Taiwanese company Proview Electronics wants to put a ban on both iPad imports and exports. The company is already petitioning Chinese customs to stop shipments of iPads.
Support for LTE has been one of the lingering questions regarding the iPad 3, but a new report seemingly confirms that the iPad 3 will indeed feature 4G LTE, and will be available from AT&T and Verizon in the U.S.
JP Morgan analyst Mike Moskowitz issued a note to investors on Tuesday saying ultrabooks will not become “meaningful enough” to drive growth in the notebook PC market until 2013, and are “just more of the same in PCs”.
Pegatron, the Chinese assembler of Apple products, said on Tuesday that they haven’t been informed of any impending audits such as the one announced this week by Apple. Apple has said the audits will begin in the spring.
New rumors have emerged claiming that Apple is a testing a smaller iPad with an 8-inch display, likely in addition to the the 9.7-inch display currently found on the iPad 2.
The European Commission and the U.S. Justice Department have both cleared Google’s planned purchase of Motorola Mobility today in a massive $12.5 billion acquisition for the search giant.
Apple has updated their investor information page, and will be live streaming audio from a speech delivered by CEO Tim Cook tomorrow at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference.
Apple is reportedly planning to hold their highly anticipated iPad 3 announcement on Wednesday, March 7th. The device will reportedly feature a Retina display and a quad-core processor, as well as possible LTE support.
Apple grabbed 19% of all U.S. sales dollars for consumer electronics during the holiday quarter – an interesting data point in what became the single best quarter in Apple’s entire history.
Apple’s stock closed above $500 today after reaching the milestone earlier in mid-day trading. This marks a significant moment in Apple’s history, and raises serious excitement about just how high the stock may go.
3G models of the iPad 2 are in short supply – a strong sign that the iPad 3 is almost here. However, only the 3G models are constrained, raising questions of what Apple may have in store for the iPad 2.
AT&T increased its handset upgrade fee to $36 yesterday, doubling the amount from its previous $18 fee. Perhaps they aren’t making enough money on $20 tethering fees or absurdly priced data plans…
Regional big-box retailer Meijer has slashed their prices on the iPad 2, and is now offering the 16GB Wi-Fi model for just $429, and some Target stores are offering a $75 discount on all iPad 2 models.
ThinkGeek has just announced the iCade 8-Bitty – a nifty new Bluetooth gamepad for iOS that looks a lot like an NES controller with extra buttons. Retro-licious fun for your iPhone and iPad!
VideoLAN is preparing to launch VLC 2.0. The update is a complete rewrite of the program, and brings Blu-Ray playback and an all-new interface to the Mac.
iPads are reportedly being removed from shelves in China due to a trademark dispute between Apple and ProView, who claims to have owned the “iPad” trademark in China since 2001.