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Apple sells 3 million iPads since Friday

(Reuters) – Apple Inc said its sales of Wi-Fi only iPads had doubled from its last launch as it sold 3 million in the three days since the introduction of the two newest versions of its popular tablet computer. While lines for Apple’s launch of its iPad mini and its fourth-generation iPad appeared lighter than usual at some stores on ...

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Mississippi named as one of the top 5 clumsiest states

How Many Times Have You Dropped Your iPhone or iPad? SquareTrade reveals its clumsiest states list for iPhone And iPad damages, with Mississippi And South Carolina topping the lists   SquareTrade, the world’s largest independent warranty provider, today released a study highlighting the country’s clumsiest states, ranking them in order of everyday consumer iPhone and iPad damage and breakage. Based ...

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Replacing the legal pad: Apps for note-taking

Taking notes is a critical task for lawyers in all practice areas. Some would rather write longhand, some would rather type and others prefer to enter text directly into a mobile device, with their thumbs or using a dictation program. Regardless of these preferences, it’s essential that an attorney’s notes are preserved and accessible, and there are apps to serve ...

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Apple integrates Facebook into iPhone software

SAN FRANCISCO — Fresh off a disappointing initial public offering, Facebook is getting a big boost from Apple, which is building the social network deep into its iPhone and iPad software. With the next version of Apple Inc.’s software, users will be able to update their Facebook status by talking to their phones. Users will also be able to “Like” ...

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iPad spurs disruption in point-of-sale payment industry

Apple created and marketed the iPad mobile tablet as a media player for the family, and it is that. But its versatility, coupled with the imaginations of its users, has launched mini-revolutions within some business sectors, as entrepreneurs discover the iPad is a readymade platform for cloud computing. An illustration: App-makers and entrepreneurs are taking a run at replacing many ...

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Read March 14 issue of MBJ

 >> NEW VS. DISTRESSED RETAIL Today’s market is tailor-made for shopping center revivalists across Mississippi— By Ted Carter Also in this week’s paper: >> WHERE ARE THE JOBS? State’s economic indicators up but not net job growth— by Ted Carter >> Q&A LIZA CIRLOT LOOSER President, Mississippi World Trade Center— by Clay Chandler >> TECHNOLOGY iPad spurs disruption in point-of-sale payment industry— by John Stodder ...

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STODDER: iPad spurs disruption in point-of-sale payment industry

Apple created and marketed the iPad mobile tablet as a media player for the family, and it is that. But its versatility, coupled with the imaginations of its users, has launched mini-revolutions within some business sectors, as entrepreneurs discover the iPad is a readymade platform for cloud computing. An illustration: App-makers and entrepreneurs are taking a run at replacing many ...

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For the ‘techy’ exec

Apple’s latest gadget is the take-anywhere, tablet computer iPad, which has a 9.7-inch screen, weighs 1.5 pounds and is a half-inch thick. The device has an LED touch screen and pricing begins at $499. Apple began selling the iPad in April and within 30 days sold 1 million of the devices. Billed as the laptop killer, the iPad is the ...

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iPad fever hits Mississippi

    The day Apple’s iPad went on sale in Apple stores nationwide — April 3 —Jimmy Abbott’s was shipped to his home in Indianola.   He’d ordered his on March 12, within hours of when Apple began taking pre-orders.  As the owner of an iMac, an Apple laptop and an iPhone, he had to have the latest gadget after ...

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Let the e-reader wars begin

Apple CEO Jobs’ comeback product Technocrats, Apple aficionados, and the rest of Silicon Valley geekdom continue to bask in the glow of the latest toy to come out of the Steve Jobs universe. The $499, 9-by-7 inch, 1.5 pound, multi-touch screen slate model tablet, dubbed “iPad”, was unveiled in San Francisco on January 27 to a boisterous crowd of technology ...

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