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Topic: iPad 2

JP Morgan increases 2011 tablet forecast to 51.9M as iPad dominates

09/08/2011, 02:09 am

Investment bank J.P. Morgan raised its estimates for tablet shipments in 2011 to 51.9 million units, citing the strength of Apple's iPad, while slightly lowering 2012 estimates because a "formidable number two tablet maker" has yet to arrive.


Apple may need to reveal iPad sales figures to bar Samsung Galaxy Tab

09/06/2011, 09:09 am

An Australian judge has said Apple may need to break its own policy and reveal regional sales figures of the iPad and iPad 2 to bolster its case to bar sales of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1.


Foxconn to ship Apple a massive 20M iPads this quarter - report

09/01/2011, 09:09 am

Apple's overseas manufacturing partner Foxconn is reportedly expected to ship an enormous 20 million iPad 2 units to Apple in this quarter, setting the company up to once again break sales records.


NFL's Buccaneers equip every player with an Apple iPad 2

08/25/2011, 03:08 pm

The coaching staff of the National Football League's Tampa Bay Buccaneers has equipped every one of their 90 players with an iPad 2 to view playbooks and watch videos.


Leak shows HTC's AT&T-bound 4G Puccini tablet

08/24/2011, 03:08 am

A new leak has revealed Taiwanese handset maker HTC's 10.1-inch Puccini tablet with 4G LTE is in the testing phase and will challenge Apple's iPad when it arrives in the near future.


Microsoft exec says PC 'not even middle-aged,' rejects post-PC label

08/20/2011, 10:08 pm

A Microsoft executive has spoken up in defense of the PC, insisting that the industry is in the "PC plus" era and rejecting the label of "Post-PC."


HP begins TouchPad clearance with $99 fire sale [u]

08/19/2011, 10:08 pm

Resellers have begun clearing HP TouchPad inventory with a drastic sale that cuts the price of 16GB and 32GB models to $99 and $149, respectively, just one day after the device was discontinued.


Best Buy upset with HP over selling just 25K TouchPads

08/16/2011, 11:08 pm

Best Buy is reportedly unhappy with HP after having sold just 25,000 of the PC maker's TouchPad tablets and is unwilling to pay for the more than 240,000 unsold units, according to a new report.


Back-to-school Mac, iPad sales strong as non-Apple tablets struggle

08/16/2011, 01:08 pm

Back-to-school sales have been particularly strong for Apple this year, with both the Mac and iPad proving popular, while non-Apple tablets have failed to gain traction with education buyers.


HP makes $100 TouchPad price cut permanent in bid for No. 2 tablet spot

08/10/2011, 09:08 pm

After receiving positive response to a temporary $100 price cut on its webOs-based TouchPad tablet, HP has decided to make the discount permanent as it aims for the No. 2 spot in the tablet market, behind Apple's iPad.


iPad 2 display problems prompt Apple to cut orders from LG

08/10/2011, 08:08 am

LG Display has reportedly lost its status as the leading iPad 2 display maker after recent LCD shipments were said to have been plagued by quality issues, prompting Apple to turn instead to Samsung.


iPad challengers seen as having better chance in Europe - report

08/09/2011, 02:08 am

A new analysis claims tablet makers looking to compete with the iPad in the market may stand a better chance in Europe, though pricing could be an issue for Apple's rivals.


iPad competitors still can't match Apple's design efficiencies

08/02/2011, 04:08 pm

As hardware makers struggle to compete with the iPad in terms of sales, they also can't match Apple's design efficiency, which helps to keep the iPad's costs down, one analysis has found.


Skype for iPad app briefly arrives on App Store [u]

08/01/2011, 11:08 pm

The Skype for iPad app, which includes support for video calls on the iPad 2, began rolling out to App Stores around the world on Tuesday, but was "temporarily removed" by the company for unknown reasons [updated].


UBS ups 2011 iPad estimate to 37.9M, 63% market share

07/27/2011, 09:07 pm

Analysts for investment bank UBS raised their 2011 forecast for Apple's iPad on Wednesday, predicting total sales of 37.9 million units for a projected 63 percent market share.


Apple releases iOS 4.3.5 to address certificate violation issue

07/25/2011, 01:07 pm

Apple on Monday released iOS 4.3.5 for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, addressing a security vulnerability related to certificate violation.


Apple's new iPad 2 ad sneaks in Lion reference

07/25/2011, 12:07 am

Apple on Sunday released a new ad for the iPad 2 containing a subtle reference to the newly-released Mac OS X 10.7 Lion.


Apple poised to surpass Lenovo in China on iPhone boost

07/22/2011, 02:07 am

Just one year after Lenovo Chairman Liu Chuanzhi said Apple CEO Steve Jobs "doesn't care about China," Apple is set to overtake its rival on its home turf.


Adobe notes Lion-related 'known issues'; Samsung and iPad 2; B2B volume apps [u]

07/21/2011, 12:07 am

On the heels of Apple's release of Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, Adobe has published a list of "known issues" with its products on the upgrade. Also, Samsung appears to have taken over for LG in supplying the display driver for the iPad 2. Finally, Apple has officially launched its Business Volume Purchase Program for the App Store.


iPad 2 ship times improve to 1-3 days as Apple overcomes backlog

07/16/2011, 08:07 pm

After more than fourth months on the market, Apple's iPad 2 appears to have nearly caught up with the staggering demand for it, as estimated shipping times on the company's U.S. online store have improved to just one to three business days.