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Prime minister visits Apple HQ as Turkey ponders 10.6M-tablet buy for education

05/20/2013, 11:05 am

Ahead of a planned purchase of more than 10 million tablets, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan visited Apple's campus to hear the company's pitch for the iPad's use in education.

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Rumor: Production of Apple's 33% lighter fifth-gen iPad to begin in July

05/20/2013, 07:05 am

Trial production of Apple's thinner and lighter fifth-generation iPad is rumored to begin soon, with full-scale volume production to kick off in July, according to a new report.

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US Air Force expects to save $50M with use of 18K Apple iPads

05/17/2013, 09:05 am

The purchase of 18,000 iPads for use as electronic flight bags has set the stage for the U.S. Air Force to save more than $50 million over the next 10 years.

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Rumor: LG, Sharp & AUO gearing up to build displays for Apple's next iPad mini

05/17/2013, 08:05 am

Three key display suppliers are allegedly preparing for production of Apple's next iPad later this year, with LG Display and Sharp said to already have been selected, while AU Optronics is hoping to get into the mix.

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ABC updates iOS app with live streams of all programming in select markets

05/14/2013, 03:05 pm

Tuesday saw the launch of a new version of broadcaster ABC's iOS app, one that for the first time will allow users in select markets to watch live television from a U.S. broadcaster.

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Square shows off new hardware stand that turns iPad into a register

05/14/2013, 01:05 pm

Mobile payment processor Square on Tuesday revealed a new hardware accessory for Apple's iPad: the Square Stand, which turns the popular tablet into a register capable of accepting credit card payments.

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Apple adds Samsung's Galaxy S4 to patent infringement suit

05/14/2013, 11:05 am

In a court filing on Monday, Apple extended its ongoing litigation struggle with Samsung, adding the company's recently released Galaxy S4 to the list of devices Apple says infringe on its patented designs.

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Apple's iPads, iPhones could be subject to new French 'culture tax'

05/13/2013, 12:05 pm

Apple products like the iPhone and iPad may soon be subject to a new "culture tax," as France ponders levying such a fee on technology giants in order to help preserve its cultural products.

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Pegatron CEO refutes report about waning demand for Apple's iPad mini

05/09/2013, 09:05 am

While a report about Apple supplier Pegatron this week claimed demand for the iPad mini has been softening, the company's CEO has revealed in a follow-up that he said nothing of the sort.

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Apple supplier Pegatron says revenues hit by waning demand for iPad mini

05/08/2013, 04:05 pm

Demand for Apple's iPad mini may be slackening, as a major component supplier for the small tablet has forecast a considerable drop in its revenue.

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LG Display could start mass production of Retina iPad mini panels next month, analyst says

05/07/2013, 03:05 am

Coming on the heels of a prior report regarding the production timeline of Apple's second-generation iPad mini, analyst Richard Shim from NPD DisplaySearch now claims that display suppliers like LG could start mass production of the rumored tablet's screens as soon as next month.

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Analyst: Apple to release Retina display iPad mini models in Q3 and early 2014 [u]

05/06/2013, 02:05 am

While customers waiting for Apple to launch a Retina display-toting iPad mini may have to hold out until the third quarter, one analyst believes the company is already preparing a third-generation device set for debut in the first quarter of 2014.

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Editorial: Apple's iOS is the new Windows

05/04/2013, 06:05 pm

Over the last six months, Apple earned $22 billion on revenues of over $98 billion, while selling 85 million iPhones and 42 million iPads globally. The profits Apple is now earning in mobile dwarf the best mobile profit performance records set by Nokia in 2008 by more than a factor of three. Why are Apple's competitors not beating back its advances?

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Hearst reaches a million digital subscribers on Apple's iPad, other platforms

05/03/2013, 11:05 am

Hearst Magazines has hit its goal of one million digital subscribers on devices like Apple's iPad, as well as competing tablets such as the Amazon Kindle Fire.

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Slow start for Surface has Microsoft cautiously prepping smaller next-gen models - report

05/02/2013, 09:05 am

Microsoft is said to be planning to introduce its second generation of Surface tablets with smaller displays this June, but the company is reportedly taking a "cautious" approach after the initial models got off to a lukewarm start.

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Flaw in distracted driving study: no evaluation of Apple's "Eyes Free" Siri mode

05/01/2013, 04:05 pm

A widely publicized study that reported that voice assistants like Apple's Siri aren't any safer than manually texting while driving failed to test Siri as it was actually designed to be used in its distracted driving experiment.

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IDC: iPad dipped to 40% of tablet shipments in Q1 2013

05/01/2013, 02:05 pm

Apple's iPad fell to 39.6 percent of total worldwide tablet shipments in the first quarter of calendar 2013, according to the latest market data from research firm IDC.

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American Airlines sees Apple's iPad preventing pilot back injuries

05/01/2013, 09:05 am

By switching from heavy 40-pound flight bags to Apple's iPad, American Airlines expects to address a relatively common issue among commercial airline pilots: back injuries.

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BlackBerry CEO predicts tablet market will diminish within five years

04/30/2013, 12:04 pm

The CEO of the seemingly reinvigorated BlackBerry doesn't have much faith in the long-term potential of the tablet sector, saying in an interview that in five years there might be no reason to have a tablet at all.

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Samsung's new 7" Galaxy Tab 3 to take on Apple's iPad mini, and take phone calls

04/29/2013, 08:04 am

Samsung on Monday announced its new third-generation Galaxy Tab, a modestly equipped 7-inch tablet with a 3G-enabled variant that will also double as a phone.

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