Why HP tossed TouchPad

HP believes that tablets have a promising future, but company officials said Thursday the reaction to their first tablet, the TouchPad, was so negative that it didn't make sense for the company to

Published on: August 19th, 2011 Nate Ralph

11 killer tablet productivity apps for Android and iPad

Whether you're an executive, a traveling sales rep, a student, or a soccer parent, a slate full of smart apps can help you manage the ever-changing demands of your daily life. It doesn't

Published on: August 10th, 2011 Robert Strohmeyer

iPhone location tracking facts – what you need to know

Given how much confusing and often contradictory information has been filling the media over the last week, it wouldn't surprise me if some iPhone users were calling in priests to exorcise the demons

Published on: April 26th, 2011 Bill Snyder

Tablets are just a passing fancy

At this week's CTIA Wireless 2011 conference in Orlando, tablets have taken centre stage. Not only have multiple new devices been announced, but predictions have been made that tablets will ultimately replace laptops

Published on: March 25th, 2011 Katherine Noyes

Apple iPad 2 unveiled: videoconferencing, video output among new features

At today's Apple event, Steve Jobs wasted no time jumping straight to the point: "We're here to talk about Apple's third post-PC blockbuster product."As expected, the new iPad 2 is slimmer and lighter.

Published on: March 3rd, 2011 Melissa J. Perenson and Jackie Dove

iPad 2 unveiled today, Windows 8 tablet possible for June

The Apple Insider has reported that analyst Brian White with Ticonderoga Securities has described Apple's iPad 2 event, to be held today, as a "crucial product launch." But even as this developed, reports

Published on: March 2nd, 2011 Michael Burns and Jared Newman

LG to rollout 3D smartphone and tablet

LG fired two important shots in the smartphone and tablet wars here at Mobile World Congress, announcing the Optimus 3D smartphone and the LG Optimus Pad, an Android Honeycomb-based tablet.The Optimus 3D, LG

Published on: February 15th, 2011 Mark Sullivan

What SMB CIOs can learn from Google’s Ben Fried

When Ben Fried left his post as IT managing director at Morgan Stanley and took over as Google's CIO in May 2008, he knew what he was getting into: supporting a user base

Published on: January 17th, 2011 Juan Carlos Perez

How to secure iPads for business use

When Apple's iOS 4.2 debuts next month, it will offer enough features to make the iPad tablet a device that's safe for business if IT security teams take the right steps. Top among

Published on: October 25th, 2010 Tim Greene

Five things iPad 2 needs to keep rivals at bay

If Apple had any doubt when it launched the iPad, it seems clear by this point that competition in the tablet arena will be fierce. Apple will not enjoy the same two year

Published on: September 30th, 2010 Tony Bradley

‘We did nothing illegal’, say iPad email hackers

The hackers who harvested an estimated 114,000 Apple iPad 3Gowner e-mail addresses defended their actions Friday as "ethical" and said they did nothing illegal.The hacking group Goatse Security obtained the e-mail addresses using

Published on: June 15th, 2010 Gregg Keizer

10 amazing things you can do with your iPad

The iPadis loaded with all kinds of features you've probably heard about, but look a little deeper, and its extra abilities might surprise you. Some of these secrets are enabled through apps, while

Published on: May 19th, 2010 Zack Stern

iPad, iPhone, BlackBerry, Android now in HP-Palm’s sights

I guess it's innemitable. With recent announcement of Hewlett-Packards purchase of Palm Inc. the idea of a "iPhone killer" will eventually surface. Of course, why would HP bother to snap up the ailing

Published on: April 30th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Three specialty uses for the Apple iPad

If you think the iPad is just a big iPod Touch for Fanboy consumers, think again. The nearly 10-inch touchscreen will open the door to a variety of never-seen-before uses, say iPhone developers.

Published on: April 8th, 2010 Tom Kaneshige