iPad Air 2: Touch ID and Apple Pay

iOS 8.1 beta reveals new details about upcoming Apple devices

By on September 30, 2014 at 10:24 AM.

iOS 8.1 beta reveals new details about upcoming Apple devices

Apple is reportedly working on three major iOS 8.x updates, including iOS 8.1, iOS 8.2 and iOS 8.3, with the first beta of iOS 8.1 having already been released to developers. In it, developer Hamza Sood found proof that Apple’s upcoming new iPad will include a Touch ID fingerprint sensor embedded in the Home button, and that owners will be able to use it to authenticate Apple Pay payments. More →

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iPad Vs. Surface Steve Ballmer

Ballmer to toss out the Clippers’ iPads, replace them with the Surface

By on September 25, 2014 at 9:15 PM.

Ballmer to toss out the Clippers’ iPads, replace them with the Surface

What, you didn’t think new Clippers owner and onetime Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer would let his team use Apple products, did you? WPCentral points us to a new report from Reuters that explains how Ballmer plans to purge all remains of Apple and Google products from his organization and make sure everyone in the company is using Windows-based devices. 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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Google Nexus 9 Release Date

Google’s big Nexus 9 launch might be closer than you think

By on September 25, 2014 at 3:27 PM.

Google’s big Nexus 9 launch might be closer than you think

Google is expected to unveil new Nexus devices later this fall, including at least a new Motorola Nexus smartphone and an HTC Nexus 9 high-end tablet. The latter might be unveiled in the coming weeks, according to MoDaCo’s Paul O’Brien, who posted on Twitter release date details for the tablet twice in the last few days. 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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Galaxy Tab S Kristen Bell TV Ad

Samsung enlists Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard for new Galaxy Tab S ads

By on September 16, 2014 at 9:30 PM.

Samsung enlists Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard for new Galaxy Tab S ads

Samsung’s TV commercials aren’t only about bashing Apple productsor only about flagship smartphones for that matter – as the company has unveiled a new ad for the Galaxy Tab S tablet featuring well-known celebrities Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard. More →

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Google Nexus 9 Release Date

The Google Nexus 9 has just been confirmed, and you can thank Samsung for that

By on September 11, 2014 at 7:45 AM.

The Google Nexus 9 has just been confirmed, and you can thank Samsung for that

You know that company that keeps getting sued by all sorts of competing companies that accuse it of copying their technology? Well, it was recently sued by NVIDIA, and in the process the upcoming Google Nexus 9 tablet has been confirmed, Bright Side of News has discovered. More →

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Microsoft Surface vs. Apple iPad

Microsoft’s Surface is still getting mistaken for an iPad by NFL announcers after a $400M deal

By on September 8, 2014 at 11:14 AM.

Microsoft’s Surface is still getting mistaken for an iPad by NFL announcers after a $400M deal

It’s no secret that Microsoft has struggled to gain significant momentum with its Surface line of tablets, but it certainly doesn’t help when paid professionals can’t even get the name right on national television. Over a year ago, Microsoft announced a $400 million partnership with the NFL which would bring interactive content exclusively to the Xbox One. It also put Surface Pro 2 tablets into the hands of coaches and players on the sidelines, but there’s one thing Microsoft didn’t account for: none of the announcers seem to know what a Surface is. More →

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Nexus 7 (2014) FCC Listing

This isn’t the 2014 Nexus 7, but something entirely different

By on September 8, 2014 at 6:50 AM.

This isn’t the 2014 Nexus 7, but something entirely different

A 7-inch Google tablet has been spotted at the FCC, but it isn’t the third-generation Nexus 7 version that some Android fans would like to see in stores. Droid-Life has mentioned the FCC listing for a device identified as the A4R-NX74751, noting the device has a NVIDIA Tegra chip, global LTE roaming and a strange LG-made 2,480mAh. Meanwhile the eagle-eyed folks at TuttoAndroid have figured out what the device is, revealing that the NX74751 is actually the model number of one Google tablet not all Nexus fans will get to play with. More →

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Galaxy Tab Active Specs

Meet the shock-resistant Galaxy Tab Active, a tablet you won’t be afraid to drop

By on September 4, 2014 at 7:00 PM.

Meet the shock-resistant Galaxy Tab Active, a tablet you won’t be afraid to drop

If there was one device everyone was waiting to see at this year’s IFA trade show in Berlin, it was the Galaxy Note 4. Poised to take on the iPhone 6 later this month, the Galaxy Note 4 is clearly Samsung’s priority for the immediate future, but that doesn’t mean the endless iteration on previous hardware releases is going to slow down any time soon. More →

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iPad Air 2 Rumors: Launch Date

Apple may have another big surprise up its sleeve at the iPhone 6 event

By on September 4, 2014 at 9:22 AM.

Apple may have another big surprise up its sleeve at the iPhone 6 event

Apple may have something special to announce during the upcoming September 9th media event, in addition to the iPhone 6 and iWatch, KGI Securities Ming-Chi Kuo revealed in a note to investors obtained by AppleInsider. More →

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