iPad owners more likely to browse the web than read a book

iPad owners more likely to browse the web than read a book


iPad owners are more likely to use their tablet to browse the Internet, while Kindle Fire owners spend most of their time reading eBooks, claims the Wall Street Journal, which was reporting on data compiled by Statista.  This trend follows other earlier studies that suggest web browsing and online media consumption are popular activities among iPad owners.

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New Samsung Galaxy Pro Series ad makes fun of iPad, Surface and Kindle

New Samsung Galaxy Pro Series ad makes fun of iPad, Surface and Kindle

Samsung has just released a new ad for its Galaxy Pro series of tablets.

We’re used to Samsung poking fun at Apple products, but in the new ad, the South Korean company targets not only Apple’s iPad, but also Microsoft Surface and Amazon’s Kindle.

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iPad Air offers the Best Battery Life among current Tablets

iPad Air offers the Best Battery Life among current Tablets

Which? Tech Daily, the UK-based technology blog which recently pointed out how much storage space our 16GB smartphones really have, has carried out a series of tests in their lab to find out which tablet offers the best battery life.

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Amazon’s new Kindle Fire HDX commercial mocks iPad Air and Jony Ive

Amazon’s new Kindle Fire HDX commercial mocks iPad Air and Jony Ive

Amazon today released a new commercial for the 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HDX that pits the device against the iPad Air. Apple’s no stranger to commercials that try to mock its products, but this one is different — along with the product, it also takes a dig at Apple’s SVP of design Jony Ive.

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DisplayMate: Retina iPad mini display inferior to Kindle Fire HDX 7 and Nexus 7

DisplayMate: Retina iPad mini display inferior to Kindle Fire HDX 7 and Nexus 7

While the second-generation iPad mini has an impressive 326 ppi Retina display, further analysis of the display revealed that its colors aren’t as vibrant as those produced on the iPad Air’s display. Now, detailed tests performed by DisplayMate reveal that not only is the display on the iPad mini not as good as the iPad Air, but it is also inferior to the Kindle Fire HDX 7 and the Nexus 7.

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Amazon Kindle Fire HDX beats iPad Air and Nexus 10 in Display Shootout

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX beats iPad Air and Nexus 10 in Display Shootout

iPad Air comes with a more power-efficient, brighter and less reflective Retina Display compared to the iPad 4, but Kindle Fire HDX still grabbed the top spot in a display shootout with the new iPad and Nexus 10, according to display experts at DisplayMate.

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You might be able to use your iPhone, iPad, other electronic devices during takeoff and landing starting 2014

You might be able to use your iPhone, iPad, other electronic devices during takeoff and landing starting 2014

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) prohibits the use of iPhones, iPads, Kindles and other electronic devices during flight takeoff and landing citing the possibility of electronic interference with airline equipment, but that theory has been questioned by a lot of people recently, and it appears that the FAA is ready to relent on its stance.

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Amazon reportedly making a smartphone with a 3D display

Amazon reportedly making a smartphone with a 3D display


The Wall Street Journal 
claims that Amazon is developing not one, but two smartphones, presumably as a part of its Kindle line of hardware products to push forward its content ecosystem to more people.

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New Kindle Fire HD Ad Takes On iPad With Retina Display

New Kindle Fire HD Ad Takes On iPad With Retina Display

Last year, soon after the iPad mini was launched, Amazon went on the offensive and ran a Kindle Fire ad that openly mocked it. They wanted wanted to show that the Kindle fire was a better device for less money.

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Highlights of Tim Cook’s Interview with Businessweek

Highlights of Tim Cook’s Interview with Businessweek

It’s an unusually media heavy day for the normally very private Tim Cook. Tonight his interview with Brian Williams airs on NBC and Bloomberg Businessweek has published a long, and fascinating, interview with Tim Cook led by Businessweek’s Josh Tyrangiel. While portions of both interviews have been discussed already—Tim Cook Says Apple To Start Manufacturing Macs In USA Soon and Tim Cook: Television is an “Area of Intense Interest”—the discussions in the Businessweek interview are too compelling not to comment more on.

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