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Touchscreen supply chain shifting under Apple's influence

Apple's changes to iPhone 5 and iPad displays are shifting the supply chain for the touchscreen industry, according to NPD DisplaySearch.

Report: Apple's iPhone leads all connected devices on content sharing

Apple iPhone owners are significantly more likely to share digital content across social networks than consumers across other connected devices, according to a new study released by social media services firm ShareThis.

Microsoft's Surface Pro beats Apple's iPad in security, says law firm

Microsoft's Surface Pro does a better job with data security and confidentiality, as well as computing power, than Apple's iPad, judged Marcus Bluestein, chief technology officer, and Nina Lukina, business analyst, at the law firm of Kraft & Kennedy.

Google Maps finally returns to Apple's iPad

Google is rolling out a revamped version of its popular Maps application for Apple's iOS, highlighted by dedicated support for the iPad tablet.

Spotlight: Apple stores to sell Square Stand that turns iPad into POS system

Apple and Square are partnering to sell docking stands that turn iPads into point-of-sale systems for retail stores beginning this week, 9 to 5 Mac is reporting.

Spotlight: HTML5-based iPad app makes dentists smile

Smile Brands has unveiled an HTML5-based app that enables dentist to use their iPad to streamline dental charting and avoid duplication of data entry, according to a report by eWeek.

Boston University wants court to block sale of best-selling Apple devices

Boston University wants a court to block sales of Apple's iPhone 5, iPad, and MacBook Air because it alleges that Apple infringed a patent held by one of its professors, the Boston Herald is reporting.

Apple rolls out iOS 7 beta 2, adds iPad support

Two weeks after Apple launched the first beta version of its new iOS 7 mobile operating system, the company released beta version 2, which brings support for both the regular iPad tablet and its Mini counterpart. The first beta supported only the iPhone and iPod touch.

Rdio opens up Vdio streaming service to all U.S., U.K. consumers

Rdio is opening up its fledgling Vdio streaming video service to all consumers in the U.S. and the U.K. Vdio access was previously limited to premium Rdio subscribers.

Microsoft finally expands Office productivity suite to Apple's iPhone

Microsoft is extending its signature Office productivity suite to Apple's iOS, enabling Office 365 subscribers to access, view and edit Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents on the go.