Apple describes every release of iOS as a "major upgrade," and I usually have a problem with that.
Recent iPad Stories
It looks like Apple has finally found a way to reverse years of declining iPad sales: Lower the price.
Apple announced iOS 11 this week, and later this month, you'll be able to install a beta version of the new system on your own devices. Here's what you can expect.
When Apple announced that it would finally provide iPad users with access to the file system, I had one question: Would Microsoft make OneDrive available via this new interface?
Apple surprised analysts by announcing lower-than-expected iPhone sales in its quarterly financial results this week. Is this just the latest chink in the armor of a firm that was once viewed as invincible?
Microsoft's Surface beat out Apple's iPad in the J.D. Power 2017 U.S. Tablet Satisfaction Study. But this win is bigger than Surface, I think. And it says a lot about the state of innovation in personal computing these days.
Competition has finally had its inevitable impact on even the mightiest of consumer electronics companies: Apple, suddenly, is competing on price. Just like a normal company.
While Apple is widely expected to issue significant updates to its iPad Pro family, the firm today surprised with far subtler updates to the normal iPad and the iPhone.
Apple today shipped iOS 10.1, a minor update to its flagship mobile OS. Key among the new features is Portrait mode for the Camera app on iPhone 7 Plus.
While Google's excellent Nexus 6P and Android 7.0 Nougat have tempted me, I've stuck with the iPhone, and have likewise been testing the new iOS 10 for the past few months. Here are the features that I think put it over the top.
Did you hear about yesterday's big Apple news? No, I don't mean the iPhone 7 or the new Apple Watch: Those were telegraphed months in advance. The big news. I'm referring instead to the iPad, which Apple also updated yesterday. Just not in the ways you'd expect.
For the past several years, I've had an uneasy relationship with tablets, and I think I've finally figured out why: Tablets are an imperfect solution to a problem that few people actually have. And I don't know why we keep trying to pretend otherwise.
Microsoft has announced a limited new Visio on iPad Insider Program that will help bring Microsoft's diagramming solution to Apple's tablets. But you need to act fast if you want to join.
Microsoft has released a new commercial that pits the iPad Pro vs the Surface Pro 4; the company uses Siri and Cortana to show the shortcomings of the Apple device.
An unknown source makes a wild claim: Microsoft's Surface outsold Apple's iPad in October. Well, when you look at online sales anyway. And just in the U.S.