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iPad to launch in 30 more countries on May 11-12

Apple continues to roll out the new iPad at a quick clip. As spotted by MacRumors, a new round of iPad sales will kick off on May 11 and 12, when the tablet lands in 30 new countries. This will bring the total list of countries with the iPad to almost 90. The list of locations getting the iPa...

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Daily iPad App: Marvel vs. Capcom 2 is gonna take you for a ride

After quite a while, Capcom has finally released Marvel vs. Capcom 2 in the App Store, and you probably know right away if you want it or not. This Dreamcast-era fighting game might be a little silly and colorful, but it offers up some insane, excessive action that other fighting games have yet...

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Apple begins international launch of the iPad

Apple is starting to sell the iPad in twenty-five new countries today, Friday March 23. The list of new launch countries includes Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Macau, Mexico, The Netherlands, Ne...

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Apple: Three million new iPads sold since Friday's launch

In a press release this afternoon, Apple announced that it hit the three million unit mark for iPad sales since Friday's launch of the device, presumably including pre-ordered iPads. That's the strongest launch for any version of the device, according to Apple's Phil Schiller (although it shoul...

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AT&T sets single day sales, activation record with iPad

While the company hasn't provided specific numbers, AT&T announced this morning that the new iPad set a single-day sales and activation record in the 24 hours of availability. In a short statement from AT&T, the company said that it had encountered "robust demand for the new iPad." Sh...

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Tim Cook announces "record weekend" of iPad sales

Gene Munster knew that today's analyst conference call was reserved for discussion of Apple's newly announced dividend and stock repurchase plans, but he couldn't help himself -- he tried to sneak in a question about current results, specifically whether Apple would be issuing a press release a...

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Preparing Hong Kong Apple Store for iPad launch

M.I.C. Gadget has the inside details (and lots of photos) on the Hong Kong launch of the iPad. Unlike the US, UK and other countries which sold on a first-come, first-served basis, Hong Kong was selling the iPad using a reservation system. Customers must sign up for an iPad the night before and...

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iPads bought, unboxed ahead of US launch; Woz waits patiently in LA (Updated)

The wave of happy new iPad owners is rolling towards US shores, as the 8 am local on-sale time has already hit the other side of the world; heavy traffic and brisk sales were reported in Sydney, Hong Kong and elsewhere. For those of us waiting in line overnight outside Apple Stores to pick up...

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Apple to would-be iPad scalpers: don't queue up outside

To avoid the near riot that rocked the iPhone 4S launch in China, Apple is telling Hong Kong iPad scalpers that lines are not allowed, says a report from The Next Web. Apple's note confirms that it won't be selling the iPad on a first-come, first-served basis in Hong Kong this Friday. Instead, ...

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Where to buy an iPad on Friday

If you missed the launch day pre-orders and want to get an iPad on Friday, you should start planning your strategy now. Like any good consumer, you'll need to decide which store will have the most iPads and the smallest line so you can maximize your chances of getting the model that you want. ...

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Official announcement: new iPad to go on sale in 10 countries on Friday at 8 am

Apple announced today that the new iPad will go sale this Friday starting at 8:00 am local time. It will debut in the US, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, Switzerland and the UK; along with Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands. With a long pre-order and several ret...

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Shipment date for all iPad pre-orders slips to March 19

If you've been waiting to pre-order the new iPad, you may have just missed the window to grab one that'll arrive on the March 16 launch date. As of the writing of this post, all iPad pre-orders will arrive on your doorstep on Monday, March 19 (or later). That's only a few days after the Friday lau...

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Houston Apple Store launch pushed back, maybe for new iPad

The Houston Chronicle reports that Apple's latest retail store in that city is now set to open on March 16, and that date has led to some speculation about Apple's timing on the iPad release. Originally, the Houston store was set to open up in January of this year, but that launch got delayed. The...

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China launch of iPhone 4S goes awry as crowds overwhelm Beijing flagship store (Updated)

The mainland China launch of the iPhone 4S hasn't gone as planned in Beijing, according to reports from Bloomberg, MIC Gadget and other sources. When massive lines of people waiting overnight in sub-freezing temperatures at Apple's flagship Sanlitun store in the capital city began to cause crowd...

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Apple email suggests iTunes Match launch soon

Apple sent out the following emails to developers this afternoon: iTunes Match Update As we prepare for the launch of iTunes Match, we will be deleting all current iCloud libraries on Saturday, November 12th at 10 AM PST. Please turn off iTunes Match on all of your computers and...

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