Kindle books gain embedded video - but only for Apple users

Amazon is to include embedded audio and video in its Kindle books - but not for those that use its own hardware.

FBI to probe AT&T security breach

The FBI has said that it has opened an investigation into the AT&T security breach that compromised iPad owners' email addresses.

AT&T was sitting duck for iPad email breach

The leaking of 114,000 private email addresses by Goatse Security was carried out through a simple attack on badly-designed software, according to Praetorian Security Group.

Exposing private data? Yep, iPad does that too

114,000 private e-mail addresses have been leaked to the Internet, courtesy of a significant security flaw in the way AT&T stores iPad customer data.

Pulse iPad app is in... out... in at the Apple App Store

On Monday, in his WWDC keynote speech, Steve Jobs singled out an RSS reader as an example of a great new app for the iPad. On Tuesday, it got pulled from the App Store. Now, it's back again.

Gucci designs $290 iPad case

If owning an iPad doesn't do enough of a job showing off your poser/pretentious/preppie attributes, luckily Gucci is coming out with a line of cases priced at around half the cost of the device.

NYC Apple Stores allegedly racist against Asians

New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo is investigating multiple claims that Apple Store employees targeted Asian customers as posing a higher risk of iPad exporting.

Dolphin becomes first Mexican to get an iPad

It seems grossly unfair, when there are so many worthy humans yet to get an iPad (sniffs sadly), but the latest recipient is - wait for it - a dolphin.

Copper nanowires promise cheap, flexible screens

Imagine a foldable iPad: it's perfectly possible, say Duke University scientists, who have found a simple way to make tiny copper nanowires in quantity.

Adobe launches digital magazine viewer

Undeterred by Apple's banning of Flash, Adobe has launched a digital viewer for magazines, allowing publishers to create apps like the flagship iPad verion of Wired.

Brits and Japanese queue all night for iPad

It didn't quite match the iPad's US launch, but hundreds of people waited outside Apple's London store all night to snap up one of the devices when it opened at 8.00 this morning.

And here it comes: Apple market cap exceeds Microsoft's

Apple has now become the most valuable technology company in the world, after end-of-day trading brought the company's market cap to $22.1 billion.

Mercedes-Benz equips dealers with iPads

Mercedes-Benz is expanding its love for iDevices by outfitting its dealers with the Apple tablet and trying to prove that it can work in enterprise environments.

Notebook sales soar as PCs become 'necessities'

Worldwide sales of PCs are rocketing, according to Gartner, and it's consumers rather than businesses that are doing the buying.

Apple decides to accept cash for iPads...wow, how nice

Most retailers cheer at the sight of cash for purchases, because they don't have to pay any of the fees associated with a credit card transaction. But apparently US currency just wasn't good enough for Apple, until recently.

Gadgets make the world a happier place, says report

Technology makes people happy, and women benefit even more than men, according to a global study from the British Computer Society.

iPad apps beautiful but unusable, says report

The first generation of iPad apps has some pretty serious usability problems, according to a report from the Norman Nielsen Group.

iPad users are rich old men

iPad users are male, rich and enjoy using Flickr, according to a Yahoo user analysis.

Man makes his own iPad MicroSIM - using a meat cleaver

Apple's decision to delay shipments of the iPad outside the US has caused a lot of frustration. While it's possible to order one from the US, there's not much point getting a 3G device unless you've got the MicroSIM to go with it.

Israelites celebrate! Ban on iPads lifted

Claiming that it has competing a security investigation on the ramifications of iPads inside the country, Israel will no longer confiscate the device from citizens who have "smuggled" one in.