Apple eyes quad-core ARM CPUs for mobile devices

Apple has embedded support for quad-core ARM CPUs in its Xcode developer tool. Such processors could one day power next-gen iPhones, iPads and even future MacBook Airs.

Analyst says iPad will be dethroned in 2014

Analyst group Gartner says the iPad will be the #1 tablet through 2014 but isn't clear what platform will take its place.

Android tablet market share tumbles to 26.8%

Apple’s iPad 2 claimed an impressive 68.3% of the worldwide media tablet market in the second quarter of 2011, up from 65.7% in the previous quarter.

The advent of Windows 8 Ultratablets

This week we have warring conferences as Microsoft and Intel scheduled their developer events on top of each other. This means there are a massive number of us trying to be in two places at once, mostly unsuccessfully.

Galaxy Tab is perma-banned in Germany

Samsung can never sell the Galaxy Tab as it exists right now within the borders of Germany.

Gamestop reportedly wants to sell iPhones, iPads

It looks like Gamestop is ready to start adding Apple products to its catalog.

CNN acquires iPad-oriented startup Zite

In its latest push to stay on top of the changing news and social media climate, CNN has firmed up details to buy a company focused on iPad magazine technology.

Analysis: Amazon tablet could sell 5 million units

Amazon could be the biggest threat the iPad has seen yet, with the online retailer expected to launch its own tablet later this year.

Can Amazon disrupt the tablet market?

Analysts at Forrester Research believe an Amazon tablet will be capable of disrupting the lucrative iPad-dominated market. 



Apple and the post-Steve Jobs roundup

When Steve Jobs announced he was stepping down as the CEO of Apple, the industry's immediate reaction was one of genuine sadness mixed with speculation and concern about the company's future.

TouchPad & iPad: the secret tablet backstories

With the TouchPad selling out and folks focused this week on the likely arrival of the iPhone on Sprint, I figured it would be fun to write about some of the tablet backstories that aren’t being talked about.   

iPad momentum leads tablet market

Apple is projected to increase its iPad shipments at a faster rate than previously estimated - causing the global media tablet market to exceed growth expectations over the next few years. 



Samsung cites science fiction movies in Apple patent case

Stanley Kubrick invented the iPad, Samsung says, after trawling through science fiction movies to try and defend itself from Apple's copyright lawsuit.

Apple dethrones Lenovo in China sales

Despite Lenovo's continuous growth in the rapidly expanding Chinese PC market, it wasn't enough to keep Apple from briskly leapfrogging to the top spot.

Apple accused of evidence tampering in Galaxy Tab case

It appears that Apple may be trying to make more of a case than it deserves when it comes to banning Galaxy Tab sales in Europe.

Cinemax app brings porn to iPad

Premium cable channel Cinemax's heralded porn content is apparently a-ok with the people who confirm submitted iOS apps.

Android captures 20% of tablet market

It seems as if Google's Android operating system has managed to wrest away 20% of the tablet market from Apple's wildly popular iPad over the past 12 months.

HP Touchpad now $100 cheaper

Less that two weeks after it began offering a $50 "rebate" on its flagship webOS Touchpad tablet, HP has now permanently slashed the price even further.

Viacom settles iPad-related Cablevision lawsuit

The legal dispute between Viacom and Cablevision has been resolved, and the big winner is the end user.

Vudu circumvents App Store, comes to iPad

One of the most popular pay-pet-view video streaming services is now, kind of, officially available on the iPad.