China's Internet users totalled 538 million at the end of June, with mobile phones become the most popular way for users to access the Internet, according to a non-profit research group in the country
China's Internet users totalled 538 million at the end of June, with mobile phones become the most popular way for users to access the Internet, according to a non-profit research group in the country.
The new figure, which comes from the government-linked China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC), means Internet penetration in the country is at 39.9 percent. In contrast, the U.S. has 77.3 percent Internet penetration rate, according to Internet World Stats.
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'Tis the season for rumors about Apple's next iPad, and it's only going to get worse as the expected release date draws closer.
The latest report from DigiTimes says Apple will launch the iPad 2 -- or whatever it's finally called -- in April, with mass production and shipping from factories in China to begin in February. Component makers reportedly expect Apple to sell up to 15 million next-generation iPads in 2011.
If you're thinking of getting an iPad or a tablet in general, now you've got to ask the obvious question: Is the iPad 2 worth waiting for? To answer that question, here's a bunch of other questions you should ask yourself first:
Do you care about video chat?
Rumors of a front-facing camera for the next iPad were flying around pretty much immediately after Apple announced the first iPad. Apple will, in all likelihood, bring Facetime to its tablet, but you may not need it so badly despite what Apple's marketing suggests. Think of it this way: If your laptop has a webcam, how often do you use the video chat on it now?
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