tablet computer

Jul 30, 2012

Tech titans face off in court over iPhone, iPad

SAN FRANCISCO — With billions of dollars and control of the U.S. smartphone and computer tablets markets at stake, jury selection began Monday in a closely watched trial between two of the world’s leading tech companies over patents. Apple Inc. filed a lawsuit against Samsung Electronics Co. last year alleging the world’s largest technology company’s […]

Sep 27, 2011

Amazon expected to launch tablet Wednesday

NEW YORK — Amazon is expected to unveil a tablet computer Wednesday, picking a fight with Apple Inc. and its iPad. The iPad has many challengers, but analysts say Amazon’s could be different — it has a chance to be more than a wannabe. Inc. is nearly unique in its ability to sell content […]

Sep 9, 2011

Court rules Samsung can’t sell tablet in Germany

BERLIN — Samsung Electronics cannot sell its new Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet computer in Germany after a court ruled Friday that its design “too closely” resembles Apple’s iPad2. The ruling by a Duesseldorf state court, however, only applies to direct sales from the Seoul, South Korea-based company, meaning distributors who acquire the Galaxy Tab 10.1 […]

Mar 22, 2011

BlackBerry PlayBook starts at $499, same as iPad 2

NEW YORK — Research In Motion Ltd. says its tablet computer, the BlackBerry PlayBook, will start selling in the U.S. and Canada on April 19 for $499 to $699. RIM said Tuesday that customers can start pre-ordering the gadgets — its answer to Apple Inc.’s popular iPad devices — through Best Buy. The PlayBook has […]

Mar 2, 2011

Jobs breaks from medical leave to unveil iPad 2

SAN FRANCISCO — Apple CEO Steve Jobs briefly emerged from his medical leave and walked on stage to a standing ovation Wednesday to unveil the second generation of the popular iPad. It comes with two cameras and will go on sale March 11 in the U.S. Jobs looked frail as he appeared in his signature […]

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