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Apple Packing New 32nm A5 Chips in New iPad 2 and Apple TV

Posted on 12/04/2012 by Chris Hauk

While everyone’s attention has been on the shiny new iPad, those slick folks at Cupertino have started quietly shipping iOS devices with the 32nm A5 SoC’s. (System on a Chip.) So far the $399 iPad 2 and the 3rd-generation Apple TV have been confirmed to use the chip.


FAA plans to expand use of Apple’s iPad & create its own app store

Posted on 11/04/2012 by Chris Hauk

The United States Federal Aviation Administration has found that use of the iPad has lowered costs and improved efficiency. The authority has decided to expand the use of Apple’s best-selling device, and also create its own app store containing aviation-specific software.


Could Apple’s ‘iPad’ Trademark Become Generic?

Posted on 09/04/2012 by Chris Hauk

Get a cut or scrape, you reach for a Band-Aid, not a plastic bandage strip. Need to blow your nose? You ask for a Kleenex, not a tissue. And if you want to buy a tablet computer, there’s a good chance you’ll say, “I want to buy an iPad.”


Five Charged After Chinese Teen Swaps His Kidney For An iPad

Posted on 06/04/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

Following a report last year that a Chinese teen sold his kidney to buy an iPhone and iPad, Reuters reports that the young man now suffers from renal deficiency, and five people are being charged with “unintentional” injury as a result.


New 3rd-Gen iPad Also Facing 3G Connectivity Issues

Posted on 06/04/2012 by Chris Hauk

Earlier this week, we told you about Apple’s actions to help users who were having Wifi issues with their new iPads. Now, there are reports in Apple’s Support Forums of user’s having problems staying connected to a 3G signal when 4G isn’t available.