Apple fined $450 million for ebook price-fixing

Apple fined $450 million for ebook price-fixing

Apple launched its iBooks store way back in 2010, and at the time it was very controversial. The company was looking to dethrone Amazon in the world of ebooks, but the way it […]
LaCie Fuel offers 1TB of wireless portable storage for your iPad, iPhone and Mac

LaCie Fuel offers 1TB of wireless portable storage for your iPad, iPhone and Mac

As well as announcing a very expensive silver plated external hard drive, LaCie has this week introduced the Fuel portable hard drive offering 1TB of extra storage for your iPad, iPhone, or Mac […]

Christmas gadget gift guide: tablets – in pictures

Unsure which tablet to choose this Christmas? Here’s our roundup of the best available across all price ranges. By Samuel Gibbs Samuel Gibbs Jack Schofield
The best tablets for under £200

The best tablets for under £200

If the hype is to be believed, 2013 is going to be a tablet Christmas and, over the next few weeks, these handheld devices are set to outsell personal computers for the first time. Google, Amazon, Samsung and even Tesco are vying to grab a big...
Which tablet computer is right for you?

Which tablet computer is right for you?

Super-thin, the Sony Xperia Tablet Z is great for travel. Apple launches its new iPad on Tuesday. But since it first appeared in 2010, the market for tablet computers has been flooded with rivals of different sizes, brands and specifications....
FAA considers move to gate-to-gate use of personal electronic devices

FAA considers move to gate-to-gate use of personal electronic devices

Alec Baldwin was thrown off a plane for refusing to turn off his cellphone. Photograph: Frederic J Brown/AFP/Getty Images Relief may be on the way for airline passengers who can’t bear to be separated even briefly from their personal...
12 apps to de-Apple your iPhone and make it work smarter

12 apps to de-Apple your iPhone and make it work smarter

The iPhone 5: a few select changes make it state-of-the-art. Photograph: Beck Diefenbach/Reuters The chances are, if you’ve bought an iPhone, that you think pretty highly of Apple – or at least highly enough to opt for its iOS software...