week in review Apple unveiled a new iPad, resetting the goal line again even as competitors scramble to catch up in the burgeoning market for tablets.
--not the "iPad HD" or "iPad 3" as previously rumored--offers a higher-resolution Retina Display similar to that of the iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S. It offers a resolution of 2,048x1,536--or 3.1 million pixels. It also features an updated processor--which the company boasted was four times as fast as the nearest competition--as well as a 4G connection.
Apple also cut the price of two models of the iPad 2 in an effort to stay competitive with lower-priced options.
The company is also, already found on MacBooks, to the iPad. Apple executives showed off the editing capabilities of the new iPhoto app and said it would work with photos up to 19 megapixels.
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The U.S. Attorney says six hackers in the United States and abroad, affiliated with LulSec, Anonymous, and Antisec, have been arrested and charged with crimes.
Google is rolling up music, e-books, movies, and apps into a single-branded service called Google Play. The reboot comes as some of Android's services underachieve as moneymakers.
Sen. Charles Schumer says the companies should be investigated after it was revealed that private information is available in apps running on iOS and Android.
Justice Department alleges the group colluded to fix prices on electronic books.
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Apple has indicated a willingness to cut licensing deals with its competitors, according to the Dow Jones Newswires. That would end a tidal wave of lawsuits around the world.
Big Blue's new prototype chip surpasses major milestone, thanks to unlikely innovation: tiny holes in a quarter-inch chip, boosting data transfer.
NOAA says the orientation of the embedded magnetic field from the solar blast makes for a weaker-than-forecast storm, but the storm will continue through Friday.