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75% of Apple stores sold out of iPhone 4S on Black Friday, iPad sales up 68%

11/28/2011, 08:11 am

Apple's Black Friday sales were a resounding success according to two separate accounts, which revealed that most of the company's retail stores sold out of the iPhone 4S on the biggest shopping day of the year.


Best Buy offering $45 off all iPad 2 models during early online Black Friday sale

11/24/2011, 11:11 am

Apple Authorized reseller Best Buy on Thursday launched an online sale offering the steepest discounts yet on all of Apple's iPad 2 models along with free shipping.


Combined Mac, iPad sales to make Apple largest global PC vendor in 2012

11/21/2011, 09:11 am

Apple is poised to become the largest seller of PCs in the world before the second half of 2012, if the iPad is categorized as a PC.


Tablet demand soars 130% on back of Apple's iPad, new Amazon Kindle Fire

11/21/2011, 08:11 am

Between Apple's iPad and the newly launched Amazon Kindle Fire, tablet sales in North America are set to reach record heights, rising 130 percent during the holidays of 2011.


Major PC makers plan to concede tablet market to Apple, Amazon in 2012

11/18/2011, 08:11 am

Traditional PC makers like Dell and HP believe they have no advantages in the tablet market, and plan to phase out from competing with Apple's iPad, along with low-end tablets from content providers like Amazon and Barnes & Noble, in 2012.


Apple reportedly reduced iPad 2 orders because it bought 16M last quarter

11/17/2011, 07:11 am

An overabundance of iPad 2 components purchased by Apple last quarter has allowed the company to actually draw down its orders ahead of the holidays due to an excess of parts, which will allow it to build between 4 million and 5 million units.


Samsung modifies, rebrands & relaunches Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Germany

11/16/2011, 03:11 pm

In an attempt to bypass claims of patent infringement from Apple, Samsung has modified the design of its Galaxy Tab 10.1 touchscreen tablet, slightly renamed it, and re-released it in Germany.


Apple releases iOS 5.0.1 with fix for iPhone battery life bugs

11/10/2011, 01:11 pm

Apple on Thursday issued iOS 5.0.1, an incremental update for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch that addresses a well-publicized bug that resulted in shorter battery life.


26% of Amazon Kindle Fire buyers delaying purchase of Apple's iPad

11/09/2011, 09:11 am

A new survey of customers who plan to buy Amazon's Kindle Fire touchscreen tablet found that 26 percent of those said the product has prompted them to delay or put on hold a purchase of Apple's iPad.


Barnes & Noble to take on Kindle Fire, iPad with new $250 Nook Tablet

11/07/2011, 12:11 pm

Barnes & Noble on Monday unveiled its next-generation Nook Tablet, a new 7-inch touchscreen device with a color screen that's a direct competitor to Amazon's new Kindle Fire.


Apple testing second beta of iOS battery fix for iPhone users

11/04/2011, 02:11 pm

Apple is apparently working quickly to publicly release iOS 5.0.1, as evidenced by the company's second beta in two days released on Friday.


Apple leverages deep pockets to gain supply chain edge over rivals - report

11/04/2011, 02:11 am

A close look at Apple's supply chain has revealed that the company wields upfront cash payments and a highly-focused logistics ecosystem, largely credited to Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook, as "strategic weapons" to secure a significant advantage over its rivals.


Lawsuit accuses Apple's iPhone 4S of violating VPN patent

11/03/2011, 03:11 pm

Apple is the target of a new lawsuit that asserts a number of the company's products, including the newly released iPhone 4S, infringe on a virtual private network patent.


Schools expect to have more iPads than computers in next 5 years

10/31/2011, 08:10 am

A new survey of technology directors in U.S. school districts found that all of them are testing or deploying the iPad in schools, and they expect tablets to outnumber computers in the next five years.


Samsung appeals injunction barring Galaxy Tab sales in Australia

10/27/2011, 10:10 am

Samsung on Thursday appealed a court decision that banned sales of Samsung's Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Australia due to alleged infringement of patents owned by Apple.


Apple's iPhone remains top device for mobile ad impressions

10/25/2011, 07:10 am

New data shows the iPhone and iPad ranked first in various mobile advertising statistics for the third quarter of 2011, though Apple's iOS had a 28 percent total share of mobile ad impressions -- or half of the 56 percent seen by Android devices.


Apple updates iPad 2 Smart Covers with color changes

10/24/2011, 10:10 am

Apple on Monday revised its lineup of magnetic Smart Covers for the iPad 2, adding a few color options while discontinuing the orange polyurethane version, among other changes.


Rumor: Apple shipped 13M iPads in Q3, short of internal forecasts

10/18/2011, 08:10 am

A new report claims that Apple shipped a record-setting 13 million iPad units in the third quarter of calendar 2011, but suggests that sum did not meet the company's internal goals.


Grand Theft Auto III coming to iPhone 4S, iPad 2

10/14/2011, 06:10 pm

Rockstar Games will bring its popular Grand Theft Auto franchise to Apple's latest iOS devices to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the game's third episode.


Samsung lawyer couldn't tell iPad and Galaxy Tab apart from 10 feet away

10/14/2011, 12:10 pm

When asked by a judge in a California courtroom to tell the difference between a Samsung Galaxy Tab and an Apple iPad held side-by-side 10 feet away, an attorney for Samsung couldn't do it.