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Apple's iPad was the big seller on Black Friday at Walmart, Best Buy and Target. iPad models were the top sellers at both Walmart and Target, while at Best Buy it was outsold by Microsoft's Surface tablet, according to data from InfoScout.
Another Black Friday has come and gone, and once again Apple's iOS devices were by far the most popular devices for mobile shopping, crushing Android. According to IBM, mobile traffic and sales increased, with iPhones and iPads accounting for almost all of it. Bryan Chaffin looks at the issues.
Retail giant Walmart said it sold 1.4 million tablet devices on Thanksgiving, and said that the iPad mini was a top seller. The company said its sales through the holiday weekend were record breaking, and that more than 22 million shoppers visited its stores on Thanksgiving Day.
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When a product is a big seller at Walmart it qualifies as mainstream. Calling the iPad mini a top seller over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend has to hurt Android device makers.
iPads were a popular purchase on Black Friday this year, and especially so for Android smartphone owners. About 40 percent of last Friday's online iPad purchases were attributed to the Android smartphone camp, which doesn't bode well for Google's mobile operating system or the companies that make rely on it for their products.
Geofencing is a very functional feature that lets us define virtual perimeters so that we can be notified in various ways as we cross those perimeters. Using the Reminders app in iOS, Sandro Cuccia shows you how to fine-tune the geofence perimeter on your iPhone and iPad.
As retailers gird their corporate loins for Black Friday, Apple's iPad product line is shaping up to be the headliner product to attract shoppers at many chains. Target, Best Buy, and Walmart are all pricing the devices aggressively, including some deals that include a free gift card. Bryan Chaffin rounds up deals and prices.
Got a Retina Display iPad or iPad mini? Then you'll want these free ebooks Vern Seward is featuring in this week's Free on iTunes. Hubble Space Telescope: Discoveries, Guinness World Records: Awesome Animals, and Baby Animals. Check it out.
Dropbox rolled out version 3 of the iPhone and iPad app for its cloud-based file storage service on Friday. The new version added support for AirDrop file transfers, and got a facelift with an iOS 7 interface.
Apple has finally released an iPad-native version of its Apple Store app that offers the same features found in the iPhone and iPod touch version. Like the recent update for the iPhone version, the new iPad app sports a distinct iOS 7 look, and it includes a Now Trending section showing what's currently popular.
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