Apple released iOS 9.3.1 Thursday, a release that corrected a problem some users had when tapping links. It was an issue many noticed with iOS 9.3, but was likely present in earlier versions of iOS, too.
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Apple re-released iOS 9.3 Monday for owners of older devices. The company pulled iOS 9.3 for those devices last week after many experienced significant problems, including a problem with activating the device after the update completed. The new build is 13E237.
Apple rolled out an updated version of iOS 9.3 for the iPad 2 Thursday afternoon to address a problem where users couldn't activate their tablet after installing. The revised iOS 9.3 installer is build 13E236.
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Apple launched pre-orders for the company's new iPad Pro (9.7-inch) and iPhone SE just after midnight, Pacific. Both new product lines are available for pre-order on the Apple Store as of this writing—they ship on March 31st.
One of the less-touted (but still cool!) new features of iOS 9.3 is the ability to sync PDFs into iBooks through Apple's iCloud syncing service. In today's Quick Tip, we'll talk about how you'll enable that, where you can view those PDFs, and how to add new ones to your devices!
Apple quietly added Apple Pencil replacement tips to the online Apple Store on Monday, finally addressing the problem of lost or worn out nibs. The tips are removable and can wear out, replacements haven't been an option until now even though Apple Pencil went on sale last September.
I already have an iPad Pro, but today Apple gave me a serious case of iPad envy when it introduced the... well... iPad Pro. The new model sports a 9.7-inch display, just like the iPad Air, but otherwise packs in the same features as the 12.9-inch iPad Pro along with a few nice improvements. And I want it. Or, at least I want the new model's features in my bigger-screen iPad Pro.
Apple showed off the rumored 9.7-inch iPad Pro during its "Let us loop you in" media event on Monday. The new model is essentially a full iPad Pro, but with a 9.7-inch instead of 12-inch display.
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