Even before Apple came out with its iPhone five years ago, it was experimenting with iPad-like tablets.
In The Number, CNN's Erin Burnett talks about why Samsung could be the new Apple.
Psychologists say neophilia is behind the iPad excitement. CNN's Josh Levs reports.
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.
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.
Apple on Wednesday unveiled its long-awaited next-generation iPad.
At the pep rally where Apple debuted its third-generation tablet computer, one question was on everyone's lips: So, what do we call this thing?
Apple is expected to announce the iPad 3 at a "special event" in California next week.
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.
You may have just unwrapped your new iPad 2, but rumors are already swirling about the iPad 3.
From the continuing rise of tablet devices to the daily-deals craze and the return of the Internet IPO, 2011 has been a transformative year for technology.
Samsung is offering its latest Galaxy S II smartphone for $2 to some customers in Sydney, Australia.
Samsung Electronics' tablet computer, the Galaxy Tab, will be available to consumers in Australia in the coming days, after the South Korean electronics giant scored a victory against Apple in a legal battle that had blocked the product from going on sale.
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.
Owners of iPads and other tablet devices tend to be news junkies who are wealthier and more highly educated than than the general population, according to a new report.
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.
United Airlines announced Tuesday that it is replacing its pilots' flight decks with iPads.
Apple won a significant victory on Tuesday in its campaign against Samsung Electronics over alleged intellectual-property infringements.
After a false start late Monday, Skype has officially landed on the iPad.
Motorola announced dismal device sales in its earnings report on Thursday, with tablets faring near the worst among the company's products.
The Android cabal is reuniting in a new territory.
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.
HP's TouchPad tablet went on sale Friday for $499, the same price as the 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.
Electronics manufacturers have all the pieces they need to create a great competitor to the iPad.
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.
In a refreshingly honest statement, Samsung's mobile division VP Lee Don-Joo admitted that the iPad 2 made some parts of Samsung's 10.1-inch Galaxy Tab look "inadequate," and the iPad 2's pricing might force Samsung to lower the price of its tablet.
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.
With a surprise appearance by CEO Steve Jobs, Apple on Wednesday debuted the iPad 2, updating the gadget that's become practically synonymous with tablet computing.
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.
Are immigrants to the U.S. more likely than the general American population to adopt tablet computers? New research from Rebtel, a global mobile VOIP provider, indicates that this might be true.
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.
CNN on Thursday became one of the first companies other than Google to offer an app designed specifically for Android tablets, including the just-released Motorola Xoom.
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.
Tablets are becoming less square.
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.
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.
With its glossy touch screen and adaptable content, Apple's iPad is reviving longer-form reading, according to a recent report.
For those of you with lengthy tech-toy wish lists and not-so-deep pockets, T-Mobile's new tablet offering may provide the answer you've been waiting for.
Touch-screen tablets are poised to flood the market soon.
CNN's Dan Simon visits Las Vegas to preview what new gadgets are going to make waves at the Consumer Electronics Show.
The Consumer Electronics Show gives a glimpse into the tech trends and gadgets that will be released later this year.
If you spend any time on the internet or with geeky friends this week, you're sure to come across an acronym that's pervasive in the world of technology each January: CES.
When this year began, we were feverishly speculating about an Apple tablet, looking forward to 3-D TV sets, and optimistically waiting for the end of the cable companies' cruel grip on our wallets.
Less than a year ago, some technology pundits questioned whether Apple's "iTablet" would find any buyers.
Just hours after Google unwrapped the newest version of its smartphone operating system, Android head Andy Rubin gave a peek at the next major release, which will cater to tablets.
Some technology prognosticators see the success of touch-screen tablets as an eventual death knell for the computer mouse.
Hoping to improve its footing in the burgeoning tablet wars, RIM on Tuesday released a video that it says shows its forthcoming BlackBerry PlayBook outperforming Apple's iPad.
The iPad will get its first major software upgrade this month when an update to its operating system is rolled out for the tablet computer, according to Apple.
HP has at last revealed its long-awaited Slate, an 8.9-inch tablet with capacitive multi-touch and running Windows 7.
Tablet computers are poised to be a hit for the holidays. Some tech companies will score big -- while others won't have a tablet at all.
Verizon Wireless will begin selling Apple's iPad at its 2,000 retail stores nationwide on Oct. 28, the companies announced Thursday.
While PC makers are running full-speed to chase the iPad's success, it's notable that just as quickly they've stopped talking about Netbooks.
Apple's iPad may finally have some competition.
Richard Quest talks to Samsung's Simon Stanford about the company's Android powered tablet set to compete with the iPad.
When Samsung debuted its Galaxy Tab on Thursday, it made a bold claim: the device is at least as good as today's dominant tablet, Apple's iPad.
Some of the world's biggest electronics companies are readying an assault on the tablet market. But before they even begin, they find themselves at an early disadvantage.
Microsoft Chief Executive Steve Ballmer said Thursday that the software giant is urgently working with its partners to unveil a host of tablet computers running Windows 7, to compete with Apple's fast-selling iPad.
Three iPad users claim that because the iPad will shut itself off after remaining in direct sunlight for long enough, it fails to meet the promises Apple made about using the device as an e-book reader.
The iPad is about to have its academic chops put to the test this fall in a number of programs around the country.
Less than three months after its iPad launch, Apple sold its 3 millionth unit of the table device on Monday, the company announced.
In our household, we've had more than two full months to get used to Apple's iPad, the device Steve Jobs promised us was 9.7 inches of magical computing.
It seems that yet another member of the animal kingdom has taken a liking to the iPad -- dolphins.
Apple says that it has sold more than 2 million iPads since the device debuted April 3rd.
Pop quiz: Which one is the true tablet? Apple iPad, JooJoo, Dell Streak, or HP Slate?
CNN.com's Kevin Voigt goes behind the scenes of Hong Kong's "gray market" sales of iPads.
As Apple's iPad is released in nine overseas markets on Friday, industry watchers wonder if they are seeing the birth of a new market or a geek niche product.
Sales of the iPad are already outpacing those of the Mac in the United States, according to an analyst's calculations.
If you want to buy a consumer-friendly tablet computer today and you don't want to purchase Apple's iPad, you're pretty much out of luck.
Israel has reversed a ban on the iPad, Apple's tablet computer, and said users can bring in the device without worrying that customs officials will seize it.
Israel is blocking travelers from bringing the Apple iPad into the country. CNN's Kevin Flower reports.
Apple is acknowledging complaints that its new iPad computer has trouble connecting to the Internet.
The iPad may have exclusively launched in the United States on Saturday, but by Monday hundreds were available in the stores of Hong Kong -- thanks to the city's laissez faire retail laws and the work of traders such as Ronald Leung.
Apple said Monday it sold 300,000 iPads in the United States on the first day the highly anticipated tablet device was available in stores.
Does Apple's iPad live up to the hype? CNN's Mario Armstrong has his review.
You've seen the television commercials and the product reviews.
Ahead of its April 3 launch, Apple lines up two more publishers to sell e-books for the iPad.
Huffington Post technology editor Jose Antonio Vargas gives his review of Apple's tablet computer.
Netflix is cruising. The cable guys are catching on. Wal-Mart just rumbled in.
71 year-old Louie Sulcer downloaded Apple's 10 billionth song, Johnny Cash's 'Guess Things Happen That Way.'
It turns out Apple isn't the only company readying a touch-screen tablet computer.
Steve Jobs was reportedly wearing a top hat when he visited New York publishers last week. It's a fitting lid for the Apple CEO, who can be as tricky as a magician.
As the fanfare over Apple's new iPad reaches a fever pitch, Google is not standing idly by.
Apple's got a lot planned for its Wednesday press event.
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