TechCrunch: If you had to guess what the top downloaded iOS app of all time was, what would you say?
The next major version of the iPad is said to bring some slight design changes that could impact how
Time magazine awarded Apple four slots on its 2010 top 10 gadgets list, naming the iPad the N
PC shipments around the world should rise this year and next, according to the latest estimates from
Engadget: You've waited a long while for this day to come, but here it finally is. Apple is today rolling out iOS 4.2 to iPads and qualifying iPhones (3G, 3GS and 4) and iPod touches (second, third and fourth generation) across the globe, delivering the long-awaited multitasking and app folder enhancements to a tablet that was already supposed to be magical and revolutionary. To see whether this new update -- replete with Game Center, AirPlay and AirPrint additions -- really helps the iPad step up to doubleplusgood territory, check out our full review; everyone else, hit up your nearest iTunes 10.1-equipped computer to get your update on.
Frustrated by Apple's rejection of his iPad app, Seattle developer Ram Arumugam e-mailed Chief Execu
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Microsoft's Windows product management GM Gavriella Schuster surprised the industry with remarks that the iPad was taking away netbook sales. When asked about the trend, the division leader said netbooks were "definitely getting cannibalized" by tablets, of which the iPad is nearly the only model. Both netbooks and tablets were "and" devices that were supplements to a main computer, she stressed to Seattle's Post-Intelligencer, but this made netbooks vulnerable...
Microsoft during the call discussing its latest fiscal results claimed that the iPad wasn't having an effect on computer sales. Investor relations GM Bill Koefoed dodged around mentioning Apple by name but said Microsoft had "not seen a shift" from notebooks towards tablets. He didn't say how Microsoft could prove this but saw overall PC sales up between nine and 11 percent in the summer, with work PCs up about 15 percent.
The company was "enthusiastic" about tablets and was confident that, in tablets, Microsoft could provide "choice and value" across devices...
As smartphones and iPad-like devices become the preferred media for accessing information, antivirus
When talking sales figures, tablets have generally remained in a separate category from the PC. But
Brooke Crothers: "That tablet thing? Yeah, we'll get back to you on that." That's a crude but fairly accurate encapsulation of the attitude Microsoft, Intel, and Advanced Micro Devices have toward the iPad and the tablet market in general.
Why the cavalier attitude? Before I defer to the opinion of an IDC analyst I interviewed (below), here's one pretty obvious reason I'll put forward. All three companies look at their revenue streams--traditional PC hardware and software on laptops, desktops, and servers--and come to the conclusion that the tablet is a marginal market. A deceptively accurate conclusion, because at this point in time--and even 12 months out--the tablet is marginal compared with the gargantuan laptop, desktop, and server markets...
US retail goliath Walmart will start selling Apple's iPad tablet computer in hundreds of its stores
This probably wasn't the Windows tablet you were expecting.
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