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Topic: iPad

Barnes & Noble to exit cutthroat tablet hardware business, let partners build Nooks

06/25/2013, 11:06 am

While Barnes & Noble hoped its custom-built Nook tablet could compete with the likes of Apple's iPad and Amazon's Kindle Fire, continued losses for the bookseller have forced it to exit the hardware manufacturing business, leaving third-party partners to build future Nook devices.

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First look: Apple's latest iOS 7 beta debuts on iPad

06/24/2013, 04:06 pm

With Monday's release of iOS 7 beta 2, the next-generation operating system is now available for developers to test for the first time on the iPad and iPad mini.

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Chinese accessory maker claims to have 'permanently cracked' Apple's Lightning authentication

06/24/2013, 02:06 pm

A Chinese accessory maker claims to have "permanently" cracked the Lightning authentication feature built into Apple's iOS 7 operating system, opening up the possibility for a wide range of manufacturers to make Lightning-compatible iPad and iPod accessories without Apple's approval.

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Apple's iPad now in use in all American Airlines cockpits

06/24/2013, 11:06 am

American Airlines announced on Monday that it has deployed more than 8,000 iPads and is now using Apple's touchscreen tablet as an electronic flight bag in the cockpit of its entire fleet of airplanes.

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Apple's iPad mini to finally reach Brazil on June 25

06/21/2013, 07:06 pm

Some eight months after the debut of Apple's iPad mini in the United States, Brazilian Apple fans can get their hands on the diminutive tablet, as it has finally been announced for release in that country.

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FAA rules to change, may allow iPad, e-reader use pre-flight

06/21/2013, 01:06 pm

Users of Apple's iPad and other mobile gadgets soon may not have to stow away their devices during takeoff and landing, as the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration is set to relax the rules covering the use of such technology.

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Analyst recants claim that Apple will add Retina display to iPad mini before 2014

06/19/2013, 09:06 pm

NPD DisplaySearch analyst Richard Shim has reversed his earlier prediction that Apple would add a Retina resolution to its iPad mini at some point before 2014.

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Apple wins $30 million iPad contract from LA school district [u]

06/19/2013, 01:06 pm

The second-largest school system in the U.S., the L.A. Unified School District, has awarded Apple with a $30 million contract to provide iPads to every student it serves [updated with comment from Apple].

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Google's Nexus 7 tablets dying early due to defective hardware and software [u]

06/18/2013, 06:06 pm

Less than a year after hitting the market at an exceptionally low $199 price point, Google's Nexus 7 mini tablet is causing an uproar among early adopters who complain the device is already beginning to fail with frustrating lag and frequent periods of unresponsiveness.

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Microsoft undercuts Apple in education, selling Surface RT for $199

06/18/2013, 10:06 am

Attempting to carve out a niche for its low-selling Surface RT, Microsoft took a step into Apple's territory this week, offering the device to schools and universities for as low as $199.

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iPad crashes Windows 8 launch party as Asus cuts its PC, tablet forecasts by 10%

06/17/2013, 05:06 pm

More bad new for Microsoft's Windows 8: Asus, one of the few PC makers to experience any growth last year, is now lowering its forecasts for June quarter PC and tablet sales in the face of slack demand for computers with the appearance of Windows Phone.

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Emulator screenshots show what iOS 7 may look like on iPad

06/17/2013, 02:06 pm

Apple didn't show off the newest version of iOS running on an iPad, but new screens have emerged online showing what Apple's overhaul of its mobile platform may like on its bestselling tablet.

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Rumor: Samsung to supply 7.9" Retina displays for Apple's next iPad mini this year

06/13/2013, 01:06 pm

Samsung Display will be the key supplier of high-resolution Retina displays for a new iPad mini set to launch later this year, according to a new report.

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Apple touts apps' ability to enrich lives in new 10 minute video

06/12/2013, 04:06 pm

Continuing a trend that has seen it focusing more on the impact its devices have on customers, Apple on Wednesday released a new video to its YouTube channel touting the ability of iOS apps to actually change and enrich their users' lives.

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Hulu Plus for iPad gets redesign with a focus on content discovery

06/06/2013, 06:06 pm

Hulu users that enjoy the streaming service on Apple's iPad can now download a new version of the app, one that features a full redesign, new capabilities, and features aimed at making discovering content easier than before.

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Hospital sees return on Apple iPad investment in 9 days - report

06/04/2013, 11:06 am

Recent studies have demonstrated the popularity of the iPad among physicians, and now a new report describes how one hospital found that Apple's tablet can pay for itself in just nine days of use.

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Rumor: Apple to start next-gen iPad production in July, iPad mini in November

06/04/2013, 12:06 am

A new report out of East Asia claims Apple will begin mass production of the fifth-generation iPad in July or August ahead of a third quarter launch, while the ramp-up for the next iPad mini has been pushed back to November.

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France orders Apple to pay $6.5M in taxes for 2011 iPad sales

06/03/2013, 11:06 am

A French professional association that collects revenue for artists' copyrighted works has charged Apple $6.5 million in taxes related to iPad sales in 2011.

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As medicine goes digital, Apple's iPad is top choice among doctors

05/31/2013, 12:05 pm

As physician practices and hospitals are increasingly required to bring their operations into the present with digitized records, Apple's iPad is the device of choice when it comes to doctors interacting with health records, a new study shows.

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Dutch Supreme Court rules Samsung's Galaxy Tab doesn't infringe on iPad

05/31/2013, 11:05 am

The highest court in the Netherlands handed down a disappointing verdict for Apple on Friday, finding its claims that Samsung had infringed on the design of its iPad to be invalid.

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