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Marc Cohen, 5, uses a Sesame Street app on his tablet at home in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

Tablets a hit with kids, but experts worry

NEW YORK (AP) — Tablet computers are so easy to use that even a 3-year-old can master them. And that has some pediatricians and other health experts worried. Since navigating a tablet generally doesn’t require […]

12/24/2013

Phil Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of worldwide product marketing, introduces the new iPad Air, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

Apple cuts cost to make iPad Air by 13 pct

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple trimmed the cost of making its latest iPad along with the tablet computer’s width and weight. The research firm IHS Inc. estimates the iPad Air that sells for $499 costs […]

11/05/2013

T-Mobile says free data offer applies to all

NEW YORK (AP) — T-Mobile says its offer of free data for tablet owners is just that — free. The wireless carrier launched its free data for life offer on Thursday. The service is limited […]

11/04/2013

Phil Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of worldwide product marketing, introduces the new iPad Air, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

iPads face toughest holiday season yet

NEW YORK (AP) — Apple CEO Tim Cook believes Santa’s sleigh will be loaded with iPads this Christmas, but a variety of competing tablets are sure to be along for the ride, too. Apple’s iPad […]

10/30/2013

Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks on stage before a new product introduction on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Apple unveils new Macs, iPad ahead of holidays

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple unveiled a new, thinner, lighter tablet called the “iPad Air” along with a slew of new Macs ahead of the holiday shopping season as it faces growing competition from rival […]

10/22/2013

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Google’s 3Q earnings rise 36 percent, stock surges

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google’s earnings climbed 36 percent despite a deepening slump in its average ad prices as advertisers purchase a growing number of cheaper commercial pitches to reach people who connect to its […]

10/17/2013

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LA to give every student an iPad; $30M order

NEW YORK (AP) — Los Angeles’ school system, the second largest in the country, is ordering iPads for all its students, handing Apple a major success in its quest to make the tablet computer a […]

06/19/2013

Google likely to unveil small tablet at show

(AP) – A small tablet computer bearing Google’s brand is expected Wednesday. If speculation about the long-rumored device pans out, the Google tablet is likely be seen more of a threat to Amazon.com Inc.’s Kindle […]

06/27/2012

'Major' Microsoft announcement

(AP) – Microsoft is expected to make a “major” announcement Monday. Speculation about the Los Angeles media event is that the company plans to unveil either a tablet computer or a system that uses an […]

06/18/2012