How to Downgrade the iPad 2 to iOS 6 in 2015

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The iPad 2 supports the latest version of iOS, but it’s nearing the end of its lifecycle. Plus, iOS 8 doesn’t even run that well on the older tablet, so here’s how you can downgrade your iPad 2 to iOS 6 for better performance. The iPad 2 and the iPhone 4s are the two oldest […]

What iPad 2 Users Need to Know About iOS 8.1.3

Read early iOS 8.1.3 iPad 2 reviews from users.

Apple continues to deliver updates to the iPad 2, delivering the sixth iOS 8 update since September and making it easier for iPad 2 owners to upgrade to iOS 8 without plugging in to a computer. With this change that simplifies an iOS 7 to iOS 8 upgrade, good overall iPad 2 iOS 8.1.3 performance and […]

iPad 2 iOS 8.1.3 Reviews

Read early iOS 8.1.3 iPad 2 reviews from users.

Installing a new iOS update on an old iPad is risky business, but so far the early iOS 8.1.3 iPad 2 reviews from users show an update that is safe to install. This is great considering the lackluster iPhone 4s iOS 8.1.3 performance we saw on video this morning. After reading through the user reviews of iOS 8.1.3 […]

5 Uses for Your Old iPad

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When you upgrade to a new iPad, you’re left with your old one that you may not know what to do with. Here are five clever uses for an old iPad to give it a new lease on life. If you upgraded to the iPad Air 2 or an iPad mini 3 back in October […]

iPad 2 iOS 8.1.2 Reviews

Upgrading from iOS 5 is a bigger decision.

The iPad 2 iOS 8.1.2 reviews are in from regular users who own the oldest tablet with support for iOS 8 and it remains a mixed bag. We’ll show you the most important iPad 2 iOS 8.1.2 reviews with a focus on performance, battery life and speed and help you decide if it is worth updating and […]

Downgrading to iOS 8.1 from iOS 8.1.1 No Longer Possible

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iOS 8.1.1 was released last month as a minor update for the older iPhone 4s and iPad 2 to improve performance, but if you updated to the new version and wanted to go back, you were able to do so, until today. Apple has stopped signing iOS 8.1.0, which means that the possibility of downgrading […]

iOS 8.1.1 Review: Is It Worth Installing?

If you have any problems now, it's worth installing iOS 8.1.1 on the iPhone 6 Plus today.

A week has passed since Apple rolled out its new iOS 8.1.1 update for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Over the past week, we’ve spent some quality time with Apple’s latest and greatest iOS 8 update on a number of devices and today, we want to help you answer that ever so important question: Is […]

iOS 8.1.1 iPad 2 Reviews: Should You Install iOS 8.1.1?

Find out what users say about the iPad 2 iOS 8.1.1 update.

The iOS 8.1.1 update delivers a collection of bug fixes and according to Apple it will help deliver better performance to the iPad 2 — fixing complaints of lagging and slow devices that surfaced after users upgraded to iOS 8 in September. We’ll take a look at iOS 8.1.1 iPad 2 reviews to find out […]

iOS 8.1.1 Releases with Improvements to iPhone 4s & iPad 2

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We’ve been waiting on the iOS 8.1.1 update for a few weeks now, and it has finally arrived, coming with a handful of bug fixes and performance improvements for the iPhone 4s and the iPad 2. The iPhone 4s and the iPad 2 are two devices that have seen degraded performance with iOS 8, but […]

iOS 8.1.1 to Improve iPhone 4s & iPad 2 Performance

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The iPhone 4s and the iPad 2 are two devices that have seen degraded performance with iOS 8, but a new upcoming update in the form of iOS 8.1.1 could fix many of the issues that these older devices are experiencing. Apple released the first beta of iOS 8.1.1 to developers yesterday, and while it’s […]

iOS 8.1 iPad 2 Reviews: Should You Install iOS 8.1?

Here's a look at user iOS 8.1 iPad 2 reviews.

The iOS 8.1 update delivers fixes and many exciting new features, but one of the best parts isn’t listed in Apple’s official update changes. Users can expect better iOS 8.1 performance on the iPad 2, returning the old iPad to the speeds and performance it delivered on iOS 7.1.2 for many users. Not everyone experienced […]

11 Common iPad Problems & How to Fix Them

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Apple’s iOS 8.1 update was released to fix lingering iOS 8.0 problems and iOS 8.0.2 issues on the iPad. However, there’s a good chance that Apple’s latest iOS 8 update will deliver some problems of its own. With that in mind, we take a look at some of the most common iPad problems and offer […]

How to Get Better iOS 8 Performance on iPad 2 & iPad 3

Learn how to speed up your old iPad 2 or iPad 3 running iOS 8.

If your old iPad 2 or iPad 3 isn’t fast after installing iOS 8 or iOS 8.0.2 this guide will help you change several settings to speed up your old iPad. Old iPads like the iPad 2 and iPad 3 can run the new iOS 8 update, but the performance is not as smooth or […]

iOS 8 iPad 2 Problems & Performance

What you need to know before you upgrade the iPad 2 to iOS 8.

The list of iOS 8 iPad 2 problems grows as more users install the free iOS 8 update on the aging tablet and experience a variety of iOS 8 problems that weren’t present a week ago. It’s common for a major update to bring some small issues, but iPad 2 owners describe the iOS 8 […]

101 iPad Tips & Tricks

Check out these 101 iPad tips that work on the iPad Air, iPad mini, iPad mini Retina, iPad 4, iPad 3 and iPad 2.

Use these iPad tips and tricks to do more with your iPad Air, iPad mini and every other iPad running iOS 8. This list of over 100 iPad tips and tricks is broken down by tips to help you get started, use the keyboard better, surf the web on the iPad easier, sync your photos, […]

Why the iPad 2 iOS 8 Update Matters

The iPad Air is significantly larger than the iPad mini.

Yesterday, at WWDC 2014, Apple announced its brand new iOS 8 operating system, an operating system that will be landing for a number of iPhones and iPads this fall. In a bit of a surprise, the iPad 2 will be getting the iOS 8 update, an update that we think is of a great deal […]

iPad 4 Rises from the Dead, Replaces iPad 2

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As reported last month, the iPad 2 is indeed getting the ax and was put to its death today. Replacing it is the fourth-generation iPad, which is getting revived from the dead to replace the aging iPad 2. Apple is now selling the fourth-gen iPad (calling it the “iPad with Retina display”) for $399 for […]

iPad 2 vs iPad Mini Retina: What Buyers Need to Know

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The iPad 2 is expected to be getting the boot at some point this year, according to rumors, which would end the tablet’s three-year reign as an active seller in the Apple Store. The company has kept the older tablet around despite its usual tradition of phasing out older products around two years after they’re released, […]

iOS 7 Multitasking Problem Plagues Older iPhones

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An iOS 7 multitasking problem continues to frustrate older iPhone and iPad users who hope that an iOS 7.1 update will bring a fix. You may remember when we provided our initial and overall impressions of iOS 7 running on the older iPhone 4s shortly after the revamped software was released back in September. While […]

iPad 2 vs iPad Mini: What’s the Better Value?

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The iPad 2 is expected to be getting the boot at some point this year, ending its three-year reign as an active seller in Apple Stores. The company has kept the older tablet around, claiming that it was still popular amongst schools and businesses. However, it looks like Apple will be making way for a […]