iOS 8.1.1 is Here

iOS 8.1.1 is here, and while it's a pretty minor update, Apple says it should increase performance for the iPad 2 and the iPhone 4S, two of the oldest devices that make the leap to iOS 8. Go grab it now, especially if you have some more elderly devices. Read More >>

Old Man iPad 2 is Finally Allowed to Retire

It's had a good innings, right? 2011's iPad 2 is being sent to a tech care home, to be discontinued as sales have slowed to a point where Apple is now happy to focus on its most recent slates. Read More >>

Samsung Legal Win Could Halt US iPhone 4 Sales

Samsung has, to some surprise, won a patent battle against Apple that could see the iPhone 4 and 3G iPad 2 banned from sale in the US. Read More >>

The Complete Valve Pack Is Your “Hell No, PC Gaming’s Not Dead!” Deal of the Day

Today's top offer is one for the PC gamers, throwing them into the spotlight and making a mockery of the oft-heard claim that they're nothing more than seventh-class citizens with gnarled, warty hands and features that would scare a horse to death. Read More >>

Here’s the Real Original iPad Prototype in All Its Fat Glory

Unbelievably, the real, actual iPad prototype looks even bigger and fatter than what we saw in the mockup of it. BuzzFeed FWD has real pictures of the iPad prototype compared with the iPad 2 and it completely dwarfs the skinny tablet we know. Read More >>

The iPhone 4 Won’t Get FaceTime Over 3G Either

We heard that the iPhone 4 and 3GS were going to get stiffed over Apple's new Maps app and its fancy Flyover and turn-by-turn directions, but it seems there are more things the older iPhones won't get out of iOS 6, including 3G FaceTime. Read More >>

The Best Display Under Bright Light: It’s Not Your iPhone

Brightness ratings and contrast ratio make for lovely tech spec reading when you're shopping for a new device. But neither tells you how usable a display will actually be in everyday ambient light situations. So DisplayMate put some of the more popular options to the test. Read More >>

The Upgraded iPad 2 Has Significantly Longer Battery Life Than the Latest iPad

The new iPad might have a gorgeous retina display, but a test from AnandTech shows that its predecessor gets better battery life. Read More >>

Grand National Betting Tips Are Your Money-Spinning Deal of the Day

It’s the Grand National tomorrow! The one horse race of the year where more of us have a flutter than any other – probably because there’s no way of really predicting which nag will win it. Read More >>

The Best Tablet Display: Guess Who?

Dr. Raymond Soneira of DisplayMate Technologies separates the best smartphone, tablet, HDTV, and multimedia displays from the worst with his Display Technology Shoot-Out series. So there's no one more qualified to tell you if that new iPad retina lives up to the hype: Read More >>

iPad 2 Is Your Antiquated Tablet Deal of the Day

Hosanna! It’s New iPad day, and scores of gadget-hungry chancers have been queuing up outside Apple stores to get their oily paws on the new machine when it went on sale at 8am this morning. Read More >>

Where to Sell Your iPad 2 For the Most Amount of Cash

Dear suckers who didn't pay attention to Gizmodo and bought an iPad 2 without realising a new model was coming: we forgive you. Find out where to trade yours in to help afford the stunning new model right here. Read More >>

Want a Budget iPad? How About a Cut-Price iPad 2?

Apple has just launched the third generation iPad, but it's going the same route as the iPhone and keeping the old model around to target budget consumers. It's not that budget though, but it is just £329 for the 16GB Wi-Fi and £429 for Wi-Fi+3G. Read More >>

Apple Pulled iPads from Amazon China, But Won’t Face Total Ban (Yet)

Apple's asked the Chinese Amazon store to stop selling iPads because of its not-going-so-well legal mess with Proview Technology. Proview's also trying to get all imports and exports of the iPad banned. So if neither side wants iPads sold in China, why are they still on shelves? Local customs officials, of course, who have responded to this whole thing with a laugh and a good hair ruffling. Read More >>

Samsung Galaxy Note: Truly, Freakishly Large

For a while Samsung couldn't decide whether to call its Galaxy Note tablet or a phone. Considering that its 5.3-inch screen splits the difference between an iPhone and a Galaxy Tab 7, that's not surprising. Read More >>