The firm sold a record 51 million iphones and 26 million iPads but profits from October to January - usually a bumper period - remained flat
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Sunday 22 August 2010
Wednesday 18 August 2010
The publishing world's headlong rush to Apple's iPad has hit a big hitch. More than a dozen of the photo agencies that supply celebrity snapshots from the paparazzi are banding together to withhold their prized product unless it can get additional compensation from People magazine, resulting in the postponement of its iPad app.
Sunday 08 August 2010
Cheap and healthy in the Alps
Esprit Holidays is offering a week's full board in the French or Swiss Alps for £599 for a family of three this summer, excluding travel.
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Saturday 07 August 2010
Inmarsat yesterday confirmed widespread rumours that it was set to upgrade its satellite network when it announced a $1.2bn (£757m) deal with Boeing ahead of an extended push into the broadband market.
Wednesday 04 August 2010
A council has admitted it could spend up to £38,000 on iPads while looking to cut 1,000 jobs.
Friday 30 July 2010
Samsung plans to introduce tablet computers this quarter based on Google's Android operating system, joining a growing list of firms seeking to challenge Apple's popular iPad.
Friday 30 July 2010
Visitors to Amazon's UK website yesterday were confronted not by the usual gaudy array of book covers, but by a simple letter from its founder, Jeff Bezos. He outlined his belief in the "transformative power of reading", before announcing the launch in the UK of the Kindle, an e-reading device that has been Amazon's best-selling product in the US for two years, and has transformed its book market: digital books outsell hardbacks on Amazon's US store by nearly 3 to 2.
Thursday 29 July 2010
Amazon.com launched a cheaper, wireless-only Kindle on Wednesday, betting that the lower price will turn its latest electronic reader into a mass-appeal device as Apple Inc's iPad gains ground.
Wednesday 28 July 2010
Saturday 24 July 2010
It looks like an iPad, only it's 1/14th the cost: India has unveiled the prototype of a £23 basic touchscreen tablet aimed at students, which it hopes to bring into production by 2011.
Wednesday 21 July 2010
Apple shot back at its critics last night with a set of financial figures that surpassed expectations and promised that, far from experiencing a drop-off in sales as a result of problems with the new iPhone 4, the company forsees even better results to come in the next few months.
Friday 25 June 2010
Over a thousand eager technophiles queued outside Apple's Regent Street store yesterday, as the group officially launched the latest version of its iconic iPhone.
Wednesday 23 June 2010
<a href="http://blogs.independent.co.uk/2010/06/10/afghanistan-ipads-and-entourage/">Digital Digest: Afghanistan, iPads and Entourage</a>
Thursday 10 June 2010
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Wednesday 02 June 2010
Apple Chief Executive Steve Jobs finds "troubling" a string of worker deaths at Foxconn, the contract manufacturer that assembles the company's iPhones and iPads, but said its factory in China "is not a sweatshop."
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