Articles By Michael Kan

Apple patents utlrabook-style teardrop design

A Taiwanese government office is warning local PC vendors of a new Apple patent for its MacBook Air that could be used in legal action to try and stop the sale of ultrabook

Published on: July 4th, 2012 Michael Kan

Acer unveils Windows 8 tablets, ultrabooks with cradles, keyboards

Acer on Monday unveiled new Windows 8 products, including tablets that come with attachable peripherals and ultrabooks fitted with touchscreens, as the company tries to set itself apart from the competition with new

Published on: June 4th, 2012 Michael Kan

Residents fear waste from Apple supplier’s plant causes cancer

Environmental groups in China criticized Apple on Wednesday, alleging that it is employing suppliers that are damaging the environment and threatening the lives of residents. Apple, however, maintains the company has been vigilant

Published on: September 1st, 2011 Michael Kan

Fatal iPad 2 factory explosion could disrupt production

Opinion is divided on whether a blast on Friday at a Foxconn factory in Chengdu, China will affect the production of Apple's iPadsResearch firm IHS iSuppli warned that if production at the factory

Published on: May 24th, 2011 Michael Kan