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Topic: tablet

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.


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."


Claims of camera-equipped Apple tablet disputed

01/12/2010, 03:01 pm

Conflicting reports have emerged this week on whether Apple's forthcoming tablet will include a camera, with one company executive suggesting the device could be used for Web conferencing, while a technology pundit disputes those claims.


Apple corners market on 10.1-inch LCD, OLED screens - report

01/12/2010, 07:01 am

Availability of 10.1-inch multi-touch LCD and OLED display panels from Asian suppliers is said to be nonexistent, as one designer has claimed Apple "pre-ordered them all."


France Telecom exec implies Apple tablet to have 3G, Web cam [u]

01/11/2010, 08:01 am

An executive with wireless operator France Telecom suggested in an interview Monday that Apple will soon release a tablet equipped with a Web cam, and Orange customers across Europe will be able to use the device.


Apple tablet may ship with multi-touch version of iWork

01/09/2010, 02:01 pm

Apple has reportedly spent a considerable amount of time in recent years working on a version of its iWork productivity suite that could be controlled solely through the use of complex multi-touch gestures, making it well-suited for inclusion on the company's forthcoming tablet device.


Apple tablet to come wrapped in aluminum enclosure - report

01/08/2010, 03:01 pm

Touchscreen panels for Apple's forthcoming tablet have begun shipping, and aluminum casings are expected to arrive next month, sources allegedly told Reuters.


CES: Skiff, Que, Notion Ink e-readers take spotlight

01/07/2010, 08:01 pm

Three new e-reader devices -- Skiff, Que and Notion Ink -- have made their debut at CES, as Apple is rumored to introduce a multimedia tablet that will also offer print content.


CES: Dell previews 5-inch tablet concept akin to large iPod touch

01/07/2010, 03:01 pm

Piggybacking on industry-wide excitement over an expected Apple tablet unveiling later this month, rival Dell used a portion of its presentation at CES on Thursday to flaunt its own tiny tablet concept that's been brewing in its labs.


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.


Apple tablet speculation: production costs, internal components

01/07/2010, 10:01 am

With a rumored Jan. 27 event fast approaching, speculation regarding Apple's still-unannounced tablet continues to mount. This week, one analyst shared alleged information on the device's internal components, while another attempted to project the cost of its parts.


CES: Microsoft, HP introduce touchscreen 'slate PC'

01/07/2010, 09:01 am

During his keynote at CES Wednesday, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer unveiled a new touchscreen tablet from HP running Windows 7, dubbed a "slate PC."


Former Apple marketing manager describes company's 'controlled leaks'

01/06/2010, 01:01 pm

As vague "unidentified sources" continue to leak information about Apple's forthcoming tablet device, the company's former marketing manager has revealed supposed secrets on how the Cupertino, Calif., company operates.


Another report claims Jan. debut, Mar. sale for Apple tablet

01/06/2010, 09:01 am

More evidence surfaced this week to suggest that Apple will introduce its touchscreen tablet this month and make it available for sale in March.


Microsoft, HP to introduce touchscreen tablet Wed. - report

01/05/2010, 09:01 pm

Previously seen only as a leaked concept, Microsoft and HP could unveil the dual-screen, book-like touchscreen device known as the Courier Wednesday at CES.


Quattro purchase seen as defensive move for iPhone, offensive for tablet

01/05/2010, 06:01 pm

Apple is likely looking to get a piece of the mobile advertising space on its own App Store, but is also looking to dominate ads on its forthcoming tablet from the get-go with the purchase of Quattro Wireless, one analyst told AppleInsider.


Apple, Verizon in disagreement over CDMA iPhone pricing - report

01/05/2010, 09:01 am

As Apple and Verizon are rumored to be in negotiations for a summer 2010 CDMA iPhone launch, the nation's largest wireless carrier and the handset maker are believed to be at odds over pricing.


Apple to unveil tablet in January, ship in March - WSJ

01/04/2010, 06:01 pm

Apple later this month will preview its long-awaited touch-screen tablet before shipping the device to consumers two months later, the Wall Street Journal is reporting.


Apple's Wed., Jan. 27 event could include iPhone 4.0 SDK [u]

01/04/2010, 01:01 pm

A new report alleges that Apple will indeed host a late January event to introduce new products, though it will be one day later than was previously rumored.


Hardware makers plan preemptive strike against Apple tablet at CES

01/04/2010, 09:01 am

As CES kicks off this week, a great deal of focus will be on touchscreen tablet devices, which many companies plan to release in anticipation of Apple's own take on the mobile computing format.