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Reports: Apple Plans To Reveal New iPads Later In October

Just after settling down from the iPhone 6, fans of Apple products can start hyperventilating over the next big development from the company.


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Burglars Break Into West Side School, Steal More Than $70K Worth Of iPads

It happened just before 1 a.m. at Charles Hughes Elementary School in the 4200 block of West 15th in North Lawndale.


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O’Hare Worker Charged With Stealing Traveler’s iPad

Janessa M. Andrews, 22, of the 1600 block of North Lorel Avenue, was arrested Saturday at O’Hare after the traveler followed the device’s GPS tracker to Andrews’ home.


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Best Places For Computer Classes In Chicago

From learning how to turn on a computer to setting up a business network, computer classes can help those who need the basics or just want to improve their skills. The Chicagoland area offers a variety of locations for computer classes ranging in price from free to more than $100.


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Best Places For Black Friday Shopping Deals In Chicago

For many shoppers, shopping on Black Friday is synonymous with crowds. To find great Black Friday deals in Chicago, consider shopping off the beaten path at the following independent stores.


New Apple Maps Misses Mark In Chicago

Apple’s new map application has been getting widespread bad reviews, and it misses the mark on some key spots in Chicago.


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Hoge: iPads Helping Bears Prepare For Packers In Short Week

The Bears are one of many NFL teams who have put their playbook and film on an easy-to-carry iPad this season.

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Sean Thomas, 20, is accused of stabbing and biting an Evanston man, after Thomas had allegedly stolen the victim's iPad, and the man chased him down. (Credit: Evanston Police)

Evanston Man Stabbed, Bitten Trying To Recover Stolen iPad

Police say an Evanston man who was trying to sell his iPad on Craigslist ended up knifed and bitten by another man who pretended to be interested in buying it.

CBS Chicago–08/21/2012

Educational Apps

5 Best Educational Apps To Download

Education and technology are becoming increasingly integrated, and keeping up on all of the new educational applications for kids is important. One of the biggest struggles is not finding an app; it is finding the appropriate app.


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Gift Guide For Grads

Teens and young adults this time of year are beginning to get the proverbial glazed look in their eye of senioritis. Graduation cakes will soon be cut, yearbooks signed and the endless parade of graduation parties has begun. Celebrate their accomplishments with gifts they actually want. If all else fails, cold hard cash is always a party favorite.


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Bernstein: My Struggle To Watch Perfection

I thought nothing of Humber through the first three innings, taking note only of Paul Konerko’s apparent agelessness, and Erik Karros repeatedly saying “Brent Moral.”

CBS Chicago–04/22/2012

Mrs. Judd's Games

Teacher Helps Pre-Schoolers Navigate Mysteries Using the iPad

Teacher Frances Judd has taken to designing games to help kids navigate pre-school mysteries on iPads.

WBBM Newsradio–03/26/2012

Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks during an Apple product launch event at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on March 7, 2012 in San Francisco, California. In the first product release following the death of Steve Jobs, Apple Inc. introduced the third version of the iPad and an updated Apple TV. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Apple Unveils New 4G iPad

After months of wild speculation, it’s finally here: the new iPad. Don’t call it the iPad 3, it’s just called the iPad.

CBS 2–03/07/2012

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Are Tablet Computers, Phones OK For Young Kids?

How young is too young to use a smartphone, video iPod or an iPad?


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Which Tablet Computer Is The Best Choice This Christmas?

Tablet computers are a hot gift for Christmas. Sales are up 264% this year, with the iPad leading the way, but the Kindle Fire and Nook Tablet are picking up steam.

CBS 2–12/20/2011

Dylan Partner, a Chicago third-grader, uses an iPad at school Thursday. (CBS)

Steve Jobs’ Influence Seen All Over Chicago

The impact of Jobs’ gadgets and gizmos is not lost on Americans of any age. They’ve been touched by his revolutionary computers and smart phones. CBS 2’s Vince Gerasole reports.


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Police Catch 1 Of 2 Boys Who Stole iPad On Brown Line ‘L’

Police quickly caught a 15-year-old boy, after he and an accomplice allegedly stole an iPad from a man on a CTA Brown Line ‘L’ train.

CBS Chicago–08/23/2011

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The iPad Trumps Oil: Apple Is Most Valuable US Company

Investors seem to think you want an iPad more than oil, as Apple Inc. became the most valuable company in the United States, surpassing Exxon Mobil Corp. on Wednesday.


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This Year’s Coolest Back-to-School Gear

Kids want the coolest gear for going back to school. Here’s what should be making it into shopping carts this summer.


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Smartphone Apps for Parents and their Students

Every student needs help with school sometimes, and these apps might just be the answer.