The electronics titans square off in a tangled tale of mobile technology, centered on Apple's iPhone
Today Apple introduced a pair of new iPads with Touch ID fingerprint scanners. The smallest and least expensive is the new iPad Mini 3, but the company is also keeping previous versions in the lineup at reduced prices.
Apple is mum on details of the next iPad, but there are a few things we can safely speculate about.
Functionally, the iPad Air is nearly identical to last year’s model, offering only faster performance and better video chatting. But factor in design and aesthetics, and the iPad Air is on another planet. It’s the best full-size consumer tablet on the market.
The clip-on photo lens maker for iPhone and iPod touch will have a new one just for the iPad.
The latest iPad adds several tweaks and improvements to secure its position at the top of the tablet heap. It's better all around, but third-gen owners need not apply.
If you want the full, polished Apple tablet experience in a smaller package, the iPad Mini is worth the premium price. Otherwise, good alternatives are available for less money.
At a hefty cost, the Virgin Mobile iPhone 4 delivers an unlimited plan without a contract -- just don't expect blazing-fast data speeds.
Apple's iPad Smart Case is a reliable and solid folio case that offers much more protection than the Smart Cover, but it's nowhere near as magical.
Ballistic's LifeStyle Smooth Series is an affordable, stylish, and durable case with just a few quirks.
With a host of improvements--faster graphics, 4G wireless options, a better camera, and a gorgeous high-res screen--the latest iPad cements its position at the head of the tablet pack.