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Apple tops ACSI personal computer list for 11th straight year

This shouldn't come as surprising news to anyone who has watched Apple's sales figures over the past decade or so, but the company has just ended up at the top of the American Customer Satisfaction Index list for personal computers, laptops and tablets. This marks the eleventh year in a row that ...

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iOS users are the biggest porn hounds

Which smartphone users partake in mobile pornography the most? According to Pornhub's data, the majority of the site's smartphone traffic comes from Android users, who make up just over 48%. iOS, trails behind with a little over 40%, while the remainder is made up of Windows Phone, BlackBerry, and...

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Juniper says tablet gaming revenue to triple by 2019, top $13 billion

Want to see an industry triple its sales in just five years? Keep an eye on tablet gaming, because that's what Juniper Research is predicting will happen by 2019. The typically well-regarded research firm claims that this year's revenue figure for tablet gaming -- a healthy $3.6 billion -- will hi...

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Use a screen guard: iOS used to watch more adult content than Android

Apple has gone to great lengths to keep adult content out of the iOS store, from censoring comic books to banning apps that cross their guidelines. Steve Jobs even famously said "folks who want porn can buy an Android phone," but where there is a will there is a way, and thanks to the proliferatio...

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Microsoft thinks Apple is playing catch up in the tablet market

Apple is known for having what tech buffs like to call the "reality distortion field," where whatever the company says becomes true within the Apple nation, but now it seems Microsoft may be attempting to cultivate a similar atmosphere around its own products. Speaking with TechRadar, Microsoft's ...

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Nokia declares 'Announce a Tablet Day,' rubs elbows with Apple while teasing Samsung

While Apple's announcement of two new iPhones in September prompted the company's key competitors to launch tongue-in-cheek "attacks" on Twitter, today's iPad reveal hasn't had the same effect. In fact, rather than jump at the chance to poke fun at Apple, Nokia -- who just announced its new consum...

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Apple's online store begins selling refurbished 128 GB iPads for the first time

If you've been eyeing a 128 GB fourth-generation iPad, but couldn't bring yourself to shell out the US$799 asking price, you'll be glad to know that Apple is now offering a refurbished option at a solid discount, MacRumors reports. The previously owned tablets are now available for $679.00 and are...

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Microsoft will pay foolish people $200 to ditch their iPad, but you should know better

When a device has cornered a market as well as Apple's iPad line has, the competition will do a lot in an attempt to close the gap, and too-good-to-be-true trade-in programs are not unheard of. Microsoft has launched a promotion in the hopes of getting iPad users to ditch their tablets in favor o...

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EBay Deals ranks top tablets based on how you feel about them

In an attempt to further educate would-be tablet buyers on which tablets carry the most weight with consumers, EBay Deals has taken a rather exhaustive look at a variety of different social and retail metrics. As you can imagine, the iPad's dominant market share made the contest rather one-sided i...

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New Prince of Persia on the way to iOS this summer

Here's a nice blast from the past: Ubisoft has announced new Prince of Persia game, which is a remake of the second title in the series, made specifically for smartphones and tablets. Prince of Persia: The Shadow and the Flame is being remade as a 2.5D action title -- it seems to feature the sa...

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China becomes the world's top smart-device market

China is one of the fastest-growing markets for smartphones in the world, and here's some data that further reinforces that trend. According to mobile marketing firm Flurry, China has now overtaken the US to become the top smart-device market in the entire world. The country been moving up on...

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IDC: Apple leads in tablet shipments, but overall market share slips

According to IDC's Worldwide Quarterly Tablet Tracker, tablet shipments reached a record 52.5 million units worldwide in Q4 2012. Apple remains the leader in the tablet market with shipments of 22.9 million units and a 43.6 percent market share. This is a 48 percent year-over-year increase in tab...

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Slope Kickstarter promises suction-based iPad stand

It's fairly rare that we pass Kickstarter URLs around the TUAW newsreader room but Slope really grabbed our attention. We love the simplicity and elegance of the design. While we haven't tried one out ourselves, we were impressed by the video. We think you'll be, too. The device uses suction ...

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Report: October a record month for tablet trade-ins

It's not just original iPads that are still very much in demand -- it's all tablets, past and present. According to a new report by trade-in site, October 2012 was the biggest month for tablet trade-ins in history, spurred by brand new tablet announcements from Google (the Nexus 10...

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E Ink feeling the pinch from more capable tablets

In late 2007 when Amazon's very first Kindle hit the market, it was the beginning of big things for Taiwan's E Ink Holdings Inc. The company is the one behind the black-and-white display found in Amazon's e-reader and many like it. At the time, the iPad was still over two years from being introduc...

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