Feb 22, 2013 — Dozens of kids get sick after a seemingly innocent birthday party. Was it the homemade ice cream or an accident in the pool? A new iPad app lets you solve outbreak puzzles just like real disease detectives. It's pleasing entertainment, if not as infectious as real video games.
Dec 10, 2012 — Cash registers may be on the wane in some stores as more retailers help customers complete purchases using mobile devices. It's convenient for shoppers, and retailers benefit by leaving customers less time to change their mind about a purchase.
Oct 23, 2012 — Apple unveils a smaller version of its popular iPad tablet. NPR's Laura Sydell gets a hand-on look and finds that the iPad mini is lighter and thinner than she expected. But starting at $329, is it too expensive to compete with other small tablets?
Mar 19, 2012 — Apple announced Monday that for the first time since the mid-1990s the company will start paying a dividend. At the end of 2011, Apple had almost $100 billion in cash burning a hole it its pocket, and investors have been clamoring for the company to start sharing the wealth.
Feb 15, 2012 — NPR Music for iPad is a multimedia music magazine presenting the best NPR and NPR station music through a rich blend of text, images, audio and video.
Jan 24, 2012 — The company earned $13.1 billion in the quarter ended Dec. 31, a record. Sales of iPads were also up — soaring 111 percent from the same quarter a year earlier.
Apr 1, 2011 — Stream audio straight from your iPhone, iPod or iPad to your Apple TV. Bringing NPR into your living room in a whole new way.
Feb 14, 2011 — Recently a Japanese man living in a tiny apartment, perhaps in Tokyo, with his 2,000 books felt utterly crowded. The solution to his problem turned out to be technology and turned into a business.
May 3, 2010 — It took 28 days to sell one million iPads, Apple said in a press release Monday. Steve jobs was quoted saying that it had taken the original iPhone 74 days to reach the same mark.
Apr 15, 2010 — times they are a changing right? Now, we can broadcast to whatever we want over the Internet. Well, not if you happen to be using an iPhone or iPad.