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Apple to hold a press-event on October 30

New York City, October 30: New iPad and Macs incoming. Apple has today sent out media invites for a big hardware event at the end of this month. The press conference, under the headline “There’s more in the making”, will be held in New York on October 30. The company is expected to unveil new iPad Pro models with improved design and specs, and a refreshed MacBook line. iPad Pro will still be using LCD panels, rather than OLED, but the tablet will adopt an iPhone X-like design without a Home Button. There won’t be a display cutout, however, as[…]

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Apple to announce thinner iPad Pro without a headphone jack

Next iPad Pro to lose the headphone jack. Apple is gearing up to unveil the hardware refresh of the iPad Pro line later this year. We’ve been reporting for weeks that the Cupertino-based giant will introduce two sizes of the iPad Pro, both with significantly slimmer bezels and without a Home Button compared with the current models. Slashleaks is now adding the information that the new iPad Pro, in its 10.5-inch variant, will have a thickness of just 5.86 mm, down from the 6.1 mm on the current model. While the Apple is making each model thinner and slicker, not[…]

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iPad Pro 2018

New iPad models appeared in China’s certification data

Apple registers new iPad models in China. It’s widely believed that Apple will announce a new generation of iPad models later this year, fronted by the redesigned iPad Pro. New models already visited China’s certification authorities in September, fueling the rumors that iPad Pro will launch very soon. Now we understand, thanks to MySmart Price, that iPad models A1934, A1979, A2013, A2014 and A1985 were recently registered in ECC, and these iPads are new models for some European and Asian countries. We know from several sources that the new iPad Pro will come with Face ID, slim bezels, new processor[…]

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iPad Pro 2018

Upcoming iPad Pro will have Face ID, Magnetic Connector and thin bezels

Details about the next-gen iPad Pro have emerged before unveiling this month. Apple is expected to announce the hardware refresh of its iPad Pro line later this month, but now we can share some interesting details about the next version of the tablet. It won’t have a notch like the iPhone X, XS/XS Max, as the Face ID sensors will be incorporated in the bezels. iPad Pro 2018 won’t have a Home Button, which means the only way for authentication will be the facial recognition. Online reports claim that the iPad Pro will have very thin bezels, and a new[…]

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iPad 2018 got 2 out of 10 points for repairability

iPad 2018 got 2 out of 10 points for repairability

iFixit has torn apart the 6th generation iPad. Apple’s newly launched iPad is aimed at schools and those on a budget, but the tablet has zero upgradeability and a very low repairabilty score, according to a teardown by iFixit. The report reveals that iPad 2018 is impossible to upgrade, lacks waterproofing, and has a non-replaceable charging port. iFixit gave the new iPad a total score of 2 out of 10 for repairability, while the leader in the ranking – the HP Elite x2 1012 G1 got 10/10. iFixit has compared the new iPad with the previous, fifth generation. There is[…]

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iPad 2018

iOS 11.3 update rolls out to new iPads, update for iPhone imminent

Apple releases the iOS update for six-generation iPad The iPad’s 2018 hardware refresh in the form of the new iPad (6th generation) announced earlier this week is already receiving its first update, from 11.2 to iOS version 11.3. Strangely enough, the update is rolling out only to this specific model, while other iPads and iPhones are still on the 11.2 version. However, Apple appears to be releasing iOS 11.3 to all supported models very soon. iPad 2018 is already shipping to the first customers, while the physical sales may not start until early next week. If you are among the[…]

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9.7-inch iPad 2018

Apple announces a new 9.7-inch iPad with Apple Pencil support

iPad for $329 is now available for orders. Apple yesterday had an education-focused event in which we saw the updated 9.7-inch iPad. It’s the cheapest iPad to date, starting at $329 for individuals, and $299 for schools. Apple iPad 2018 is a hardware upgrade of the 2017 model, with one highlight feature – support for Apple Pencil – something never seen before outside of the iPad Pro line. The new tablet has the same size and weight (469g), unlike the rumors poiting toward a notch-like design similar to iPhone X. The headphone jack and the Home Button are also here,[…]

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Microsoft Edge

Microsoft updates its Edge browser with support for iPad and Android tablets

The default Windows 10 browser is now available for iPad users. Microsoft officially released its Edge browser for iPhone in November last year with the promise that support for iPad would be added soon. The good news is that Edge is finally available for iPad devices, as well as Android tablets. An update for Microsoft Edge adds support for tablets, and you can grab the app from the App Store for free. From the blog post, Pad and Android tablet owners – we’ve got some great news for you! Microsoft Edge is now available as a free download in the Apple[…]

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ipad pro 2017

iPad shipments on the rise in 2017

The overall tablet market declined 6.5 percent, but iPads grew. Apple had a positive year in the tablet market (slate + detachable), according to a new report by ICD Worldwide Tracker. The company sold 43.8 million iPads in 2017, an increase of 1.2 million or 3% compared with 2016. Apple is a distant leader in this market, with a 26.8% share in 2017, while Samsung, the second-biggest manufacturer, has only 15.2 percent. Other significant players in 2017 were Amazon, Huawei and Lenovo. Amazon and Huawei had the most impressive growth, 38% and 28%, respectively. Samsung shipped 24.9 million, Amazon 16.7[…]

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Confirmed: the next iPad Pro comes with Face ID

Evidence of an iPad Pro with Face ID found in iOS 11.3 Apple is planning a hardware refresh of the iPad Pro in 2018, and according to previous reports, it will be the first tablet with Face ID instead of Touch ID. Filipe Esposito has found in iOS 11.3, the first beta released for developers and public testers, evidence of the tablet and a hint that it will have slim bezels and Face ID. Apple refers this upcoming iPad Pro as a “modern iPad”, just like the iPhone X is referred as the “modern iPhone”. This means that there is[…]

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