iPad Pro vs. iPad mini

This might be why the iPad mini 3 didn’t get a major update this year

By on November 3, 2014 at 3:55 PM.

This might be why the iPad mini 3 didn’t get a major update this year

Even though Apple released two new iPad models this year, including the iPad Air 2 and the iPad mini 3, only the 9.7-inch version received a significant upgrade, with the mini model only getting a Touch ID fingerprint sensor and an extra color option. A report from Chinese publication Economic Daily News suggests that starting next year, Apple will discontinue the iPad mini line and replace it with the bigger 12.2-inch iPad Pro model. More →

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12.2-inch iPad Pro Release Date and Specs

Specs for Apple’s unannounced iPad Pro may have just leaked

By on November 3, 2014 at 9:55 AM.

Specs for Apple’s unannounced iPad Pro may have just leaked

Many reports have so far mentioned Apple’s plans to release a bigger iPad model in the future — unofficially called the iPad Pro — with most of them suggesting the device will have a bigger 12.9-inch display. However, a new report from Japanese Apple blog Macotakara, a publication that has offered accurate details about unreleased Apple products in the past, suggests that the iPad Pro will be slightly smaller than that. More →

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12-inch Sony iPad Pro Tablet

The gigantic iPad Pro will have significant competition

By on October 24, 2014 at 6:50 AM.

The gigantic iPad Pro will have significant competition

Apple’s rumored 12.9-inch iPad model, referred to unofficially as the iPad Pro, is supposed to arrive at some point in 2015 according to certain reports, while others say the device is not considered “official” at Apple yet. Assuming Apple is going forward with iPad Pro plans, the gigantic tablet won’t be the only tablet to sport a bigger than 10-inch display next year. Digitimes has learned from Taiwan-based suppliers that several companies are working on large-size tablets supposed to launch next year in the first or second quarter. More →

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iPad Pro and iPad Air 2

NYT: iPad Pro ‘not yet finished,’ not even considered ‘official’ at Apple

By on October 16, 2014 at 11:40 AM.

NYT: iPad Pro ‘not yet finished,’ not even considered ‘official’ at Apple

For most of the year, reports detailing a bigger 12.9-inch iPad, often referred to as the “iPad Pro,” offered contradicting views on Apple’s tablet plans. Some said Apple is indeed working on a bigger tablet, but others said the project has been shelved. While more and more reports have recently suggested that the iPad Pro will make its debut next year, The New York Times has learned the product isn’t even considered official within Apple yet. More →

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12.9-inch iPad Pro Specs: A8X

One critical iPad Pro detail revealed in new report

By on October 15, 2014 at 6:50 AM.

One critical iPad Pro detail revealed in new report

Apple is far from being ready to confirm it’s working on a bigger tablet version than anything it launched so far, and the 12.9-inch iPad Pro isn’t even expected to be announced during the company’s October 16 media event. However, the unannounced device appeared in various rumors so far, with Digitimes on Wednesday revealing one critical detail about the tablet. More →

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iPhone 6 vs iPad Pro Launch

WSJ: Huge iPhone 6 demand will delay Apple’s 12.9-inch iPad Pro launch

By on October 9, 2014 at 9:05 AM.

WSJ: Huge iPhone 6 demand will delay Apple’s 12.9-inch iPad Pro launch

The bigger 12.9-inch iPad Pro tablet was supposed to enter production in December, The Wall Street Journal has learned, but that isn’t happening anymore because Apple suppliers are still struggling to meet tremendous iPhone 6 demand. More →

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12.9-inch iPad Pro Specs

Upcoming gigantic ‘iPad Pro’ will reportedly get displays from Apple’s biggest rival

By on September 30, 2014 at 4:20 PM.

Upcoming gigantic ‘iPad Pro’ will reportedly get displays from Apple’s biggest rival

Apple might be trying to remove Samsung from its iPhone and iPad supply line, but a new report from Korea-based inews24 quoted by Digitimes seems to further suggest that the company still needs plenty of components from the South Korean giant, including displays for the future iPad models. More →

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12.9-inch iPad Pro Rumors: Specs

The next iPad Air might get a key spec upgrade you didn’t get with the iPhone 6

By on September 25, 2014 at 3:51 PM.

The next iPad Air might get a key spec upgrade you didn’t get with the iPhone 6

Apple will unveil at least one new iPad model this year, according to various reports, and Taiwanese publication TechNews has confirmed an earlier report that said only the iPad Air 2 would be coming this October. However, the publication also says that a 12.9-inch iPad Pro is in the works for next year, at which point a new iPad mini might also be released. More importantly, the report says that Apple’s upcoming tablets will get some significant upgrades to improve performance. More →

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12.9-inch iPad Pro vs iPad Air 2 Rumors

Apple’s giant new ‘iPad Pro’ reportedly won’t launch until Q2 2015

By on September 23, 2014 at 8:40 AM.

Apple’s giant new ‘iPad Pro’ reportedly won’t launch until Q2 2015

Apple is expected to unveil a new generation of iPad Air models in the coming weeks, with a fresh report from The Commercial Times suggesting that the updated 9.7-inch iPad Air model will be the only new tablet the company launches this year. The Chinese publication also says that a new Retina iPad mini model is expected to arrive only next year, followed by the bigger iOS tablet certain buyers may be waiting for. More →

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Apple iPad Pro Release Date 2015

Bloomberg: The 12.9-inch ‘iPad Pro’ is real and it’s coming next year

By on August 26, 2014 at 3:15 PM.

Bloomberg: The 12.9-inch ‘iPad Pro’ is real and it’s coming next year

The iPad Pro is real and after has decided not to kill it after all. Bloomberg reports that Apple really is making a 12.9-inch version of its iconic tablet that will release sometime in 2015. More →

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iPad mini Air and iPad Pro Rumors

Crazy rumors say thinner iPad mini ‘Air’ is coming soon, 12.9-inch iPad Pro set for 2015

By on July 22, 2014 at 2:25 PM.

Crazy rumors say thinner iPad mini ‘Air’ is coming soon, 12.9-inch iPad Pro set for 2015

The iPhone 6 may be the hottest device coming from Apple this year, but that doesn’t mean the company has stopped working on some other interesting products. A new report from Taiwan’s Economic Daily News says Apple will soon launch an even slimmer iPad mini model, and that it’s still working on a bigger iPad Pro version. More →

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12.9-inch iPad Pro Release Date

12.9-inch iPad Pro reportedly still very much in the picture

By on July 15, 2014 at 2:07 PM.

12.9-inch iPad Pro reportedly still very much in the picture

In addition to detailing Apple’s purported iWatch launch plans – the company is expected to have two sizes for its smartwatch and three versions in total – Taiwanese publication Economic Daily News also said that the iPhone maker will launch three iPad versions this year, including a new 9.7-inch iPad Air, a new 7.9-inch iPad mini and a 12.9-inch iPad, also known as the iPad Pro in some reports. More →

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