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Apple iPad Air 2 GPU tested, outclasses Tegra K1

Apple iPad Air 2 GPU tested, outclasses Tegra K1

23 October, 2014 | comments (120)

Someone has put the Apple iPad Air 2 through GFXBench's 2.7 T-Rex and 3.0 Manhattan's onscreen and offscreen (1080p) platform and we get to ogle at the framerates posted. The results show the iPad Air 2 is just as good and even at times better...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Android, Nvidia


iPad Air 2 benchmark reveals 3-core CPU and 2GB of RAM

iPad Air 2 benchmark reveals 3-core CPU and 2GB of RAM

21 October, 2014 | comments (99)

Apple iPad Air 2 made a trip to the popular Geekbench benchmark and revealed juicy bits about itself. The freshly announced full-size tablet from Cupertino sports 2GB of RAM and rather curious 3-core CPU. While 2GB of RAM are hardly a...

Tags: Apple, iOS


iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 arrive at T-Mobile on October 29

iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 arrive at T-Mobile on October 29

21 October, 2014 | comments (4)

If you've been wondering just when you'll be able to purchase an iPad Air 2 or iPad Mini 3 from T-Mobile, the mystery has been solved today. The magenta carrier itself has unveiled both the pre-order date as well as the actual release date for...

Tags: Apple, iOS, T-Mobile


Apple Watch the most anticipated wearable, PwC study finds

Apple Watch the most anticipated wearable, PwC study finds

21 October, 2014 | comments (36)

PricewaterhouseCoopers has published a study on the smart wearables market, which shows that the Apple Watch is the most hotly anticipated device. 59% of people questioned said they are looking forward to trying the first Apple smartwatch. A...

Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon


Apple now requires iOS developers to use 64-bit code

Apple now requires iOS developers to use 64-bit code

21 October, 2014 | comments (28)

Ever since Apple unveiled the iPhone 5s, it has been keen to brag about the 64-bit support of the Apple A7 chip. Starting February, it will require developers to develop their apps to work on the 64-bit architecture as well as the 32-bit...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Apple announces financial results for Q4 of the fiscal 2014

Apple announces financial results for Q4 of the fiscal 2014

20 October, 2014 | comments (94)

Apple announced its financial results for Q4 of the fiscal 2014. The Cupertino giant took home a quarterly net profit of $8.5 billion or $1.42 per diluted share from $42.1 billion of revenue. Its gross margin for the quarter is 38%. The above...

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iPhone sales might reach record 62 million this quarter

iPhone sales might reach record 62 million this quarter

20 October, 2014 | comments (103)

According to Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster, Apple is on track to sell between 56.7 million and 62.7 million iPhones during the fourth quarter of 2014 (from October to December). Overall Wall Street estimates hover around 60 million. For...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


iOS 8.1 is now rolling out, ready to download and install

iOS 8.1 is now rolling out, ready to download and install

20 October, 2014 | comments (107)

Last week during its iPad-related event, Apple announced that iOS 8.1 would be out starting today. And the company has kept that promise, for the latest version of its mobile OS has already started rolling out to devices. If you have an iPhone,...

Tags: Apple, iOS


iPhone 6 went on sale in China without much fanfare

iPhone 6 went on sale in China without much fanfare

17 October, 2014 | comments (71)

Many were expecting China to be one of the initial launch countries for the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, but that didn't happen. Following the announcement of the devices, there was much speculation as to why Apple didn't receive timely...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Apple iPad Air 2 and mini 3 go on pre-order

Apple iPad Air 2 and mini 3 go on pre-order

17 October, 2014 | comments (25)

Just as planned, the Apple store is back up today and it has some new goods to offer. The company's latest tablets are now available on pre-order and you can book your unit for next week shipment right away. The iPad Air 2 will start at $499 for...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Three UK will carry the new iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3

Three UK will carry the new iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3

17 October, 2014 | comments (3)

Apple iPad pre-orders start today and the UK is in the first wave of launches. You can get a 4G-enabled iPad Air 2 or iPad mini 3 from the UK section of the Apple store (they'll ship by next Friday) but in terms of carriers Three UK is the first to...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Three


LTE capable iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 have proprietary SIM card

LTE capable iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 have proprietary SIM card

16 October, 2014 | comments (41)

Apple’s freshly announced iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 with LTE connectivity will be offered with proprietary SIM card solution. Dubbed Apple SIM, the setup will allow users to easily switch between carriers without worrying about changing the chip...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Apple announces the iPad Air 2, it is thinner, faster, golder

Apple announces the iPad Air 2, it is thinner, faster, golder

16 October, 2014 | comments (100)

The Apple iPad Air 2 is only 6.1mm, making it the thinnest tablet yet. It's also now available in Gold as well as silver. The tablet is powered by a custom Apple A8X chipset, which is a version made especially for the iPad family. The CPU is 40%...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Apple iPad mini 3 with Touch ID, gold color option unveiled

Apple iPad mini 3 with Touch ID, gold color option unveiled

16 October, 2014 | comments (35)

The third generation Apple iPad mini is official. It's called just "iPad mini 3," the Retina display is a given. Sorry if it took us a while to finish writing this news, we were looking for what's changed in the new tablet. And we can tell you it's...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Apple iPad Air, iPad mini 2, and iPad mini get price cuts

Apple iPad Air, iPad mini 2, and iPad mini get price cuts

16 October, 2014 | comments (22)

Apple made the iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 official today at a special event. This, however, doesn't mean that their respective predecessors will not be sold anymore. In fact, the original iPad Air from last year and the iPad mini with Retina...

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iOS 8.1 unveiled on stage - Apple Pay, app permissions and more

iOS 8.1 unveiled on stage - Apple Pay, app permissions and more

16 October, 2014 | comments (17)

Apple event featured a long portion on new software and the highlight of that was the announcement of iOS 8.1. Apple Pay is, of course, the headlining feature but there's more. Apple has changed how apps are handled – users can now check the...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Apple's event is starting soon, here's the livestream

Apple's event is starting soon, here's the livestream

16 October, 2014 | comments (9)

Here we go again – Apple has another event starting up in its home base at Cupertino and lucky few go tickets to attend it live. Chances are you're not one of them but you can watch a livestream, or rather you have the opportunity to watch a...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Misc


Just on time: Apple iPad Air 2 images leak

Just on time: Apple iPad Air 2 images leak

16 October, 2014 | comments (14)

Just as Apple and fans are gearing up for the event that's taking place in a matter of minutes one Weibo user by the name of Mrlee has leaked two images of what looks like the Apple iPad Air 2. The images show an iPad with the same design but...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Apple's iPad event starts soon: what to expect

Apple's iPad event starts soon: what to expect

16 October, 2014 | comments (19)

October 16 is here and Apple's event is hours away. The two new iPads are the hotly anticipated announcements but we're also likely to see new iMacs, the chances of new MacBooks are lower according to the rumor mill. The event will be held in...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Misc, Rumors


iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 get confirmed by Apple

iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 get confirmed by Apple

15 October, 2014 | comments (29)

Just as Google was busy announcing its new Nexus family, Apple managed to confirm the names of the two new tablets that it will introduce at its special event tomorrow. They will be the iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3, the latter being the successor...

Tags: Apple, iOS