iPad

  1. Apple: 300K iPads Sold First Day

    April 05, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Apple said Monday that more than 300,000 iPads were sold as of midnight Saturday (April 3), a drastic cut from analyst Gene Munster's revised estimate over the weekend that between 600,000 and 700,000 flew off the shelves. iPad users also dow ...

  2. Analyst: iPad First Day Sales Between 600-700K

    April 05, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The iPad, for now at least, is a hit. In the months between Apple’s unveiling of the new tablet device in January and its retail availability Saturday, there was rampant speculation over whether consumers would take to the device the way is has ot ...

  3. Apple Fans Eagerly Touch and Swipe First iPads

    April 04, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Now that the iPad is in the hands of early adopters, the hard work for Apple Inc. begins. Eager customers intent on being among the first owners of this new class of gadgetry stood in long lines across the country Saturday. They seemed willing to ...

  4. iPad's Name, Price Unpopular

    April 02, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Apple's iPad already has more name recognition than many products that have been around for decades, but a Zogby Interactive poll finds plenty of people not enamored by the name. Conducted in mid-March, the online poll asked people to rate th ...

  5. iPad Sparks Developer Land Grab

    April 02, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Developers that have found success selling applications for the iPhone are showing great interest in applying their skills to the soon-to-be-released iPad, including more than a few music apps. Flurry Analytics, which tracks mobile app development ...

  6. Apple Updates iTunes Apps List For New iPad

    April 01, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Apple has updated iTunes with a list of apps that will be available to buy and download for the iPad, which goes on sale Saturday (April 3). Users logging into the App Store can opt to view apps created for either the iPhone or the iPad. Here are ...

  7. Business Matters: iPad, Microsoft, RealNetworks and More

    April 01, 2010 12:00 AM EDT -- The iPad is unlikely to launch with a streaming music service, according to CNET. Not that record labels and music consumers were holding their breaths. With the exception of the iTunes LP, a format that has been quiet since being launched in S ...

  8. The First iPad Reviews Are In

    April 01, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The first iPad reviews have hit the Web and the consensus is that it's great. A look at what the tech experts are saying: The NY Times David Pogue spotlights one of the iPad's main strengths: the experience of consuming media. The Apple ...

  9. Business Matters: iPad, Country Sales, Spotify, Gorilla vs. Bear and More

    March 31, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Business Matters is a daily column that offers insight, analysis and opinion on the day's news. -- How does the price of the iPad stack up to previous Apple products? Adjusted for inflation, it's actually one of the company's cheape ...

  10. Linkin Park to Release New Song Through Mobile Game App

    March 30, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Linkin Park has announced plans to release a new song, "Blackbirds," through its mobile game app "Linkin Park 8-Bit Rebellion!" Developed in collaboration with Artificial Life, Inc., "Linkin Park 8-Bit Rebellion!" is ...

  11. Analysts Bullish On iPad Sales

    March 29, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Apple’s iPad tablet device is shipping April 3 and already it’s looking like another hit for Steve Jobs & Co. Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty in a recent research note expects 8-10 million iPad shipments this year with sales of 6 million. ...

  12. ComScore Surveying 2,000 Net Users About iPad Usage

    March 24, 2010 12:00 AM EDT While developers have flocked to the iPhone with all manner of new and innovative services, many are still withholding judgment on the iPad until they get a better idea of how people will use the device. ComScore is attempting to help them with th ...

  13. App Faceoff: iPhone Tops Facebook

    March 15, 2010 12:00 AM EDT A common thread between the popular iPhone mobile device and Facebook social networking services are the apps that can run on either platform. But according to mobile analytics firm Flurry, the iPhone is proving the more popular platform for appli ...

  14. Full Transcript: MTV President Van Toffler @Music&Money

    March 07, 2010 12:00 AM EST Van Toffler, president of MTV Networks Music and Logo Group, sat for a keynote interview at the Billboard Music & Money Symposium March 4. During the session, Toffler touched on everything from MySpace and Rhapsody, to the Beatles and Green Da ...

  15. Apple Sets IPad Launch Date, International Plans

    March 05, 2010 12:00 AM EST Apple Inc said on Friday (March 5) that U.S. sales of its iPad tablet would kick off on April 3 and international sales would start later in April. The launch date for iPad model with short-range Wi-Fi wireless links is slightly later than a previ ...

  16. Apple's Jobs Says Cash Hoard Allows For Bold Moves

    February 26, 2010 12:00 AM EST Steve Jobs defended Apple Inc's decision to maintain a $40 billion cash pile and said it was better to save the money for bold risks, like acquisitions, than to spend it on stock buybacks or cash dividends. Faced with shareholders' quest ...

  17. Apple Holds Annual Meeting As Stock Seeks Catalyst

    February 25, 2010 12:00 AM EST Apple Inc Chief Executive Steve Jobs will hold his annual face-to-face meeting with shareholders on Thursday (Feb. 25), and there will be no shortage of questions for a company famously stingy with information. Apple's shares have been treadi ...

  18. New Branded Apps Struggle To Break Out Of The Pack

    February 23, 2010 12:00 AM EST That didn’t take long. It hasn’t even been 18 months since the first iPhone app launched, and now with more than 140,000 of them, marketers are finding it tougher and more expensive to get their branded apps in wide circulation. More competition m ...

  19. Business Matters: KKBox, Andersen v. Atlantic Recording Corp., Spotify, Imogen Heap and More

    February 01, 2010 12:00 AM EST Business Matters is a daily column that offers insight, analysis and opinion on the day's news. Follow Billboard senior analyst Glenn Peoples on Twitter at twitter.com/billboardglenn . -- KKBox , a Taiwan-based music service akin to Spotify , ...

  20. Apple iPad Analysis: What Does It Mean For The Music Biz?

    January 27, 2010 12:00 AM EST It's fair to say that the newly-unveiled, over-hyped and much-anticipated iPad tablet computer will not be the mobile music business game-changer that previous Apple offerings were, like the iPhone and the App Store. That's not to say it ...

  21. It's Here: Apple Unveils $499 iPad Tablet

    January 27, 2010 12:00 AM EST Apple CEO Steve Jobs took the wraps off the company's much-anticipated touch screen tablet computer today in San Francisco. Dubbed the iPad, the computer looks and works very much like a larger version of the iPhone, Apple's touch-screen ...

  22. UPDATE: It's the iPad! Liveblogging The Apple Announcement

    January 27, 2010 12:00 AM EST :32 p.m. - That's a wrap. Check back today for insight and analysis of today's announcements . Below, the new Apple iPad, which will go on sale in March starting at $499. 2:30 p.m. - Jobs in closing: More than 75 million people already ...

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