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Fortune senior writer Michael Copeland got a first-hand look at the new BlackBerry PlayBook and gives his take on whether it's got the goods to compete with Apple's iPad.
>Ben Baer, Senior Producer - Sep 27, 2010 10:31 PM ET
Why buy a 3G radio locked into Apple's sleek iPad when Verizon and Sprint's personal high-speed Internet hotspots can be faster and let you bring five gadgets online?
When Steve Jobs brought out the iPad and leisurely flicked, scrolled and swiped his way through web sites and applications before a captive audience last January, he made clear that his latest brainchild was intended as nothing less than the consummate media consumption MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Jun 14, 2010 12:31 PM ET
Why AT&T's reversal to metered data usage will move Internet innovation in the wrong direction.
Starting next week, new AT&T subscribers will no longer have the option to pay a flat fee for unlimited data, as they have since the dawn of our smartphone economy. Many users may end up saving money under the new pricing plan, but the demise of unlimited data will likely have a more negative impact on MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Jun 4, 2010 12:24 PM ET
By Sunday afternoon, most Apple Stores had run out of Wi-Fi-only iPads as well
Piper Jaffray's Gene Munster, one of the few Apple (AAPL) analysts who attends product launches and counts heads, estimates that Apple sold 300,000 iPad 3Gs over the three-day launch weekend, including units pre-ordered online for Friday delivery. That's the same number of units Apple sold in one day when the Wi-Fi-only model launched.
The lines at the stores MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - May 3, 2010 4:24 AM ET
The line formed at noon outside the big glass cube of Apple's Fifth Avenue store
By the time the doors of Apple's (AAPL) flagship New York City store opened at 5 p.m. Friday, at least 330 loyal customers were lined up along Fifth Avenue and down 58th Street, nearly to Madison.
It was the first time anyone in the world could buy the iPad 3G, and these people wanted to be there MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Apr 30, 2010 4:08 PM ET
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