Shipments of tablets running Google Inc’s Android will overtake the iPad this year for the first time, research house IDC predicted on Tuesday, as Apple Inc cedes more mobile market share to hard-charging rivals around the globe.
NEW YORK — Steve Jobs had no formal schooling in engineering, yet he’s listed as the inventor or co-inventor on more than 200 U.S. patents. These are some of the significant products that were created under his direction: [PHOTOS]
According to the research firm, which surveyed 2,297 consumers between September 6 and September 12, just 4 percent of respondents said that they would be “less likely” to buy Apple products in the future, now that Jobs is no longer CEO at Apple.
According to a new survey by Nielsen, women now make up 61 percent of eReader owners. That’s up from 43 percent in the third quarter of last year.
According to various headlines, Alaska is the first airline to get approval from the FAA to replace its required on-board 25-pound flight manual with an iPad. 400 MB worth of documents will be stored as a PDF on the iPads that pilots will access via a $4.99 app called GoodReader. All of Alaska’s 1,400 pilots will be using the iPads by the middle of June.
The bar is buzzing on a busy night at Chicago Cut steakhouse as regulars Keith and Peg Bragg sit at a high table scanning the wine list. Within seconds, they have all bottles under $40 at their fingertips using an iPad supplied by their server.
“HOLLANDIA LAUNCHES WORLD’S FIRST BED DESIGNED TO WORK WITH IPAD” screams the press release.
Paying too much for tax preparation is a lot like…throwing money away.
It looks like an iPad, only it’s 1/14th the cost: India has unveiled the prototype of a $35 basic touchscreen tablet aimed at students, which it hopes to bring into production by 2011.
Salesforce.com Inc is suing Microsoft Corp for alleged patent violations, the latest development in a legal battle that began last month when Microsoft accused Salesforce of stealing its intellectual property.