The U.S. Air Force’s purchase of 18,000 iPads for use as electronic flight bags could save the armed forces branch more than $50 million over the next 10 years.
Add the iPad to the list of everyday objects that can kill you, as a science fair project shows that the magnets in the iPad can shut down pacemakers implanted in a heart patient’s chest.
The iPad can do a lot of things, especially if you connect it with any of the many connected accessories available for iOS devices – but did you know the iPad can even control a self-driving car? Researchers ar Oxford University have modified a Nissan Leaf electric car, adding in equipment to enable the car to be self driving – and the brains behind the smart car is none other than the iPad!
Immediately following yesterdays report about Apple’s timeline for the release of their second-generation iPad mini, NPD DisplaySearch analyst Richard Shim now says display suppliers could begin mass production of the tablet’s screens as quickly as next month.
CNET is reporting that NPD DisplaySearch analysts are saying there will are two iPad mini with Retina display models in the pipeline, with one launching in the third quarter of 2013, followed by a second update, including an updated processor, in Q1 of 2014.
You’re frustrated with your iPad due to the fact there is no version of Office available for it, and the darn thing doesn’t have a physical keyboard! What’s that? You’re OK on both counts? Well, somebody might want to give Bill Gates a clue then.
Adobe product manager Tom Hogarty has shown off the company’s concept for Lightroom-style photo editing on the iPad. The app would rely on cloud-based connections to serve as a companion app to the full Lightroom software, but offer a number of higher-end features for on-the-go photo editing.
American Airlines believes that by eliminating the heavy 40-pound flight bags pilots formerly were required to carry, and switching to Apple’s iPad, they are helping alleviate a common complaint among commercial pilots: back injuries.
In an apparent attempt to make their own failed PlayBook tablet seem less embarrassing, BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins recently commented that he believes tablets will be a dead market in just 5 years, noting that they are “not a good business model.”
KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo suggests that Apple will introduce new models across the entire MacBook lineup at the Worldwide Developers Conference in June. Previously he has stated he didn’t expect Apple to continue offering non-Retina display machines, but has changed that outlook.
Apple’s iPad is tops in customer satisfaction for the second year in a row, according to the results of a J.D. Power survey released today.
This might just be the best quality screen that a PC can run on. Hacker emeryth managed to hook up a PC to the panel of a Retina display iPad, creating one heck of a nice image. Wowzers!
I have a full-size iPad, but I decided to invest in a Mini for the sheer fact that it is compact, lightweight and has the ability to virtually fit anywhere, even my purse. That said, I don’t want a crazy huge case, it would complete defeat the purpose of having a Mini. The X-Doria SmartStyle case is right on the money when it comes to slim-fitting, visually appealing cases.
If you’ve been looking for a refurbished Wi-Fi+3G or Wi-Fi+Cellular model iPad at a good price, you might want to check the Apple Store online. Apple has dropped prices on 2nd and 3rd generation models of the popular tablets. You might want to pick up a refurbished current generation iPod nano too, they’ve made those available for the first time also.
This could potentially have been one of the most costly foul balls ever, luckily the guy just carried on using his iPad like nothing happened. Credit to both man and machine for surviving.
It was reported earlier this month that KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo believes that various production issues will cause a delay in the debuts of Apple’s iPhone 5S, lower-cost iPhone, and second-generation iPad mini. A report from Reuters today backs up that claim.