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In this undated photo provided by Hointer, a woman demonstrates the Seattle store's shopping technology. (AP Photo/Hointer)

What shopping will look like in the future

NEW YORK (AP) — One of America’s favorite pastimes is changing rapidly. When it comes to shopping, more Americans are skipping the stores and pulling out their smartphones and tablets. Still, there’s more on the […]

05/23/2014

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

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