Analyst firm says iPads to overtake netbooks by 2012

With its iPad capturing 6 percent of the portable PC segment in the second quarter of 2010 Apple will continue lead the media tablet market through at least 2011.

Apple fans-only dating service in the works

An online dating site claiming to cater to Mac users appears to be headed to a June launch, if its Website and Twitter stream are to be believed.

Apple, Google battling for mobile ads

In another stage of its mounting battle with Google, Apple has hired two mobile ad industry big hitters.

Apple announces UK iPad on-sale dates

Apple has announced that the Wi-Fi model of its iPad media tablet will go on sale in the UK in "late March" with the 3G-equipped models arriving a month later. There's still no word on UK pricing, however; in the U.S., prices start at $499 for the tablet.

UK's Wi-Fi boom fueled by iPhone

The UK is set for a Wi-Fi boom, with the number of We-Fi internet hotspots trebling treble over the next two years to cope with demand from users of Apple's smartphone.

Android eats iPhone market share in five years

Analysts at ABI Research expect mobile application downloads to reach 5 billion by 2014, with the Android platform as the biggest beneficiary of that growth.