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Topic: iPad

Purported 'iPad 5' cases again hint Apple will adopt mini-like redesign

02/25/2013, 11:02 am

A number of new iPad covers, ostensibly for an unannounced, redesigned iPad 5, have shown up on e-commerce site Alibaba.

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Apple's 'Hollywood' iPad commercial makes Oscar debut, continues new ad style

02/25/2013, 01:02 am

During the telecast of the 85th annual Oscar Academy Awards on Sunday, Apple aired a new iPad ad highlighting a few iOS apps tailored specifically for the company's tablet lineup.

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Samsung unwraps Galaxy Note 8.0 to take on Apple's iPad mini

02/24/2013, 03:02 pm

Apple's chief competitor Samsung used this week's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona to unveil its competitor to the highly successful iPad mini -- a stylus-enabled Galaxy Note 8.0 that the South Korean conglomerate hopes will finally make inroads in the mini tablet sector that it arguably pioneered years ago.

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iPad mini helping Apple grow its lead in mobile ad impressions to third of market

02/24/2013, 03:02 pm

Apple in 2012 increased its lead over other mobile device manufacturers in terms of mobile ad impressions, leveraging the launch of the iPad mini to grow its share to nearly a third of the overall market, according to a new statistics.

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NFL turning to Apple's iPad to diagnose concussions during 2013-14 season

02/24/2013, 02:02 pm

On the heels of a season rife with concussion-related headlines and concerns, the National Football League next year said it plans to adopt Apple's iPad for on-field diagnoses of players' conditions immediately following big time hits and collisions.

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Rumor: Purported 'iPad 5' case shows slimmer design akin to iPad mini

02/22/2013, 09:02 pm

Images of a case purported to be that of Apple's next-generation full-size iPad appear to show a slightly thinner tablet with smaller side bezels, much like the current iPad mini.

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Apple iPad casing supplier under fire over alleged water pollution

02/22/2013, 11:02 am

Chinese locals call it the "milky river," due to its milky white color. It kills fish, its water is unsuitable for crop irrigation, and it's allegedly the fault of a company that manufactures cases for Apple's iPad.

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Native Instruments revs Traktor DJ app for iPad

02/22/2013, 02:02 am

Developer Native Instruments on Thursday introduced Traktor DJ, a new app designed specifically for the iPad that allows users to turn their tablets into portable mixing stations.

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Leaked images supposedly show off parts of a Retina iPad mini

02/21/2013, 02:02 pm

Images posted to a Chinese Internet forum on Thursday show what is claimed to be the rear casing for an iPad mini with a high-density retina screen.

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Brazilian lawsuit accuses Apple of 'planned obsolescence' with fourth-gen iPad

02/21/2013, 12:02 pm

Apple's legal troubles in Brazil grew on Thursday, as news emerged that the company has been hit with a class-action suit alleging that the quick release of the fourth-generation iPad constitutes "planned obsolescence" with regard to its predecessor.

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Sony's PlayStation 4 follows Mac OS X lead, in contrast to Apple's Post-PC direction

02/21/2013, 07:02 am

Sony's plans for its new PlayStation 4 gaming console closely follow Apple's development path for Mac OS X over the last decade. However, Apple's focus has shifted from OS X to iOS, following a "Post PC" trend that began to emerge in 2007.

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Square launches iPad-driven 'Business in a Box' hardware for $299

02/20/2013, 03:02 pm

Mobile payment processing company Square announced on Wednesday its new "Business in a Box" a product meant to serve as a full point-of-sale system for physical retailers, allowing them to accept payments and perform analytics on their businesses from one device.

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Audible brings audiobooks to Apple's iPad with first tablet-optimized app

02/20/2013, 11:02 am

Audible on Wednesday announced changes to its official application on Apple's iOS platform, redesigning it for iPhone and rolling out a tablet-optimized layout for iPad owners.

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Rumor: Next-gen iPad mini display tech being developed by AU Optronics

02/20/2013, 01:02 am

A report out of the Far East claims that iPad mini display supplier AU Optronics has started development of screen technology to be used in the next-generation of Apple's mid-sized tablet.

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Apple catches up with iPad mini demand, new orders now listed as 'in stock'

02/19/2013, 03:02 pm

Apple's supply of its hot-selling iPad mini appears to have finally caught up with demand, as the smaller iPad is now listed as "In Stock" on the company's online store.

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Bringing Retina display to iPad mini could add 30% to total parts cost

02/18/2013, 07:02 pm

With Apple rumored to be working on a next-generation iPad mini with Retina display, some market watchers estimate that adding the high-resolution panel to the 7.9-inch tablet could raise total parts costs by up to 30 percent.

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Apple's iPad increasingly in vogue in the world of fashion

02/18/2013, 10:02 am

Apple's iDevices have for the better part of a decade now been recognized as fashionable digital accessories, but a new report has the iPhone and iPad exerting a growing influence on the world of fashion itself.

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Apple's new iPad ad campaign promotes 300,000 apps "for everything you love"

02/16/2013, 10:02 pm

Apple has introduced a new billboard ad campaign touting not just the iPad and iPad mini, but drawing particular attention to their shared library of 300,000 apps, a notable departure from the ads of Samsung and other tablet vendors.

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Piper Jaffray says Apple media event still likely by April, sees 'new iPad body styles'

02/15/2013, 08:02 am

Although a recent rumor that Apple was preparing to host a developer-related television event next month was almost instantly shot down, investment research firm Piper Jaffray says a review of years past indicates the company is still likely to host an event by the end of April, which could see the introduction of redesigned iPads.

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Microsoft leaving $2.5 billion per year on the table by holding back Office from iPad

02/14/2013, 02:02 pm

Microsoft's reluctance to bring its industry-standard Office productivity suite to Apple's iPad may give the software giant a modicum of leverage in the new computing environment, but one analyst says that policy means Microsoft is leaving $2.5 billion a year on the table.

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