Sorry, Windows 8 Is Not Going to Save the PC Industry

  It’s no secret that the PC business is pretty lousy these days. In recent weeks, Hewlett-Packard and Dell have posted weak quarterly earnings because so much of their business still relies on sales of PCs. On Friday, Intel became the latest behemoth to weigh Read More …

Tablets to Surpass Notebook Growth in 2016

The demand for tablet computers such as the iPad is growing so quickly that shipments of them are projected to surpass notebook shipments by 2016. According to market research firm NPD DisplaySearch, the mobile PC category is poised to soar from 347 million units in Read More …

Cute Clay iPad Stop Motion Video

sevsve made this cute stop motion video at the British Higher School of Art and Design art school in Moscow. She used plasticine, which is like a synthetic clay, to make an iPad, and used stop motion to bring it to life. I wouldn’t be surprised Read More …

After ‘Genius’ Fail, Apple Back to Promoting iPad in Olympics

Apple, which discontinued its much-panned “genius” ads during the Olympics after their short run, is back with a more traditional approach, promoting its latest iPad. The ad above, which ran during Tuesday night’s Olympics telecast on NBC, touts the new iPad’s Retina display and the Read More …

Secret Pictures of Apple Prototypes Pop Up in Court

Court documents released during the ongoing Apple and Samsung patent battle show early pictures of what the iPhone and iPad could have looked like, and hint at what features we could see in the future. According to images obtained by The Verge, early prototypes of Read More …

Apple Has Sold 170 Million iPads

Apple has sold 170 million iPads since the product launched in early 2010, the company revealed during its event in San Francisco on Tuesday. Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO, revealed that Apple had sold its 170 millionth tablet earlier this month and poked fun at some Read More …

See the Apple Commercial That Was Too ‘Self-Congratulatory’ to Air

Rare footage filmed for a 1980s Apple commercial — but never aired because it was deemed “too self-congratulatory” — appeared on Google+ late Thursday night. Google staffer Andy Hertzfeld, who was a part of the original Macintosh design team, posted a YouTube video to his Read More …

For Some, Target’s iPad Trade-In Is Too Good to Be True

Target’s offer for a $200 gift card in exchange for a working iPad sounded like a great deal, and it was. But not for everyone. Some found the offer was more of a hassle than they expected and vented about it on social media. Among Read More …

In the Future, We’ll All Be Working on the Road

The Bentley Mulsanne Executive Interior Concept is brimming with digital hyperbole. Lets get down to brass tacks. Built into this car (which, despite its concept label, will be a made-to-order version of the ultra-upscale Mulsanne) you’ve got: Built-in mobile Wi-Fi. Two iPads and keyboards that Read More …

The iPad Mini Is the Most Interesting Apple Launch in Years

There have been so many Apple events over the past few years that the nonstop unveilings of shiny new iDevices has gotten, if not routine, at least formulaic: Rumors start, amplify, and then reach a consensus right before the new gadget is unveiled. Then Apple Read More …