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  • Apple iPad Screen Supplier Has Slowed Production Of 9.7 Inch Panes, Says Reuters

    Apple iPad Screen Supplier Has Slowed Production Of 9.7 Inch Panes, Says Reuters

    Sharp Corp, a supplier of screens for Apple’s iPad tablet, has slowed production of the 9.7 inch panes used for the full-sized iPads, according to a report by Reuters.
    Sharp’s iPad screen production line at its Kameyama plant in central Japan has “fallen to the minimal level to keep the line running this month after a gradual slowdown began at the end of 2012 as Apple manages… Read More

  • iPad To Dominate Tablet Downloads For Next 5 Years, Owning 56% In 2017: Analyst

    iPad To Dominate Tablet Downloads For Next 5 Years, Owning 56% In 2017: Analyst

    Despite Apple’s lead in the tablet market taking its first serious dent in Q3, the iPad’s dominance of the tablet market will continue for the next five years, according to Strategy Analytics. The launch of the iPad mini and “continued dominance” of the iPad will ensure Apple’s iTunes App Store remains the “premier destination” for tablet downloads… Read More

  • eBay Sold Four iPad 2s Per Minute This Cyber Monday Morning

    eBay Sold Four iPad 2s Per Minute This Cyber Monday Morning

    Online commerce giant eBay this morning ran a Cyber Monday deal for a white Apple iPad 2 WiFi 16GB, selling the popular tablet for $449 or exactly $50 off the MSRP (+ free shipping). Turns out a lot of people figured that was a great deal. And they were right, too. After all, Apple only discounted the iPad 2 16GB with $41 on Black Friday, so you would indeed have been better off waiting… Read More

  • Reimagining The Magazine Cover For The iPad

    Reimagining The Magazine Cover For The iPad

    Print publishers are in a tizzy over Apple’s new iPad because they hope to finally be able to charge for their digital editions. But in order to get people to pay for their magazine and newspaper apps, they are going to have to offer something different that readers cannot get at the newsstand or on the open Web. We’ve already seen plenty of prototypes from magazine publishers… Read More

  • Hulu Could Still Launch On The iPad

    Hulu Could Still Launch On The iPad

    When Steve Jobs unveiled the iPad last month, one notable potential partner absent from the stage was Hulu, now the second-largest video site on the Web. The launch event focussed more on the iPad as an eBook reader to rival the Kindle, but watching videos on it will be just as important. The TV shows on Hulu would be perfect on the iPad. There is just one hitch: the iPad doesn’t… Read More

  • Why My Mom's Next Computer Is Going To Be An iPad

    Editor’s note: This is a guest post penned by Ethan Nicholas, developer of the million-dollar iPhone game iShoot and the newly released Kim Rhode’s Outdoor Shooting. Before the iPad was even announced, Nicholas was already conceiving his next game with the tablet device in mind. The Internet is a funny place. After Apple announced its new iPad, I cringed at the hate being directed… Read More

  • Why Bigger Is Better: The iPad And The Arc of Computing

    The following guest post was written by Edo Segal (@edosegal). Earlier last week, as the day was coming to an end and I was speaking with my 5 year old at bedtime we shared the highlights of our day. I started by telling him the company that created the iPhone is about to come out with . . . I paused—how do I describe it?—well, a “big iPhone” I said. About this big… Read More

  • The iPad Will Make Apple's Acquisition Of Quattro Wireless Look Even Smarter

    Suddenly, Apple’s $275 million acquisition of mobile ad company Quattro Wireless makes even more sense than it already did when the deal was announced earlier this year. Early adopters who will be among the first to unbox and fire up an Apple iPad in a couple of months, will have nearly 140,000 applications readily available from the App Store right out the gate. That’s the… Read More

  • Steve Wozniak Talks iPad (Video)

    Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak paid a visit to California State University of Chico yesterday after the official unveiling of the iPad, and while there he was asked by the audience how he sees the device affecting the entertainment industry. Videomaker caught his response on video, posted it to YouTube and voilà, one of the first official opinion of the Woz finds it way to us and more… Read More

  • Adobe: Flash Apps Will Run On The iPad, Even Full Screen At Some Point

    While Apple is being lamented here and there for not supporting Flash on its shiny new iPad – boy does Cupertino have a strong dislike for the platform – Adobe has already responded to the news on the official Flash Platform blog. The blog post, unambiguously titled “Building iPad Applications with Flash”, is mostly just to remind people of the company’s Packager… Read More

  • Apple Doesn't Own A Single iPad Related Domain Name

    Perhaps Apple was just being extremely careful not to draw any attention to the widely speculated name of its new multimedia device prior to this morning’s announcement, but one simply cannot overlook the fact that the company doesn’t have ownership over any domain names related to ‘iPad’. For now, that is. Read More

  • Investors Didn't Like The iPad Until They Heard Its $499 Price

    The big day finally arrived, and Apple introduced the iPad this morning (yeah, you heard that already). Strangely, during the course of the much-anticipated event, Apple’s stock went down, as observed by many. And then, Apple finally got around to talking about pricing. Read More

  • Media Markt's iPad Confirming Tweet Turns Out To Be Bogus

    A tweet posted on Twitter account @Media_Markt_de resulted in a flurry of blog posts on leading tech news sites, reporting on possible confirmation of the existence and indicative pricing of the upcoming Apple tablet (including our own CrunchGear), albeit cautiously warning that there was something fishy there, considering the high pricing. Turns out the Twitter account was indeed a fake. Read More