Since it’s launch back in 2010, Apple’s main iPad hasn’t changed all that much. But last year, Apple gave its main iPad, an update with a slightly larger body and a 10.2-inch display.
This year marks the 10th anniversary of when Apple first introduced the App Store for iOS, back on July 10th, 2008.
Apple has updated their 9.7-inch iPad, now with support for the Apple Pencil and improved specs. The company also announced what they’re doing to “spark student creativity” in the classroom.
Niantic has announced an upcoming update for the iOS version of Pokémon GO, which will bring an enhanced augmented reality experience with the new AR+ mode.
Apple says that iOS 11 is the “biggest software release ever for iPad” and for the most part, they’re right. While iOS 11 doesn’t bring a lot of improvements to iPhones, there are a lot of new features that are exclusive to iPad.
Even though the iPad has only been around for seven years, it has revolutionized how we think of computing and started the tablet revolution. And since 2010, Apple has stuck to the 9.7-inch screen size for the main iPad line, until they introduced the 12.9-inch iPad Pro back in 2015.
When Steve Jobs first introduced the iPad back in 2010, it started the tablet revolution. Soon after the first iPad released, every one of Apple’s competitors from Samsung & Motorola to HP and Lenovo released their own “iPad killer” but none of them have come close to real thing.
I mean, Samsung has tried with their Galaxy Tab S lineup but it still has some compromises. Then when Apple introduced the iPad Pro (12.9-inch) back in 2015, Apple was trying to revolutionize the tech industry but not in the same way that they did with the original iPad, they were trying get people to use tablets as their main computer or as a laptop replacement.
Apple has introduced a new colour option for the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, with the new (PRODUCT)RED Edition.
It’s been 10 years since Apple first started their partnership with (PRODUCT)RED, which gives consumers a way to give back and help contribute to the Global Fund and “bring the world a step closer to an AIDS-free generation”.
There was quite a few announcements that Apple made today including a brand new iPad, a new Apple TV set-top box, new OS updates and of course a updated iPhone.
Five years ago, on April 3rd is when Apple released the first generation iPad. This came three years after the Apple announced the iPhone in 2007.
Since 2010, the iPad has gone through a number of designs but it still remained a tablet when boiled down to the core.
The iPad has changed the way computing works in our daily lives.
Here is a look at the iPad’s history.
Original iPad Announcement – January 27th, 2010
Steve Jobs took to the stage at the Yerba Buena Center in San Francisco. Jobs unveiled the original iPad to the world and would be followed by it’s release a few months later.