Those living in Apple's past were treated to a performance-boosting update today.
Apple is saying goodbye to the iPad 2, but bringing back the original iPad with Retina display as consolation.
It outlived the curiously-named 'new iPad' and even the iPad 4, but the time may have come to put the iPad 2 out to stud.
Have a gently used iPad 2 lying around and looking to give the Surface tablet a whirl? Microsoft has a deal for you.
Predictions for what the new year holds for Apple's 7.85-inch tab (and the next generation) are stirring.