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iPad explodes in Vodafone store, forces customers to evacuate -- report

An iPad that was demoed at a Vodafone store in Australia burst into flames, according to a report.<p>A Vodafone store in Canberra, Australia was running an iPad demo model that caused a "burst of flames" earlier this week, according to a Vodafone spokesperson, speaking to News.com.au in an interview …

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How to change the video quality on the YouTube app for iOS

Google updated its YouTube app for iOS yesterday. On the surface, the update doesn't look like much, but it includes an important new feature: the ability to change the quality of the video you are watching. Instead of leaving it up to Google, you now have control over video quality when using the …

Apps

Microsoft launches iOS, Android apps for remote PC access

<b>On the same day that Windows 8.1 dropped, Microsoft also launched Remote Desktop: an app for iOS and Android that allows you full access to your</b> …

Apps

Microsoft's new iOS and Android Remote Desktop apps let you control a PC from a phone

Microsoft is providing a new way for iOS and Android users to access their Windows PCs today. A new Remote Desktop app is now available for both operating systems, letting you simply connect to a Windows PC and control it. While a number of third-party solutions have existed previously, including …

Surface 2 review: Microsoft makes progress but can't escape Windows RT

The Microsoft Surface 2 is the company’s second iteration of its Windows RT tablet computer, which improves on its predecessor in almost every way.<p>It is a 10.6in tablet with a sharp high-definition screen packed with Microsoft’s Windows 8-style modern user interface and comes equipped with a full …

Surface 2 Review: the Tablet That Needs to Convince the World It Deserves to Exist

Whatever you think or know about the original Surface RT tablet, you’ll probably know that when it came out everyone complained about its software support and questioned whether there was any need for a cut-down Windows 8-style apps-only version of Microsoft’s OS paired with distinctly middling …

Microsoft Surface 2 review: a second chance for Windows RT?

We get the sense Microsoft wants to distance itself from the original Surface RT. After taking a $900 million hit on unsold inventory, the company held a press event where it saved the Surface 2 for last and billed it as a major redesign. "Surface 2 is not subtle, but a revamp," Panos Panay, …

Former Apple employee: Apple worked on Surface-style keyboard cover for iPad, could announce at ‘haven’t covered everything’ event

Apple has published multiple patent applications for keyboard covers for its iPad that sort of resemble what Microsoft did in its keyboard cover for Surface. Until now, however, Apple has relied on third-party vendors like Logitech, Zagg (who has already announced a new iPad 5 keyboard case) and …

Is Apple going to introduce a Surface-style keyboard cover for the iPad tomorrow?

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Apple’s(s aapl) invites for its event tomorrow simply read, “We still have a lot to cover.” According to former developer …

Apple may conjure up iPad keyboard to mimic Surface Touch Cover

The company is working on a prototype iPad keyboard that would borrow from Microsoft's Surface Touch Cover, claims a former Apple employee.<p>Apple may take a page from Microsoft in cooking up a whole new keyboard for the iPad.<p>A case for the full size iPad that mimics Microsoft's Touch Cover has been …

New Microsoft tablets reach beyond Surface appeal

NEW YORK — Microsoft took a colossal $900 million inventory adjustment on Surface RT in July that left people questioning the very future of Microsoft-branded tablets.<p>Surface RT was the first personal computer that Microsoft produced itself and it ran the flavor of Windows designed mainly for the …

China Mobile: the case for an iPhone deal grows

Print this page<p>It was a quarter to forget for China Mobile. The world’s largest mobile operator on Monday reported an 8.7 per cent year-on-year drop …

Nokia World reveals phablets and tablets in Abu Dhabi

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/technology/1021000/1021629_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524700186_b07cc70e4a1935deecc003adb8420441<p><b>Nokia has unveiled its first phablets - extra-large phones - as well as its first tablet computer.</b><p>The Windows Phone handsets introduce the …

Nokia tablet: new Lumia 2520 joins 1520 phablet

Nokia has launched a new Windows-based tablet, the 2520, and 1520 'phablet', which it hopes will steal market share from rivals Apple and Samsung, even as Microsoft edges closer to completing its purchase of the Finnish company's devices arm.<p>Nokia has unveiled its first Windows-based tablet, the …

Mobile Technology

Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 tablets now available in 21 countries

The Nokia Lumia 2520 isn't the only high-profile Windows tablet launching today. As promised, Microsoft has released the Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 in the US and 20 other countries at respective starting prices of $449 and $899. A handful of accessories are also available alongside the slates, …

Microsoft reportedly testing its own version of Google Glass

Microsoft could have its eye on a rival to Google Glass.<p>The company is testing prototypes for Internet-connected glasses similar to Google's high-tech specs, The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday. Citing the usual "people familiar with the matter," the journal revealed no details about the …

Google Glass

Man Sues Apple Over iOS 7 Because He Hates It That Much

One man has officially raised the bar for how much someone can hate iOS 7.<p>Mark Menacher from Poway, Calif. has filed a complaint against Apple CEO Tim Cook seeking the removal of the file on his Apple devices that prompts owners to download iOS 7 every time an iPhone or iPad is restarted, as CNET …

Could Google Glass ease air travel?

High-tech eyewear may help ease boarding queues, speed up security lines and find lost baggage, as soon as 2014.<p>Google’s internet-enabled eyewear, Glass, is undoubtedly the star of a nascent market in wearable computers. But while BBC News has reported that the tech giant won’t sell Glass until …

Apple Unveils Redesigned iWork Suite With Online Collaboration [iPad Event]

iLife isn’t Apple’s only software suite that’s getting love today. Eddy Cue also demoed new versions of iWork, Apple’s productivity suite that has been in desperate need of a redesign for years. A big addition is full file compatibility on any iOS or Mac device and on web, so anything can be opened …

Apple Upgrades MacBook Pro with New CPUs, 700-Series Graphics

New models priced at $1,299 and $1,999, respectively.<p>On Tuesday, Apple announced its long anticipated updates to the MacBook Pro with Retina Display. …

Apple: 170 million iPads sold to date

Pointing out that it was once mocked as something that would "never replace netbooks," Apple CEO Tim Cook boasted that the company has sold 170 million iPads since the device's launch. "Remember netbooks?" He quipped. According to Cook, there are 475,000 iPad apps, and they're not those "stretched …

Next-generation Mac Pro in various states of undress (eyes-on)

It wasn't behind protective glass this time, so that's definitely a step in the right direction for the next-generation Mac Pro, which was first trotted out at WWDC back in June. Today it was beautifully sprawled out for all the world to see, in various states of deconstruction. The display …

Apple drops price of regular iPad mini to $299

Apple's iPad Air and retina iPad mini may be getting all the headlines, but its elders also made a bit of news at the company's event today. As is the Apple way, with the introduction of new hardware comes a price drop for the old. How much? The old 16GB WiFi iPad mini now costs $299, down from its …

As top tablets reach ‘Retina’ resolutions, which has the sharpest screen?

The new iPad Mini puts the same number of pixels as a larger Retina iPad into a smaller space, making for a "denser" display.<p>Apple's iPad announcements on Tuesday renewed a conflict that has smoldered since the announcement of the iPhone 4: When it comes to "Retina" displays, who has the sharpest, …