iOS 8.1 on iPad 3: Impressions & Performance

IOS 8.1 performance on the iPad 3 is better.

The iOS 8.1 update delivers bug fixes for many iOS 8 problems and a much-needed performance boost to the iPad 3. It’s still early, but after using the iPad 3 for a few hours it feels snappier and delivers faster switching between apps and the home screen even with iPad performance enhancements turned off. The […]

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 8.0.2 on iPad 3 Review

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This iOS 8.0.2 review on the iPad 3 looks at how the new software performs on this older iPad. Although not as old as the iPad 2, there are some issues with iOS 8 on the iPad 3 that users need to know before upgrading. After spending a week using the iPad 3 on iOS […]

iOS 8.0.2 on iPad 3: Impressions & Performance

Here's a look at the iOS 8.0.2 performance on the iPad 3.

Here is a look at how the iOS 8.0.2 update performs on the iPad 3. This is an older iPad that doesn’t offer as many new features as iOS 8 on the iPad 4 or iPad Air. With older devices it’s easy for a major iOS 8 update to slow the device down. Small updates like […]

iOS 8 on iPad 3: First Impressions & Performance

What you need to know about the iOS 8 iPad 3 performance.

The iOS 8 update is exciting, and a little frightening for iPad 3 owners. Although not as old as the iPad 2, this device is not as powerful as the iPad Air which means a small performance hit. Installing iOS 8 on the iPad 3 brings a collection of new features, but you won’t find […]

iOS 7.1.2 on iPad 3 Review

Read our iOS 7.1.2 review to see how this small update performs on the iPad 3.

The iOS 7.1.2 update is a small, but handy free update that arrived on the iPad 3 in early July. This is the first update since the iOS 8 announcement and it focuses on bug fixes and security updates. After a number of users reported growing iOS 7.1.2 problems, some users decided to hold off on installing […]

101 iPad Air 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, […]

iOS 7.1.1 on iPad 3: Performance & Impressions

Learn about the iOS 7.1.1 performance on the iPad 3.

The iOS 7.1.1 update for the iPad 3 arrived last week, offering small bug fixes for iPad and iPhone users.This free update does not add any major features or bug fixes for this older iPad, but it does include an important security update for iPad owners. Overall this is a good update, but some users […]

iPad 3 iOS 7.1 Review: Performance & Advice (Video)

The iPad 3 iOS 7.1 update is worth installing.

The iOS 7.1 iPad 3 performance is improved over iOS 7 thanks to optimizations from Apple. After spending two weeks using the older iPad with the iOS 7.1 update this is a clear win for users. I installed the iOS 7.1 update on the iPad 3 right after Apple released it in early March and […]

What’s New in iOS 7.1

The iOS 7.1 design is now consistent.

The iOS 7.1 update brings several new features to the iPhone and iPad and improves the performance on older devices like the iPad 3 and the iPhone 4. Users can download the iOS 7.1 update when connected to WiFi and install the update in around 30 minutes to get the latest software and fix many […]

iOS 7.1 on iPad 3: Performance & First Impressions

Here is an early iOS 7.1 on iPad 3 review of performance.

The iPad 3 iOS 7.1 performance offers an improved user experience thanks to faster animations and other enhancements. We installed the iOS 7.1 update on the iPad 3 to see how it performs and what users can expect from Apple’s new version of iOS 7. The iOS 7.1 update is the first major iOS 7 […]

iOS 7.0.4 on iPad 3 Review: One Month Later

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Just about a month ago, Apple released its current version of iOS 7, iOS 7.0.4. The update, which is available for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, will be replaced by another iOS update in the future though the iOS 7.1 release date has been pegged for March, months away from now. With iOS 7.0.4 […]

What Not to Expect After iOS 7.0.4: iPad & iPad mini

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With iOS 7.0.4 problems swirling, an iOS 7.1 beta out for developers and the end of the year within range, iPad owners of all shapes and sizes are likely wondering what’s next, what comes after the iOS 7.0.4 update. Ahead of that future, we want to help set some software expectations for owners of the […]

What to Expect After iOS 7.0.4: iPad Air, iPad mini & More

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Several weeks ago, Apple released its iOS 7.0.4 update to iOS 7 users, an update that currently represents the most up-to-date software that is available to users with the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. It’s not going to be that way forever. With iOS 7.0.4 problems surfacing, and an iOS 7.1 update in the beta […]

iOS 7.0.4 on iPad 3 Review: Three Weeks Later

The iPad 3 is now running iOS 7.

Several weeks ago, Apple pushed out a new iOS 7 update, the fifth iOS 7 update to be exact, in the form of iOS 7.0.4 for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. The update is and was an incremental update aimed at solving at least one issue on board Apple’s iOS 7 software. iOS software […]

iOS 7.0.4 for iPad 3 Review

The iPad 3 is now running iOS 7.

While much of the attention this week has been lavished upon the iOS 7.1 beta that rolled out to developers, the iOS 7.1 update isn’t rolling out any time soon. For now, iPhone, iPad and iPod touch owners will be dealing with iOS 7.0.4, an update that rolled out last week. We’ve already offered our […]

iOS 7.0.4 on iPad 3: Impressions & Performance

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Earlier today, Apple finally delivered a brand new iOS 7 update in the form of iOS 7.0.4, a small bug fix update aimed at tackling at least one issue plaguing iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users. The update, which follows in the footsteps of iOS 7.0.3, is the fourth incremental update to iOS 7 and […]

iOS 7.0.3 on iPad 3 Review: Three Weeks Later

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Just about three weeks ago, Apple rolled out an iOS 7.0.3 update for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. The update promised to fix a bunch of issues that users had been encountering since installing iOS 7 several weeks prior. It also caused issues for some its users with many of them looking for an upgrade […]

iOS 7 on iPad 3 Review: One Month Later

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Just a little over a month ago, Apple released its latest and greatest version of iOS, dubbed, iOS 7. The iOS 7 update accompanied the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c to shelves and it rolled out to several of Apple’s older iPhones and iPads, including the iPad 3. After spending a bit of time with […]