Apple to Refund iPads Down Under

She won’t be so happy when she finds out how inadequate it is…[Credit theunquietlibrarian] This be one for the Apple haters: Apple’s been attacked by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) for engaging in “conduct that was misleading or deceptive or likely to mislead or deceive.” How come? Because down in Aus, there’s no […]

Hey Dad, Do You Like That New iPad We Gave You as a Present? [Video]

Daughter: Dad, I meant to ask you, how do you get along with the new iPad that we gave? you as a birthday present? Dad: Good. Daughter: You also get along with all those apps? Dad: What apps? Can you please move a little bit …. so ….. What? [Via]

The Gentlemen’s Rant: The New iPad [Video]

Warning: Video contains strong language. The gentlemen’s take on Apple’s brand new iPad, which is called just that, the new iPad. Not the iPad 3, not the iPad HD, just the iPad. Thanks John!

iPad trademark battle crosses Pacific

Apple’s battle with a Chinese firm over the iPad name has now reached the US legal system. But this new case is about alleged sneaky tactics rather than the name itself. As we’ve previously covered, Proview registered the name “IPAD” in Taiwan in 2000 and China in 2001. It sold the Taiwan rights to an […]

Rumor Has the iPad 3

Image credit: MacRumors As with almost any upcoming Apple product, rumor runs rampant and speculation goes wild in the ramp up to the iPad 3 announcement – which we’re all now expecting on March 7th. Will it have this, that, and the kitchen sink thrown in? As the cyber world expands, it becomes more and […]

Apple gets more triumphant

Yesterday we reported several Apple policy changes that appeared to show the company on the back foot. But today the company has had some good news from both analysts and courts. After CEO Tim Cook made an address this week that referred to the rapid take-up of devices such as the iPhone in comparison to […]

Apple Gets More Compliant

It may be too soon to say Apple has adopted a less combative approach in the post-Jobs era, but the company has taken three steps in close succession that are at the very least conciliatory. They involve privacy policies on apps, iPad sales in China, and the labor practices of suppliers. On the app front, […]

Apple’s grand Frand demands

Apple has asked European officials to make changes that could reduce the number of lawsuits in the mobile tech industry. But while the changes are arguably valid, it’s notable that they are largely beneficial to Apple itself. The call comes in a letter to the European Telecommunications Standard Institute, sent last November but only just […]