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Tech Timeline: The iPad first goes on sale

In April 2010, Apple introduced the first-generation iPad, which came with automatic orientation, web browsing, and access to email.

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Tech Timeline: The iPad first goes on sale

In April 2010, Apple introduced the first-generation iPad, which came with automatic orientation, web browsing, and access to email.

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Tech Timeline: the iPad first goes on sale

In April 2010, Apple introduced the first-generation iPad, which came with automatic orientation, web browsing, and access to email.

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Microsoft Surface beats Apple iPad in JD Power tests

JD Power tests show the Microsoft Surface beats all tablets, including Apple’s iPad, in user satisfaction.

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Encryption critical for protecting mobile device data

More and more personal data is being stored on mobile devices, and without encryption, this data can easily fall into the wrong hands.

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Apple said to drop Imagination's IP in favor of own graphics chips

Apple will soon stop using intellectual property from Imagination Technologies Group for graphics processing units for its iPhone and other devices, as it is working on a separate, independent graphics design for its products, the...

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The pros and cons of the Dell XPS 13 2-in-1

CIO.com senior writer Sarah White evaluates the features and design of Dell's newest hybrid offering, the XPS 13 2-in-1.

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FAQ: What is 802.11ay wireless technology?

Products based on the IEEE 802.11ad (WiGig) standard have really only begun rolling out over the past year, but an effort to deliver an enhancement dubbed 802.11ay in the unlicensed 60 GHz spectrum band that promises to deliver faster...

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Apple releases iOS 10.3 for iPhone and iPad owners

iOS 10.3 for iPhone and iPad includes a new file system, Apple File System, that has stronger encryption and better optimization for accessing flash storage.

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Amazon Prime Members Get Up To $75 off Kindle E-Reader Bundles Through 4/3 - Deal Alert

Amazon is offering up to $75 off various popular Kindle e-reader bundles, but the deal is only good through April 3rd and you must be a Prime member to take advantage.

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Apple iOS 10.3 packs 20-plus new features & is available now

Apple has made iOS 10.3 publicly available and the software update for its iPhones and iPads is packed with a Find-My-AirPod feature as well as a slew of Siri, CarPlay and other additions.

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How to choose a prepaid mobile data plan

Pre-paid data SIM cards are a great way to get 4G LTE data on a device without paying for a long-term contract. Here are seven options if you're looking for a contract-free, pre-paid SIM card for your unlocked smartphone or tablet.

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Why Apple dropped iPad’s price to lowest yet

Apple cut the price of its entry-level iPad by almost 18 percent -- perhaps in a move to fend off Google in the education market. The company also refreshed the iPhone SE, introduced a red version of the iPhone 7 and announced a new...

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First Look: New Apple iPad, red iPhone and iWatch gear

Apple rolled out an upgraded new iPad model, new Apple Watch stuff and a couple other things today. Have a look.

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CBRS workshop to focus on burgeoning shared spectrum ecosystem

The Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS) gold rush is on, and the Wireless Innovation Forum is hosting a workshop in Las Vegas next week for those interested in becoming part of this new shared spectrum ecosystem.

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5 tips to help you find the right hybrid tablet

There's a hybrid device for everyone, but to find the model that is right for you, consider these five things before you buy.

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GelTouch adds a new dimension to touch-sensitive controls

The problem with a lot of touch-sensitive controls is that the communication is one-way: they can feel you, but you can't feel them.

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iPhone 8 Rumor Rollup: Gentler curves and facial recognition security

Don't let talk of Apple announcing iPads and low-end iPhones in March or April distract us from our obsession with iPhone 8 possibilities to be revealed in the fall of 2017.

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