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Topic: iPad

Microsoft Surface RT & Pro estimated to have sold 1.5M units total

03/15/2013, 01:03 pm

Microsoft's answer to the iPad, the Surface RT and Surface Pro tablets, have stumbled out of the gates, moving just 1.5 million units since launch, according to a new report.


YouTube Capture iOS app updated with iPad, iPad mini support

03/14/2013, 03:03 pm

Google on Thursday released an update for its YouTube Capture iOS app, bringing making the app compatible with the iPad and iPad mini.


Judge rules Tim Cook must participate in 4-hour testimony for e-book suit

03/13/2013, 02:03 pm

The judge presiding over a government antitrust case against Apple's iBookstore has ruled that CEO Tim Cook must testify in the case.


Apple's iPad is heart of Idaho elementary 'iSchool' pilot program

03/13/2013, 10:03 am

A company that specializes in implementing Apple products in the classroom has deployed the iPad to elementary school students in an Idaho pilot program.


IDC projects Android tablets will pass Apple's iPad this year, sees little good news for Microsoft

03/12/2013, 01:03 pm

The year 2013 will be the one in which shipments of tablets running Google's Android operating system will pass those of Apple's iPad, according to a new analysis out from IDC.


Qantas airline to provide passengers Apple iPads for in-flight entertainment

03/12/2013, 09:03 am

Australian air carrier Qantas has announced that it will be handing out Apple's iPad to passengers on flights, giving them access to over 200 hours of movies, music, and television.


New York Magazine to launch new subscription-based iPad app in April

03/10/2013, 06:03 am

New York magazine will this month reveal a new subscription-based version of its publication for Apple's iPad, with plans to roll the app out by early April.


Proposed bill would allow iPad use from takeoff to landing

03/08/2013, 12:03 pm

A Missouri senator, impatient with slow progress by the Federal Aviation Administration, has taken it upon herself to address the use of electronic devices like Apple's iPad on airplanes, and she's putting together a bill that would allow passengers to use their devices from takeoff through to landing.


Apple's 'secret' eBay store undercuts company's own refurb store by $100

03/08/2013, 10:03 pm

Apple's somewhat unofficial eBay store has begun undercutting the company's own refurbished prices, offering MacBooks for up to $100 less, and savings of up to $50 on iPads and iPods.


US Navy will tap Apple's iPad to battle PTSD with new app

03/08/2013, 10:03 am

The U.S. Office of Naval Research (ONR) is developing an app for Apple's iPad aimed at helping prevent post-traumatic stress among warfighters, a move that could save billions of dollars in associated medical costs.


Amazon, Samsung tablets inch up, but Apple's iPad still ahead by a mile

03/07/2013, 03:03 pm

The launch of Apple's iPad mini appears to have slowed the rate at which competitors have been able to eat into the company's overwhelming lead in the tablet sector, according to a new study out Thursday, even as Amazon and Samsung tablets continue to carve out their own share.


With Apple's iPad besting Windows 8, Microsoft slashes prices & alters tactics

03/07/2013, 02:03 pm

With Apple's iPad dominating the new wave of computing, Microsoft's Windows 8 is floundering and the software giant is slashing prices even as its manufacturing partners are dropping some Windows devices.


News Corp. to challenge Apple's iPad in education with Amplify Tablet

03/06/2013, 03:03 pm

News Corporation, parent company to Fox News, will enter the education sector this fall with not only a tablet-based curriculum but its own Amplify Tablet, aimed at taking on Apple's iPad in K-12 technology.


Samsung adds security layer to Android to gain enterprise credibility

03/04/2013, 04:03 pm

In response to lackluster interest in Google's Android platform by corporate enterprise and government users, Samsung has announced plans to shore up its smartphones and tablets with third party security software in an initiative branded as "SAFE," or "Samsung For Enterprise."


Apple's iPad by far the most desired tablet among consumers

03/04/2013, 02:03 pm

Apple's dominance in the tablet computing sector seems unlikely to wane in the near future, as a new consumer survey found half of the respondents looking to buy a tablet were planning on getting an iPad, with no other company seeing double digit interest.


Arkansas State's 'iPad Initiative' will require all incoming students to have Apple's tablet

03/01/2013, 02:03 pm

Just two years ago, Arkansas State University first began to experiment with the iPad in the classroom. Now this fall, in a major shift for the school and a boon for Apple's tablet, all incoming students will be required to have one.


Apple's iPad integrated with self-driving car, handles navigation and UI duties

02/28/2013, 05:02 pm

Researchers at Oxford University have developed robotic technology allowing drivers to hand control of the wheel to an unlikely chauffeur, Apple's iPad.


Apple expected to sell 55M iPad minis, 33M iPads in 2013

02/28/2013, 04:02 pm

Shipments of 9.7-inch tablets like Apple's full-size iPad "collapsed" in January, setting the stage for the iPad mini to be the market leader in 2013.


Apple's versatile magnetic stand concept could securely hold an iPad upside down

02/28/2013, 08:02 am

Apple has shown interest in building a magnetic iPad stand that would allow the device to be securely mounted in any fashion, including upside down in a moving car.


Amazon rolls out Cloud Player app update, brings iPad compatibility

02/27/2013, 03:02 pm

Amazon on Wednesday released an updated version of its Amazon Cloud Player app for iOS, with an updated look and new compatibility with Apple's iPad.