iPad relaxes anxious kids before surgery - study

2014-08-07 11:00

Playing with an iPad mini before going under anaesthesia could relax some kids more than a sedative would, also making life easier for their parents and hospital staff, a study has found.

Tablets may help autistic kids talk more

2014-07-02 12:34

Combining use of a computer tablet with therapy sessions helped minimally verbal children talk and interact more.

iPad 2 replacement pricing announced for SA

2014-03-25 10:25

Apple has discontinued the iPad 2 and the company has, through its local distributor, announced the pricing for the replacement tablet.

Tablets power ahead on Android

2014-03-04 11:35

Worldwide tablet sales have continued their upward momentum, capturing a massive growth curve, despite a sluggish economy.

New iPad app to record data at Groote Schuur

2014-01-06 15:00

Canadian surgeons have collaborated with Groote Schuur Hospital to successfully develop an iPad app for capturing trauma patient data.

New iPad app to record data at Groote Schuur

2014-01-06 13:00

Canadian surgeons have collaborated with Groote Schuur Hospital to successfully develop an iPad app for capturing trauma patient data.

SA date announced for Apple iPad Air

2013-11-29 12:15

Local Apple distributor the Core Group has announced that the new generation Apple iPad will be launched in South Africa.

iPad Air takes flight

2013-11-01 14:38

For one Japanese man, being at the front of a Tokyo queue as the new iPad debuted on Friday was his way of saying "thank you" to Apple after a year that turned his life around.

Jobs's boyhood home a 'historic resource'

2013-10-30 09:02

A Silicon Valley city has designated the boyhood home of Steve Jobs an "historic resource" due to the way the legendary Apple co-founder went on to change the world.

Apple unveils iPad Air, new Mini

2013-10-22 20:57

Apple took the wraps off a slimmer faster tablet called the iPad Air and said it will give away the Macintosh operating and work software free to its users.

Eyes on Apple for new iPads at US event

2013-10-22 13:04

Apple is expected to show off slick new iPads to take on rival tablet makers during the prime year-end holiday shopping season.

Apple expected to rev up iPad line

2013-10-21 08:37

Apple is expected to rev up its iPad line as the tablet market heats up with competition from devices powered by software from Google and Microsoft.

Claims of delay with sharper iPad Mini

2013-10-02 09:51

Apple will be unable to widely roll out a new version of the iPad Mini with a high-resolution "retina" display this month, sources claim.

Dogs taught to use an iPad

2013-08-26 09:06

You may or may not be able to teach an old dog new tricks, but you can certainly try to get Fido to use an iPad.

Apple wins in Samsung patent case

2013-08-10 08:00

Apple has won a partial victory in its long-running patent dispute with Samsung after a US administrative panel found Samsung in violation of two Apple patents and blocked imports of some Samsung devices.

iPads may help kids with autism

2013-08-05 11:59

Smart technologies such as the iPad and iPod may also serve as therapeutic tools for children with autism, according to new research.

Apple profit down 22% but tops forecasts

2013-07-24 07:51

Apple has delivered better-than-expected earnings helped by strong sales of iPhones, boosting the sagging share price of the maker of the iPhone and iPad.

'Apple conspired on e-book prices'

2013-06-21 09:33

A Justice Department lawyer has urged a judge to find that Apple conspired with publishers to raise electronic book prices.

Apple exec challenges e-book conspiracy

2013-06-18 08:36

A top Apple executive downplayed the theory of an e-book price-fixing conspiracy at an antitrust trial.

Apple clashes with Amazon in e-book case

2013-06-07 10:18

Apple attorneys in the US antitrust case on e-books went on the offensive, attacking the credibility of government witnesses and seeking to debunk key elements of the government's case.

Apple customers pay for weak yen

2013-06-02 15:36

Apple has raised prices of iPads and iPods in Japan, becoming the highest-profile brand to ask Japanese consumers to pay more as a weak yen squeezes profit.

iPads may affect heart implants

2013-05-10 08:10

New research suggests that people with implanted heart devices avoid placing tablets too close to their chest.


Apple, Samsung lose ground as tablet growth slows

2014-07-25 08:29

Apple and Samsung have lost ground in the tablet computer market as growth cools in the once-hot segment, the research firm IDC has said.

Samsung tablets stretch advantage with new screens

2014-06-13 08:31

New tablet computers from Samsung will feature screens that are richer in colour than standard LCDs.

Apple takes a hit as Android beats iPad

2014-04-29 09:20

The Google Android platform extended its dominance over Apple in the tablet market in early 2014, a research firm has said.

Apple iPad lead evaporating

2014-03-05 09:30

Apple is the top tablet vendor, though its lead is becoming slim, research data shows.

Apple 'mulling move' into mobile payments

2014-01-25 22:53

Apple is considering launching a mobile-payments service for its iPhone and iPad, which would compete with major players such as PayPal, The Wall Street Journal has reported.

New iPad app to record data at Groote Schuur

2014-01-06 14:17

Canadian surgeons have collaborated with Groote Schuur Hospital to successfully develop an iPad app for capturing trauma patient data.

Township school teacher wins tablet tech award

2013-12-05 09:25

A teacher from a township school has beaten teachers at affluent schools to win an annual award for expanding tablets in education.

Samsung beats Apple for SA tablet market

2013-11-27 13:02

Samsung dominates the tablet market in South Africa, a report on the state of the mobile industry in the country has shown.

iPads face toughest holiday competition yet

2013-10-31 07:35

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.

Toddlers using smartphones

2013-10-29 08:06

In America the craze for tablets and smartphones is spreading to ever younger users.

Apple unveils new Macs, software, iPads

2013-10-22 20:24

Apple has unveiled new Mac computers ahead of holidays, says new operating system will be free.

Tablets killing PCs, but cost a factor - Gartner

2013-10-22 12:02

As the global demand for computers declines the market for mobile devices such as tablets is steaming ahead, research shows.

Sharper display Apple iPad Mini faces delay - sources

2013-10-02 10:07

Apple will be unable to widely roll out a new version of the iPad Mini with a high-resolution "retina" display, people who work in the company's supply chain have said.

Tablets used mainly for entertainment, says Gartner

2013-09-18 10:15

More time is spent on entertainment on mobile devices than any other activity, a survey has revealed.

iPad doesn't age well, complain users

2013-08-28 13:32

Some iPad users are complaining that the device does not age well and the hardware cannot keep up with the demands of the software.

6 apps to get you knocked up

2013-08-16 15:43

Are you keen to conceive? Unfortunately, there's an app for that.

Tablet sales stall over iPad wait

2013-08-06 09:01

Sizzling hot tablet sales have cooled a bit but should re-ignite with the release of a new iPad model, market tracker IDC has reported.

KZN man uses GPS to track stolen iPad

2013-07-31 09:45

Thanks to GPS tracking of consumer smart devices, it is easier to track thieves, as one resident of the uMgungundlovu District in KwaZulu-Natal discovered.

Tablet wars intensify as prices tumble

2013-07-11 07:32

Tablet prices are plunging amid a flood of new devices and cutthroat competition for market share.

New Samsung tablets mimic Galaxy phones

2013-06-24 16:24

The new Samsung tablets mimic Galaxy phones, with the 10-inch model getting an Intel chip.

LA to give every student an iPad

2013-06-20 07:34

Los Angeles' school system is ordering iPads for all its students, handing Apple a major success in its quest to make the tablet computer a replacement for textbooks.

Apple leader: E-book prices went up

2013-06-14 19:05

Apple's chief dealmaker has acknowledged that prices of best-selling e-books rose after the tech giant launched iPad book sales in 2010.

US: Apple led scheme on e-books

2013-06-04 10:00

A US government lawyer has accused Apple of concocting a deliberate scheme to fix prices of electronic books as the antitrust trial against the tech giant got underway.

Shakespeare comes to life in new app

2013-05-20 20:11

A new app has been launched aims to bring William Shakespeare's sonnets to the masses with the help of short films starring stage actors performing them in front of New York landmarks.

DStv on Demand comes to iPad

2013-04-12 12:43

DStv on Demand, MultiChoice's catch-up service currently available via DStv decoders and desktop, is now available on the Apple iPad.

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