Faster Forward: Apple


Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 04/06/2011

‘The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs’ asks an awkward question: Who made your gadgets?

Mike Daisey’s “The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs,” raises troubling questions about the factories in which Apple’s (and other firms’) gadgets are manufactured.

By Rob Pegoraro  |  07:00 AM ET, 04/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Policy and politics, Apple

Posted at 02:57 PM ET, 03/18/2011

iPad 2 review: the week-later edition

A week after Apple’s iPad 2 arrived in stores and I got my first look at the tablet (in the form of a 3G model loaned by Apple PR), I’ve had time to dig deeper into this device. Here are some further thoughts on this thing’s features.

By Rob Pegoraro  |  02:57 PM ET, 03/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Tablets, Apple

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 03/14/2011

IE, Safari, iPhone, BlackBerry fall at Pwn2Own; Chrome, Firefox, Android, Windows Phone 7 escape

Pwn2Own — an annual computer-security contest in which researchers vie to win cash prizes and computer hardware by exploiting Web browsers — ended last week, and the results may surprise you.

By Rob Pegoraro  |  12:01 PM ET, 03/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Faster Forward, Apple, Security, Windows, Mobile

Posted at 10:50 AM ET, 03/03/2011

iPad 2 launch also set off gadget buybacks, buyer's remorse

Some got them as gifts. Some told themselves they wouldn't care. But when Apple unveiled its new model of the iPad yesterday, some owners of the original iPad felt a twinge.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:50 AM ET, 03/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Apple, Tablets

Posted at 03:45 PM ET, 03/02/2011

Apple slashes original iPad price by $100

Apple, which announced the second-generation of its iPad tablet today has slashed the price of its predecessor, undoubedly hoping to clear out stock.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:45 PM ET, 03/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Apple, Gadgets, Mobile

Posted at 02:50 PM ET, 03/02/2011

iPad vs. iPad 2: What's new in the latest Apple tablet

The second-generation iPad is thinner, lighter, comes in white and black and has a gyroscope like the iPhone 4

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:50 PM ET, 03/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Apple

Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 03/02/2011

iPad 2: Will you buy it?

Apple announced today that a second generation of its popular tablet computer will hit shelves March 11....

By Washington Post Editors  |  01:45 PM ET, 03/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Apple

Posted at 12:19 PM ET, 03/02/2011

Report: Suppliers say Apple to ship 6.5 million iPads in first quarter of 2011

A report from the Taiwanese tech news site Digitimes indicates that Apple is prepared to take orders for up to 6.5 million first- and second-generation iPads in the first quarter of 2011.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:19 PM ET, 03/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Apple, Gadgets, Tablets

Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 03/02/2011

Apple's iPad 2: the final rumor roundup

Speculation is half the fun of a new product launch, and there's been plenty of it in advance of Apple's big iPad 2 announcement today. Here's a roundup of latest rumors the morning of the announcement.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:32 AM ET, 03/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Apple, Gadgets, Tablets

Posted at 04:03 PM ET, 03/01/2011

iPad 2: Will Steve Jobs take the stage?

All Things Digital reports that several sources have confirmed to her that Apple chief executive Steve Jobs is "definitely considering" an appearance at Apple's iPad 2 event tomorrow.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:03 PM ET, 03/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Apple, Gadgets, Mac

Posted at 02:52 PM ET, 03/01/2011

Verizon will introduce tiered data plans this summer

In a speech to investors on Tuesday, Verizon chief financial officer Fran Shammo said that the company will introduce tiered data plans this summer.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:52 PM ET, 03/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Apple, Gadgets, Mobile, Shopping

Posted at 11:01 AM ET, 03/01/2011

Apple COO adds fuel to the cheap iPhone rumor

In a meeting with Bernstein Research analyst Toni Sacconaghi last week, Apple's Chief Operating Officer Tim Cook, dropped hints that Apple is planning a cheaper iPhone.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:01 AM ET, 03/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Apple, Gadgets, Mobile

Posted at 10:56 AM ET, 03/01/2011

RIM to put near-field communications in 'virtually all' its tech

Time to learn a new acronym. NFC, or near-field communications, is popping up on the lips of some of the tech industry's top players and it likely won't be long before consumers see it in their favorite products.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:56 AM ET, 03/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Apple, Mobile, Shopping