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  • Apple orders over 10 million iPad Mini units: Report October 8, 2012

    New Delhi: While Apple officially has not yet said anything about the smaller version of the iPad tablet, reports about the launch of the iPad Mini tablet are doing rounds on the Internet. According to a new report from The Wall Street Journal, Apple has ordered more than 10 million...
  • Remembering Steve Jobs on his first death anniversary October 5, 2012

    The man who shaped contemporary consumer technology died on October 5, 2011. Steve Jobs battled cancer and other health issues for several years and had a rare form of pancreatic cancer. He helped change computers from a geeky hobbyist's obsession to a necessity of modern life at work and home, and...
  • Apple starts production of iPad Mini: Reports October 4, 2012

    San Francisco: Mass production of a smaller and cheaper version of Apple's iPad tablet computer, unofficially dubbed iPad Mini, has started, said reports. Asiabased LG Display and AU Optronics have already began manufacturing the LCD screens for Apple's new device in September, Xinhua quoted The Wall Street Journal as saying. Apple has...
  • Apple iPad Mini launch event on October 17: Report October 2, 2012

    New Delhi: The rumoured iPad Mini, a more compact avatar of Apple's hotseller iPad tablet, that was expected to launch along with the iPhone 5 is now expected to be unveiled at an event on October 17, according to a Fortune report. The iPad Mini is also sometimes referred to...
  • Nook HD vs Kindle Fire HD vs new iPad September 27, 2012

    A look at some of the hardware specs for Barnes & Noble's new Nook HD and HD+ tablets, compared with Amazon.com's new Kindle Fire and Apple's iPad3. Nook HD Maker: Barnes & Noble Inc. Price: $199 for 8 gigabytes of storage; $229 for 16 gigabytes Screen size: 7inches at the diagonal Display resolution: 1440 x...
  • Einstein's brain is now an interactive iPad app September 25, 2012

    Chicago: The brain that revolutionised physics now can be downloaded as an app for $9.99. But it won't help you win at Angry Birds. While Albert Einstein's genius isn't included, an exclusive iPad application launched on Tuesday promises to make detailed images of his brain more accessible to scientists than ever...
  • Twitter adds header photo to profiles September 19, 2012

    New Delhi: Apparently inspired by the cover image on the Facebook timeline, Twitter has also introduced an header photo to Twitter user profiles. The new header photo will be visible on profiles on the Twitter website as well as the iPad, iPhone and Android apps. On the iPhone, Android and iPad,...
  • Chinese school replaces books with iPads September 19, 2012

    Beijing: A high school in China has equipped its senior students with iPads in a bid to replace books and help students in their studies, China Daily reported. Jinling High School in downtown Nanjing, capital of Jiangsu, has provided 30 students with the Apple tablets to reduce the burden of school...
  • Federal judge rejects ban on Apple imports September 16, 2012

    New York: In a preliminary move, a federal judge has denied Samsung's request for a ban on imports of the iPhone, iPad and iPod. It's another setback for Samsung in a globespanning legal battle, where each company is accusing the other of violating its patents. A judge at the International Trade Commission...
  • Apple did not violate Samsung patents: US judge September 15, 2012

    Washington: Apple did not violate patents owned by Samsung Electronics in making the iPod touch, iPhone and iPad, a judge at the International Trade Commission said in a preliminary ruling on Friday. Apple and Samsung have taken their bruising patent disputes to some 10 countries as they vie for market share...
  • How new Kindle Fire device compares with rivals September 9, 2012

    California: Amazon.com Inc.'s new Kindle Fire models are the latest challengers to the iPad and come amid expectations that Apple will start selling a mini iPad soon. Here's a look at the key differences between a midrange model closest to the iPad, along with the original Kindle Fire, the iPad and...
  • iPhone 5 and other upcoming and recent releases September 8, 2012

    New York: It was a big week for gadget announcements as Amazon, Nokia and Motorola all tried to generate interest in their products before Apple's expected announcement of a new iPhone next Wednesday. Amazon announced four new Kindle Fire models and a new line of standalone ereaders on Thursday, a day...
  • Apple's victory means soulsearching for Samsung August 29, 2012

    Seoul: A US jury's $1 billion verdict against Samsung for what rival Apple claimed was the illegal copying of its iPhone and iPad designs signals a turning point for the South Korean electronics giant known for its prowess in adapting the innovations of others and nimbly executing production. The verdict not...
  • 'Samsung, Apple won't want to damage parts deal' August 27, 2012

    Seoul: While Samsung Electronics is reeling from a patent pounding by its smartphone rival Apple Inc, this is unlikely to damage the other part of their relationship where Samsung is the sole supplier of Appledesigned chips that power the iPhone and iPad. At an emergency meeting in Seoul early on...
  • Analysis: How Apple overwhelmed Samsung's patent case tactics August 27, 2012

    San Francisco: In August 2010, just a few months after Samsung Electronics launched its Galaxy smartphone, a team of Apple Inc lawyers flew to South Korea. Apple's late cofounder, Steve Jobs, had already told Samsung executives at a meeting earlier that summer that he considered the Galaxy S, based on Google's...
  • Samsung shares dip after Apple's big legal win August 27, 2012

    Seoul: Samsung Electronics shares tumbled more than 7 per cent on Monday, wiping $12 billion off the South Korean giant's market value, as Apple Inc's sweeping legal victory in their US patent battle raised concerns about its smartphone business, its biggest cash cow. A US jury found Samsung had copied critical...
  • iPad mini to debut in Oct after Sep iPhone launch August 26, 2012

    New Delhi: AllThingsD, a tech website affiliated with The Wall Street Journal, has now confirmed that Apple will unveil its nextgeneration iPhone and highly anticipated iPad mini at two separate events, rather than a single event as has been widely speculated. According to the AllThingsD report, Apple will unveil its nextgeneration...
  • Samsung to pay up $1 bn to Apple in patent case August 25, 2012

    The Korean company has been asked to pay Apple Inc over one billion dollars for copying critical features of the hugely popular iPhone and iPad. ...
  • Facebook updates iPhone app to speed it up August 24, 2012

    California: What's the worst insult you can throw at a fastmoving company like Facebook? Call its iPhone app slow and poky. On Thursday, Facebook Inc. addressed users who had gripes with its app for iPhones and iPads with the launch of a faster version. Rather than add a slew of new...
  • Apple, Samsung make final pitch to US jury August 22, 2012

    California: Apple Inc's worldwide legal crusade against the Android mobile operating system drew toward a climax on Tuesday as the iPhone maker's attorneys accused Samsung of taking a shortcut by copying Apple's designs after realizing it could not keep up. Closing arguments were delivered at trial between Apple and Samsung Electronics...
  • Patent war: Apple fires closing shots at Samsung August 18, 2012

    San Jose: Samsung Electronics Co Ltd abused its "monopoly power" and demanded an unreasonable royalty from Apple Inc for the use of wireless patents in the iPhone, hurting the device's commercial prospects, Apple experts testified. Richard Donaldson, a former lead patents attorney for Texas Instruments Inc, told the court on Friday...
  • Samsung launches Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet August 16, 2012

    Seoul: Samsung Electronics Co's new tablet, unveiled in the United States, is the South Korean electronics giant's latest attempt to wrestle market share from Apple Inc, but is not being heralded as an iPad killer. The Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet launches on Thursday in the United States, Britain and South Korea,...
  • How Samsung's new Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet compares with rivals August 16, 2012

    New York: Samsung Electronics Co. on Wednesday announced its latest tablet computer, the Galaxy Note 10.1. Here's a look at its key specifications, compared with key competitors and an earlier Samsung model. Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 Price: $499 for 16 gigabytes of storage, $549 for 32 gigabytes Screen size: 10.1 inches...
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet review August 16, 2012

    New York: The tabletcomputer market is like guerrilla warfare. One huge army Apple dominates the land, while a ragtag group of insurgents keeps raiding and probing, hoping to find some opening it can exploit. With Samsung's new Galaxy Note 10.1, the rebels have scored a small victory. It's a...
  • Pinterest unveils Android, iPad apps August 15, 2012

    San Francisco: Social networking startup Pinterest has rolled out versions of its service for Androidbased smartphones and for the iPad, its latest move to boost its appeal to a broader audience. An online scrapbook where users can "pin" images and share them with others, Pinterest has grown to about 23 million...