Microsoft Office Finally Comes to the iPad Today, And It's Free(mium)

It's coming up on a year since the original release of Microsoft Office for iOS, but in all that time there's been no iPad-specific version to be found. And now it's here (for free, to try) as of two o'clock this afternoon, as a gift from Microsoft's new cloud-guru CEO Satya Nadella. » 3/27/14 1:13pm 3/27/14 1:13pm

iPad Air or iPad Mini?

So maybe you've considered your options, weighed the pros and cons of switching to Android, but you just know: The iPad is the tablet for you. But even if you demand iOS, both of yesterday's new versions are enticing. Are you going with the ultra-svelt iPad Air? Or should you be sticking a Retina iPad mini in your… » 10/23/13 11:13am 10/23/13 11:13am

How the Retina iPad Mini Measures Up to the Competition

Retina has finally hit the iPad Mini, meaning at least resolution-wise, this little guy's packing a punch. And even though the 7-inch tablet market is not necessarily a crowded field, the competition that is there is running a tight race. Let's take a look at how the iPad Mini's specs measure up to the rest. » 10/22/13 3:19pm 10/22/13 3:19pm

How the iPad Air Stacks Up to the Tablet Market's Top Dogs

The newer, shinier, and freshly named iPad Air is finally here—and goddamn is it thin. But while super-skinny is nice and all, it doesn't necessarily make for a better device. So let's take a look at how the iPad Air compares to its toughest competition. » 10/22/13 2:49pm 10/22/13 2:49pm

The New iPad Mini: Everything You Need to Know

There's a brand new iPad mini and it finally has a screen worth staring at. It's a (surprise!) retina display that'll make everything on the 7.9-inch screen look astonishingly clear. Along with the new fantastic screen, Apple's also equipping it with a speedier chip inside the same light and thin body of the original.… » 10/22/13 2:16pm 10/22/13 2:16pm

iPad Air: Everything You Need to Know About Apple's Svelte New Tablet

Apple just announced iPad Air, the fifth in its line of (nearly) 10-inch tablets. Last year, Apple's big-boy got a perfunctory upgrade, but this year the iPad's getting a new super skinny design—and a new name—with batch of significant improvements that'll carry it through the next year. Here's what you need to know. » 10/22/13 2:06pm 10/22/13 2:06pm

News Anchor Mistakes Stack of Paper for iPad During Entire Broadcast

Have you had the sneaking suspicious recently that your iPad has quadrupled in size? Do you find yourself frustrated by a perpetually-frozen screen? Good news! It's because you're holding printer paper. But no need to be embarrassed; it happens to the best of us—just ask our avant-garde newscaster friend from the other … » 9/18/13 12:25pm 9/18/13 12:25pm

These Guys Tried to Pass Off Melting Blocks of Ice as $4k Worth of…

Committing insurance fraud, mail or otherwise, is universally a fairly dumb thing to do—especially when your plan is literally designed to fail. Like, say, that of 29-year-old idiot Nathan Meunch and friend. Because if you're trying to pass off a soggy, dripping cardboard box stuffed with ice as a $4,000 stack of… » 8/14/13 3:15pm 8/14/13 3:15pm

The NFL Is Going to Be Using Microsoft Surface on the Sideline

If you're a fan of the NFL, you'd know that players and coaches stare at printed pictures of replays and call plays from laminated sheets of paper. Yes, even now. No more though, the NFL just announced a partnership with Microsoft that'll let coaches and officials use Microsoft Surface on the sidelines instead. » 5/21/13 9:53pm 5/21/13 9:53pm

iPad Price Cuts Mean New Models Can't Be Far Behind

It's been a scant six months since the announcement of the iPad Mini and the fairly superfluous iPad 4, but it looks like the new generations might be on the horizon. Walmart, Best Buy, and MacMall have all slashed their prices on the devices, as good a sign as any that new ones are on the way. » 4/04/13 9:24am 4/04/13 9:24am

A Security Company Is Neutering Hundreds of iPads So The Government…

Traditionally, Blackberry has been the choice of the majorly security conscious, but the times are changing. iOS has been shaping up to be pretty secure, and has even coaxed some US government agencies to jump ship. Now a security firm in Virgina is "neutering" iPads so G men can use those too. » 2/09/13 1:00pm 2/09/13 1:00pm