Motorola Wins Patent Battle And Potential For Injunction Against Apple In Germany

Motorola Wins Patent Battle And Potential For Injunction Against Apple In Germany

Apple is having a tough go of it over in Europe, as they’re involved in various lawsuits in several countries, including one they just lost. Motorola Mobility just scored a big hit against Apple, winning a patent infringement suit against them in Germany. [More]

European Officials Investigate Possible E-Book Cartel Involving Apple

European Officials Investigate Possible E-Book Cartel Involving Apple

In a page ripped from the script of Scarface, except switch out drugs for e-books and Tony Montana for Apple, European Union anti-trust officials are looking in to whether five publishers of e-books have colluded with the makers of the iPad, offering them lower book prices than they do for everyone else. [More]

Buying A Kindle Fire Might Make You More Likely To Own An iPad Eventually

Buying A Kindle Fire Might Make You More Likely To Own An iPad Eventually

The attractive lower price tag of Amazon’s Kindle Fire might be luring in plenty of customers, but according to some analysts, owning the Fire is akin to a “soap box derby” car and eventually, customers will upgrade to an iPad. Burn! [More]

Just Because People Are Buying Tablets Doesn't Mean They Are Paying For News Content

Just Because People Are Buying Tablets Doesn't Mean They Are Paying For News Content

With its large touch screen and comparable size to a folded up newspaper, some in the news business had hopes that the tablet computer would usher in a new era of customers willing to pay for access to news content. But a new study shows that — at least so far — it just isn’t so. [More]

The iPad Vending Machine At Macy's

The iPad Vending Machine At Macy's

I know iPad and iPod and gizmo-disgorging vending machines are nothing new, but it was still unnerving to see one as I passed through a Macy’s men’s department this weekend. I kind of hate it, and I kind of love it. [More]

Seven Scams And Swindles

Seven Scams And Swindles

Hear about some of my “favorite,” and the most recent, scams and swindles in this interview I did with Gerri Detweiler over on Talk Credit Radio. From the Black Money Scam to the wooden iPad, ripoffs are all around us. You rage at the conman, but also have to laugh at how audacious his gambits are, and marvel that they get pulled off again and gain. Plus, listen to the two things that, if we all did them, we could stop about 90% of scams from ever happening in the first place. [More]

Apple Injunction Forces Samsung To Pull Tablet From Trade Show

Apple Injunction Forces Samsung To Pull Tablet From Trade Show

Apple scored a hit against Samsung in their battle for tablet computer dominance after they won an injunction blocking sales of the new Galaxy Tab 7.7 in Germany. Samsung then had to remove the Galaxy Tab from a big electronics show. [More]

Woman Finds She Now Has $180 iWood Instead Of iPad

Woman Finds She Now Has $180 iWood Instead Of iPad

Beware, South Carolinians looking for a good deal on an iPad in a parking lot! Don’t fall for the trick one woman succumbed to and purchase a block of wood instead of an Apple tablet!. [More]

My iPad Has An Evil Twin

My iPad Has An Evil Twin

Kimberly and her Verizon Pad 2 didn’t know it, but her tablet has an evil twin lurking somewhere in the country. It lurked, waiting to steal her iPad’s identity and rob it of its network connectivity. Who created this horrible monster? Er… Verizon Wireless. [More]

Report: Apple Working On iPad 3 For Early 2012 Release

Report: Apple Working On iPad 3 For Early 2012 Release

As Apple’s iPad continues to sit atop the tablet market, a new report says the computer company is already ordering parts for the device’s next iteration. [More]

New App Lets iPhone & iPad Users View Flash Video

New App Lets iPhone & iPad Users View Flash Video

One of the major knocks against Apple’s iPhone and iPad devices is that their operating systems would not support playback of video in Adobe’s popular Flash format. But earlier today, the makers of the Skyfire mobile browser released an app that will give these devices that much-desired functionality. [More]

Sears Apologizes For $69 iPad Mistake

Sears Apologizes For $69 iPad Mistake

Sears is still stinging after a third-party seller on Sears.com stirred up a hornets’ nest of angry discount-seekers by advertising 16GB, WiFi iPad 2s for only $69. [More]

Woman Tracks Stolen iPad, Authorities Fail To Do Anything About It

Woman Tracks Stolen iPad, Authorities Fail To Do Anything About It

The neat thing about high-falutin’ technology these days is that if you lose it, many times you can use software to track it. Which is all well and good, except when that’s all you can do — watch as it travels around without you. Such was the case for a woman who left her iPad on a plane seat. [More]

Apple No Longer Requires In-App Subscriptions To Be Best Available Deals

Apple No Longer Requires In-App Subscriptions To Be Best Available Deals

Apple has tinkered with its in-app subscription purchases policies, making things more flexible for publishers and possibly more difficult for consumers. Previously, Apple required publishers to charge their lowest prices for subscriptions purchased within apps, but now Apple has dropped pricing restrictions. [More]

Will The Hypothetical Amazon Tablet Slay The iPad?

Will The Hypothetical Amazon Tablet Slay The iPad?

The Amazon tablet doesn’t even exist yet and already some are saying it could be the one to take Apple’s iPad down a notch, in the form of actual competition. So how could something that hasn’t been announced take on the Goliath that is the iPad? [More]

Friskies Debuts Free iPad And Android Games For Your Cat

Friskies Debuts Free iPad And Android Games For Your Cat

It’s a scientifically proven fact that cats love iPads, or at least love to smack things around that move. A few app developers have capitalized on this trend, making games specifically designed for cats. Some cats think that touchscreens are the greatest thing since feathers on a stick. Supposedly, touchscreens are tougher than claws, so the devices won’t be damaged. In a brilliant marketing move, Purina, maker of Friskies, ran with this idea and has created free Android Tablet and iPad games for felines.
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If Best Buy Doesn't Respect Your Time, Take Your $600 Elsewhere

If Best Buy Doesn't Respect Your Time, Take Your $600 Elsewhere

N. thought that because he called the nearest Best Buy store (about an hour and a half away from his home) to have an iPad set aside for him, there would actually be an iPad set aside for him. Well, maybe there was for about five minutes, but after he traveled an hour and a half to get to the store. He sent this great letter to the company’s Executive Resolution Team. [More]

Boy Wishes He Hadn't Sold His Kidney For An iPad 2

Boy Wishes He Hadn't Sold His Kidney For An iPad 2

A 17-year-old boy in Shanghai is experiencing extreme buyer’s remorse after his health has begun to falter after selling his kidney to buy an iPad 2, reports the Global Times. [More]