For the longest time, the iPad was Apple’s big boring thing. It never lived up to its promise to revolutionize media and save magazines. It didn’t really change the way we play mobile games. It certainly didn’t seem like a good investment. For the first eight years of the iPad’s existence, my primary exposure to it…
This is interesting. MacRumors reports that an iOS developer found a new, unknown iPad device showing up in his app analytics. Though that usually means the next version of the iPad, the unknown iPad actually had the same footprint as the current iPad 3—but with the faster processor of the iPhone 5. Hmm...
Apple is now selling refurbished current-generation iPads for as cheap as $450 for the 16GB Wi-Fi only version. If you want more storage or 3G you'll have to pay a little more. That's $50 off the price of a new one. OK, so that's not a blowout out deal, but there's no reason not to buy a refurb given that Apple…
Mad Magazine is to print what Weird Al Yanokovich is to music. Exactly 60 years after pumping out its first parody, Mad Magazine is taking its spoofs to the iPad, with an app that offers the latest satire-laden editions, as well as back issues.
Yes! The hackers from the Chronic Dev Team—with a special intervention by German developer Stefan Esser—have liberated the shiny new iPad from the tyranny of the app store already using a modification of the Absinthe jailbreaking tool.
When Apple unveiled the latest iPad, it promised the five megapixel camera would be a substantive improvement over its predecessor. But that's not saying much, since a five-year-old BlackBerry is capable of better shots. So in addition to the iPad 2, we compared the new iPad camera to the iPhone 4S (the high watermark…
We're all playing with iPads today: new iPads and old iPads, iPad 1s, iPad 2s, and iPad News. As we write, we're reflecting out loud. A lot. Here's a look at our thoughts, unedited, straight from our Campfire group chat. More »
We're all playing with iPads today: new iPads and old iPads, iPad 1s, iPad 2s, and iPad News. As we write, we're reflecting out loud. A lot. Here's a look at our thoughts, unedited, straight from our Campfire group chat.
High five: You got your shiny new iPad. Look at that display! Switch some browser tabs and feel the power of that extra RAM. Yeeeeah. Oh, did you get a 4G LTE model? So fast!
FedEx came through, or you survived an ungodly Apple Store line, or you mugged someone who just did. However you got your hands on a new iPad, congrats! Here's everything you need to get started off right.
The new iPad guts are nice, at last with 1GB of much needed RAM to accelerate all that web browsing. But the most impressive thing is the new battery, which takes most of the space. It's a gigantic 70-percent larger!
If you want to be one of the first people to own the new iPad, don't be a fool and wait in line at the Apple Store. Instead head to Wal-Mart where the big box shop will start selling "a limited supply" of the new iPad at 12:01 AM March 16th. That's tonight, by the way.
The gadget surgeons at iFixit have seized the new iPad and are currently tearing it down. Will the procedure reveal the rumored 1GB of RAM and 1GHz processor? What details will we learn about the beautiful retina display? We'll update as soon as we know more.
The first reviews of Apple's 3rd-generation iPad are in and the general consensus is that this is the tablet you've been waiting for—assuming you don't already own its predecessor.
Before it launched, the new model of the iPad generated a ton of speculation as to whether it would be called the iPad 3 or iPad HD. Turns out, Apple just called it "the new iPad." Original!
See that? It's everything Apple thinks you should know about the iPad in just over five minutes. And while its spec highlights—retina display, a quad-core A5x chip—are impressive, the ultimate message is clear: this is something you use everywhere, for everything, all the time.