Twelve South has announced that its BookBook and SurfacePad covers are now available for the 9.7-inch iPad Pro. BookBook is a leather case reminiscent of a vintage sketchbook and includes a built-in kickstand and Apple Pencil holster. The case retails for $79.99 for the 9.7-inch iPad Pro, while the Rutledge Edition is $99.99. SurfacePad is ...continue reading Twelve South Releases BookBook and SurfacePad for 9.7" iPad Pro

Turn your iPad Air into a laptop with the Belkin QODE Ultimate Keyboard Case. The well-spaced keys offer the movement and response of a laptop keyboard, making emails and word processing far easier and more comfortable than typing on a tablet's touchscreen. Smart sensing technology automatically turns the keyboard on when you need to use ...continue reading 27% off Belkin QODE Ultimate Keyboard Case for iPad Air – Deal Alert

Apple really, really wants you to believe that its iPad Pro is a computer—and there’s good reason for that. The tech giant recently released an iPad Pro ad called “What’s a Computer?” In it, the company extols the virtues of its iPad Pro, a high-end tablet designed first for corporate users, showcasing how with help ...continue reading Why Apple Wants You to Believe iPad Pro Is a Computer – Fortune

Apple released its fiscal third quarter earnings results earlier this week, confirming that it sold 9.95 million iPads from early March through late June. iPad shipments have now declined for ten consecutive quarters, but the lineup continues to outsell all Samsung, Amazon, and Microsoft tablets combined. Taiwanese market research firm TrendForce has released new quarterly ...continue reading iPad Continues to Outsell Samsung, Amazon, and Microsoft Tablets Combined

Just after becoming available in France, Apple Pay has also expanded to Hong Kong. Starting today, Visa, MasterCard, and American Express debit and credit cards issued by Hang Seng Bank, Bank of China (Hong Kong), DBS Bank (Hong Kong), HSBC, Standard Chartered, and directly from American Express work with Apple's payment service. According to the ...continue reading Apple Pay Launches in Hong Kong with Support for MasterCard, Visa, and American Express Cards

Apple Pay today expanded to France, marking the availability of the payment service in a total of eight countries (via iPhoneAddict.fr). MasterCard and Visa credit and debit cards issued by Banque Populaire, Ticket Restaurant, Carrefour Banque, and Caisse d'Epargne can now be added to Apple Pay on eligible devices. According to the Apple Pay France ...continue reading Apple Pay Now Available in France

If you’re anything like me, the idea of putting beta software on the phone you rely on every day is, quite frankly, terrifying. I want to see every new iOS feature in action, but I’d rather use an older device as my sacrificial lamb for the beta gods (or…something along those lines). So I put ...continue reading How I learned to stop worrying and embrace the iOS 10 beta on my old iPad

Apple Pay has expanded to an additional trio of parking services and one hotel booking service over the past week. Parking Panda, an app that allows you to find and reserve parking in advance, was updated last week to allow customers to use Apple Pay. Parking Panda is offering customers a 10 percent discount off ...continue reading Apple Pay Expands to More Parking and Hotel Apps

Following a sketchy rumor last week that said Apple is planning to introduce a "Deep Blue" color option for the upcoming iPhone 7, Japanese blog Mac Otakara has clarified to AppleInsider that the new color will actually be a "much darker" variant of space gray that is "close to black, though not quite black." Black ...continue reading Rumored 'Deep Blue' iPhone 7 Said to Actually Be Very Dark Space Gray

Apple SIM partner GigSky has announced that it has expanded availability of its pay-as-you-go cellular data plans for iPad Pro, iPad Air 2, and iPad mini 3 and 4 to over 140 countries, up from more than 90 countries and territories in June 2015. The new additions, among others, include Afghanistan, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, ...continue reading Apple SIM Now Available in 140+ Countries in Partnership With GigSky