October 22, 2013
iPad Air Capacity: 16 to 128 gigabytes Price: $499 to $929 Weight: 1 pound Display: 264 pixels per inch iPad (fourth generation) Capacity: 16 to 128 GB Price: $379 to $789 refurbished (Apple no longer sells new) Weight: 1.44 pound Display: 264 pixels per inch iPad Mini with Retina display Capacity: 16 to 128 GB Price: $399 to $829 Weight: 0.73 pound Display: 326 pixels per inch iPad Mini Capacity: 16 GB Price: $299 to $429 Weight: 0.68 pound Display: 163 pixels per inch
May 4, 2011 |
Bristol-Myers Squibb is voluntarily recalling one lot - more than 1.8 million tablets - of the blood-thinner Coumadin, also known as warfarin. It seems that testing suggested the pills might be overly potent. The affected bottles each have 1,000 tablets of 5-milligram Coumadin Crystalline (warfarin sodium), according to a company representative. They were distributed to pharmacies for further distribution to patients. The expiration date on the bottles is Sept. 30, 2012, and the lot number is 9H49374A.
April 8, 2014 |
Nick Stepka knew what gift would make his daughter's third birthday a hit, and it wasn't a toy or doll. He gave her a tablet - not a sleek new iPad or a hand-me-down Samsung, but one specifically designed and marketed for little ones. It even came with a purple protective casing and loaded with kids' apps and games. "Her eyes lit up when she opened it," said Stepka, 34, a Shakopee, Minn., father of three. "Everything else got put to the side. " That's exactly what tablet makers and companies that create children's entertainment were hoping for. PHOTOS: Top 10 gadgets we want to see this year Stepka's household is part of a growing group of consumers for whom traditional children's toys and games are not enough.
August 12, 2013 |
On his blog Rough Type last week, Nicholas Carr addressed the flattening of e-book sales . Citing a report from the Assn. of American Publishers , Carr noted that “in the first quarter of 2013, overall e-book sales in the U.S. trade market grew by just 5 percent over where they were in the same period in 2012.” What this means, he concludes, is that the “explosive growth of the last few years has basically petered out, according to...
May 15, 2013 |
Here's a proposal that would have a hard time finding support in the United States. A new government study in France suggests levying a new tax as high as 1% on the sale of smartphones, tablets and other Internet devices, with the funds going toward funding cultural initiatives. The proposal was submitted Monday to President Francois Hollande as part of a larger report on digital culture. The report was created by a team led by Pierre Lescure, a journalist and former executive at Canal Plus. The focus of the report is the so-called French cultural exception in the changing digital landscape.
September 26, 2012 |
Not wanting to get left behind, Barnes & Noble on Wednesday announced two new tablets: the 7-inch Nook HD and the 9-inch NOOK HD+. The two tablets are playing catch-up to Apple, Google and, most notably, Amazon, which just this month announced its own set of new tablets. The new Nook HD features a 7-inch screen with a higher resolution than its competitors at 1,440 by 900 pixels. Barnes & Noble said the Nook HD also weighs just 315 grams, or 11 ounces, has a 1.3Ghz dual-core processor and is available starting at $199 for an 8 GB model and $229 for a 16 GB version.