iPad Air Plus Rumor: Leaked Case

New leak may reveal the first case for Apple’s biggest iPad yet

By on January 29, 2015 at 5:30 PM.

New leak may reveal the first case for Apple’s biggest iPad yet

Apple is widely expected to launch an even bigger iPad this year: A 12-inch device that’s tentatively being called the iPad Air Plus or the iPad Pro. Many reports and image leaks have already provided various details about the tablet so far, and French publication Nowhereelse on Thursday published a leaked image of what appears to be a protective case for the bigger tablet. More →

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Microsoft’s Surface just hit a major milestone

By on January 26, 2015 at 4:26 PM.

Microsoft’s Surface just hit a major milestone

It turns out that flooding the airwaves with product placements for the Surface Pro 3 might finally be paying off for Microsoft. Microsoft on Tuesday reported that it sold $1.1 billion worth of Surface tablets in its fiscal Q2 2015 earnings, marking the first time ever that the company sold more than $1 billion in Surfaces. Last quarter, the company generated $908 million in Surface revenues, which have grown significantly ever since the launch of the Surface Pro 3. More →

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Apple iPad Smart Cover

Apple wants to make iPad even better with help of a smarter accessory

By on January 22, 2015 at 5:15 PM.

Apple wants to make iPad even better with help of a smarter accessory

Apple is considering adding various new features to future versions of the Smart Cover, a protective accessory specifically developed for the iPad, according to a new patent discovered by AppleInsider. More →

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iPad Pro Specs

Here’s why Apple’s upcoming ‘iPad Pro’ will be a failure, according to Steve Jobs

By on January 19, 2015 at 8:15 AM.

Here’s why Apple’s upcoming ‘iPad Pro’ will be a failure, according to Steve Jobs

Late Apple CEO Steve Jobs will be remembered for a number of things. There is little question that he helped shaped the world as we know it today, first by pushing modern computing forward and then by leading the charge that moved computing off of our desks and laps, and into our pockets. Jobs was never afraid to speak his mind of course, and he would regularly make bold statements that promoted Apple’s products while belittling the competition. Of course, he was also known for his epic 180s, when Apple would go on to release a product that completely went against Jobs’s earlier statements.

Now, it looks like that tradition will live on when Apple releases its hotly anticipated “iPad Pro” sometime later this year. More →

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New Samsung Tablets 2015

Leak reveals first details surrounding Samsung’s 2015 tablet lineup

By on January 14, 2015 at 8:45 PM.

Leak reveals first details surrounding Samsung’s 2015 tablet lineup

We’ve already had a heaping helping of Samsung smartphone news to kick off the new year (with plenty more to come), but all has been quiet on the tablet front in January. At least that was the case, until SamMobile published a report on Wednesday claiming that the South Korean company is currently hard at work on four new tablets in the Galaxy Tab and Galaxy Note lines. More →

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Incredible iPad Art

These incredible works of art were created on an iPad

By on January 9, 2015 at 1:35 PM.

These incredible works of art were created on an iPad

When the concept of the tablet was originally floated, the skepticism seemed insurmountable. Who needs an oversized smartphone that can’t make phone calls? A miniaturized laptop that doesn’t have a keyboard? That was the mentality at the time, but years later, tablets have become a crucial part of the market. More →

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Apple iPad Pro Leaked Photo

Leaked pic may show us how massive Apple’s reinvented 12-inch iPad will be

By on January 8, 2015 at 12:00 PM.

Leaked pic may show us how massive Apple’s reinvented 12-inch iPad will be

The iPad’s momentum has been seriously slowing down lately, which is why Apple is reportedly trying to give it some fresh life with a massive new 12-inch “iPad Pro” that will supposedly be the closest thing to a tablet-PC hybrid the company has yet released. MacRumors has snagged a leaked photo taken from a Weibo account in China that’s simply labeled “iPad Pro” and that seems to show the manufacturing mold for the device’s rear shell, although MacRumors points out that this pic may be for a dummy unit that isn’t the final version. More →

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iPad Air Plus Rumors: Design

Apple looks set to release reinvented, next-generation 12-inch iPad according to new leak

By on January 5, 2015 at 9:50 AM.

Apple looks set to release reinvented, next-generation 12-inch iPad according to new leak

Apple has been rumored for quite a while now to be working on an even bigger version iPad that’s tentatively being called the iPad Pro or iPad Air Plus, but the company has yet to share details about such a device. However, French publication Nowhereelse, which has been a solid source for several leaks detailing unannounced mobile devices including images showing unreleased Apple gadgets, has come forward with a new image that reportedly shows a sketch of this 12-inch iPad. More →

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iPhone 6 Plus Vs. iPad Air 2

Apple is killing off the tablet market that it single handedly created

By on December 29, 2014 at 2:40 PM.

Apple is killing off the tablet market that it single handedly created

Apple waited for three years to dive into the phablet market while allowing Samsung to rack up big sales with devices featuring jumbo screen sizes. This fall, the iPhone finally jumped into the ring with two new variants boasting large displays. Perhaps the biggest question in the consumer electronics market this winter is what happens to the tablet market now. More →

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12-inch Sony Android Tablet Specs

Sony to take on Apple’s ‘iPad Pro’ with its own 13-inch Android tablet

By on December 25, 2014 at 8:40 AM.

Sony to take on Apple’s ‘iPad Pro’ with its own 13-inch Android tablet

Sony is the latest company rumored to be working on a much bigger Android tablet, joining Samsung’s existing 12-inch model and preparing to compete against Apple’s upcoming 12-inch “iPad Pro” tablet. A new report from Digitimes says Sony is aiming to release its large tablet in the first half of next year, with the device supposed to head to mass production soon. More →

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Surface Pro 3 Vs. iPad Air 2

The Microsoft Surface wins its most high-profile iPad convert yet

By on December 23, 2014 at 11:40 AM.

The Microsoft Surface wins its most high-profile iPad convert yet

Microsoft’s product placement strategy for the Microsoft Surface has generally not gone well, but that doesn’t mean the company isn’t winning some genuine converts among the people it’s been paying to use its flagship tablet. If you want an example of this, check out Engadget’s interview with Seattle Seahawks star quarterback Russell Wilson, who explains in detail how the Surface helps him and his team prepare for games every Sunday. More →

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How To Fix Cracked iPad Screen

How to fix a cracked iPad Air 2 screen yourself in 10 minutes

By on December 18, 2014 at 4:20 PM.

How to fix a cracked iPad Air 2 screen yourself in 10 minutes

There are few things that are more heartbreaking to a gadget fan than a cracked smartphone screen. Gorilla Glass is incredibly strong, but it may never be strong enough to survive some of the nasty spills that smartphones often take. If there is one thing that’s even sadder than a cracked smartphone screen though, it’s probably a cracked tablet screen. For some reason, the larger scale makes it that much more heartbreaking.

If you have Apple’s iPad Air 2 and it recently became the victim of an unfortunate accident, you’ll need so cough up some serious money to get it fixed or replace it. If you’re handy, however, and you can manage to source parts at a decent price, you can save some money by fixing your iPad yourself in about 10 minutes. More →

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