Stories by Jared Newman

TSA OKs more than just Apple iPad

The iPad isn't special when it comes to airport security, it's just part of a smaller class of gadgets that doesn't need to be removed for screening.

iPad as giant phone? Not with Skype

So you're holding off on the iPad for the 3G version that arrives in a month, dreaming of placing VoIP calls from anywhere as an alternative to your phone. Just don't expect to do so with Skype, yet.

HP Slate: Why it's hot - and not

With leaked specs and a new official video, the HP slate device is coming into focus. That means we can start mercilessly picking apart the things we like and don't like about it. Ah, tech punditry. Here's a short list of ways to justify anticipating or avoiding HP's upcoming slate, perhaps instead of an iPad:

iPad reviews: five things we've learned

Reviews of Apple's iPad are rolling in, and boy, are they predictable. Pretty much everyone adores Apple's shiny new tablet. When they aren't heaping praise on its sleek design, brilliant screen, and awesome new apps, they're either hitting all the specs we've known about since January or casually mentioning the iPad's weaknesses: no camera, no Flash, no USB.

No camera on Apple's iPad, after all?

Apple's latest iPad software development kit nixes references to video calling and chatting, creating uncertainty about the chances of a camera coming to the iPad.

Four Men Indicted In Online Ticket Scam

Four men who allegedly snagged millions of concert and sports tickets with an elaborate computer scam will have to defend themselves against federal prosecutors.

Analyst scares up iPad delay warning

Don't look now, it's another iPad rumor, this time claiming that production bottlenecks will either delay the iPad's launch or tighten initial inventories of Apple's tablet.