WSJ Says High-Res iPad 3 Will Appear "Early 2012"

Just in case you really weren't sure that Apple was readying a new iPad, the WSJ's sources have tipped them off about an early 2012 launch for the high-res 9.7-inch iPad 3, which will allegedly have a 2048x1536 display. » 8/19/11 6:35am 8/19/11 6:35am

Rumor: Apple to Discount iPads by $200 For Students?

According to BGR's sources, Apple's going to announce a new scheme whereby students can grab an iPad for $200 less, with every new purchase of a Mac. Considering Apple's already hot on education deals, it wouldn't be too surprising. [BGR] » 5/27/11 11:59am 5/27/11 11:59am

Here's What Happens When You Hit a Smart Covered iPad 2 With a Golf Club

Oh God. Why would they do such horrific things to a beautiful iPad 2? It's like a child to me. And here they are, subjecting it to unforgivably brutal impact tests, just to see how well the Smart Cover protects. » 5/24/11 3:20pm 5/24/11 3:20pm

New Hire Brings Apple's Carbon Fiber Dream Closer To Reality

So remember that time we saw that Apple had been dreaming up carbon fiber iPads in a patent? Looks like the idea's got some legs, if the recent hiring of Senior Composites Engineer Kevin Kenny is any indication. » 4/11/11 1:38pm 4/11/11 1:38pm

Did Apple Really Blacklist Best Buy for Withholding iPad 2s?

Apple loves those big-sales stories, where they can announce they sold X million units over the first weekend. But if one of their biggest retail partners, Best Buy, withheld iPad 2s as they'd already reached their internal sales quota for that day, how would Apple react? » 4/08/11 4:40am 4/08/11 4:40am

Toys R' Us Could Become the Next Place to Suffer From iPad 2 Shortages

One more US retailer could scoop up the iPad 2, if a leaked photo can be trusted. While online shipping time is now less than a month, retailers are still finding that stock flies out of their shelves faster than they can keep them stocked. If Apple can get more stock in from Taiwan, this rumored partnership with Toys… » 4/07/11 11:42am 4/07/11 11:42am

Local News Team Tricks Anchor Into Licking iPad

In this heroically coordinated prank by a local news crew, an unsuspecting anchor is tricked into first sniffing, then licking her iPad. You say "piezo-electrics," I say brilliant use of technojumble. Please take note, and hope your less tech-savvy friends haven't seen this clip by the time next April Fool's rolls… » 4/05/11 6:40pm 4/05/11 6:40pm

Will You Marry Me? There's an Engraved iPad 2 in It For You...

I've got nothing against silly marriage proposals—as long as they suit the personalities of the individuals getting engaged—but I still can't help but chuckle over how a 9to5Mac reader proposed to his Apple-loving sweetheart. » 3/28/11 11:20pm 3/28/11 11:20pm

iPad 2 Will Go On Sale in 25 Countries This Friday, Despite US Shortages

Apple has confirmed today that the iPad 2 will go on sale in 25 countries this Friday, suggesting they're catching up with their supply shortage. Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New… » 3/22/11 8:41am 3/22/11 8:41am

Grab an iPad and Find Out Why Alice Abandoned Wonderland for New York

Almost a year ago, I fell in love with the Alice for iPad app. I declared it the cleverest iPad book yet and happily recommended to friends. Now I get to recommend its silly sequel, Alice in New York. » 3/10/11 11:40pm 3/10/11 11:40pm

iPads in Delta Cockpits—Soon, if Federal Approval is Won

With some charter pilots now using iPad apps in lieu of paper maps, could the larger commercial airlines start relying on iOS to guide the way? Delta could start using the Boeing app before summer, according to their spokesperson. » 3/07/11 4:00am 3/07/11 4:00am

Are You Going to Buy the iPad 2?

The iPad 2 is here. It's crazy thin, rocks a dual core processor and has 2 cameras. Apple is even promising that both black and white versions will be available come March 11th for the same starting price as last year, $499. Clearly, it's the next generation of iPad. But! Some stuff hasn't changed: the screen isn't… » 3/02/11 4:00pm 3/02/11 4:00pm

Verizon iPhone 4 Not Getting iOS 4.3 Yet?

This is weird. On Apple's iOS 4.3 website, it makes no mention of the Verizon iPhone. In fact, it lists iOS 4.3 as compatible with only these devices: » 3/02/11 2:28pm 3/02/11 2:28pm

Photo Booth Lets You Make Funny Faces in Funny Scenes on the iPad 2

Not only does the iPad have FaceTime, it's getting Photo Booth too (just like your Mac). Interestingly, Photo Booth will be a built in app only available on the iPad and not the iPhone 4 (for the time being, at least). The iPad 2 rocking Apple's new dual core A5 chip is probably why. [Apple] » 3/02/11 2:16pm 3/02/11 2:16pm

iMovie for iPad: Precision Editing and Multitrack Audio

Apple is bringing iMovie to the iPad, which takes full advantage of the iPad 2's new A5 dual-core processor, promising precision video editing, multitrack audio recording, Airplay compatibility and the ability to export movies in HD. Oh, and it's also coming as an update for iPhone and iPod touch devices. It will cost… » 3/02/11 2:03pm 3/02/11 2:03pm

Apple iOS 4.3 Brings New AirPlay Features and Faster Safari Browsing

Apple just announced iOS 4.3 and it'll be available for download on March 11. It'll bring the Nitro Javascript engine from Safari on OS X, iTunes Home Sharing which'll let you play content over Wi-Fi, and new AirPlay features (App Store apps can use Airplay now). iPad users will get to use FaceTime for the first time… » 3/02/11 1:47pm 3/02/11 1:47pm

iPad 2 Will Be Available In White and Black From Day One

Forget the lost dream of a white iPhone 4; Apple has announced that iPad 2 will ship in both black and white on March 11th. Hopefully this also bodes well for a white iPhone 5 this summer! » 3/02/11 1:34pm 3/02/11 1:34pm

The iPad 2 Is Thinner Than iPhone 4

Just how thick is iPad 2? For anyone who needs some perspective on what 8.8mm means, that's a third thinner than the current iPad and a half a millimeter thinner than iPhone 4. Sounds like you could almost cut yourself on it. » 3/02/11 1:28pm 3/02/11 1:28pm

iPad 2 Meta Liveblog Tomorrow, March 2

The iPad 2 is coming. We told you what's likely to happen when Tim Cook takes the stage to show off the next-generation iPad. Tomorrow you can see it unveiled live, right here on, as we provide meta liveblog coverage of the ceremonies. [Gizmodo Live] » 3/01/11 4:18pm 3/01/11 4:18pm

Why People Are Talking About the iPad 3 When the iPad 2 Isn't Even Out…

We know that the iPad 2 is coming soon—it's why we keep telling you that you shouldn't buy the current model at this point. But now there's suddenly talk of the iPad 3 already. What's going on? » 2/09/11 7:15pm 2/09/11 7:15pm