Don't-Miss iPad Stories

Apple rules, Android drools for responsive tablet touchscreens

And Microsoft's Surface RT falls firmly in the middle.

Tim Cook, Apple iPhone 5S Event

Websites say Apple has an iPad event planned for October 22

A pair of reliable reporters say that Apple will hold an event October 22 to unveil new iPads, and maybe also OS X Mavericks and the new Mac Pro.

Office for iPad is coming, Ballmer says... after 'Metro' Office apps for Windows

Good news! Microsoft's bringing Office to the iPad. Bad news: It won't be for a while.

Apple's Schiller, Forstall set to testify in retrial over Samsung damages

The two sides Friday filed a joint pretrial statement and lists of potential witnesses they may call.

The Week in iOS Apps: Cat on a hot tin app

This week's roundup features new and old ways of gaming on your iOS device. Like sports, adventures, dieting cats? We've probably got something for your tastes.

What's behind the iPad hack at Los Angeles high schools?

When 340 high school students figured out how to remove mobile device management software from their iPads, they did more than gain access to social networks and banned websites. They exposed what can go wrong with Apple's approach to supporting companies and schools looking to deploy and manage thousands of iPads.

MLB steps up to the plate with iBeacon-equipped At the Ballpark app

Major League Baseball is making its fan experience hyperlocal with indoor mapping iOS 7 features.

Law enforcement: iPhone theft isn't the only crime iOS 7 could help reduce

iOS 7's Activation Lock makes it easier to keep would-be thieves out of your iPhone and iPad. Can it reduce crime, too?

The Week in iOS Apps: May the force be with you

Angry Birds Star Wars II is out. Should we tell you about other apps, or do you already know how you're spending all your waking hours this week?

Hands-on with Kindle Fire HDX, Amazon's next-generation 7 and 9-inch tablets

Loaded with more pixels than you'll know what to do with, the new Fire tablets also include 'X-Ray' features for second-screen TV viewing and a 'Mayday' button for real-time video tech support.

on techhive.com

Apple re-releases Apple TV 6.0 update, details iOS device setup feature

The Apple TV 6.0 update is back, hopefully with 100-percent less bricking. And Apple's got a walkthrough of a feature that lets you set up the set-top box using nothing more than your iOS device.

iOS 7 lock-screen bypass allows access to photos, contacts, social networking

A bug in iOS 7 lets you get to a user's photos, contacts, and even social networking without having to enter an unlock code. Apple plans to patch the vulnerability in a future release.

Digital Reading Room: Package deal

It's not just what's in apps that matters; how that content is put together is important, too, as we learn with this week's round-up of tablet apps.

on techhive.com

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HP now offers software support for Apple iPads

HP updated its SmartFriend support service Thursday and apparently will now troubleshoot software problems with Windows, Android, Chrome OS, OS X, and iOS products.

on pcworld.com