News tagged ‘iPad’
Even though the iPad sales are declining, Apple is still the top tablet vendor, reports TrendForce. 8.3 million iPads sold in the first calendar quarter of 2017 allowed the Cupertino-based tech to remain the leader of the top-five tablet vendors list. Other members of the ranking include Samsung, Huawei, Lenovo, and Amazon.
Apple has announced the financial results in the second fiscal quarter of 2017. The quarterly revenue is equal to $52.9 billion, which is less than $50.6 billion in the year-ago quarter. International sales made up 65% of revenue.
According to the latest survey conducted by Experian and Creative Strategies survey, 98% of AirPods users are satisfied with their headphones. Most of these people would also recommend the wireless headphones to a friend or relative. 942 AirPods owners took part in the survey.
Apple has released iOS 10.3.2 Beta 5 to developers and public testers. The release took place several days after the release of the fourth beta. Such an early seed of the new build is strange and might mean that the release of the final version of iOS 10.3.2 is just around the corner.
Apple has made Pages, Numbers, and Keynote, as well as GarageBand and iMovie free apps for iOS and Mac users. This means that if you have a compatible iPhone, iPad, iPod touch or a Mac computer, you can visit the App Store and get the latest versions of these apps free of charge.
Apple has stopped signing iOS 10.2.1 and iOS 10.3, which means restores and downgrades to these versions are no longer possible. Be careful if you want to stay on one of these firmware builds. If you update your device accidentally, you won’t be able to restore it to anything apart from iOS 10.3.1 or iOS 10.3.2 beta if you’re a developer or public beta tester.
Apple may be working on the new waterproof AirPods case capable of charging iPhones, iPads, Apple Watches, and even MacBooks wirelessly. The device with such features was described in the recent patent application found by
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It is Sunday today, so let’s take a look at the most interesting posts of the last couple of days.
Most of the articles this week deal with new iOS and macOS Sierra versions, next-generation iPhones and iPads as well the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus that were announced a couple of days ago.
Apple has released a new Apple Watch Series 2 commercial that encourages users to “live bright”. In particular, the video shows people doing sports or spending time actively. You can watch the latest ad below or on Apple’s official YouTube channel.
According to the latest research note from Barclays analysts, all 2017 iPhones will get True Tone displays. The ambient light sensors that are needed for the True Color screen functionality will be manufactured by AMS.
Apple has released three new iPad Pro commercials. They are called “Light and powerful”, “All day battery”, and “All your school stuff”. The ads are available below and on Apple’s official YouTube channel.
The iFixit team has posted a teardown of the new 9.7-inch iPad. The engineers disassembled the tablet to discover that internally, the device is incredibly similar to the original iPad Air. The specs suggest that Apple released this iPad purely for educational and enterprise purposes. The gadget is rather difficult to repair.
According to the latest report from IHS Markit analyst Rhoda Alexander, the 10.5-inch iPad Pro will enter early production stages this month. The analyst believes that Apple’s manufacturing partners will start limited production of the tablet that is expected to be announced either in spring, or at WWDC in June, or in the second half of this year.
One day after releasing final versions of iOS 10.3 and macOS Sierra 10.12.4 to users worldwide, Apple has seeded first betas of iOS 10.3.2 and macOS Sierra 10.12.5 to developers for testing. Both updates contain some bug fixes and minor improvements that make the software more stable. Currently, it’s unknown why Apple has skipped iOS 10.2.1.