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Apple touts iPad numbers, sold 15.4 million last quarter

Apple touts iPad numbers, sold 15.4 million last quarter

Ahead of unveiling the iPad 3, Apple is talking iPad numbers and performance so far, which you can imagine are impressive. In just the last quarter, Apple has sold 15.4 million units of the tablet, leaping well over PC sales. In fact, according to Apple, HP sold only 15.1 million PCs total in that same quarter.

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iPad HD demand surges as reveal nears

iPad HD demand surges as reveal nears

The lure of the iPad HD means almost a third of mobile web users fully intend to buy the third-gen Apple tablet, despite there being no confirmed specifications or pricing for the new slate, according to market researchers. 29-percent of those surveyed told mobile ad network inMobi they intended to grab the iPad 3/iPad HD when it launches, while 65-percent would also consider a cut-price iPad 2 instead if the numbers were right.

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iPad mini to be 7.1-inches claims insider

iPad mini to be 7.1-inches claims insider

With iPad HD speculation pulling together ahead of Wednesday's Apple event, rumors around the tipped "iPad mini" continue to fizz in the background ahead of the smaller slates expected Q3 2012 launch. Although talk of a 7.85-inch display has proliferated in recent months, Apple's order book is supposedly for 7.1-inch panels according to VentureBeat's trusted sources, as the company "is particularly keen on taking back ground from the Kindle Fire."

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iPad 3 Pre-Announcement Rundown

iPad 3 Pre-Announcement Rundown

The time is nigh for the announcement of Apple's next big product, and chances are it's an iPad 3, iPad HD, or iPad 2S - have a look with us at all the information that's been tipped on this product thus far. Here we sit less than 2 days before the next Apple press event which we'll of course be attending and liveblogging to you as the information all comes down - and we've got so much information already! Of course none of the rumors, tips, or leaks have been verified by Apple, nor can any of them be truly confirmed until the big A lets their lips loose in reality, but let's make some educated guesses based on sources close to the action, shall we?

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iOS touted 3X faster in HTML Game Performance than Android by Spaceport

iOS touted 3X faster in HTML Game Performance than Android by Spaceport

In a report which comes from a company presenting a mobile gaming engine supporting vector graphics, it seems that HTML5 gaming performance has been rated 3X faster than Android on the whole. In addition to this, the report from this group, Spaceport, found at http://spaceport.io/, shows that the iPad 2 is the top device in the industry rated on its ability to work with HTML5-based games. Browsers coming with each of the selected entrants into this test were displayed in Spaceport's "PerfMarks report" and rated one by one, iOS devices out-performing Android competitors in essentially all cases.

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iPad 3 redefines PCs, not kills them

iPad 3 redefines PCs, not kills them

Apple's iPad 3 launch later this week has dragged the "PC killer" speculation back out into the open, with the third-gen iOS tablet expected to further trounce traditional computing as shoppers vote for fingers not mice. It arrives to an increasingly crowded market, however, with not only Android tablets mustering for a second wave, but Windows 8 waiting in the wings. Both platforms will bring potent hardware to take on the iPad, too. As PC manufacturers - especially those of Windows-based tablets - have discovered, though, there's more to challenging the iPad than throwing specs at it.

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Apple: Proview iPad trademark “harms consumer interests”

Apple: Proview iPad trademark “harms consumer interests”

Apple has warned Chinese courts that ruling against it in the ongoing Proview iPad trademark case would "harm consumer interests" and "cause confusion", despite the fact that its Hong Kong foe has supposedly been using the name since 2001. "Consumers in China have come to associate this trademark with Apple's tablet computer" a lawyer from Apple's legal team told the Higher People’s Court of Guangdong this week, Bloomberg reports, arguing that Proview should no longer be allowed to use the brand in the country.

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