June 10, 2013 |
Tablet adoption is on the rise — nearly doubling in the past year alone. That's put tablets in the hands of just over one in three Americans, according to a study from the Pew Internet and American Life Project . Last year, about 18 percent of American adults ages 18 and older owned a tablet. And just three years ago, the study noted, only 3 percent of Americans had opted for a tablet, which most used as an intermediate device between their smartphones and their computers. The center, which...
January 26, 2010 |
We're here in San Francisco for Apple 's event today where they're expected to unveil their new tablet computer which may or may not be known as the iPad, iSlate, iBook, iTablet, the Apple Tablet or some other variation. The event starts at 10 AM PT. Be sure to check back in. For now, follow the CrunchGear guys do a little pre-show commentary starting at 9:30 AM PT.
March 22, 2013 |
The title of the latest lowbrow yukfest to try and sneak into theaters without being noticed by critics appears, on posters, as "InAPPropriate Comedy," a reference to the fact that its grab bag of short sketches pop up as if they were being haphazardly generated by a tablet computer app. That much, at least, is truth in advertising. The 20 or so skits — featuring headliners Rob Schneider, Adrien Brody, Michelle Rodriguez and Lindsay Lohan, along with a supporting cast of nobodies — are like that freebie quote-a-day-app...
September 28, 2011
There's a lot of news happening in the world that we could tell you about in this space: ●President Barack Obama gave a speech to schoolchildren saying the country's future is in their hands. ●NASA announced that the schoolbus-size satellite we told you about last week has landed harmlessly in the Pacific Ocean. ●Amazon.com announced its new tablet computer that is meant to compete with the iPad. We could tell you more about those stories, but instead we're showing you a picture of a...
August 25, 2009 |
We just received an anonymous tip containing some supposed pictures of the interface for Apple 's forthcoming tablet computer . Are they real? Who knows. There are some peculiarities, like the keyboard jumping all over the place on the screen. And the menu system looks a little un-Apple for what is clearly a movie trailer section. Also, why is the play/pause area so transparent? I think I prefer this video still. But again, who knows. Says our tipster, "this is very early stuff, and it is all about...
July 2, 2012 |
Apple has agreed to pay $60 million to electronics company Proview in order to continue using the iPad name for its popular tablet computer in China. The Associated Press reported that the Guangdong High People's Court said the case had been settled and that Apple had transferred the money into the court's account. Proview, a struggling Chinese electronics company that held the "IPAD" trademark for a desktop computer, said that Apple had misrepresented itself when it originally sought to buy the name before the iPad...