Don't-Miss iPad Stories

Apple by the numbers: The iPad adjusts to a changing tablet landscape

Dig into Apple's quarterly numbers for the past four years, and you'll see an undeniable pattern: While iPad sales are still good, they aren't growing as fast. Jared Newman tried to find out why.

The Week in iOS Apps: Sci-fi and fantasy

This week's roundup of new and updated apps features new entries from the Star Wars and Lord of the Rings franchises. Need we say more?

Microsoft Office still isn't available for iPad, but now HopTo fills the void

By reskinning Microsoft Office 2010's user interface and making documents available to a variety of cloud services, startup HopTo has set a high bar for Microsoft's eventual move to the iPad.

Rapid Review: iPad mini with Retina display

Sometimes it's the little things -- like the Retina iPad mini itself -- that matter the most.

What's inside the iPad mini with Retina display?

ifixit.com

iFixit pulls apart a brand new Retina iPad mini, finding a larger battery, the same A7 chip found in the iPhone 5s and many, many screws.

First Look: iPad mini with Retina display

The iPad mini with Retina display has arrived! We take it out for a spin, and try to find differences between this model and the recently-released iPad Air.

Apple stealthily begins taking orders for iPad mini with Retina display

In a surprise move, Apple began selling its new iPad mini model on Tuesday, previously promised as coming "later in November," with estimated ship times of five to 10 days.

iPad Air bursts into flames in Australia store

Apple is investigating what caused an iPad Air to explode in an Australian Vodafone store, prompting a store evacuation.

The Week in iOS Apps: A new look for some old friends

This week's roundup of apps brings plenty of old favorites, renovated with new looks and new features to ensure your iOS device stays central to your life.

Apple-backed plant in Arizona to produce sapphire

An Apple facility planned for Mesa, Arizona will be operated by GT Advanced Technologies and produce sapphire for use in Apple products.

Apple in China: By the numbers

China has become an increasingly important market for Apple. But while the company has done a better job of breaking into the country, how Apple is perceived still poses challenges.

How the iPad succeeded where all others failed

wired.com

Great excerpt on Wired from Fred Vogelstein's new book, "Dogfight: How Apple and Google Went to War and Started a Revolution." An intriguing summary of the iPad's history and how it rose from the ashes of other tablet failures to become one of Apple's biggest new products.

iPad Air

iPad Air diary, day 2: Fastest iOS device ever

How does the new iPad Air stand in terms of speed? Guess we gave it away in the headline: It's about as fast as they come.

iPad trade-in interest jumps

Long before Apple started selling its iPad Air, more than double the number of consumers asked for price quotes on their older tablets than last year, a pair of buyback companies said.