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12-inch iPad Pro

Photo credit: Martin Hajek

You've probably seen enough of the 12-inch MacBook Air in recent weeks, but 3D modeling extraordinaire Martin Hajek has unveiled his latest work, the rumored 12-inch iPad Pro. However, this isn't your typical render, as he decided to put it side-by-side next to the laptop to show just how large the tablet really is. There's no fancy colors this time around, but the work is top notch to say the least. Continue reading for more images - click the "zoom" button on the gallery to view any of the images in full-size.

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Wikipad Gamevice iPad

Compatible with the iPad Air, the iPad Air 2, and iPad mini, the Wikipad Gamevice connects via the Lightning connector and be available in four different models - each of those comes with two battery size options: an 800 mAH ($99.99) or 1,600 mAH. Slip your device into this accessory, and you'll gain PlayStation / Xbox-like controls - A / B / Y / X face buttons, two bumpers, two triggers, a D-pad and two analog stick. Continue reading for more hands-on pictures and information.

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Funny iPad Photography

Sure, the iPad is great for many things, but photography isn't one of the, or at least in public. For example, this person at The Louvre in Paris, France apparently forgot their smartphone and / or camera, but happened to have an iPad on them. If you haven't already noticed, the Mona Lisa isn't a very large painting, so by merely holding up an iPad, you're probably blocking the view of 30+ people standing behind you. Continue reading for more reasons why you should avoid taking pictures with an iPad if at all possible.

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iPad Mini 3

Priced from $399, the iPad Mini 3 is not much different from its predecessor, aside from the new gold color and TouchID fingerprint sensor. Other features include: 7.9-inch (4:3 aspect ratio) Retina display, an A7 CPU with 64-bit architecture, and a 5.0-megaipxel iSight camera. Pre-orders begin October 17th and will begin shipping October 24th. Continue reading for more hands-on pictures, a video overview and additional information.

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iPad Air 2

Measuring in at just 6.1mm thick, Apple's iPad Air 2 is now the world's thinnest tablet. It features a 9.7" (2048 x 1536) display, 64-bit A8X chip (based on iPhone 6 version), 8.0-megapixel iSight camera, 1.2-megapixel FaceTime HD camera, 10-hour battery life, TouchID fingerprint-sensor, and Apple Pay integration. Available at the end of this month, priced from $499. Continue reading for a hands-on video, more pictures and additional information.

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iPad Air 2

It's confirmed, Apple will be holding an official press event on October 16, and the new iPads, along with Retina iMacs are purportedly going to be announced. Here's a first look at the iPad Air 2, which is half a millimeter thinner than the current generation, at 7mm, and boasts a Touch ID fingerprint sensor. There's also a rumor saying that Apple is working on a 12-inch iPad that will be released next year. Continue reading for more images and information.

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Teacher iPad Funny

There's nothing wrong with using a tablet in certain high school / college classes that require it, but when an elementary school student decides to use one for gaming or social media purposes during a lecture, this teacher did something you'd never expect...expect them to solve a math problem to unlock it. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a mind-boggling viral video of Norway.

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Michael Oneal from San Francisco, CA United States took home 1st Place in the 2014 iPhone Photography contest for the Animals category with this amazing shot of a fox. The iPhone Photography Awards (IPPAWARDS) first began back in 2007 and is the first and longest running photography competition dedicated exclusively to smartphone photography with an Apple device. The IPPAWARDS receives thousands of entries from photographers around the world that submit their images across seventeen categories, such as: Animals, Architecture, Children, Sunsets, Travel and Trees. Their images can't be edited in Photoshop or any other desktop post processing program, but iPhone and iPad apps, like Snapseed, are allowed. Continue reading for more.

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Before forking over $350 cash on a supposed refurbished iPad Air from a Craigslist seller, make sure you get them to remove it from the "factory sealed" Geek Squad package, or else you may end up with a cleverly disguised ceramic tile. These scammers are also now placing the tiles in brown boxes, complete with accessories. Continue reading for a video and more information.

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Photo credit: The Meta

Yes, even 6th graders are now bringing iPads to class and using it to Tweet as well as post Facebook updates. During breaks, lunches, and after class, this is quite normal, but when you try doing these things in the middle of a lecture, just hope the teacher isn't this one. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of the most insane pool trick shots in the world.

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