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“Digitimes reports that Apple will soon begin trial production on its fifth-generation iPad, with full production said to be planned to begin in July. Based on that schedule, Apple could hit monthly production of 2-3 million units by September as it prepares to launch the updated version of its full-size tablet.
“As with a number of previous rumors, the report claims that the new iPad will be narrower, thinner, and lighter than the current design, taking a number of design cues from the iPad mini. As a result, Digitimes says that the new iPad will be 25-33% lighter than the current models…”
Continue reading at MacRumors.
“With the iPads brought in to replace heavy, paper-bound flight manuals, a spokesman for the Air Force’s Air Mobility Command has said that the deployment will save on $750,000 per year on fuel alone and “well over $50 million” in total costs over the next 10 years…”
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“In announcement issued Friday morning, the agency said it has granted iOS devices running iOS 6 FIPS 140-2 certification and STIG approval, granting them the same security clearances it issued to BlackBerry and Samsung last week…”
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“As the debate over use of portable electronics during takeoff and landing of commercial flights rages on, details of a 2011 incident suggest that an iPhone may have caused interference with the flight equipment on a regional airliner.
“The compasses on the flight were behaving abnormally, sending the plane several miles off-course, according to a report published Wednesday by Bloomberg. But the systems apparently returned to normal after a flight attendant had a passenger in row 9 turn off their iPhone…
“The Federal Aviation Administration has been leaning toward relaxing its current rules, which prohibit the use of most electronic devices — including Apple’s iPhone, iPad and iPods — while the plane is under 10,000 feet…”
Continue reading at AppleInsider.
“Aimed squarely—if you’ll pardon the pun—at small businesses, the $299 Square Stand allows you to connect an iPad to a secure card-swiping machine; it’s designed to work alongside the company’s free Register app. This, in turn, combines a credit-card-processing facility with a powerful point-of-sale system that can be used to maintain inventory and charge customers, essentially working like a souped-up version of a traditional cash register…”
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