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Benchmarks rate Apple's iPad 2x as fast at apps as iPhone 3GS

04/04/2010, 11:04 pm

Despite apparently using the same single core, Cortex A8 generation of its ARM processor core, the same Power VR SGX 535 graphics core, and the same amount of system RAM, the iPad is around twice as fast as the iPhone 3GS in running native Cocoa Touch apps.

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First Look: Apple's new iPad

04/03/2010, 07:04 pm

Apple's iPad scales the iPhone OS up to a 1024x768 resolution, 9.7" screen. But this device isn't just a larger iPod touch; it has been given a series of unique features (some of which are likely to show up in future iPhone and iPods) and new level of hardware and software sophistication.

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iPad licensing agreement specifies paid annual OS updates

03/29/2010, 08:03 pm

Apple has posted the terms of its firmware licensing agreement for the iPad, which restricts free operating software updates to the current major reference release.

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Apple acquires iPad trademark from Fujitsu

03/26/2010, 08:03 pm

Apple obtained the "entire interest" in the iPad trademark from Fujitsu last week, according to a filing published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

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Apple launching iPad with explicit content in App Store

03/26/2010, 08:03 pm

After nearly two years of criticism of its censorship of adult content in the iPhone App Store, Apple appears to be gearing up to sell explicit content for both the iPad and the iPhone and iPod touch.

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US Army leaders visit Apple campus to discuss future mobile devices

03/24/2010, 04:03 pm

Leaders of the U.S. Army's technology command visited Apple's Cupertino, Calif., campus earlier this month to talk about existing products, including the forthcoming iPad, and the development of new, user-friendly technology for use on the front lines.

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iPhone, iPod touch carve 19% gaming share from Sony, Nintendo

03/22/2010, 06:03 pm

Over the last year, Apple's share of the US video game software market has jumped 500%, eating into the growth of console games while also putting pressure on mobile gaming leaders Nintendo and Sony.

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Another 'illegal' Apple iPod touch billboard scrutinized

03/22/2010, 02:03 pm

A massive "supergraphic" billboard for the iPod touch in Los Angeles, Calif., will come down soon, as the 11-story Apple advertisement has been defined as illegal by the city due to safety concerns.

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Apple to ban film-based screen protectors from company stores

03/17/2010, 12:03 pm

Consumers seeking a protective film for the screen on their iPhone, iPod, iPad or Mac will soon have to look outside of Apple's retail stores, which will soon halt sales of the accessories indefinitely.

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February Mac sales up 43%, Apple on track for 2.9M in quarter

03/15/2010, 01:03 pm

New retail sales data shows Apple has continued to have strong Mac and iPod sales at the start of 2010, with February's numbers showing significant year-over-year growth.

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Apple's January Mac sales grow 36%, on pace for 2.8M in quarter

02/16/2010, 02:02 pm

The latest NPD sales data shows Mac sales increased 36 percent year-over-year in the month of January, which could mean a strong 2.8 million sales for Apple in the first quarter of calendar 2010.

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Inside Apple's iPad: VGA video output

02/08/2010, 03:02 am

Apple's new iPad debuts a new VGA-style video output option, a first for the company's mobile device lineup.

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Hands on with Apple's iPad (with videos and photos)

01/27/2010, 11:01 pm

The big question before today's Apple event was how the company would deliver a tablet-sized product that any significant number of people might want to buy. On stage, Steve Jobs provided a lot of answers, but the most powerful answer required holding the new device in your hands.

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Steve Jobs: Apple tablet "the most important thing I've ever done"

01/26/2010, 04:01 am

Adding fuel to the already blazing bonfire of excited anticipation surrounding the tablet-sized product Apple is expected to announce on Wednesday, CEO Steve Jobs has being quoted as saying, “This will be the most important thing I’ve ever done.”

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iPod touch sales spike 55%; Mac strong in education, overseas

01/25/2010, 07:01 pm

Apple's diverse lineup of popular products delivered a record quarter for the company, with officials revealing Monday that iPod touch and Mac sales are stronger than ever.

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Wall Street expects record earnings to kick off Apple's big week

01/25/2010, 09:01 am

As Apple prepares to report its earnings today at 5 p.m. Eastern time, most Wall Street analysts expect the company to report its best quarter ever, with the potential for record holiday iPhone and Mac sales.

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Inside the multitouch FingerWorks tech in Apple's tablet

01/23/2010, 02:01 pm

The hyped anticipation surrounding the Apple Event later this week is looking for clues as to exactly what the company might deliver. One element of the anticipated new tablet's software side is related to Apple's 2005 acquisition of multitouch technology and expertise from FingerWorks.

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Apple investigates slimmer, lighter dual-function touchscreens

01/07/2010, 12:01 pm

A new patent application revealed this week suggests Apple is looking to improve its touchscreen displays with technology that could make them thinner, lighter and brighter.

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Apple announces App Store downloads top 3 billion

01/05/2010, 08:01 am

Apple on Tuesday revealed that more than 3 billion applications have been downloaded worldwide from its App Store for the iPhone and iPod touch.

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Apple's Mac, iPod sales face favorable comps in early 2010

01/05/2010, 07:01 am

Apple's recently concluded December quarter is expected to produce blockbuster results for the company, and that momentum is forecast to carry into early 2010 with a favorable landscape.

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