Back in April, a company called Next Issue Media launched its digital-magazine app. A joint venture of five big publishers -- Condé Nast, Hearst, Meredith, News Corp and TIME's owner, Time Inc. -- it bundled a bunch of famous publications into a single app with all-you-can-read pricing.
So far no tech company has been able to come close to the popularity of Apple's iPad. Why? Maggie Lake shows us.
Note to all tablet makers not named Asus: This is how you make a 7-inch tablet.
Amazon's Kindle Fire is a solid tablet, and a relative bargain at $199. But, Apple's iPad is still ahead of the field.
A new round of Apple rumors and leaks are suggesting what some tech observers have been predicting for the past year: that a smaller, less expensive iPad is on the way.
Felicia Taylor explains all the buzz around the possible release date of a new Apple iPhone and a smaller iPad.
FAA scolds NY Times best selling author for not turning off his iPad, after he took video of birds striking a plane.
The world's largest professional social network just got a wider reach -- and it wants to be in front of your face for more of the day.
Apple is investigating several issues with its new iPad's Wi-Fi connectivity, according to an internal AppleCare document unearthed by MacRumors.
The new iPad can burn through monthly 4G data plans in a matter of hours, resulting in loads of additional charges.
Which one is right for you? HLN's Jennifer Westhoven visits Consumer Reports to find out.
When it comes to tablet computers, size matters -- a lot. But these devices are definitely not one-size-fits-all. And like Alice in Wonderland, the "right size" for tablets keeps shifting.
Guess that overheating issue isn't such a big deal after all.
When the new iPad says it's 100% fully charged, it may actually not be -- at least that's been the word on the web the past few days.
As with any high-profile product release, Apple's new iPad device has been peppered with complaints since reaching consumers' hands on March 16. Among them: that magazines look terrible on the iPad 3?s high-resolution display.
The new iPad may be a hot item in more ways than one.
Magnets: How do they work? Differently on the new iPad than on the iPad 2, it has emerged -- and that's bad news for anyone with an old or third-party smart cover.
CNN's Kyung Lah reports from outside an Apple store in Japan where fans are lined up waiting to buy the new iPad.
The latest version of Apple's iPad, the genre-defining tablet computer that has outperformed virtually everyone's expectations since first released in 2010, went on sale Friday at 8 a.m. local time.
Iggy is just one of many cats on YouTube caught playing with Apple's new iPad.
Apple's new iPad goes on sale on Friday. It's not the iPad 3, or the iPad HD, but the new iPad. That's great, but should you buy the new Apple tablet or opt for a different tablet? After all it's not the only tablet on the block.
On first glance, the new, never-to-be-actually-named iPad is exactly the same as its predecessor: Same size, same price, same colors.
CNN's Richard Quest talks to Dan Ackerman, Sr. Editor at CNET, about the new iPad and what differences it brings.
CNN's Eunice Yoon reports on Apple's legal tussle in China over the iPad trademark.
Apple levelled a new legal threat on Monday against the struggling electronics company that has claimed it owns the iPad name in China, as a court in southern China ordered a large retailer to stop sales of the gadget.
Apple on Thursday lifted the veil on its plans to remake the educational landscape in a way that centers on its best-selling tablet computer, the iPad.
A new report from one of the Web's leading researchers spells out what news reports have suggested: that tablet computers and e-readers made a huge leap in popularity this holiday season.
More and more schools are jumping on the digital bandwagon and adopting iPads for daily use in the classroom. Apple's education-related announcements last week will no doubt bolster the trend, making faculty tools and student textbooks more engaging and accessible.
Apple's announcement on Thursday that it would be introducing a new iPad textbook experience and iBooks authoring tool presents huge opportunities for technology in classrooms.
Quick, name the last revolutionary consumer electronic device.
You may have just unwrapped your new iPad 2, but rumors are already swirling about the iPad 3.
Can't justify buying a $500 tablet simply for entertainment? Then take it seriously: Make an investment in these add-ons and get down to business.
Although it has been on the U. S. market for just three weeks, Amazon's Kindle Fire is expected to become the second-most popular tablet in the world by the end of this year, according to the research firm IHS.
Comcast is on track to begin offering live television to subscribers' iPads as long as they stay near their home cable boxes, executives for the cable giant said in interviews.
If you view a tablet as a guilty pleasure, like I do, then buying the Kindle Fire should make you feel a little less guilty.
In the halls of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers practice facility, players can be seen carrying iPads everywhere they go.
The iPad is one of the most disruptive technologies of the past 5 years. Along with the iPhone, it birthed a new era of touch computing that does away with the mouse and keyboard altogether. And yet the iPad's undisputed dominance of the blossoming tablet market may not last forever. In fact, the iPad is about to get some stiff competition -- finally.
Smaller tablet computers that are significantly more affordable and portable than the iPad are finally starting to hit the United States -- and they could hit a crucial sweet spot in the consumer market.
2011 was supposed to be the year of the tablet. After the 2010 launch of the iPad demonstrated there was a lucrative market for consumer-class slates, all the key consumer electronics manufacturers strapped Android to their would-be iPad killers, hoping to catch up to Apple's massive lead.
CNN's Maggie Lake takes a look at the Amazon's latest tablet - the Kindle Fire.
One year, six months, and seven days after the iPad first went on sale, Facebook has at last released its app for Apple's tablet.
With Amazon unveiling its much-anticipated Kindle Fire tablet computer Wednesday, we may finally have a real tablet war on our hands.
After months of speculation, it's here: Amazon's tablet, the $199 Kindle Fire, was unveiled Wednesday.
MoboTap, the creator of the popular Dolphin Browser for Android and iPhone, has unleashed a browser for the iPad.
Need proof that the iPad and other tablets are geared toward playing games? Now they've got their own joystick.
United Airlines announced Tuesday that it is replacing its pilots' flight decks with iPads.
In the pre-iPad world, skeptics predicted that consumers would have no need for tablets. Then Apple unleashed the iPad -- and immediately sold millions of them.
For gamers, the urge to conquer and pillage dates back to time immemorial. Tabletop amusements like chess and its numerous variants have enthralled players for centuries.
After a false start late Monday, Skype has officially landed on the iPad.
Make sure you know how much money you'll really need to retire comfortably by using these three tools.
Facebook's iPad app could be a lot closer to launch than we thought. A full-sized, fully-functional version of the iPad app is hidden inside the current iPhone app.
Shipments of personal computers in the United States tumbled in the second quarter as manufacturers, retailers and consumers shift their focus to tablets.
Tech blogs are never short on Apple rumors.
Being a tech dad is a curse. We are always chasing the latest and greatest that tech minds are producing despite our economic status, how many kids we have or whether or not the CFO at home (the wife) will approve.
Buyers from around the world explain way they're willing to wait hours outside Apple's London store to get their iPad.
Ads touting Apple's iPad seem to be everywhere, but e-readers such as Amazon.com's Kindle and Barnes & Noble's Nook are actually more popular with consumers, according to a new report from the Pew Internet and American Life Project.
HP's iPad rival now has a launch date: The HP TouchPad tablet will go on sale July 1 starting at $499, the same price as the iPad.
There are no two ways about it: E-books are here to stay. Unless something as remarkable as Japan's reversion to the sword occurs, digital books are the 21st century successor to print.
The tablet computer market is about to get a whole lot more crowded.
There's a learning curve for every new consumer technology -- both for people who use the device and for makers of software or services that run on it. This has definitely been the case for Apple's iPad, which hit the market just over a year ago.
Google's Executive Chairman on the battle between the iPad OS and Android. CNN's Fareed Zakaria reports.
Smartphone air travel apps have been designed with all phases of your trip in mind. From finding a flight to finding a good cup of coffee during your layover, Budget Travel has selected five top apps to help make the most of your time in the sky -- or on the ground.
Tech and media companies are in a race to sap the serendipity from news consumption and distill readers' interests into an algorithm.
Politics is serious business -- but not all the time.
Electronics manufacturers have all the pieces they need to create a great competitor to the iPad.
Apple's iPad is just one year old, and more than 15 million customers have voted with their wallets. The tablet is officially mainstream.
The new iPads have landed -- and the throngs turned out to greet them.
The 2nd incarnation of the iPad -- the gadget that's become practically synonymous with tablet computing -- goes on sale Friday.
If you're looking to upgrade your car this year, you can ignore fuel injection, turbo charging, power steering and a streamlined chassis -- the new breakthrough that will improve your ride is an iPad.
On Friday March 11, Apple's iPad 2 will become available for purchase online and in retail stores. Early trade-in activity surrounding the original iPad suggests that that the iPad 2 will be in high demand.
It seems impossible for Apple to put a decent camera into anything but the iPhone, and despite many hopes, both cameras in the iPad 2 are about as rudimentary as you could get without having to load a roll of film in there.
With the iPad 2 going on sale in a week, Apple appears to be working to unload its remaining inventory of the tablet computer's first generation.
Tablets aren't killing personal computers yet, but they're making consumers think twice before buying a laptop.
It was a magical performance from a consummate performer, on that we can all agree.
Apple CEO Steve Jobs made a surprise appearance at a company event in San Francisco on Wednesday to present the second generation of the iPad tablet.
You wouldn't think that Apple, the largest and most hyped-up tech company on the planet, would have anything left to prove. But Wednesday's iPad 2 announcement will be an important test for the company.
Before Apple released its iPad last April, skeptics loudly protested that consumers didn't want or need tablets.
From the earliest days of aviation, pilots have relied upon paper maps to help find their way. Even in an era of GPS and advanced avionics, you still see pilots lugging around 20 pounds or more of charts.
It's pretty much official: After months of anticipation, Apple on Wednesday sent out invitations to a March 2 press event where the company is expected to unveil the new version of its iPad tablet computer.
As Sly Stone said, the nicer the nice, the higher the price.The question is, is the more expensive Xoom nicer than the comparable iPad?
Apple will announce the iPad 2 next Wednesday, as made rather obvious by invites sent out to press this morning.
Motorola Mobility's Xoom, a tablet running Google's newest Android software, will go on sale at Verizon Wireless stores on Thursday, the cellular carrier announced.
HP on Wednesday unveiled the TouchPad, a tablet device that will go on sale this summer and compete with Apple's iPad.
When Steve Jobs introduced the iPad last January, the biggest surprise wasn't the actual product. (Many shrugged and called the iPad a "bigger iPhone.") It was the price: Just $500.
Looking for new ways to package its growing crop of content, Yahoo is developing an application for the iPad and Android tablets called Livestand.
Wall Street Journal's tech columnist Walt Mossberg explains the competitions among tablets and tech trends.
Apple's production partners are already hard at work on the new model of iPad, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal.
Media companies are making big bets on tablet-friendly newspapers and magazines -- even as they bleed cash chasing a still-tiny audience.
Amidst reports that the Samsung may be touting inflated numbers for sales of its Galaxy Tab tablet -- and reports that those that do buy the device are returning it at an alarming rate -- one might jump to the conclusion that Apple has little to be worried about in the way of competitors to its iPad.
The Daily, the iPad-only tablet "newspaper" thet launched Wednesday, has an odd relationship with the web: It allows both subscribers and non-subscribers to view web-based versions of all of its articles for free, but it doesn't offer a convenient index (a.k.a. homepage) for perusing them.
With its glossy touch screen and adaptable content, Apple's iPad is reviving longer-form reading, according to a recent report.
News Corporation owns several publications that are more than a century old. On Wednesday, the company will announce and then begin distributing its brand-new take on a news outfit built for the 21st century.
News Corp.'s iPad-exclusive newspaper, The Daily, will launch next week at an event in New York City.
When online media first arose, one of the common complaints about it was that it wasn't very portable. Unlike books or magazines, you couldn't easily read your desktop or laptop on the bus or in the bathroom.
Educator Steve Perry explains why the iPad will 'transform' the educational landscape.
The iPad is changing how folks read stuff online -- no surprise if you think how different a gizmo it is to a PC.
The next generation of the iPhone and iPad will sport a new version of Apple's A4 chip with a dual-core graphics processing unit that should enable even higher resolutions on these devices, as well as support for HD (1080p) video playback, AppleInsider reports citing sources familiar with the matter.
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