Apple, as expected, rolled out its latest version of the popular tablet device Wednesday at a Gamasutra-attended event, showcasing a greatly improved display screen and the inclusion of 4G compatibility. And the device was supported by a pair of notable gaming companies.
AllThingsD is reporting that Apple plans to host an event the first week of March to launch the new iPad — which is largely expected to be called the iPad 3 (though keep in mind we all expected the company to unveil the iPhone 5 last year, so the name may be different).
Apple’s latest announcement may have nothing to do with the entertainment industry, but it’s a clear signal that this tech giant is interested in branching out far beyond its current fields of interest.
At a press conference today in New York, the company rolled out a new version of iBooks that is squarely targeted at the educational marketplace – specifically primary and high school.
The company will unveil an application for the streaming music service sometime in the first quarter of the year, officials revealed at a roundtable discussion with reporters at CES in Las Vegas.
While you have to admire the Entertainment Software Ratings Board’s push into the mobile app space, it’s hard not to be disappointed with Tuesday’s joint announcement with CTIA.
Getting AT&T, Microsoft, Sprint, T-Mobile USA, U.S. Cellular and Verizon Wireless on board is a step, yes, but it’s akin to announcing a new Grand Theft Auto that’s being made by first year game development students. It sounds great, until you think about it for a couple seconds.
The company today announced his appointment to the board as well as the company’s audit committee. At the same time, long-time board member Arthur Levinson (co-founder of Genentech) has been named chairman.
The latest to reveal details was CBS CEO Les Moonves in an earnings conference call this week.
“Steve Jobs – One Last Thing” will premiere on the network Nov. 2 (10pm ET), featuring interviews with a number of people who knew him well.
Kerris, who was head of worldwide developer relations at the Silicon Valley firm, “has decided to leave HP to pursue an opportunity outside of the company, effective immediately,” according to a company spokesperson.
The company reported earnings of $7.05 per share in its fourth fiscal quarter. While that represented a 54 percent gain in net income, it was still notably less than the $7.39 analysts had expected of the company. Shares fell roughly 6 percent in after-hours trading.