A Tale of Two iPads: Comparing the iPad Air and the iPad 4

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Comparisons are the name of the game in mobile tech. Products get compared, sometimes when they aren’t even in the same gadget category. Those with insatiable appetites for new shiny gadgets devour every word, every benchmark, and well everything they can get their eyeballs on to see what’s what about what’s new. This is certainly […]

iPad Air vs. iPad Mini (Video)

The iPad Air and iPad mini thickness are essentially the same.

The iPad Air and the iPad mini sit next to each other on store shelves at Apple, Best Buy and Walmart and while many shoppers are waiting for the iPad mini with Retina display, or as many call it the iPad mini 2, there are just as many comparing the new iPad Air to the […]

iPad Air Availability Still Plentiful

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The iPad Air officially launched today, but unlike past product launches for the company, the iPad Air didn’t sell out, and we’re seeing that online availability is still 100% good to go. Shipping dates for the new tablet still show “available to ship within 24 hours,” which is the default message for when a product […]

iPad Air Smart Cover Review

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The new iPad Air launched today and with it came a few accessories like the iPad Air Smart Cover. It looks a lot like the earlier models and the design mimics the iPad mini smart cover exactly, with a larger size to fit the bigger iPad Air. We opened the light blue iPad Air Smart […]

iPad Air at Best Buy: Buying Experience and Availability

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Almost every year I trek down to my local Best Buy store in Hickory, NC to buy an iPad. I skipped the iPad 4 and ordered the first iPad online, but I picked up the iPad 2, iPad 3, iPad mini and now iPad Air all at Best Buy. While many people don’t like shopping […]

Everything You Need to Know About How Fast the iPad Air Is

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The iPad Air is a blazing fast iPad that makes iOS 7 feel smooth as silk compared to the iPad 3 that many users are upgrading from. Thanks to the new Apple A7 64-bit processor and the latest IOS 7 optimizations everything form opening apps to typing and working on the iPad Air feels smoother […]

iFixit iPad Air Teardown Reveals Obvious Low Repairability Score

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As always, the brave folks at iFixit have gotten a hold of the new iPad air and immediately threw it up on the surgery table to see what’s inside. The iPad’s design has stayed relatively the same through three generations, but this time around, the iPad air has an all-new look, which makes us curious […]

iPad Air Orders Go Live. As Expected Personal Pickup Available

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Apple launched US online sales for its latest generation iPad, the iPad Air, at 12:01am Pacific Time, and as expected the Personal Pickup option is available for customers to pick up their orders in stores later today. I was able to place an order precisely at 2:01am US Central Time. Personal Pickup allows customers to […]

Apple Store Down Ahead of iPad Air Orders

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In the U.S., the Apple store is currently down ahead of when Apple will begin taking orders for the iPad Air. This year, Apple had refreshed and redesigned the iPad Air, the 9.7-inch successor to the fourth generation iPad that Apple had sold as merely the iPad with Retina Display. Apple had promised that it […]

iPad Air: 5 Last Minute Details

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With Google’s Nexus 5 launch now official, we move on to another big name device that is set to arrive on shelves in just a few hours as well. Apple’s new full-sized iPad, the iPad Air, is scheduled to go on sale tomorrow for the first time, replacing the iPad 4 as the company’s flagship […]

iPad Air Inventory Expected to Be Ample

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The iPad Air is set to launch tomorrow, with online orders most likely starting at midnight PT, and Apple Stores and other retail locations opening up in the morning. However, people have already spotted iPad Airs on store shelves, including in Walmart, where price tags have already been placed on units and are ready to […]

iPad Air Benchmarks Are Twice as Fast as iPad 4

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Benchmarks of the iPad Air have appeared for the first time, and they confirm Apple’s claims that the new tablet is twice as fast as the previous-generation iPad 4. Primate Labs posted Geekbench 3 benchmarks for the new iPad Air, and it scored a 1465 with single-core performance and 2643 with multi-core performance, doubling the […]

Should I Buy an iPad Air or Wait for iPad mini with Retina?

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On Friday, Nov. 1 Apple will release the first of two iPads, the iPad Air and the iPad mini with Retina display, also called the iPad mini 2. The iPad mini 2 with Retina display will not hit stores till later in November. So, should I buy an iPad Air this week or wait for […]

What iPad Air Size Should You Buy?

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The iPad air will be officially launching on November 1, and if you’ve decided that you’re going all-in with the new tablet, you’re next question is most likely which storage size that you’ll want to go with. Most veteran Apple users will already know what they want, but if you’re going to be a first-time […]

7 iPad Air Release Date Tips

The T-Mobile iPad Air release arrives with a $0 down offer and free data for life.

In just a few short days, consumers will be faced with an iPad Air release date, a release date that is scheduled to land on Friday, November 1st. For those thinking about buying the iPad Air on its release day, we have a few tips that may help the buying process go a little more […]

iPad Air Release Date Personal Pickup Option Likely

The iPad Air release day could arrive with in store pickup options to avoid waiting in line.

The iPad Air release date is Friday November 1st and a new rumors claims Apple will allow users to reserve an iPad Air for pickup at a local Apple Store starting at midnight for pickup on release day. Apple did not take iPad Air pre-orders, just as it did not take iPhone 5s pre-orders last […]

Logitech and Belkin Reveal New iPad Air Keyboard Covers

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Apple didn’t announce a keyboard cover for the new iPads last week like we originally suspected, but third-party accessory makers have come to the rescue with products of their own. Both Logitech and Belkin revealed new keyboard covers made for the iPad air, which was announced last week and will begin selling this Friday. As […]

iPad Air Available at Best Buy on Release Day at 8 AM

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On Friday, November 1, Apple will release the new iPad Air at their stores, online, through many wireless carriers and at retail partners like Best Buy. We learned that Best Buy plans to open early next Friday and offer the new tablet to customers, much like they’ve done in the past. Here’s what you need […]

U.S. Cellular iPad Air Release Date Confirmed

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Earlier this week, Apple announced the iPad Air, its new full-sized tablet that will be coming to shelves starting November 1st. However, a second iPad Air release date has just been confirmed by U.S. Cellular, the United States’ fifth-largest carrier, with the new iPad Air scheduled to go on sale starting November 8th for U.S. […]