Microsoft is reportedly planning a new $400 tablet to compete with the iPad (AAPL, MSFT)

Melia Robinson/Business Insider Microsoft is reportedly working on a new, lower-cost Surface tablet, according to a report from Bloomberg.  The new tablet would start at $ 400 and have a 10-inch screen, about nine hours of battery life, and USB-C charging.  Microsoft has dabbled in more consumer-friendly tablets in the past, but has shifted focus […]

We compared the iPad to Amazon’s Fire HD 10 tablet — and the winner was obvious

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Apple’s iPad and Amazon’s Fire HD 10 tablet may look similar on paper, but we put their hardware, software, overall value, and third-party app support under a microscope […]

Apple iPad 2018 review – More features at a lower price make this a very tempting tablet

EXPRESS NEWSPAPERS Apple iPad 2018 review Apple iPad 2018 review PROS – New low price • More power via A10 processor • Apple Pencil support • Still the best tablet on the market CONS – Missing the Smart Connector • Slight lag when using the Pencil • Larger bezels look a little dated In a world where everything is […]

2018 iPad review: Content creation with compromises

Enlarge / The 2018 iPad. (credit: Samuel Axon) Just like last year’s iPad, this year’s model is still the best tablet at its price point for watching videos, playing games, reading emails, and browsing the Web. But by adding Pencil support and extolling the device’s virtues for educators, Apple has tried to position this new […]

Win an iPad PRO

We’re giving away an iPad PRO to one of our beloved readers. The new 10.5-inch iPad Pro comes with a screen nearly 20 per cent larger than the 9.7-inch model, so you get more room to do more. No matter the task, the new iPad Pro is up to it — and then some. It offers far more power than […]

How the ‘new’ iPad compares to the rest of Apple’s tablets

The iPad line has diversified a bit the past few years, with Apple introducing two sizes of its “Pro” model in addition to a more basic 9.7-inch device. But, while last year’s tablet offered some decent specs at a friendly $ 329 price point, it lacked of of Apple’s more modern flourishes. Apple’s “new” 9.7-inch […]

Apple iPad launch LIVE: New iPhone SE, low-cost iPad with Apple Pencil, iOS 11.3 update

GETTY • APPLE Apple CEO Tim Cook is tipped to launch a new iPad model, as well as iPhone SE and iOS 11.3 Apple is scheduled to hold its first press event of the year today in Chicago, Illinois. The Cupertino-based company has invited media from across the globe to “hear creative new ideas for […]