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Expert thinks software update could be enough to fix iPad’s Wi-Fi issues

Apple’s fixes for the Wi-Fi connectivity issues users have been reporting with the new iPad may be as simple as a software update, according to one tech expert. Last Friday, Computerworld interviewed Aaron Vronko, CEO of the Michigan-based iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch repair shop company Rapid Rep ... Full Article »

April 9, 2012 1:34pm

Apple patents tech for scanning faces to switch iOS devices between users

A new patent filed by Apple could allow the company to eventually use facial scanning technology to allow iOS devices to switch between users and possibly lock devices. As Ars Technica reports, a recently published Apple patent includes technology that would allow iOS devices to quickly switch pref ... Full Article »

April 9, 2012 7:51am

Apple is investigating Wi-Fi troubles with new iPad, reports say

Reports that users are encountering issues with the Wi-Fi capabilities of Apple’s third-generation iPad are cropping up around the Internet, with users claiming the tablet is struggling to hold down a solid Wi-Fi signal. According to a story from 9to5Mac, Apple is actively looking into the prob ... Full Article »

April 5, 2012 2:55pm

John Gruber claims Apple is testing a 7.85-inch iPad

There have been rumblings and rumors for a while now that Apple is keen to get into the smaller tablet market, what with the success of the Amazon Kindle Fire over Christmas. Despite Steve Jobs’ original contention that a 7-inch tablet would be “dead on arrival,” a story on The Verge today ci ... Full Article »

April 5, 2012 10:11am

New iPad has WiFi issues, according to AppleCare document

A propensity to turn up the heat is not the only thing that is off about the new iPad. Users are also complaining about Wi-Fi connectivity. As reported by 9to5 Mac, “Apple is actively investigating” a number of Wi-Fi-related issues. To date, it is only the line of new iPads that are Wi-Fi-only, ... Full Article »

April 5, 2012 8:58am

Analyst: One in three high schoolers owns an iPhone

Smartphones are exploding among the United States population, with nearly 50 percent of everyone in the country now owning one. And there are rising trends even among teenagers. According to analyst Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster, a survey of 5,600 U.S. teens found that about 34 percent of them ... Full Article »

April 4, 2012 7:50am

Rumors heat up as Foxconn apparently recruits workers for iPhone 5

As we get nearer and nearer to the time of year when Apple routinely releases a new iPhone (traditionally summer, but deeper into the fall last year), the rumors about the iPhone 5 are picking up and starting to coalesce. A newly released video from TV Tokyo shows an interview with a Foxconn recrui ... Full Article »

April 3, 2012 12:23pm

Despite heat, Consumer Reports still loves the new iPad

While a study last month by Consumer Reports contributed to a mini-scandal having to do with the new iPads being hotter than predecessors, the bible in consumer-oriented information is still giving Apple’s most recent tablet high marks. In an article titled New Apple iPad tops our tablet ratings, ... Full Article »

April 2, 2012 9:09am

If you’re waiting for your online iPad order, try going to an Apple store

Like all Apple devices near their launch dates, the new iPad continues to be in extremely short supply, especially when you’re trying to get one in certain places, or online. The wait for the iPad when ordering from Apple’s online store still clocks in at between one and two weeks for most mode ... Full Article »

April 2, 2012 7:36am

That Cupertino Show? Ashton Kutcher reportedly to portray Steve Jobs

At least it’s a step up from Noah Wyle. Variety is reporting that actor and serial angel investor Ashton Kutcher is slated to play Steve Jobs in an upcoming biopic. This does not appear to be an April Fool’s Day gag. Rather than playing the Jobs chronicled in the authorized biography Steve Job ... Full Article »

April 2, 2012 6:30am

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