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How to tag files in iOS 11 Files app

Organize files by adding tags. iOS 11 comes with the brand new Files app, allowing you to manage your files across the iPad or iCloud storage. But you want to organize your files without moving them to different folders or renaming them, there is another option in Files. You can simply add tags to your files. For example, if you want to group all your pictures of sunsets, you can just create a Sunset tag. Removing the tag won’t affect or delete the files, it just removes the grouping. The good thing is that all tags in iOS 11 Files[…]

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iPad shipments grow 15%, while the worldwide market keeps falling

Apple sold 15% more tablets in 2017 Q2 compared with 2016 Apple’s iPad line was long overdue a hardware refresh, and the company actually did it earlier this year. This impacted Apple’s sales in a very positive way. The company sold 15% more tablets for the second quarter of 2017 compared to 2016, according to a new report at StrategyAnalytics. Boosted by the new low-cost 9.7 inch model announced in March, and two Pro tablets, Apple increased its market share in the tablet market from 21.2% in 2016, to 26.1% in Q2 2017. At the same time, many of the[…]

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iPad Mini finally put in the grave?

Apple to ditch the 7.9-inch iPad from its lineup. Announced in late 2012, the first generation of iPad Mini attracted many uses with its small size and screen compared with the other products on the tablet market, including the original iPad with a 9.7-inch display. Back then, the 4-inch phones were something standard, so a portable device with a screen size of 7.9 inches was considered to be rather big. But we are not living in 2012 anymore and the consumer preferences have shifted towards much bigger mobile devices. Today, a phone with good specs have a screen bigger than[…]

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WWDC17 conference in June may reveal the new iPad Pro

Apple to announce a 10.5-inch iPad Pro on June 5? Apple may be finally announcing a new iPad model this year, at the upcoming June conference for developers WWDC17. According to a report by M.Kuo, who is known for many accurate Apple-related predictions in the past, Cupertino may unveil the long-awaited iPad Pro on June 5 during the keynote event. iPad Pro 2017 is expected to offer a 10.5-inch screen, but thanks to slimmer bezels the tablet will have a similar body size to the current 9.7-inch iPad. Will offering an improved tablet in terms of design and hardware features[…]

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iPad Air 2 discontinued ahead of new models in 2017

Apple clears stocks of the popular iPad Air 2. Apple has been long rumored to be working on a successor to the iPad Air 2 model as part of the major hardware refresh of the tablet line in 2017. But the company is expected to drop the Air name in 2017, introducing up to three new models, including one that replaces the low-cost Air 2. Now Apple is clearing the Air 2 stocks, in anticipation of upcoming orders for the 2017 iPads. The company is no longer selling some of the Air2 hardware configurations, which is a clear sign that[…]

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iPad sales down 19% in Q4 2016 compared with 2015

Apple sold 13.1 million tablets in the last quarter of 2016. Apple is selling fewer iPads, in a contrast to the good growth in other key areas including the iPhone sales. While Cupertino sold 16.1 million tablets in fourth quarter of 2015, the company sold only 13.1 million for the same period last year. According to a market report from Strategy Analytics, analyzed by Windows Phone Area, Apple’s share in the tablet market dropped from 23.2% in 2015 to 20.6% in Q4 2016. Android tablets are also suffering, shrinking from 44.9 million (65%) to 40.3 million (63%) for a year.[…]

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Apple accounts for 44% of all new device activations during Christmas

37% of the activated devices were phablets. Every year, Apple enjoys a big success during the Holiday shopping season and 2016 is not an exception. This year, Apple branded devices, phones and tablets, account for 44% of all new activations between December 19 and 25, according to Flurry. The report, based on data collected from hundreds of apps, shows that Apple products were more than two times more popular than Samsung devices (smartphones and tablets). Huawei was a distant third with a share of just 3%, followed by LG, Amazon, Oppo, Motorola and Xiaomi. Apple devices continue to be the[…]

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New rumors about a 10.5-inch iPad in 2017

The iPad line-up may have a new 10.5-inch member next year. This is the second time we hear about an upcoming 10.5-inch iPad model in 2017. The new rumor comes from Taiwan, via DigiTimes. According to sources from the supply chain, Apple may announce a 10.5-inch tablet equipped with the A10X processor as part of the hardware refresh of the iPad line for 2017. Apple’s iPad line-up will include a new 10.5 model, positioned as an enterprise / education tablet. According to the source, Apple will mostly try to sell this new tablet to the enterprise sector in the US,[…]

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New iPad Pro tablets planned for Spring 2017

Three iPad Pros could be released in 2017 Apple is planning a hardware refresh of its iPad Pro line for the first half of 2017. According to the Japanese website MacOtakara, Apple might announce three new iPad Pro devices in Spring 2017. Mac Otakara, based on information from “reliable sources”, reveals that Apple will introduce 7.9-inch, 10.1 and 12.9-inch iPad Pro models in 2017. The Japanese blog also explains that the new models, including the 12.9-inch version, will feature a True Tone display that automatically adapts its colors depending on the environment. The same solution has already been used for[…]

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How to install public iOS Betas on your iPhone or iPad

You can download new iOS releases before the regular users Ahead of major iOS releases, Apple allows interested parties (regular users and developers) to download the beta software, report bugs and test the new features. All iPhone and iPad users who are eager to try new things before everyone, and those who don’t mind living with some software bugs, can install the latest public iOS beta right now. Here is how to install iOS beta releases: Create a back up using iTunes, so you could downgrade to the official iOS version if you need to. iCloud backups are not working[…]

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