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Topic: iPad 2

Apple headlines 8 of WSJ's 10 most-read corporate articles in 2011

12/29/2011, 02:12 am

Apple came up as a frequent hot topic in business news this year, as evidenced by the fact that eight of the ten most-read corporate articles from The Wall Street Journal in 2011 were about the company and its co-founder Steve Jobs.

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Rumor: Apple to unveil high-end, mid-range third-gen iPads in January

12/28/2011, 11:12 pm

An unverified report out of the Far East claims that Apple will unveil in January 2012 two new models of the iPad, with one high-end version featuring an 8-megapixel camera and a mid-range model equipped with a 5-megapixel shooter, but the rumor has quickly been dismissed as unlikely.

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Apple's iPad has 84% satisfaction rating, 17% of users install 80+ apps

12/22/2011, 01:12 pm

A new survey has found that an overwhelming majority of iPad owners are satisfied with their tablet from Apple, and also offers some insight into how, when and where people are using their iPad.

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7" panel orders reportedly overtake 9.7" shipments as iPad 2 production draws down

12/21/2011, 11:12 pm

Growing interest in 7-inch tablets from Amazon and Barnes & Noble has led to a spike in panel shipments even as Apple is believed to be drawing down production of the iPad 2 in preparation for its next-generation tablet, resulting in reports that 7-inch orders have briefly surpassed those of 9.7-inch panels.

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Ignition of aluminum dust to blame for Pegatron blast

12/20/2011, 05:12 pm

The recent explosion at one of Pegatron's Shanghai subsidiaries was reportedly caused by the ignition of aluminum dust, and occurred under similar conditions as another deadly blast at a Foxconn plant earlier this year.

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Apple sues Samsung over patented iPad, iPhone case designs [u]

12/20/2011, 11:12 am

The legal battle between Samsung and Apple continues to grow, as Apple has filed a new lawsuit against Samsung accusing the company of violating patents related to tablet and smartphone case designs [updated with clarification from Samsung].

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Apple accounts for three of Google's top ten 2011 searches

12/15/2011, 07:12 pm

Three Apple-related search terms were included in Google's Zeitgeist 2011, with Steve Jobs, the iPhone 5 and iPad 2 all ranking as one of the top ten fastest-rising global queries recorded by the internet search giant.

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Amazon says Kindle Fire has sold 'millions,' but won't get specific

12/15/2011, 02:12 pm

Amazon issued a press release on Thursday to reveal that its newly launched Kindle Fire tablet has sold "millions of units," but declined to give any specific sales figures.

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Samsung newspaper ad hypes Galaxy Tab as 'tablet Apple tried to stop'

12/15/2011, 10:12 am

Samsung officials have credited Apple's lawsuits for attracting attention to its Galaxy Tab lineup, while a new advertisement is portraying the device as "the tablet Apple tried to stop."

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FAA grants American Airlines approval to use iPads on all flights [u]

12/13/2011, 06:12 pm

Six months after receiving approval from the FAA to test of iPads as replacements for traditional paper flight charts, American Airlines is set to be the first major commercial carrier to use Apple's device in all phases of flight.

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Best Buy sees strong iPhone 4S, iPad 2 demand in 'Apple holiday season'

12/13/2011, 12:12 pm

Best Buy officials have singled out Apple's iPhone 4S and iPad 2 as some of the company's strongest selling products during the holiday shopping season.

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Apple cuts prices of refurbished iPad 2s by as much as $50

12/09/2011, 11:12 am

Apple on Friday quietly reduced the prices of its refurbished iPad 2 units even further, offering as much as $100 off the price of a new unit and $50 less than the previous refurbished prices for some models.

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Motorola wins major injunction against Apple's iPhone, iPad in Germany

12/09/2011, 08:12 am

Motorola Mobility on Friday won a major patent infringement decision against Apple in Germany, a ruling that includes an injunction against the iPhone and 3G-capable iPads.

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Holiday iPhone, Mac sales ahead of expectations, iPad 'a little light'

12/07/2011, 08:12 am

Indications from Apple's supply chain suggest that iPhone and Mac sales are picking up strength ahead of Christmas, while the iPad remains on pace for a record setting quarter, albeit with softer sales than expected.

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Wintek sales surge 74% on iPhone, iPad demand, Apple stock boost expected

12/01/2011, 10:12 am

Touchscreen supplier Wintek Corporation revealed on Thursday that its sales in November were up 74 percent month over month, an increase seen as a positive sign for sales of Apple's iOS devices that is expected to push its stock price higher and offset recent losses.

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Weak non-iPad tablet sales reduce demand for Gorilla Glass

11/30/2011, 10:11 am

Citing weaker-than-expected demand for tablets, Corning has reduced its sales forecast for Gorilla Glass, though disappointing sales are believed to be related to non-iPad tablets, not Apple.

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Apple asks German court to bar sales of Samsung's redesigned Galaxy Tab 10.1N

11/29/2011, 04:11 pm

Samsung's recent retooling of its Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet wasn't enough to ward off Apple's legal challenges, as the iPad maker has now asked a German court to stop sales of the redesigned Tab 10.1N.

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Apple seen selling iPad 3 HD, iPad 2S and iPad 2 in 2012

11/29/2011, 01:11 pm

Apple is seen expanding its tablet lineup significantly in 2012, offering a third-generation iPad with a high-resolution screen alongside a faster "iPad 2S" with the same resolution as its predecessors, as well as a discounted iPad 2.

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Amazon says Kindle Fire is its best-selling product, but won't reveal numbers

11/28/2011, 03:11 pm

Amazon on Monday touted the success of its newly launched Kindle Fire, revealing it is the retailer's best-selling product, though it still won't disclose any actual sales figures.

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Royal Caribbean's Splendour of the Seas will feature an iPad in every cabin

11/28/2011, 12:11 pm

Travelers who cruise on Royal Caribbean's Splendour of the Seas ship starting in early 2012 will have access to an iPad in their cabin, with more ships set to gain Apple's tablet in the coming years.

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