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Worldwide Tablet Sales Surge

[Sydney Morning Herald] Global sales of tablet computers surged 50.6 per cent last year, with Apple clinging to the top vendor spot amid strong gains by rivals, a survey shows. International Data Corp (IDC) said on Wednesday that worldwide tablet shipments totalled 217.1 million, up Read More

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Apple’s New ‘Life on iPad’ Minisite Shows Off the Tablet’s More Unusual Uses

[Digital Trends] With the holiday season just around the corner, Apple has launched a microsite singing the praises of the iPad in an attempt to mark it out as no ordinary tablet thereby making it more attractive to gift-hunting consumers. We’re already aware that the iPad can Read More

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New Version of iPad Mini Now Available

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple began selling a new iPad Mini on Tuesday without the usual fanfare. Apple usually announces the availability date in advance, allowing loyal customers to line up at stores overnight to be among the first to buy one. This time, Apple Read More

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IPhone Microsoft Office Not Worth Wait: Rich Jaroslovsky

[Bloomberg] Microsoft’s long-anticipated Office Mobile app for Apple (AAPL)’s iOS operating system turns out to be a total non-event. Ever since the iPhone ushered in the era of ubiquitous mobile computing — and especially since the release of the first iPad began a shift away from Read More