Apple iPad Air

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The iPad Air is the fifth generation of Apple's highly remarkable tablet. It features a 9.7 inch Retina display and is powered by a 64 bit, A7 chip running iOS 7. Other features includes a 5MP camera that shoots HD video, an improved front facing FaceTime camera, Siri and dual microphones. It comes in 16GB, 32GB, 64GB and 128GB of storage. Last but not least, the iPad Air weighs only 1 pound.

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By TechSpot on 90

The iPad is now on its fifth iteration and with it comes a new name, the iPad Air. True to the moniker, Apple's latest full-size tablet has been put on a significant diet. It retains the same 9.7-inch display but with a bezel that is 43 percent thinner along with a 20 percent reduction in overall thickness.

By PC World on

Spending $750 for an Android tablet seems exorbitant. But the Samsung Galaxy Note Pro offers a larger screen, excellent battery life, and access to the Android and Samsung app...

By V3.co.uk on

Microsoft made a big song and dance about how great the Surface Pro 3 works as a laptop replacement when it unveiled the hybrid device. In fact, taking a page out of Samsung's book, Microsoft went so far as to claim the Surface Pro 3 will outperform...

By The Verge on

Since the introduction of the first iPad in 2010, tablets have taken off faster than any other piece of technology in recent history. Dozens of manufacturers make dozens of sizes of tablets, but they all share the same common ground: they are touchscreen...

By APC Magazine on 90

Clearly, this wasn't ideal but an apparent limitation of the tech available. The new iPad Air solved those issues with the new A7 chip, leading to a significantly reduced battery capacity needed to last the ten-hours and making the Air the lightest iPad...

By fatducktech.com on

I had some hands-on time with the Samsung Galaxy Tab S, and an iPad Air to hand. Putting the two head to head seemed like the thing to do.Apologies for the grainy video at the start. It turns out that slightly swanky hotel rooms with “mood” lighting...

By mashable.com on

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S is so much like Apple's iPad, it's kinda scary. Samsung's flagship tablet is thin and light, has an extremely high-res screen, and it comes in two sizes. The Tab S is clearly meant to challenge Apple directly, with a large-size...

By businessspectator.com.au on

Samsung has unwrapped a new line of Android tablets, the Galaxy Tab S, which the South Korean giant is touting as the “best tablet that it has ever made” and is set to compete directly with Apple's iPad.The Galaxy Tab S will arrive in two different...

By Macworld UK on

Overall, there's no doubt that Samsung has unveiled tough new competition for the iPad Air with the Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5. It's thinner, has a better camera, a slightly better display and some extra features compared with the iPad Air, but the iPad...

By PC Advisor on

So Samsung has announced its latest Android tablet at its Galaxy Premiere event (watch the Samsung Galaxy Premiere live video stream here), the Galaxy Tab S 10.5. How does the new tablet shape up against the iPad Air ? We find out in our Galaxy Tab S...

By PC Advisor on

Surface Pro 3 vs iPad Air: the same, but different When Microsoft first launched the Surface tablets it pitched them squarely against Apple's market-leading iPad . And that was reasonable: after all Apple launched the iPad as a 'new category of device'...

By Macworld UK on

Microsoft has announced the Surface Pro 3, the latest addition to its Windows tablet line-up. In a change of tune from the first Surface tablets that were pitched directly against the iPad, Microsoft has described the Surface Pro 3 as a tablet that can...

By Macworld UK on

Which iPad would we recommend? Obviously that depends on your needs. If portability is top priority, the iPad mini 2 remains the best option, although the iPad Air is so much slimmer and lighter than previous 'full-size' iPads that it's close to catching...

By Macworld UK on

As users of Apple products including Macs and iPhones, the iPad Air is the natural and more fitting choice for us. We'd choose the iPad Air not only due to its stunning design and easy to use software, but also because it ties in well with the our Apple...

By Macworld UK on 100

iPad Air review Welcome to our iPad Air review. Our iPad Air review includes: everything you need to know about Apple's iPad Air tablet, the iPad Air's specs, features and physical design and build quality, speed tests, price and buying options. We...

By TechRadar AU on 100

Make no mistake - Apple has finally nailed the tablet with a great combination of specs, power and a decent OS. It's a joy to hold the iPad Air. From the clever construction to the fast processor to the improved user interface, Apple has found an answer...

By tabletpcreview.com on

The main advantage of the Sharkk Apple iPad Air Wireless Bluetooth Keyboard is its ability to hold the tablet at either portrait or landscape modes, while most rival devices support only landscape.The other feature that's likely to draw attention is the...

By Phone Arena on

Sony is no stranger to making tablets. Its first efforts in the field were somewhat rough around the edges and couldn't make much of an impact on the market, but that didn't stop the Japanese tech giant from launching new, better models. Eventually,...

By thunderbaylive.com on

Lisa Gade compares the Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1 and the Apple iPad Air. Check out our video review of the Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1 at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vv2NHSj3phs Check out our video review of the Apple iPad Air at:...

By techmadeeasy.co.uk on 90

While it's still positioned firmly at the high end of market, the iPad Air should definitely appeal to the majority of consumers, even if you've not previously used an iOS device.The new design is certainly an improvement, even though it's not massively...