Making stuff going out of fashion

Why is there so much coverage devoted to Apple and its products? Because, everyone else has stopped making stuff.

Report: iPad's A4 processor features three-layer design

A thorough teardown of Apple's iPad has revealed that the once-enigmatic tablet is powered by an ARM A4 processor with a unique, three-layer design.

Will Android dominate the smartphone market?

Google’s Android operating system has managed to increase its smartphone market share by a respectable 5.2 percent in just three months.

Comcast, Wal-Mart favored to win "worst company" contest

Consumerist.com's fifth annual "Worst Company in America" tournament is on, with cable provider Comcast as one of the top seeds among competitors like Best Buy, Apple, and HP.

The iPad undergoes "Will It Blend?" treatment

It wouldn't be a new Apple product launch without the most rigorous stress test known to man: "Will It Blend?" Blendtec's Tom Dickson sees what happens when an iPad is ground to a bunch of dust.

Citrix's Virtual office for the iPad out now

Oh, guess what, another iPad story. Score Apple! Everyone else sucks. World domination just as boring as teleconferencing on a hand mirror.

iPad jailbreak spotted in the wild

An iPhone Dev Team member known as "Musclenerd" has managed to port the popular "Spirit" jailbreak to Apple’s newly launched iPad.  

White House optimizes Web site for iPad

In the week leading up to today's iPad launch, there was no shortage of announcements from companies, TV networks, and software publishers...but the most unexpected iPad announcement came from the White House.

Developers embrace Apple's iPad, snub RIM's Blackberry

A recent survey by Flurry Analytics indicates that at least 22 percent of new application starts over the past 60 days were designated for Apple's iPad tablet. 

School dishes out iPads to all its freshmen

Kids just don't know they're born these days. Whilst our generation thought ourselves lucky to get paper and a stub of pencil - no more scratchy slates, hurrah! - a bunch of spoilt brats over at Seton Hill University are being kitted out with iPads.

Apple trademarks iFlail; patents displacement device

Is Steve Jobs digging in dumpsters for inspiration? Vows to never put an "i" before "e" except after "c."

Why the iPad is Far From Perfect

I was going through the coverage of the iPad and searching on terms like JesusPad and GodPad expecting to find at least some folks raving about the device only to find that most are rants.

Prefab system 'makes all software open source'

A University of Washington team has developed a system it says makes all software effectively open source, allowing users to add custom features to any program.

Elan Microelectronics demands iPad ban

A Taiwanese company has demanded that the US International Trade Commission (ITC) impose a ban on the import and sale of certain Apple products, including the long-awaited iPad tablet.

Report: Android-based devices threaten iPhone's dominance

An AdMob study has concluded that Google's Android operating system (OS) poses a major threat to the iPhone's dominance.

BrightCove offers Flash alternative for Apple fanbois

BrightCove has announced a new HTML5 framework designed to deliver high-quality video on the Apple iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch without the use of Flash.

Whoa! Verizon iPhone coming out in just a few months?

Hold the presses - the undisputed smartphone sales leader is finally branching out to another wireless carrier in the US, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal.

Steve Jobs named the "most valuable" CEO in the universe

Barron's has named Steve Jobs the "most valuable" CEO in the world, claiming that the US of A "could use 1,000 more like him."

Analyst recommends PSP price cut

Wedbush analyst Michael Pachter has called on Sony to lower the price of its PSP handheld console so that it can more effectively compete against Nintendo's DS and Apple's iPhone. 

The iPad vs. 3DTV: Which is more revolutionary?

I was at a joint Intel/HP event at DreamWorks yesterday and Jeffrey Katzenberg spoke to us about 3D and how it was likely the biggest thing to happen since color.