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Apple, Inc. sold more computers than all of Microsoft's Windows PC partners in December quarter

02/13/2014, 06:02 pm

Seven years after entering the mobile computing market with iPhone, the Cupertino-based company has now reached a peak of building and selling more computers than all of Microsoft's Windows licensees put together.

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Apple set to discontinue legacy, non-Retina iPad 2

02/13/2014, 10:02 am

After nearly three years on the market, Apple's second-generation iPad, which sports an A5 processor and non-Retina display, is now on the chopping block, and is expected to be discontinued in the near future, AppleInsider has learned.

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Apple's iPad takes 91.4% share of enterprise tablets; iOS takes 73% share overall

02/12/2014, 12:02 pm

Enterprise mobile services vendor Good Technology reported that Apple's iPad accounted for more than 91 percent of enterprise tablet deployments, while iPhone represented 54 percent of smartphones activated by the more than 2,000 companies using its services in the fourth quarter, giving iOS an overall 73 percent share of mobile devices in the enterprise.

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Apple's iPad continues to dominate tablet usage, peaks in late evening

02/12/2014, 12:02 pm

Despite a recent uptick in sales for Android-based tablets, Apple's iPad remains the most-used slate by an overwhelming margin, according to new data released Wednesday.

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Whole Foods to roll out iPad-based Square Stands

02/11/2014, 07:02 pm

Payments services company Square on Tuesday announced a new partnership with Whole Foods Market that will see the rollout of iPad-based Square Stands at select grocery store locations nationwide.

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New data may reveal Apple's 2013 holiday iPad model sales mix

02/07/2014, 09:02 am

Sales of the non-Retina iPad mini may have nearly matched those of its higher-resolution sibling over the holidays as consumers chose the more diminutive tablet in equal proportions to Apple's full-size slates, according to a Friday report.

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Apple lowers MFi & Lightning licensing fees, paving way for more affordable iOS accessories

02/07/2014, 07:02 am

Apple last month again pared back the fees it charges third-parties and accessory makers who wish to manufacture official (MFi) electronic accessories, AirPlay audio accessories, and game controllers that connect to its iPods, iPhones, and iPads.

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Apple's 19.5 percent share of global PC & tablet sales now larger than Dell & HP combined

02/05/2014, 12:02 pm

Market research firm Canalys reports that Apple achieved a 19.5 percent slice of global, combined PC and tablet sales in the fourth calendar quarter of 2013. That's a larger share of unit sales than Dell and HP together, and well in advance of second place Lenovo and third place Samsung.

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Gazelle's new promo pays $10 extra on your iPhone, iPad and Mac trade-ins

02/04/2014, 01:02 pm

Gazelle is launching a promotion in February for new iPad buyers and iPhone users whose contracts are just coming to term, offering a $10 bonus on cash payouts to help offset the cost of purchasing a newer iOS device.

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Apple releases two 'Your Verse' iPad Air ads

01/22/2014, 08:01 pm

As part of its ongoing "Your Verse" ad campaign, Apple on Wednesday released two short 30-second spots once again focusing on the iPad Air's eclectic capabilities as a tool for professionals and everyday users.

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Apple expands educational iBooks to new markets in Asia, Latin America & Europe

01/21/2014, 08:01 am

Apple on Tuesday announced that iBooks Texbooks and iTunes U Course Manager, two education-oriented products from the company, are expanding into new markets around the world, including Asia, Latin America, and Europe.

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iPad Air takes top tablet spot in December, reversing Apple's tablet price erosion

01/20/2014, 04:01 pm

Apple's revamped, fifth generation full-size iPad Air was the most popular iPad over the holidays, contributing to a end of the iPad's Average Sales Price erosion.

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Kenyan parliament to spend nearly $350k on iPads for members, staff

01/20/2014, 09:01 am

The Parliament of Kenya is set to join a growing trend toward paperless governance with the purchase of some 450 iPads to be used by representatives and staff in the East African nation's National Assembly and Senate.

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Los Angeles school district earmarks $115M for additional iPads

01/15/2014, 09:01 pm

The Los Angeles Board of Education on Wednesday agreed to move forward with its iPad-based education initiative when it unanimously voted in favor of a $115 million plan to mete out Apple's tablet to an additional 38 campuses within the L.A. Unified School District.

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Apple debuts new iPad Air ad highlighting real users' stories

01/12/2014, 05:01 pm

Expanding upon the "Life on iPad" video released at the launch of iPad Air, Apple has created a second spot profiling real use cases of its tablets, ranging from scientific exploration to medicine, music, filmmaking and sports.

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Hands-on: Belkin Form Fit Freestyle iPad case

01/10/2014, 08:01 pm

Belkin showed off the latest version of its Form Fit Freestyle case for iPad, a stand and protective cover made from leather with integrated magnets meant to quickly detach when taking pictures.

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Apple's iPad now available in Staples brick-and-mortar stores

01/08/2014, 01:01 pm

Venerable office supply chain Staples has reportedly begun selling Apple's iPad in its real-world outlets just four months after the retailer kicked off online sales of the tablet.

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iPort debuts wireless iPad Air, Retina iPad mini charging case and dock combos

01/07/2014, 08:01 pm

Mobile device accessory maker iPort added two new products to its lineup on Tuesday when the company announced the Charge Case and Stand for Apple's iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina display.

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Review: mPact Glass screen protector for iPad Air

12/31/2013, 07:12 pm

Startup firm "designed by m" has released a series of iOS device screen protectors called mPact Glass, an anti-scratch tempered glass shield that supposedly boasts higher light transmission than competing products.

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Editorial: 2013 was a terrible year for both Apple's competitors and its media critics

12/28/2013, 07:12 pm

Tech blogs and mainstream media reports in 2013 consistently presented Apple as beset by a series of unsolvable problems, from flagging sales and slipping market share to a generalized lack of innovation. In hindsight, the media was disastrously, egregiously wrong about the horses it chose to back in the technology market this year. Perhaps they'll do a better job in 2014.

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