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Software upgrades re-create old-school toys as smart playthings

Balls. Dolls. Race cars. So dull. How can good old-fashioned toys like these compete for children's attention when kids seem umbilically connected to their iPads? How about software-upgradable balls, dolls and race cars?

Tech review: Another year, another iPad

Some years, Apple introduces a new version of a product and the world rejoices. Other years, the updates are more under the hood, but they still sell a ton.

Gift Guide: Lots of tablet choices, oh my!

Time for a tablet? People tend to hold onto tablets longer than smartphones, so take time to weigh your options. A major consideration is what phone you or your gift recipient already has. Although it's possible for Android ...

Review: Better cameras, less glare in iPad Air 2

If I've seen you taking photos with a tablet computer, I've probably made fun of you (though maybe not to your face, depending on how big you are). I'm old school: I much prefer looking through the viewfinder of my full-bodied, ...

Thinner iPads, sharper iMacs in Apple's lineup (Update)

(AP)—Apple unveiled a thinner iPad Thursday with a faster processor and a better camera as it tries to drive excitement for tablets amid slowing demand. The company also released an update to its Mac operating system and ...

Apple plans iPad event on Oct. 16

Apple on Wednesday sent out invitations to an October 16 event expected to spotlight updates to its line of iPad tablet computers.

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