Thursday, April 21, 2011

Today's Headlines

Low iPad Sales Mark Apple's Second Quarter Earnings Announcement
Mobile Beat
The biggest loser in Apple's profitable second quarter  was by far the iPad, which managed to ship just 4.69 million units when analysts expected somewhere between 6 and 8 million.  But it was a case of the supply not being able to match the demand.

Edited Transcript of Apple Earnings Report
 Tim Cook's remarks about the iPad, iPhone, supply chain issues and Steve Jobs. 

iPad Set to Go on Sale in More Countries
iPad News Hub
Singapore, Hong Kong and South Korea.are next in line it was revealed s uring yesterday's earnings report. 

Verizon Mulls Plans to Sell RIM's Playbook
"We're still evaluating the BlackBerry Playbook and have not made a determination as to whether we're going to distribute it," Verizon Wireless Spokeswoman Brenda Raney told Reuters.  

Six Reasons to Buy a Playbook Instead of an iPad  
Business Insider
Reason # 1:  better screen resolution.

Galaxy Tab on Sales for $299 -- in Australia
UnWired View
Today’s great deal comes from Australia, and is available from both JB Hi-Fi and Telstra. These companies will sell you a 7-inch Galaxy Tab for just $299 outright – no contract required. And no, this isn’t the Wi-Fi-only version.

Good News For Kindle Owners:  Library Books to Be Available for the Device
The New York Times
Yesterday Amazon said that it would allow Kindle users to read e-books from more than 11,000 public libraries on the devices beginning later this year, a reversal of the company’s previous policy.

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