10.5-inch iPad Pro coming in 2017, OLED upgrade in 2018


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A new size of iPad Pro is on the way, apparently.
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Apple will ship three new iPads next year, according to well-connected Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo — including a low-cost 9.7-inch iPad, upgraded 12.9-inch iPad Pro, and a new 10.5-inch iPad Pro variant as well.

But the really big changes, he claims, are planned for the year after…

Thieving dolphin jumps out of pool to steal iPad on porpoise


This is why you shouldn't take pics with an iPad.
This is why you shouldn't take pics with an iPad.
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Next time you visit SeaWorld make sure to keep one eye on the dolphins and the other on your Apple products.

It turns out one of the most intelligent species of the ocean is just as crazy about iPads and iPhones as humans are, as seen in a new video from Orlando, Florida where a dolphin jumps out of his pool to steal a spectator’s iPad while she’s taking a photo.

Watch the full video below:

Almost half of all iPads go to enterprise customers


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iPads are proving more popular than ever with people in business and government.
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A growing part of Apple’s iPad business is coming from governments and corporations, with almost half of the tablets (particularly high-end models) being bought by this audience, according to a new report from The New York Times.

“Apple is stronger in the enterprise market with its devices than it is with consumers,” Forrester analyst Frank Gillet told the newspaper.

Apple is ready to pay hackers a big bounty for bugs


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Apple needs help squashing bugs.
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Apple’s head of security and engineering architecture, Ivan Kritic, revealed yesterday that the iPhone maker is finally creating a bug bounty program that will offer rewards of up to $200,000 to security researchers who find vulnerabilities on the company’s various software platforms.

The news came during a keynote at the annual Black Hat Conference in Las Vegas where Kritic also gave attendees a behind-the-scenes look at iOS 10 security as part of Apple’s effort to become more open about its architecture in hopes of improving it.