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IPad

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IPad

Line of tablet computers designed and marketed by Apple Inc., which runs Apple's iOS operating system add

Category: Business (705)

Launched in 1993.

Countries: (48%), United States (32%), United Kingdom (6%)

Main connections: iPhone, iOS, IPad 2

Linked to: Apple Inc., Gawker Media, TechCrunch, Foxconn

 

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1993

Apple's first tablet computer was the Newton MessagePad 100, introduced in 1993, which led to the creation of the ARM6 processor core with Acorn Computers add something


2006

IFrogz - A subsidiary of Reminderband, Inc., iFrogz launched its line of iPod cases in March 2006 and has since produced a variety of other media accessories such as iPhone cases, iPad cases, headphones, earbuds, speakers, headphone adapters, carrying cases and bags as well as specialty accessories for kids


2007

Apple re-entered the mobile-computing markets in 2007 with the iPhone add something


2008

Michael Arrington - In July 2008, Arrington started a project called the Crunchpad, over a year before the iPad was released


2009

By late 2009, the iPad's release had been rumored for several years add something

 

IPad (1st generation) - By late 2009, the iPad's release had been rumored for several years

 

JumpStart - It originally consisted of a series of educational PC games, but has expanded to include workbooks, videos, iPad apps, and other media - including, perhaps most significantly, a massively multiplayer online game located at JumpStart.com, first launched March 10, 2009

 

Crystal Defenders - The game was ported onto Playstation Store for PSP on October 29, 2009 and optimized for iPad on July 1, 2010


2010

During the 2010 Major League Baseball free agent season, the agent for the player Carl Crawford was sending iPads to prospective teams interested in Mr. Crawford add something

 

Gorillaz's 2010 album, "The Fall", was created almost exclusively using the iPad by Damon Albarn while on tour with the band add something

 

The iPad was selected by Time Magazine as one of the 50 Best Inventions of the Year 2010, behind the overall "Best of What's New 2010" winner Groasis Waterboxx add something

 

IWork - An iOS port was released in 2010 with the first iPad and has been regularly updated since

 

Microids - As of 2010 the company is currently developing and adapting games for PC, Mac, iPad and iPhone, as well as looking into games for Web browser, Facebook, online gaming Consoles and Web TV.

 

Cracked.com - In 2010, Cracked.com made an iPad app available

 

Boarddocs - In June, 2010, BoardDocs quick adoption of support for the iPad has generated attention for the product on many Apple-related news sites

 

Pure (company) - The 'PURE Lounge' App was launched towards the end of 2010 to provide access to the Lounge portal on iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad

 

ExoPC - The tablet captured the attention of several blogs and websites in the Summer of 2010, being heralded as a possible alternative to the iPad

 

Yamaha Corporation - Yamaha announced a version of the Vocaloid 2 software for the iPhone and iPad, which exhibited at the Y2 Autumn 2010 Digital Content Expo in Japan

 

The iPad was announced on January 27, 2010, by Jobs at an Apple press conference at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco add something

 

Keynote (presentation software) - On January 27, 2010, Apple announced a new version of Keynote for iPad with an all new touch interface

 

Numbers (spreadsheet) - On January 27, 2010, Apple announced a new version of Numbers for iPad with an all new touch interface

 

IPad (1st generation) - The iPad was announced on January 27, 2010, by Jobs at an Apple press conference at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco

 

Apple A4 - The Apple A4 chip, along with the original iPad, was announced on January 27, 2010, during Apple's "Latest Creation" event

 

In February 2010, Condé Nast said it would sell iPad subscriptions for several of its magazines by June add something

 

Apple began taking pre-orders for the first-generation iPad from American customers on March 12, 2010 add something

 

IPad (1st generation) - Apple began taking pre-orders for the iPad from US customers on March 12, 2010

 

In April 2010, Paul Sweeting, an analyst with GigaOM, was quoted by "National Public Radio" as saying, "With the iPad, you have the anti-Internet in your hands add something

 

In April 2010, the New York Times announced that it would begin publishing daily on the iPad add something

 

The iPad, released in April 2010, was first jailbroken in May 2010 with the Spirit jailbreak for iOS version 3,1 add something

 

For the iPad launch on April 3, 2010, the iBookstore is available only in the United States add something

 

The Wi-Fi version of the iPad went on sale in the United States on April 3, 2010 add something

 

The first iPad was released on April 3, 2010; the most recent iPad models, the fourth-generation iPad and $iPad_Mini (IPad_Mini), were released on November 2, 2012 add something

 

IPad (1st generation) - The Wi-Fi version of the iPad went on sale in the United States on April 3, 2010

 

Fullpower Technologies - With the launch of the $ iPad in May 2010, MotionX released customized versions of its navigation solutions for the iPad

 

On May 28, 2010, the iPad was released in Australia, Canada, and Japan, as well as in several larger European countries add something

 

Howcast - Additionally, Howcast launched an app for iPad in June 2010

 

DocuSign - In June 2010, DocuSign's product release provided support for iPhone, iPad and phone-based user authentication

 

On June 2, 2010, AT&T announced that effective June 7 the unlimited plan would be replaced for new customers with a 2 GB plan at slightly lower cost; existing customers would have the option to keep the unlimited plan add something

 

Apple A4 - On June 7, 2010, Steve Jobs publicly confirmed that the iPhone 4 would contain the A4 processor, although it was not yet known at the time if it would have the same frequency, bus width, or caches as the A4 found in the earlier produced iPad

 

Texterity - In July 2010, Texterity launched their first iPad app for Entrepreneur Magazine

 

Apple released the iPad in Hong Kong, Ireland, Mexico, New Zealand and Singapore on July 23, 2010 add something

 

IPad (1st generation) - Apple released the iPad in Hong Kong, Ireland, Mexico, New Zealand and Singapore on July 23, 2010

 

IPad (1st generation) - On September 1, 2010, it was announced the iPad would get $ iOS 4,2 by November 2010; to fulfill this, Apple released iOS 4,2

 

On September 17, 2010, the iPad was officially launched in China add something

 

IPad (1st generation) - On September 17, 2010, the iPad was officially launched in China

 

During the October 18, 2010, Financial Conference Call, Steve Jobs announced that Apple had sold more iPads than Macs for the fiscal quarter add something

 

On September 1, it was announced the iPad would get iOS 4,2 by November 2010; to fulfill this Apple released iOS 4,2 add something

 

Adrian Dawson - However, with the advent of the iPad, Dawson's novel was published in ebook format where it acheived a place on the UK iBookstore's Best Seller list and was printed in November 2010

 

In December 2010, Reuters reported that iPhone and iPad users have lodged a lawsuit against Apple alleging that some applications were passing their information to third party advertisers without consent add something

 

App Store (iOS) - By December 2010, just eight months after the release of the iPad, over 50,000 apps were available for the device

 

O, The Oprah Magazine - The December 2010 issue of "The Oprah Magazine" was the first released digitally through the magazine's app for the iPad

 

Engadget - On 15 December 2010, "Engadget" debuted its official iPad app, while "Engadget" updated its Android app to support Honeycomb on 28 July 2011


2011

In 2011, Alaska Airlines became the first airline to replace pilots' paper manuals with iPads, weighing 0,68 kg compared to 11 kg for the printed flight manuals add something

 

In 2011, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers became the first NFL club to discontinue the use of paper copies of playbooks, and instead distributed all players their playbook and videos in electronic format via an $iPad_2 (IPad_2) add something

 

YuuWaa - In 2011 YuuWaa launched the YuuWaa app for iPhone and iPad, shortly followed by Android in January 2012

 

Humongous (game developer) - In 2011, Atari announced the release of a number of Humongous games for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch

 

BYUtv - In 2011, live streaming of BYUtv as well as on demand programs were made available through the iPad, $iPod and Roku streaming player

 

SigniCASE - SigniCASE first launched its line of iPhone 4 cases in Jan 2011 and has since rolled out different types of accessories for iPad 2 and iPod Touch

 

Alawar Entertainment - The company recently extended its offerings onto the iPhone, iPad, $PlayStation_3, Nintendo DS and Mac OS X gaming platforms, and in 2011 plans to enter the social games and MMO markets as well as expand onto other platforms

 

Clear (magazine) - In January 2011, it launched a 10-year anniversary application for the iPad, available globally on iTunes

 

Bondi Digital Publishing - In January 2011, it was announced that a "Playboy" iPad app would be available in March

 

NewsCorp created an iPad-only publication, The Daily, in February 2011 add something

 

Daily Maverick - In February 2011, the "Daily Maverick" team launched online newspaper for the African continent "Free African Media", and in June 2011 they launched subscription-based iPad newspaper "iMaverick"

 

Since March 2011, the US Federal Aviation Administration has approved the iPad for in-cockpit use to cut down on the paper consumption in several airlines add something

 

Jesse Jackson, Jr. - In March 2011, Jackson attracted ridicule for a speech he made on the House floor proposing a constitutional amendment for "equal education rights", which he illustrated by proposing that every student in America receive an iPad from the federal government

 

Jobs unveiled the $iPad_2 (IPad_2) at a March 2, 2011, press conference add something

 

IMovie - An $ iPad version of iMovie for iOS was made available with the release of iPad_2 (IPad_2), announced at an Apple media event on March 2, 2011 and released seven days later

 

IPad (1st generation) - On March 2, 2011, Apple announced the new iPad 2 and the discontinuation of production of the original iPad

 

GarageBand - On March 2, 2011, Apple announced a version of GarageBand for the iPad

 

IPad 2 - The iPad 2 was released internationally in 25 other countries on March 25, 2011

 

Bloons Tower Defense - An iPad version called "Bloons TD 4 HD" was released on March 31, 2011

 

In April 2011, Foxconn announced that it would be moving production of the iPad and other Apple products to Brazil where it could begin production before the end of 2011 add something

 

Qwiki - In April 2011 Qwiki released an iPad App version of its service

 

Jesse Jackson, Jr. - In April 2011, Jackson spoke on the house floor, blaming the iPad for "eliminating thousands of American jobs

 

BlackBerry Ltd - The BlackBerry PlayBook was the first RIM product whose BlackBerry Tablet OS was built on QNX, launched in April 2011 as an alternative to the Apple iPad

 

Bloons Tower Defense - This was followed by the release of a free iPad version called "Bloons TD 4 HD Lite" on April 28, 2011

 

IPad 2 - The iPad 2 was later released in Hong Kong, South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia and other countries including Japan on April 29, 2011

 

App Store (iOS) - As of July 2011, 16 months after the iPad launched, there were over 100,000 apps available at the App Store designed specifically for the device

 

ITV Player - An application for Apple's $iOS (iOS_(Apple)) operating system and either the iPad , iPhone and iPod Touch , was launched on 1 July 2011

 

Marathon Trilogy - On July 7, 2011, "Marathon" fan Daniel Blezek released a free version of the original "Marathon" for Apple's iPad on the App Store, running off an iOS port of the Aleph One engine

 

LiquidPlanner - In September 2011, LiquidPlanner introduced their free mobile app that connects the LiquidPlanner online project management workspace to the Apple iPhone and iPad

 

Showtime (TV channel) - The Showtime Anytime app had its initial release on the iOS App Store for the iPad and iPhone on October 3, 2011

 

Engadget - It became available to the public on 12 October 2011, with the initial issues being available for Apple's iPad

 

IPad (1st generation) - On October 12, 2011, $ iOS 5 was released to various iOS devices, including the first generation iPad, and was downloadable through iTunes

 

IPad 2 - On October 12, 2011, upon the release of the iPhone 4S, the iPad was upgradable to the iOS 5 firmware which brought over 200 new user features to iOS (iOS_(Apple)) compatible devices including Notification Center, iMessage, Reminders, and an updated notifications system, using a new "banner" style instead of the previously used pop-up "alert" style

 

App Store (iOS) - By the end of November 2011, Apple advertised in holiday newsletter of online Apple Store there are more than 140,000 iPad apps available

 

The Sims - "The Sims FreePlay", a freemium version of "The Sims" for iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android phones and Kindle Fire was released worldwide on December 15, 2011 for iOS devices, and on February 15, 2012 for Android


2012

Huddle (software) - July 19, 2012 Huddle can be accessed online and through its native mobile applications for iPhone, iPad and BlackBerry

 

Siri - However, new reports from January 2012 suggest that independent developers have succeeded in porting Siri to earlier $ iPhone models, the iPod Touch, and $ iPad. i4Siri.com, a United States based team, have demonstrated Siri working as intended on the iPhone 4, iPod Touch, and iPad, communicating without the Apple servers

 

News America Marketing - The company released a free couponing application for iPad titled "SmartSource Xpress" in March 2012

 

PlanGrid - The initial product, an iPad app, was launched March 2012, with an iPhone app being announced in September 2012

 

The successor to the $iPad_2 (IPad_2) was unveiled on March 7, 2012 by Apple CEO Tim Cook at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts add something

 

Apple Inc. - On March 7, 2012, Apple introduced the third-generation iPad, marketed as 'the new iPad'

 

GarageBand - On March 7, 2012, Apple updated GarageBand to 1,2, adding support for the third-generation iPad

 

IMovie - On March 7, 2012, Tim Cook announced an updated version of iMovie for iOS along with the third-generation iPad

 

IPad 2 - On March 7, 2012, after the unveiling of the 3rd generation $ iPad, the firmware of the iPad 2 was upgradable to iOS 5,1 which is the most current iOS (iOS_(Apple)) firmware

 

IPad 2 - The 32 and 64 GB models were discontinued on March 7, 2012 upon the introduction of the third generation iPad

 

Absinthe 2,0 was released on May 25, 2012 as the first jailbreak method for all iOS 5,1 add something

 

As of June 2012, there were about iPad specific apps on the App Store add something

 

In June 2012, Apple started selling the Smart Case - a case with the combined function of a smart cover and a back protection case which is compatible with the second and third generation iPads add something

 

IPad (1st generation) - On June 11, 2012 it was announced that $ iOS 6 would not be released for the first generation iPad, hence making iOS 5,1

 

Siri - On June 11, 2012, at Apple's WWDC conference, Apple announced that Siri will be available on the iPad beginning in late 2012 with the release of iOS 6

 

Huddle (software) - On June 26, 2012, Huddle announced that it had created the first enterprise content recommendation application for iPad

 

IPad (4th generation) - Further speculations emerged in July 2012 when DigiTimes, with the help of unspecified sources, claimed that Apple made small revisions to the upcoming iPad and scheduled its release for late 2012

 

Cooliris - Launched July 2012, Cooliris is a mobile app designed for iPad and iPhone that features the ability to browse, share, and view photos and friends' photos from multiple sources

 

Megogo.net - In September 2012, the app for Android was released, and in October the video service launched an app for iPad

 

IPad 2 - On September 19, 2012, almost a week after the announcement of the iPhone 5, iOS 6 was released for numerous iOS (iOS_(Apple)) devices, including the iPad 2

 

On October 23, 2012, Apple announced the fourth generation iPad, which began shipping on November 2, 2012 add something

 

IPad (3rd generation) - After only 221 days of official availability, the third generation $ iPad was discontinued on October 23, 2012, following the announcement of the fourth generation iPad

 

IPad (4th generation) - It was announced at a media conference on October 23, 2012 as the fourth generation of the $ iPad line, succeeding the third-generation iPad, and was first released on November 2, 2012 in thirty-five countries

 

IPad (3rd generation) - On October 23, 2012, upon the announcement of the fourth generation $ iPad, the third generation iPad was discontinued

 

IPad Mini - The first iPad Mini was announced on October 23, 2012, and was released on November 2, 2012, in nearly all of Apple's markets

 

Bloons Tower Defense - The iPad version of the game was released December 1, 2012


2013

University of Chicago Press - In 2013, Chicago Journals will be offering e-book editions of each new issue of each journal, for use on e-reader devices such as smartphones, iPad, and Amazon Kindle

 

IPad 2 - The iPad 2 is compatible with iOS 7, which was released in 2013

 

IPad (3rd generation) - The third generation iPad is compatible with $iOS (iOS_(Apple)) 7, which was released in 2013

 

App Store (iOS) - As of January 7, 2013, there are more than 300,000 native iPad apps available for users

 

On January 29, 2013, Apple announced a 128 GB model of the fourth generation iPad, which was released on February 5 add something

 

IPad (4th generation) - On January 29, 2013, Apple announced and scheduled the launch of the 128 GB variant of 4th generation iPad

 

Trello - An iPad application was released on March 12, 2013

 

Kindle Fire - As of May 2013, about 7 million units have been sold according to estimates by Forrester Research, making the Kindle Fire the second-best-selling tablet after the iPad

 

Kindle Fire - As of May 2013, the Kindle Fire is the second-best-selling tablet after Apple's iPad, with about 7 million units sold according to estimates by Forrester Research

 

As of June 2013, the App Store has more than apps by Apple and third parties add something

 

App Store (iOS) - As of June 10, 2013, there are more than 375,000 native iPad apps available for users

 

IOS7 - The first beta, with support for the iPhone 4 and later, and iPod Touch , was released after the WWDC keynote to registered developers in the iOS Developer Program, with a second beta to add support for the $ iPad 2 and later, and the iPad_Mini (IPad_Mini) being released on June 24, 2013

 

iPhone - On July 22, 2013 the company's suppliers said that Apple is testing out larger screens for the iPhone and iPad

 

IPad Air - The iPad Air runs on the iOS 7 operating system, released on September 20, 2013

 

As of October 2013, the App Store has more than 475,000 native apps by Apple and third parties add something

 

On October 22, 2013, Apple introduced the $iPad_Air (IPad_Air) and a new $iPad_Mini (IPad_Mini) with Retina Display add something

 

App Store (iOS) - As of October 22, 2013, there are more than 475,000 native iPad apps available for users

 

GarageBand - GarageBand received a design overhaul coinciding with the reveal of the iPad Air on October 22, 2013

 

Apple Inc. - On October 22, 2013, Apple introduced the fifth generation iPad marketed as the 'iPad air' It added the new 64 bit Apple-A7 processor

 

IPad Mini - The most recent models are the iPad Air and the second generation iPad_Mini (iPad_Mini_(1st_generation)), both announced on October 22, 2013

 

IPad Mini - The second-generation iPad Mini was announced on October 22, 2013 and released on November 12, 2013

 

IPad Air - Unveiled during a keynote on October 22, 2013, the $ iPad Air features a thinner design with similarities to the iPad_Mini (IPad_Mini), along with iOS 7 and the 64-bit Apple A7 processor

 

David Hockney - IPad - From 26 October 2013 to 30 January 20 "David Hockney: A Bigger Exhibition" was presented at the de Young Museum, one of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, showing work since 2002 and including Photoshop portraits, multi-canvas oils, iPad landscapes and digital movies shot with multiple cameras

 

IPad Air - Apple is planning to release the iPad Air on November 1, 2013


2014

As of June, 2014, there have been over 200 million iPads sold since its release in 2010 add something

 

IPad Mini - The most recent models are the iPad Air 2 and the iPad Mini 3, both announced on October 16, 2014 add something


2015

As of April 2015, there have been over 250 million iPads sold add something

 

In September 2015, the iPad Pro was announced, which included a 12,9 inch screen add something


2016

In March 2016, the 9,7 inch iPad Pro was announced add something

 

On March 21, 2016, Apple announced a 256 GB model of the iPad (iPad_(3rd_generation)) Pro, which was released on March 31 add something


2017

On March 21, 2017, Apple announced a new generation of iPad (iPad_(3rd_generation)), starting at 329 USD. add something

 

In June 2017, the iPad (iPad_(3rd_generation)) Pro's second generation hardware was announced to have 12,9 and 10,5-inch screens add something


2018

On March 28, 2018, the new iPad (iPad_(3rd_generation)) 9,7-inch 2018 model was announced add something

 

On October 30, 2018, the third-generation iPad (iPad_(3rd_generation)) Pro was announced, and was the first generation to support 1 TB of storage add something


2019

On March 18, 2019, Apple announced the 10,5-inch &iPad (iPad_(3rd_generation)) Air and iPad_mini (iPad_Mini_(1st_generation)) 5, both with A12 Bionic processors add something