Ipad articles

Apple to extend warranty on iPad Pro's Smart Keyboard

Apple is extending repair coverage for the Smart Keyboard designed for use with the iPad Pro. The ultra-thin keyboard has been around since September 2015 and apparently is starting to exhibit “certain functional issues,” according to 9-To-5Mac.

Apple's new $329 iPad remains a great tablet for first-time users and upgraders

If you want a pure tablet experience, the iPad platform delivers the best overall package. That's why we picked the iPad Air 2 to top our Best Tablets feature this past holidays. However, Apple's iPad for 2017 delivers a weird combination of a more affordable price tag at the expense of a slightly thicker and heavier tablet (it's almost identical to the first-gen Air). This new iPad gets a faster A9 SoC though, so combine that with excellent battery life and you get a great all-around tablet that costs less than ever before.

Super Mario Run Review (now also on Android)

This week Super Mario Run hit Android devices after a 3+ month wait. The game remains largely the same, for that reason we are bumping this review. When Nintendo announced Super Mario Run, I expected an endless runner, a game where Mario runs from left to right through randomly-generated courses until he dies. That’s not what Super Mario Run is.

The Best Tablets: Lower prices make tablets attractive entry-level computing devices

Exploding tablet sales are no more. This could be explained by a number of factors, among them that smartphones are now larger and faster, while laptops are thinner and lighter than they used to. The good news for consumers is that prices have never been better. Tablets remain an attractive form factor for numerous uses and with the price of a top notch tablet below $400, they are more accessible than ever before.

Apple iPhone sales slide in latest quarter

Apple on Tuesday said it sold 40.4 million iPhones during the most recent quarter, down from 47.5 million in the same period one year ago. That translates to a 15 percent decline which is hauntingly similar to last quarter’s 16…

Apple will let you remove stock apps in iOS 10

Apple showcased the next version of its mobile operating system, iOS 10, during the keynote at its annual Worldwide Developer Conference this past Monday. Executives highlighted nearly a dozen key features and changes but failed to mention one that’ll be…

Opera launches free standalone VPN client for iOS

Opera recently built a free and unlimited VPN service into the developer version of its desktop browser. Now, the company is following up with a standalone VPN client for iOS that’ll let users bypass geo-restrictions for online content, circumvent firewalls,…

Windows Phone-inspired keyboard now available for iOS

Microsoft’s predictive text mobile keyboard is now available as an iOS app in Apple’s App Store. Dubbed Word Flow, the keyboard from Microsoft’s in-house experimental Garage division supports both tap and swipe typing methods and is designed with single-hand use…