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Forget to preorder a new iPad early? If you must have one on the first day they’re available, you can always line up outside an Apple Store. Apple announced Wednesday its stores will open at 8 a.m. local time to sell the new iPad starting Friday. Read more »

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DisplaySearch explains what exactly Apple did to pack four times the amount of pixels onto the new iPad screen compared to its predecessor’s none-too-shabby display. According to DisplaySearch, Apple did it using a pixel-design technique called Super High Aperture, or SHA. Read more »

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Join us Wednesday morning as we live blog Apple’s iPad event in San Francisco starting at 10 a.m. We will kick things off here at around 9:30 a.m. PT, so be sure to bookmark this page and come back then. Read more »


In the iPad app StockTouch, the team at Visible Market has created a genuinely useful tool for understanding at a glance how the stock market is doing over any period of time from the mobile device that more and more workers are carrying around: the iPad. Read more »


It’s looking more like Apple is going to be dropping the numerical naming scheme of its iPad lineup. CNET and VentureBeat both reported the same thing on Monday: that they are hearing from sources that what Apple unveils on Wednesday will be called iPad HD. Read more »

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Apple expands to its twelfth country on Saturday with the opening of its first Amsterdam store. The look of this store has a bit more of a nod to the area’s historical roots, but comes complete with Apple’s standard marble floors and clear-glass spiral staircase. Read more »


Apple has confirmed what had been rumored for weeks: that it will be hosting one of its signature product introduction events on March 7. The invitation shows what appears to be an iPad and reads: “We have something you really have to see. And touch.” Read more »


At its annual shareholder meeting today in Cupertino, Calif., Apple did not reveal much of anything new. While it was CEO Tim Cook’s first such meeting since taking over as CEO, the biggest news was what didn’t happen: there was no dividend for shareholders announced. Read more »


A Shanghai court has denied a request to keep Apple’s iPad out of the city’s stores. The request for a temporary injunction had come from Proview International Holdings, a monitor company in the midst of a trademark dispute over the iPad name with Apple in China. Read more »

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Apple continued its trademark battle over iPad in China Wednesday in Shanghai, China’s largest city and one of the most important places for Apple to sell devices. Proview wants to ban the iPad from stores while Apple argues selling them is in China’s best national interest. Read more »


It’s been less than a week since Apple sent independent auditors to evaluate its third-party factories in China. The auditors have publicly given hints about what they’re finding, but aren’t getting into specifics. On Friday they told Bloomberg they were finding “tons of issues” at Foxconn. Read more »

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It’s pretty much a given that Apple is getting ready to introduce the next version of the iPad. The timing is right, and little leaks of information are beginning to slip out more frequently. Here’s what we’ve heard so far. Read more »

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Apple stock hit an all-time high of $503.83 in early trading Monday, surpassing the magic $500 mark. It has since gone back down a bit, and at the time of publishing, AAPL was at $499.22. The stock has gone steadily upward since Tim Cook became CEO. Read more »

Apple Motorola Legal Battle

In yet more legal news on the Apple front, on Friday the company filed another lawsuit against Motorola. It’s asking a district court to prevent Motorola from suing Apple in European courts over technology in mobile devices Apple says it’s licensed to use via Qualcomm. Read more »

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