has gone the Apple way in announcing the birth of his son, who is now a weekold. The Apple fanboyturnedfather...
  • Apple to launch a 12.9inch iPad in 2015: Report August 27, 2014

    San Francisco: Apple is preparing to roll out a larger, 12.9inch version of its iPad for 2015, with production set to begin in the first quarter of next year, Bloomberg cited people with knowledge of the matter as saying on Tuesday. The report comes as Apple struggles with declining sales of...
  • Tom Hanks recreates the nostalgia of the typewriter with the Hanx Writer iPad app August 26, 2014

    Toronto: A new app for the iPad aims to recreate the nostalgic sense of typing on a manual typewriter, but ramped up to meet the demands of digitalage word processing. The brainchild of Oscarwinning actor and collector of vintage typewriters Tom Hanks, the app, perhaps aptly called Hanx Writer, replicates the...
  • Apple bans use of two hazardous chemicals in iPhones, iPads manufacturing August 14, 2014

    San Francisco: Apple is banning the use of two potentially hazardous chemicals during the final assembly of iPhones and iPads as part of the company's latest commitment to protect the factory workers who build its trendy devices. The decision announced Wednesday comes five months after the activist groups China Labor Watch...
  • Apple's nextgen iPad goes into production; likely to be unveiled by October August 12, 2014

    Bangalore: Apple Inc's suppliers have begun manufacturing new iPad tablets in an attempt to revive flagging sales of the tablet, Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of the matter. Apple, which helped create the tablet market in 2010 with its first iPad, has seen growth plummet from 2012, as larger phones...
  • Museum decides to strap iPads to tortoises as part of exhibition, activists say its animal cruelty August 7, 2014

    A Colorado art museum is standing by an upcoming exhibit featuring three tortoises with iPads mounted on their backs, despite calls from animalrights activists to call off the exhibit as animal abuse. The Aspen Art Museum released a statement Wednesday supporting the exhibit by Cai GuoQiang called "Moving Ghost Town." The...
  • China bans Apple products from government purchases: Report August 6, 2014

    Beijing: China has prohibited government agencies from purchasing Apple Inc hardware products due to security concerns, Bloomberg News reported on Wednesday, citing government officials familiar with the matter. Ten Apple products including versions of the iPad tablet and MacBook laptop have been omitted from a government procurement list distributed by China's...
  • Tablet market growth slows, Apple and Samsung lose ground July 25, 2014

    New York: Apple and Samsung have lost ground in the tablet computer market as growth cools in the oncehot segment, the research firm IDC said Thursday. An IDC survey said sales of tablets in the MarchJune period were 49.3 million, up a modest 11 per cent from a year ago but...
  • Android grabs 70 per cent of the tablet market, Apple's market share slips to 25 per cent: Survey July 24, 2014

    Washington: Global sales of tablet computers edged higher in the second quarter, in the slowest growth since 2009, research firm Strategy Analytics said Wednesday. The research firm said global tablet shipments reached 52.9 million units, up just six per cent from the same period a year ago. Growth was led by devices...
  • Apple's profit climbs along with iPhone sales, but iPad sales slump July 23, 2014

    San Francisco: Apple on Tuesday reported that its quarterly profit climbed with strong iPhone demand, but a decline in iPad tablet sales put a damper on its results. The Californiabased company posted a profit of $7.7 billion on revenue of $37.4 billion in the three months period to June 28, an...
  • Apple teams up with former nemesis IBM to sell more iPhones and iPads July 16, 2014

    Cupertino: Apple is teaming up with former nemesis IBM in an attempt to sell more iPhones and iPads to corporate customers and government agencies. The partnership announced Tuesday calls for the two technology companies to work together on about 100 different mobile applications designed for a wide range of industries. The applications,...
  • Got a rash? Your iPad, other electronic devices might be the cause July 14, 2014

    Chicago: Unexplained rash? Check your iPad. It turns out the popular tablet computer may contain nickel, one of the most common allergyinducing metals. Recent reports in medical journals detail nickel allergies from a variety of personal electronic devices, including laptops and cellphones. But it was an Apple iPad that caused an...