The Q2 2014 enterprise market share figures from Good Technology shows iOS still holding on to 67% of the market, even as they ceded 5 points of their market share to Android, which increased its share to 32%. Windows Phone accounted for a mere 1% of the market.
Bloomberg reports that Apple’s suppliers are gearing up for production on the next-generation iPad Air and iPad mini models. The publication says production for the iPad Air 2 is underway, and the 9.7-inch tablet will debut sometime late in the third quarter or early in the fourth quarter. Production of the 7.9-inch Retina iPad mini 2 is said to be ready to kickoff soon.
It appears Microsoft has given up on trying to compare its lineup of Surface tablets to Apple’s industry leading iPad, and is instead taking aim at Apple’s ultra-light laptop, the MacBook Air.
This weekend, our friends over at SUAPP offered to share a set of their beautiful wallpapers with MacTrast readers. Hassan Hareth, the proprietor of the site, reports on tech-related news, and also shares his self-created wallpapers on the site.
I don’t know about you, but while I love my iPad, I have never gotten used to typing on its virtual keyboard for any extended length of time. Today’s MacTrast Deal offers a remedy for that, a Bluetooth Keyboard Case that allows you to quickly enter text on your favorite tablet, while also protecting the screen when you’re not using your iPad. The deal even includes a stylus and screen protector. Nice.
New photos have surfaced, purporting to show the rear shell of Apple’s “iPad Air 2.” The photos, originally posted by Taiwan-based accessory maker Yi Lin Enterprises, show a gold housing with a new speaker grille with larger holes, and a relocated rear microphone opening that is alongside the iSight camera opening.
Delta Airlines has updated its Fly Delta app for the iPad to allow passengers to stream video content from the onboard Wi-Fi network.
Thursday’s MacTrast Deal is especially for those music lovers out there – You know who you are.
We’re not afraid to admit that we’re fans of Conan O’Brien. (A little embarrassed, but not afraid.) And we’ll also admit that he has presented some great Apple-related videos. This is not one of them. Matt Walsh shows how to make your own iPad by using materials you have laying around your house.
FreedomPop, the free mobile service company that offers free voice, text and data to customers, has announced that it is now offering discounted LTE tablets with free data, as well as expanding the tablet’s functionality to allow phone capabilities. FreedomPop will offer iPad mini and Samsung Tab 3 tablets as part of the deal. The deal includes 500 MB of LTE data, 200 voice minutes and 500 texts free per month.
Although sales of Apple’s iPad tablet continue to slow, with the company shipping 13.3 million iPads in Q3 2014, versus 14.6 million one year ago, Apple continues to be the world’s leading tablet maker with 26.9% of the market.
We all enjoy Apple related videos. From the painful to watch ’80s videos, (UGH! Those clothes! That hair!), all the way up to the current iPhone and iPad commercials currently running on the television networks. Luckily for us, there’s one convenient location we can find them all…
Las Vegas has changed over the years. It has morphed from a tiny neon jungle to the giant computer controlled monolith we know and love today.
Investment firm Piper Jaffray believes that while Apple’s new partnership with IBM will strengthen its position in the corporate world, it probably won’t add up to much in terms of overall iOS device sales.
Paul McCartney has re-released five of his classic albums as iPad apps. Band on the Run, McCartney, McCartney II, RAM and Wings over America have been turned into apps by music label Concord Music Group.
Apple’s iPad could be behind the previously unexplained allergic rashes in children. The Washington Post cites a case study of an 11-year-old boy, published in Pediatrics medical journal.