The mobile and digital payment company is running a competitive trade-in under which it will help retailers get outfitted with an iPad solution in exchange for old cash registers.
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Smartphone makers are looking to voice control and personal assistants to make their hardware stand-out. But are all voice control systems created equally?
Rolling Stone released a digital edition of its eponymous magazine for the iPad and iPhone this month but print subscribers are irked that they have to pay full price to get it.
The elderly often find technology to be physically challenging to embrace. The iPad mini is changing that due to its small size that is light enough to be easy to handle.
This simple method allows taking handwritten notes on the iPad and having the ink searchable. Never again will that handwritten note disappear, never to be seen again.
More details are emerging about Apple's third iPad as teardown specialists analyse the parts, and it's beginning to look like a bit of a stopgap product. The pre-launch speculation provided a pretty good idea of the improvements that Apple would introduce, mainly a "retina" display screen, a faster processor, support for 4G mobile networking, and possibly the voice-driven Siri assistant.
In honor of the print edition of Encyclopedia Britannica's passing into the digital pages of the history books, we discuss new media's age old question: is print dead yet (or is it merely a walking zombie)? Craigslist has decimated a valued profit center in the world of printed newspapers. Printed books have given way to Kindle readers on every street corner. Glossy magazines are desperately trying to find new life in interactive iPad editions. Meanwhile, most specialty trade and technical publications long ago felt the need to jump to the Web. And now, despite almost of decade of Britannica's experts screaming into the wind that Wikipedia wasn't a legitimate source of educational information, Britannica's storied 244-year-old print edition gives up the ghost, due in large part to the existence of Wikipedia. In this video, ZDNet's David Gewirtz and Josh Gingold discuss what's changed in the world of online content, what it means to marketers, and how it will likely impact the world of business.Recorded from a ZDNet webcast on March 20, 2012.
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.
The next iPad is getting close to launch, and there are some things I expect we will see unveiled at the big event, including one change you don't expect.
80% of all web communication is in ten languages, yet 95% of humanity speaks roughly 300 languages. As digital services and devices move to voice control, the commercial opportunity could help close the digital linguistic divide, says the Long Now Foundation.
Conde Nast's latest figures for iOS subscription sales give digital publishing a stronger footing.
CNN is boosting its digital media and publishing portfolio with the acquisition of Zite and its iPad platform.
Walmart brings support for streaming video service Vudu to iPad, hopes it works out better than its MP3 store
Walmart has struck out battling digital music rivals, but the company hopes it has more success with Vudu, the online video service that it purchased in 2010 to compete against Netflix and iTunes. Already available on the PlayStation 3 and connected HDTV and Blu-ray players, Vudu is finally catching up to the competition by adding support for the iPad today.
Local smartphone and tablet software development house Mogeneration today revealed that it had completed what it described as a first round of "multi-million dollar" capital raising, as the company ramps up its plans to conquer the burgeoning digital publishing arena on the Apple iPad and other devices.
High demand for Apple products may limit digital camera shipments in Q2 2011.
The Chinese government has released its first official iPad app, which includes video clips of press conferences and digital copies of whitepapers on national issues.
If you're worried about shady characters lurking around home or office, Logitech proposes its Alert digital video security system to keep an eye on things. Now you can too from anywhere using an iPad.
Apple's new iPad 2 has the ability to mirror its video output on an HDMI display, when paired with the $39 Apple Digital AV Adapter, also on sale this week. And it's going to change iPad gaming in the living room in a big way.
Motorola has added its voice to those advocating a block of spectrum from the digital dividend be kept for emergency services use so that emergency workers can stay in contact during times of network stress.
Hard drive makers Seagate and Western Digital have painted a mixed view of demand. The consumer demand is weak and there are a few signs that tablets such as the iPad are hurting demand for drives. For now, these drive giants are maintaining disciplined pricing, but historically that doesn't last long.