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Topic: tablet

Apple tablet seen nearing $3 billion business in first year

01/22/2010, 09:01 am

Selling an estimated 5 million units in its first year as a "base case" scenario, Apple's tablet would earn the company $2.8 billion in additional revenue and solidify it as more than a niche product, a prominent investment baking firm said Friday.

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Apple making last-minute tablet content deals for trade, education books

01/22/2010, 07:01 am

Just days before Apple is expected to introduce its multimedia touchscreen tablet, the company is said to be in negotiations with a variety of companies for content. The latest alleged participants: educational publisher McGraw-Hill and trade book publisher Hachette Book Group.

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Verizon, AT&T in 11th hour talks for CDMA, GSM Apple tablets - report

01/21/2010, 09:01 pm

Apple is still ironing out last-minute details with both Verizon and AT&T about supporting its forthcoming tablet, and may offer two different versions designed specifically for each carrier.

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Consumers reluctant to spend above $700 for Apple tablet - study

01/21/2010, 03:01 pm

While consumer interest in Apple's forthcoming tablet is high, a price north of $700 could turn off many potential buyers, a new survey has found.

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Sources detail physical design of Apple's upcoming tablet device

01/21/2010, 12:01 pm

When Apple finally takes the wraps off its long-anticipated tablet next Wednesday, the device will strike a familiar chord with owners of the original iPhone, with similarities in industrial design trickling all the way down to the handset's button and connectivity components, AppleInsider has learned.

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Apple sees tablet as one device shared by the whole family - WSJ

01/20/2010, 09:01 pm

The Wall Street Journal dropped a bombshell of tablet and Apple-related information Wednesday evening. Among the new details: Apple sees its tablet as a device that will be shared by multiple family members -- and it might even recognize their faces.

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More evidence of 'iPad' name, AT&T bracing for 'unannounced devices'

01/20/2010, 07:01 pm

Apple has extended the time available for it to make a legal argument against Fujitsu over the "iPad" name according to Trademark Office documents, and AT&T may be prepping its network for "unannounced devices."

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As Apple tablet looms, Amazon Kindle adopts App Store revenue split

01/20/2010, 11:01 am

Amazon announced Wednesday that its share of revenue from some content sold for its Kindle e-reader will be more akin to Apple's iPhone App Store business model, with a 70-30 split in favor of the content provider.

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Apple tablet rumors: Time Inc. in the dark, PA Semi chip, 'secret' negotiations

01/20/2010, 09:01 am

U.S. publishers are reportedly negotiating tablet-related content deals with Apple in New York; a list of potential component suppliers for the hardware has surfaced, including a P.A. Semi-designed processor; and new allegations claim Time Inc. has little knowledge of the tablet.

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'Minor issues' could delay $999 Apple tablet availability 'til June - report

01/19/2010, 03:01 pm

While Apple's tablet is still expected to see a formal introduction at a media event next week, issues with battery life and durability could result in a June launch, an analyst said Tuesday.

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Apple's tablet announcement: games could be a focus, music unlikely

01/19/2010, 09:01 am

With Apple expected to introduce the long-awaited tablet next week, the company's content partners will likely play a part in the unveiling. While there is an indication games might play an important role in the presentation, music labels are not expected to be a major presence.

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Record 3.1 million Mac sales expected to kickoff 'Year of the Mac'

01/19/2010, 08:01 am

A strong holiday quarter, higher than expected Mac sales, and hype leading up to Apple's expected tablet unveiling next week are all expected to drive the company's stock to new heights, one Wall Street analyst said Monday.

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HarperCollins in talks to offer content for Apple's tablet

01/18/2010, 09:01 pm

Apple and publisher HarperCollins are reportedly conducting talks over possible e-book offerings for Apple's new tablet device, with pricing that would follow the current App Store model.

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Tablet, iPhone OS 4.0, iLife 2010 'confirmed' for Apple event - report

01/18/2010, 03:01 pm

A new report Monday from FoxNews.com cites an anonymous source to claim Apple will introduce its tablet, "iPhone 4" and iLife 2010 at next week's event.

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Apple confirms Jan. 27 media event to show off 'latest creation'

01/18/2010, 12:01 pm

Apple officially sent out invitations Monday for its expected Jan. 27 event in San Francisco, where it is anticipated the company will introduce its new touchscreen tablet device.

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AMOLED display seen as unlikely for Apple tablet - report

01/18/2010, 11:01 am

Given their high cost and a lack of supply in the 10.1-inch size, AMOLED displays are highly unlikely to be a part of Apple's forthcoming touchscreen tablet, a new report has concluded.

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The inside track on Apple's tablet: a history of tablet computing

01/15/2010, 07:01 am

Apple's anticipated press event later this month is widely expected to debut a new tabled-sized device as a sibling to the company's Mac, iPod and iPhone product lines. Here's what has led up to the launch, and why the futuristic tablet hasn't taken off so far.

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Apple lawyers issue cease-and-desist letter over $100K tablet 'bounty'

01/14/2010, 02:01 pm

A Web site offering up to $100,000 for details on Apple's forthcoming tablet has been asked by the Cupertino, Calif., company's lawyers to stop, alleging the "bounty" is in violation of California laws protecting trade secrets.

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Apple investigating iPhone stylus input, contextual user interfaces

01/14/2010, 08:01 am

New patent applications revealed this week show Apple has investigated creating a stylus for use on a touch-sensitive panel like the iPhone, and creating dynamic user interfaces for mobile devices that would adapt to location and use.

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ARM-powered Apple tablet called 'iPhone on steroids'

01/13/2010, 11:01 am

Clues on Apple's forthcoming tablet continue to surface as the device is expected to debut this month, with a new report referring to the device as an "iPhone on steroids."

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