Week in review: Tablet time for Apple
Steve Jobs unveils the iPad to mixed results, while the sun sets on Sun Microsystems. Also: Google Voice comes to iPhone.
After months of rumors and speculation about a slate-like device, Apple CEO Steve Jobs tablet computer that looks like a . It sports a 9.7-inch LCD touch-screen display, which makes use of the same multitouch technology found on the iPhone, Apple's Magic Mouse, and its notebook trackpads.--a
Twitter reaction to the announcement was generally positive. Some seemed optimistic about the pricing, but many other tweets were disappointed by the features not included: no Flash, no camera, no multitasking. But beyond all technological complaints, people on Twitter seemed to iPad" sounds like, well, a feminine hygiene product.. Women were especially vocal about the fact that "
And Apple has a wrinkle to iron out with Fujitsu, which.
While it's still too soon to tell if it can live up to the insane amount of hype that preceded its introduction, the iPad is, more than any other product
The last chapter for Sun Microsystems closes, and the next for Oracle begins as the software company adds hardware to its portfolio.
Critical infrastructure networks are vulnerable to repeated, expensive attacks from adversaries and U.S. and China are seen as top potential aggressors, survey finds.
Apple and Google have exchanged harsh words over the fight to get Google Voice approved for the iPhone, but a new Web version of the application will end the dispute.
The software maker says that "exceptional demand" for the new operating system helped earnings top estimates and quarterly sales hit record levels.
The government agency's original investigation was part of why Facebook cleaned up its controls in the first place, and now it's dissatisfied with the results.
Government spokesman says phones using Google's Android operating system are allowed in China--"as long as it fulfills Chinese laws and regulations."
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