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91% of tech moms want an iPad for Mother’s Day instead of flowers

Still trying to figure out what to get your mom for Mother’s Day? Well you could always opt for the traditional bouquet of flowers. But a recent survey shows that it’s not blossoms moms are after — it’s iPads.

Techbargains, a bargain-hunting site that points users to the best deals on consumer electronics, recently polled a number of female users on what they’d most like to receive for the upcoming holiday…

How the iPad affects our planet

Since Apple unveiled the first iPad back in January of 2010, it has completely dominated the tablet space. In just two years, the company has sold more than 50 million slates, garnering more than 60% of the market.

But with great power, comes great responsibility. Producing 50 million tablets, which will eventually be discarded, can have seriously negative effects on our environment. Want to know more? Keep reading…

The iPhone Evolution [Infographic]

Dutch blog TopTienMobile has created a nice infographic entitled “The iPhone Evolution.” The large graphic takes a comprehensive look at how the iPhone has evolved over the years.

Info such as app downloads, international availability, new features, and more is included. Check out the full infographic after the break…

Everything You Need to Know About Apple and Samsung’s Patent War [Infographic]

A lot has happened in the patent war between Apple and Samsung since the iPad-makers filed the original patent infringement suit earlier this year. Apple’s won a majority of the bouts, winning injunctions against Samsung’s products on multiple continents.

But with battles taking place in dozens of courtrooms around the globe, it’s hard to keep up with all of the action. Luckily, we’ve come across this handy infographic that helps explain some of the major events in the ongoing feud between the two companies…

How the iPhone 4S Stacks Up Against Competition

For those of you who are in the market for a new smartphone, or recently bought one and want to know how yours stacks up against the competition, you’ll be happy to hear that the folks over at AnandTech have done some research that you might find useful.

They’ve performed a series of benchmarks with all of the latest smartphones, including the new Google Galaxy Nexus, to see which handset is the fastest of them all. The tests include JavaScript loading, GPU loading, and browser speed. And the results may surprise you…

Android Malware Up a Shy 472% Since Last Summer

For years, security firms have agreed that iOS is one of the most secure mobile platforms in existence. Apple’s stringent app approval process and the limited API access it gives to third party developers has proven effective in keeping iOS safe from malware.

Google takes the exact opposite approach with its Android operating system. And while that’s proven effective in drawing in iOS defectors who don’t appreciate Apple’s ‘walled garden’ of an operating system, it also leaves its users susceptible to malicious software…

How to Pitch iCloud to Your Friends [Infographic]

Have you been looking for the right way to pitch iCloud to your reluctant, non-geeky friends? While Apple’s new cloud service is based off a simple premise, describing what iCloud actually does can be a little difficult.

Luckily, the folks at Infographic World have put together a 10,000-foot view of iCloud in the form of a helpful infographic…

Does the iPhone 4S Battery Life Fall Short of Expectations?

The iPhone 4S is better than its predecessor in several ways. It has a faster processor, better camera, and of course the popular new Siri feature. And apparently, all of these upgraded components have affected the new iPhone’s battery life.

Reports have been pouring in over the last few days regarding the new handset’s poor battery performance. Some folks believe that the device’s battery isn’t living up to the expectations Apple set. So iLounge decided to do some investigating…

Not Having LTE Lets iPhone Users Browse the Web Up to 5 Hours Longer

Rumors of an LTE-capable iPhone didn’t materialize at Apple’s event last week, adding fuel to the fire for the company’s critics. After all, there are dozens of Android handsets available that support next-generation technologies like LTE and WiMax.

But Apple chose to skip on LTE this time around for several reasons. The technology, in its opinion, just wasn’t ready. Perhaps there’s no better proof of that than AnandTech’s new infographic that shows what LTE does to a smartphone’s battery life…

Steve Jobs’ Career by the Numbers [Infographic]

Few careers from history can match the achievements that Steve Jobs amassed throughout his years at Apple.

The folks at iSmashPhone have put together an infographic called “Steve Jobs By the Numbers.” Let’s take a look at the incredible highlights from Steve Jobs’ career…

How Angry Birds Can Undermine the US Economy

Instead of running a typical story about how American companies have lost money watching the NCAA basketball tournament instead of working, The Atlantic has published a humorous analysis of how much time has been wasted on Angry Birds.

The results: lots and lots of time…