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Topic: iPad

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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Nokia rumored to join Apple in dumping Samsung as a supplier

02/13/2013, 06:02 pm

With Apple known to be working overtime in its efforts to reduce its dependance on Samsung as a component supplier, word comes that other companies, including Nokia, are also considering plans to do the same thing, for similar reasons.

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LinkedIn CEO gives Apple iPad minis to 3,500 employees

02/13/2013, 05:02 pm

Jeff Weiner, chief executive at professional networking site LinkedIn, handed out an iPad mini to each of his 3,500 employees on Wednesday in recognition of their contributions to the company.

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Apple calls tablets "the mother of all markets," Mac cannibalization not a concern

02/12/2013, 01:02 pm

The iPad is "the poster child of the post-PC revolution," according to Apple CEO Tim Cook, who expressed no concerns about the company's industry-leading tablet undercutting sales of the Mac platform on which Apple was founded.

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UC Irvine says Apple's iPad helped students score 23% higher on exams

02/11/2013, 04:02 pm

After launching a new iMedEd initiative built around Apple's iPad, the University of California at Irvine reports that students in the program have now scored "an average of 23 percent higher on their national exams" than previous classes, "despite having similar incoming GPAs and MCAT scores."

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New Jersey firefighters sworn in on iPad Bible app

02/10/2013, 03:02 pm

Last week, several Atlantic City firefighters took their oaths of office using not a physical Bible, as is tradition, but a Bible app on Apple's iPad.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook disagreed with Steve Jobs over suing Samsung

02/10/2013, 12:02 pm

A new profile of the love-hate relationship between Apple and Samsung details how the tech heavyweights springboarded off each other to emerge as the two dominant forces in the ongoing mobile computing revolution, while also disclosing that Apple CEO Tim Cook didn't share the same views as late company co-founder Steve Jobs in pursuing Samsung legally.

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