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Power at 35,000 feet

During a two-hour flight from Buenos Aires to Santiago, Chile, I listened to a whole album on my iPhone while writing several items for the magazine I serve using the "new" iPad. Taking off from Santiago for Toronto (on my way to Hong Kong; don't ask), I continued to write on my iPad, switching my music source to that device.

Yes U Cn Txt, But Cn U Talk?

As much as 25 percent of Internet traffic comes via smartphones; is that killing our ability to communicate while speaking on the phone?

Stupid iPad tricks, but with a point

Dropping an iPad from a weather balloon that burst at an altitude of around 100,000 feet may not seem like a great idea, but it is a good way to demonstrate a protective case, I guess.

Rapper 50 Cent bows headphone line

What the world needs, obviously, is another pair of high-priced headphones endorsed by a celebrity its users are likely never to meet. Well, maybe it does.

Remembering Steve Jobs

The passing of Steve Jobs marks the end of an era, but, fortunately, not the end of a company.

Apple's Disappointed Fans?

It might seem as if Apple's legion of fans were disappointed by the non-launch of an "iPhone 5" on Tuesday. But there's much to celebrate nonetheless.

Kindle Fire? iPhone 5? Here's what I think...

On Wednesday afternoon, FOX 5 DC was kind enough to ask my opinions of the soon-coming Amazon Kindle Fire Tablet and the anticipated iPhone 5 announcement due, reportedly, on Tuesday. Take a look at what I told anchor Shawn Yancy.

Belkin Plans Keyboard/Case for iPad 2

As Apple Inc.'s iPad 2 settles into the market, more cases are appearing. Announcing on Aug. 5 is Belkin, whose case includes a Bluetooth keyboard, handy for writing and other tasks.

Report: to enter tablet market

The Wall Street Journal reported July 13 that is planning to offer a tablet computer allowing users to read Kindle-format eBooks, listen to music stored on Amazon's cloud-based service, and potentially run other applications. Is this a good idea, or just a stunt?