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iPad explodes in Vodafone store
iPad explodes in Vodafone store
A Vodafone store was evacuated on Wednesday after an iPad reportedly exploded, filling the store with smoke. Nobody was reported injured ...... 09 Nov 2013 - 2 comments
Target offering $200 credit for any iPad until November 9
Target offering $200 credit for any iPad until November 9
Target is offering $200 in store credit in exchange for working, undamaged iPads - including the first generation iPad. The exchange can ...... 05 Nov 2013
Skype for iPad/iPhone adds HD video calling
Skype for iPad/iPhone adds HD video calling
The latest version of the Skype app for Apple's iPad and iPhone 5 devices has added support for HD video calling. A HD front camera was added ...... 13 Aug 2013
Amazon releases iPad-optimized Cloud Player app
Amazon releases iPad-optimized Cloud Player app
Amazon has announced today that its Cloud Player is headed to the iPad and iPad Mini. The tablet-optimized app is now available for free ...... 28 Feb 2013
NYPD creates dedicated team to catch iPhone, iPad thieves
NYPD creates dedicated team to catch iPhone, iPad thieves
The theft of Apple portable devices has become so widespread in New York City that the NYPD has created a dedicated team to catch the thieves. ...... 23 Feb 2013 - 4 comments
Apple releases iOS 6.1.2 to fix bugs
Apple releases iOS 6.1.2 to fix bugs
Apple has released iOS 6.1.2 for iPhones, iPads and iPod touch to fix a couple of bugs reported in iOS 6.1. It had previously released iOS ...... 20 Feb 2013
Evasi0n iOS 6.1 jailbreak update disables OTA, 7 million devices install jailbreak so far
Evasi0n iOS 6.1 jailbreak update disables OTA, 7 million devices install jailbreak so far
evasi0n updates as 7 million devices already jailbroken. The tool was released earlier in the week to jailbreak iOS 6 devices - iPhone (incl. ...... 11 Feb 2013
Jailbreak iOS 6.x with evasi0n - supports iPhone, iPod touch, iPad and iPad Mini
Jailbreak iOS 6.x with evasi0n - supports iPhone, iPod touch, iPad and iPad Mini
Team evad3rs bring untethered jailbreak for iOS 6.0 through 6.1. The evasi0n tool was released today, with support for iPhone, iPod touch, ...... 04 Feb 2013 - 32 comments
Apple unveils 128GB iPad
Apple unveils 128GB iPad
Apple has shown off a larger capacity iPad today. The new tablet will be exactly the same as the current 4th-generation models, except with ...... 30 Jan 2013 - 18 comments
Apple releases iOS 6.1
Apple releases iOS 6.1
Apple has released their next major update for iOS today, version 6.1. The update is available to iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, and Apple TV ...... 29 Jan 2013 - 4 comments
Sharp cuts iPad display production as demand shifts to iPad Mini
Sharp cuts iPad display production as demand shifts to iPad Mini
Major manufacturer Sharp has slashed its full-sized iPad panel production, as demand is predicating a sales shift towards the iPad Mini (and its successors). ...... 18 Jan 2013 - 2 comments
iPad Mini seeing strong demand in China
iPad Mini seeing strong demand in China
According to Topeka Capital analyst Brian White, iPad Mini demand is off the charts in China. Apple launched the tablet recently via a "soft" launch. ...... 30 Dec 2012
Fifth-gen iPad just three months away?
Fifth-gen iPad just three months away?
According to normally accurate Macotakara, Apple is preparing its fifth-generation full-sized iPad for launch in March. The new device will ...... 25 Dec 2012 - 3 comments
Rhapsody finally unveils iPad app
Rhapsody finally unveils iPad app
Long-standing streaming music company Rhapsody has finally launched an app for the iPad. The move comes months, if not years, after rivals ...... 18 Dec 2012
Best Buy accidentally sends customer 5 iPads but lets her keep them
Best Buy accidentally sends customer 5 iPads but lets her keep them
Earlier this week, a woman purchased an iPad for her son through Best Buy. The company, through some strange glitch, ended up sending her ...... 09 Dec 2012 - 16 comments
News Corp. shuts down 'The Daily' app for iPad
News Corp. shuts down 'The Daily' app for iPad
News Corp. has decided to shut down its all digital iPad newspaper "The Daily" after just two years. As of December 15th, the company will ...... 04 Dec 2012
iPad market share down to 55 percent
iPad market share down to 55 percent
According to the latest figures from ABI Research, the iPad remained the market leader in the tablet market, but by the thinnest margin yet. ...... 29 Nov 2012 - 5 comments
Report: Fifth generation iPad, iPhone 5S expected by May
Report: Fifth generation iPad, iPhone 5S expected by May
According to the hit-or-miss Taiwan-based Digitimes, manufacturers are increasing their demand for Apple chips for an early launch of the fifth-generation ...... 24 Nov 2012 - 5 comments
'Angry Birds Star Wars' breaks record for downloads
'Angry Birds Star Wars' breaks record for downloads
Rovio has announced this week that the new 'Angry Birds Star Wars' soared to the top of the iOS App Store in just 2.5 hours, breaking Rovio's ...... 11 Nov 2012 - 2 comments
Amazon takes on iPad Mini with homepage update
Amazon takes on iPad Mini with homepage update
Amazon has updated their homepage to show off how the Kindle Fire HD compares to the new iPad Mini. While the "attack" is tame compared to ...... 29 Oct 2012 - 6 comments
Sales of iPads slow in fourth quarter
Sales of iPads slow in fourth quarter
iPad tablet sales slow, reduce profits. Still, profits in the three month period were $8.2 billion, rising from $6.6 billion - about 27 percent ...... 26 Oct 2012 - 1 comment
Apple drops price of refurbished third-generation iPad
Apple drops price of refurbished third-generation iPad
Following their press event yesterday in which they unveiled the the long-rumored iPad Mini as well as a refreshed iPad, the company has quietly ...... 24 Oct 2012
Apple will upgrade a newly purchased 3rd gen iPad to 4th gen for free
Apple will upgrade a newly purchased 3rd gen iPad to 4th gen for free
Apple has confirmed that it will give consumers who purchased a third-generation iPad in the last 30 days a free upgrade to the newly announced ...... 23 Oct 2012 - 7 comments
Apple iPad Mini event set for October 23rd?
Apple iPad Mini event set for October 23rd?
According to AllThingsD, Apple will unveil the oft-rumored iPad Mini on October 23rd. The device will feature a 7.85-inch display, making ...... 12 Oct 2012 - 5 comments
Barnes & Noble shows off two new media tablets, Nook HD and HD+
Barnes & Noble shows off two new media tablets, Nook HD and HD+
In 2010, Barnes & Noble created the 7-inch low-priced media tablet market by introducing the Nook Color for $250. Today, the company has ...... 26 Sep 2012
Mapping the mobile landscape: What's growing on the Apple tree?
Mapping the mobile landscape: What's growing on the Apple tree?
The end of the year is drawing closer, accompanied as always by the Christmas shopping season. In addition to the millions of tablets and smartphones ...... 21 Sep 2012 - 3 comments
Review: The Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7
Review: The Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7
Last week, Amazon unveiled its new line of Kindle Fire tablets, starting with the low-end Kindle Fire for $159 and moving up to its Kindle Fire ...... 15 Sep 2012 - 9 comments
Apple now worth $600 billion
Apple now worth $600 billion
Apple's shares have reached a new all-time high, this time on speculation that production of the iPad Mini and rumored Apple HDTV are now in full swing. ...... 17 Aug 2012 - 18 comments
Apple products getting more popular with older consumers
Apple products getting more popular with older consumers
According to a new survey from YouGov BrandIndex, it appears that Apple is becoming more appealing to consumers aged 35 or older while becoming ...... 12 Aug 2012 - 6 comments
Trial begins in China over teen who sold kidney for an iPad, iPhone
Trial begins in China over teen who sold kidney for an iPad, iPhone
Last year, shocking reports out of China claimed a teen had sold his kidney in exchange for an iPad 2 and iPhone 4S. Today, the trial begins ...... 10 Aug 2012 - 13 comments
Amazon Instant Video now available on iPad
Amazon Instant Video now available on iPad
Amazon has made their extensive Instant Video streaming catalog available to iPad tablet owners. Instant Video is available free to all Amazon ...... 02 Aug 2012
Report: iPhone, iPad Mini event slated for September 12th
Report: iPhone, iPad Mini event slated for September 12th
According to iMore, which has a good track record, Apple will unveil its new iPhone on September 12th, with actual shipment dates starting ...... 30 Jul 2012 - 1 comment
Apple posts a rare earnings miss
Apple posts a rare earnings miss
Apple posted quarterly earnings today that completely missed analyst expectations, a rare miss for the company, although profits and revenue ...... 25 Jul 2012 - 7 comments
Review: Google's Nexus 7 will make you finally want an Android tablet
Review: Google's Nexus 7 will make you finally want an Android tablet
After months of speculation and rumor, Google unveiled its Nexus 7 tablet last month at their annual I/O event. Rightfully so, the tablet ...... 18 Jul 2012 - 23 comments
New iPad headed to China on July 20th
New iPad headed to China on July 20th
Following their settlement over the trademark of the iPad name, Apple will begin selling the third-generation tablet on July 20th in China. ...... 11 Jul 2012 - 3 comments
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