Apple is rolling out Read Them Here First, offering iPad tablet early owners access to Hearst Corporation magazines before the print editions reach newsstands.
Rolling Stone magazine is coming to Apple's iPad, bolstering its traditional music news, artist profiles and record reviews with direct links to the iTunes digital media storefront.
LAS VEGAS--Dish Network announced a new service the company said will allow Dish subscribers to view live and recorded DVR programs via their mobile devices, and to move programs they recorded on their DVR onto an iPad for offline viewing. The technology helps to highlight the increasingly innovative ways that TV is migrating into the mobile realm as well as Dish's expanding interest in the mobile industry.
Apple's iPad experienced a sharp decline in Web traffic market share during the days immediately following the Christmas holiday according to data compiled by digital advertising network Chitika. The firm also reported gains for rival Android-powered tablets like Amazon's Kindle Fire and Samsung Electronics' Galaxy Tab.
Rhapsody announced a joint billing agreement with AT&T Mobility, enabling subscribers to add its on-demand digital music services to their monthly wireless bill. Rhapsody previously signed a similar deal with Verizon Wireless.
Apple's new fourth-generation iPad and iPad mini each accounted for only 2 percent of overall iOS tablet app traffic in November, app analytics firm Localytics reports.
T-Mobile USA has entered into an agreement with Apple to bring products to market together in 2013, according to T-Mobile parent Deutsche Telekom. For T-Mobile, such a deal would allow it to potentially stop the bleeding of postpaid subscribers, which T-Mobile executives have said has been exacerbated by the fact that T-Mobile does not carry Apple's iPhone.
FierceWireless compiled a list highlighting the smartphones and tablets that the Tier 1 carriers are promoting during the holidays. This list is not comprehensive, but designed to give you a cross-section of the top devices that carriers are heavily promoting, and in some cases discounting to consumers.
Media giant News Corp. will shutter its iPad-exclusive digital news journal The Daily later this month, less than two years after the publication first launched.
Although Apple's iPad continues to dominate worldwide tablet market share, ABI Research reports that tablets running Google's Android dramatically narrowed the gap during the third quarter of 2012, cutting the iPad's lead to its slimmest margin to date.