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iOS 9 iPhone 4s, iPad 2, iPad Mini

Why anyone who owns an old iPhone is going to love iOS 9

May 25th, 2015

With a few weeks to go until Apple unveils the future of its iOS and OS X operating systems, several details have already been leaked about the upcoming releases. One of the most interesting features detailed in recent reports concerns iOS 9, as Apple is apparently working to make it run much more smoothly on older …

iPhone 4s and iPad 2 iOS 8 Update

Don’t install iOS 8 on your iPhone 4S or iPad 2 yet

September 17th, 2014

Some of Apple’s selling points for iOS devices are extended support for future software updates, and timely simultaneous iOS update releases for all supported devices. The company often brags with numbers detailing iOS update stats and tells regular customers and developers that Google’s Android can’t come close to offering a similar experience. However, Ars Technica warns that the …

Apple iPad 2 Discontinuation

Apple finally looks ready to kill off the iPad 2

February 13th, 2014

The first reports of Apple’s intention to drop the iPad 2 from its lineup appeared in late 2012, yet the $399 tablet still sits on store shelves today. Over a year later, and nearly three years since the tablet’s launch, Apple Insider has learned that the ancient iPad 2 might finally be taken off the …

iPad Shipments 2013

Apple will reportedly drop iPad 2 from lineup after iPad mini launch

October 19th, 2012

The end is near for Apple’s (AAPL) second-generation 9.7-inch iPad 2, according Evercore Partners analyst Rob Cihra. In a note to investors, Cihra said he believes Apple will streamline its product lineup and phase out the iPad 2 to make way for the iPad mini. Since the release of the new iPad, Apple has continued …

iPad 2 said to have extinguished Kindle Fire demand

May 9th, 2012

Amazon’s Kindle Fire tablet exploded onto the scene late last year. Despite only being available for a month and a half in the holiday quarter, Amazon shipped nearly 4 million Kindle Fires in its launch quarter to take 14% of the global tablet market according to market research firm IHS iSuppli. While many touted the …

Apple releases iOS 5.1.1 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch

May 7th, 2012

Apple has just released a new version of iOS for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Listed changes are as follows: This update contains improvements and bug fixes, including: • Improves reliability of using HDR option for photos taken using the Lock Screen shortcut • Addresses bugs that could prevent the new iPad from switching …

Unannounced hardware tweak gives new iPad 2 longer battery life

May 4th, 2012

When Apple unveiled its third-generation iPad in March, the company also announced that the iPad 2 would remain on the market at a reduced price. The Cupertino-based company did not reveal that the year old tablet had a significant upgrade to its internal hardware,however. The original 16GB Wi-Fi only iPad 2 featured a 45nm A5 …

24% of Americans surveyed plan to buy the new iPad within the next three months

March 27th, 2012

Baird Equity Research last week surveyed 488 “younger, tech-savvier” individuals on their interest in Apple’s new iPad, Fortune reported on Monday. Among current iPad owners, 48% were interested in purchasing the new iPad, with 35% of those already owning an iPad 2. The survey also found that 29% of international respondents were looking to buy …

Only 6% of iPad app sessions use 3G or 4G data [infographic]

March 23rd, 2012

Apple’s new iPad has already seen massive success, selling over 3 million units in less than four days of availability. The tablet features an updated A5X chip, a beautiful Retina display and 4G LTE connectivity. Due to the blazing fast 4G speeds on Apple’s iPad Wi-Fi + 4G models, it is estimated that half of …

Apple could sell 12 million new iPads this quarter, analyst says

March 20th, 2012

Apple announced on Monday that the company had sold a record 3 million new iPads since Friday’s launch. With Apple’s new tablet set to become available in 24 additional countries starting at 8:00 a.m on Friday, March 23rd, a number of analysts are expecting solid sales to continue. UBS analyst Maynard Um believes that Apple …