Apple pulls back the curtain on the eagerly awaited refresh of its blockbuster iPad 2 tablet. New features include a better display, a faster chip, and 4G LTE.
Inevitably, whenever Apple releases a new product, there's a little disappointment over what was missing. Here's a look at some of the things Apple didn't deliver in this iPad release.
Gmail is still up and down, PS3 sales are actually blocked in Europe, and Motorola says Xoom sales are off to "a good start." What does that mean? But they're certainly off to a better start than Microsoft, which is only just now, rumor has it, working on Windows 8 tablet design demos that we'll see ... in June. JUNE! Bill Gates is so pretending he never worked there right now. Plus, Penthouse in 3D. Ew. --Molly
Why buy a $499 device to read books when Amazon's new Kindle will do it for $139? We debate. Also, Facebook building a font of all knowledge with Questions. Plus: How to hack ATMs.
The online retailer will ship a smaller, lighter $189 Kindle with new features on August 27. A Wi-Fi-only version will cost only $139.
When Amazon announced that it was selling more e-books than hardcovers, the numbers it provided were designed tell a story. But what numbers did it leave out?
Today in tech news, Hulu launches its subscription service and we're thinking about going over the top (maybe next year). Also, FarmVille is apparently so prevalent that it forced a Firefox update ... or, put another way, Firefox gets a little bit broken so that FarmVille people can be happy. Sheesh. Steve Jobs sends more email, Kindle for Android arrives, and we fight for a while about Froyo.
Formerly know as the CrunchPad, this Web slate is a really cool device everyone will want, but it's far too expensive.