Government sources said ten Apple products including all iPad and MacBook products were excluded from a final government procurement list distributed last month.
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iPads stripped of their bells and whistles have been approved for use by the U.S. government.
The UK government's IT security arm CESG has published guidance for the public sector on how to use Apple devices running iOS 6 to share confidential information - and what to do if there are problems with a rollout.
Reports that the UK government was spending a five-figure sum on developing a special iPad app for the prime minister are, unsurprisingly, nonsense. But the dashboard that sparked the rumours is now up and running.
iPads are harder to find in Whitehall than hens' teeth. If the UK government really wants to deliver on its digital by default agenda, it's going to have to shake up its IT buying habits.
Apple and the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) have agreed that Apple should pay a $2.25 million penalty for calling its iPads "4G", even though they don't work on Australian 4G networks. However, the judge has not yet approved this amount.
The Department of Parliamentary Services (DPS) is waiting for existing IT contracts to end in June, before renewing old infrastructure at Parliamentarian electorate offices, including the installation of Wi-Fi.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is set to continue its legal action against Apple and its "4G" iPad, despite the fact that the company renamed the device in Australia.
Apple is reportedly pushing for a settlement in the "IPAD" trademark dispute with China-based Proview, according to a China government newswire.
Official from national copyright agency states government regards company as rightful owner of iPad trademark, report says, following a day after Proview announces out-of-court settlement being arranged.
Even if the Federal Government had already freed up spectrum in the 700MHz band for long-term evolution (LTE) networks, it is unlikely that the new iPad and other international LTE devices with a similar configuration would work locally, according to network vendor Ericsson.
How will Transport for NSW do IT as a service? Why do firms fall to such easy hacking attacks? What's the deal with the new iPad, and why won't its 4G/LTE work here?
Queensland schools are set to reap the benefit of iPads in the classroom if incumbent Queensland Premier Anna Bligh is re-elected, after she today pledged to run a pilot program of the tablets involving over 5000 students.
The U.S. government is turning wary eyes to technology in vehicles.
The UK's prime minister David Cameron is set to receive a 'personalized' government iPad application. Nuclear codes not included, though.
Special education students in Queensland will benefit from iPads in the classroom under a new initiative proposed by Liberal National Party (LNP) leader Campbell Newman.
The company behind the Queensland Cabinet iPad document reader has reported strong demand for the app from government departments across Australia, and has revealed plans to make the app available to other departments in the near future.
The Department of Parliamentary Services (DPS) is looking towards app development and desktop virtualisation as part of its trial of iPads, DPS told Senate Estimates this morning.
Government tech chief asks can slates replace printers and paper?
The company behind the successful Domino's iPhone app has now developed an app for Queensland ministers to read cabinet documents on Apple's iPad tablet device.
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