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iPad Makes Up 95 Percent of Tablet Web Traffic

Posted on 04/05/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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While IDC recently revealed that the iPad makes up 68% of worldwide tablet market share, market research firm Chitika has revealed something just as impressive, stating that the iPad also accounts for a whopping 95 percent of all tablet web traffic!

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A Better Method for iPad Text Editing (Video)

Posted on 04/05/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Typing on the iPad can be a real chore, especially if you have to make a lot of edits. So what’s the solution? Daniel Hooper thinks he has the answer, and has taken to YouTube to state his case.

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Could Apple Become Their Own Wireless Carrier?

Posted on 04/05/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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What’s next for Apple? Which industry will they disrupt next? Some analysts think Apple’s next field of conquest will be the mobile phone carriers. They say Apple will be the next big player in that arena. Are they making the right call, or do they have a wrong number?

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Steve Jobs Almost Named the iMac ‘MacMan’

Posted on 04/05/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Ken Segall’s new book Insanely Simple is absolutely packed with interesting and little-known nuggets of knowledge about Apple. One of the more interesting stories in the book is about how Steve Jobs wanted to call the iMac MacMan.

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The Case of the Smoking Airborne iPhone is Solved

Posted on 04/05/2012 by Chris Hauk

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The investigation into why an iPhone started spewing black smoke on a Regional Express flight in Australia has revealed the cause of the incident. A misplaced screw had punctured the battery casing, causing a short-circuit that made the battery overheat.

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Steve Jobs Patent Exhibit Coming to Smithsonian

Posted on 04/05/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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The Smithsonian has announced that they will host a new exhibit showcasing highlighting the many patents awarded to Steve Jobs. The exhibit will be called “The Patents and Trademarks of Steve Jobs: Art and Technology that Changed the World.”

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Walmart Cuts Price of iPhone 4S By $74, iPhone 4 By $54

Posted on 04/05/2012 by Henry Taylor-Gill

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Walmart has quietly dropped the price of both the iPhone 4 and 4S without any notice, taking the price of the former down to $34 on AT&T (8GB) and the latter down to $114 on AT&T (16GB).

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New $399 iPad 2 Runs Cooler, Features Longer Battery Life

Posted on 04/05/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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When Apple dropped the price of the iPad 2 to $399, they didn’t just drop the price – as we’ve pointed out previously, they also packed a newer 32nm A5 processor into the iPad 2, which offers a number of interesting benefits.

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