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Flaw in distracted driving study: no evaluation of Apple's "Eyes Free" Siri mode

05/01/2013, 04:05 pm

A widely publicized study that reported that voice assistants like Apple's Siri aren't any safer than manually texting while driving failed to test Siri as it was actually designed to be used in its distracted driving experiment.


IDC: iPad dipped to 40% of tablet shipments in Q1 2013

05/01/2013, 02:05 pm

Apple's iPad fell to 39.6 percent of total worldwide tablet shipments in the first quarter of calendar 2013, according to the latest market data from research firm IDC.


American Airlines sees Apple's iPad preventing pilot back injuries

05/01/2013, 09:05 am

By switching from heavy 40-pound flight bags to Apple's iPad, American Airlines expects to address a relatively common issue among commercial airline pilots: back injuries.


BlackBerry CEO predicts tablet market will diminish within five years

04/30/2013, 12:04 pm

The CEO of the seemingly reinvigorated BlackBerry doesn't have much faith in the long-term potential of the tablet sector, saying in an interview that in five years there might be no reason to have a tablet at all.


Samsung's new 7" Galaxy Tab 3 to take on Apple's iPad mini, and take phone calls

04/29/2013, 08:04 am

Samsung on Monday announced its new third-generation Galaxy Tab, a modestly equipped 7-inch tablet with a 3G-enabled variant that will also double as a phone.


Yield issues to keep Apple from building Retina iPad mini until October - report

04/28/2013, 02:04 pm

Apparent screen yield issues will prevent Apple from producing a second-generation iPad mini with Retina display before October, according to one well-connected analyst.


iPad takes top J.D. Power honors for the second time in a row

04/27/2013, 07:04 pm

J.D. Power and Associates released its most recent study on customer satisfaction in the tablet segment this week, with Apple's iPad taking the top prize for the second consecutive time.


Windows 8 tablets grab 7% of shipments, Apple's iPad still controls nearly half

04/25/2013, 03:04 pm

Apple's iPad offerings continue to dominate the tablet segment, but tablets running Windows 8 have had a small impact, accounting for one in fourteen tablets shipped in the first quarter of 2013.


Apple's online store now offering refurbed 7th Generation iPod Nanos, cheaper refurbed iPads

04/23/2013, 03:04 pm

Customers interested in saving a bit on an iPod nano or iPad are in luck, as Apple's online store has begun offering refurbished models of both devices at a significant discount.


Logitech's iPad FabricSkin Folios feature slim, Surface-like cloth keyboards

04/23/2013, 10:04 am

Logitech on Tuesday announced two new iPad accessories, one of which leverages a novel case design to give Apple's iPad a keyboard while still maintaining a slim profile for the tablet.


Supposed Apple 'iPad 5' rear casing again shows mini-like design

04/22/2013, 10:04 am

The last few months have seen multiple leaks hinting at the design of Apple's next iPad, but now a picture released to the Internet purports to show the actual rear casing of the tablet, again suggesting Apple may adopt an iPad mini-like design for it's next full-size offering.


Microsoft, partners readying iPad mini competitors for later this year

04/19/2013, 02:04 pm

The next few months may see Microsoft taking the fight for the smaller tablet market to Apple, firing back at the iPad mini with one or more similarly-sized devices running some form of Windows.


Apple's iPad expands lead in tablet use at the expense of Amazon, Android, Microsoft Surface

04/18/2013, 05:04 pm

The release of the iPad three years ago has had a brutal impact on conventional PC sales, but new data on tablet use shows that Apple is not just fending off tablet competitors, it's advancing on them.


Apple sought iBooks recommendation deal with Goodreads, was blocked by Amazon purchase

04/18/2013, 03:04 pm

Apple was reportedly interested in integrating book recommendations from the service Goodreads into the iBookstore, but those plans were tossed after Amazon bought the social networking site.


Apple's next-gen 9.7" iPad expected to be 25% lighter, 15% thinner, debut in Q3

04/18/2013, 02:04 am

Noted analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities expects Apple's fifth-generation iPad to be substantially smaller than the current model, while still managing to carry a GF2 touch panel, A7X processor and other improvements over its predecessor.


Purported cases for Apple's 'iPad 5' again show iPad mini-like design

04/16/2013, 10:04 am

Images showing the purported rear casing for the next generation of Apple's iPad have once again emerged, showing off a design shift that brings the larger tablet in line with the look of its smaller sibling, the iPad mini.


Apple's iPad leads mobile shift among financial pros as Bloomberg debuts new app

04/16/2013, 09:04 am

Financial professionals are increasingly turning to mobile devices like Apple's iPad to get information on markets, with popular reporting firm Bloomberg saying the number of mobile subscribers for its recently updated app has doubled in the past three years.


Facebook reportedly in discussions to bring 'Home' to Apple's iPhone, Microsoft Windows Phone [u]

04/15/2013, 08:04 pm

Coming on the heels of Facebook's debut of the Google Android-based "Home" app launcher earlier in April, the company is now said to be in talks with Apple to possibly collaborate on such an initiative for the iPhone.


After powering 100 issues of 'Trvl' for iPad, Prss is pitched as 'the software Apple forgot to make'

04/14/2013, 05:04 am

Popular iPad-only magazine Trvl reached 100 issues and a million app installs last week. Now, the company behind the publication has set its sights on its next major milestone: this summer's public launch of its proprietary publishing tool, Prss.


IHS sees netbooks dead by 2015, blames Apple's iPad

04/13/2013, 04:04 pm

Even as the wider PC industry declines thanks to the rise of mobile devices, IHS is predicting that one segment in particular will be fully dead within two years, with Apple's iPad as the primary driver in its decline.