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Hands-on first impressions of Apple's iOS 6updated: Wed Jun 13 2012 11:07:00

At WWDC 2012, Apple unveiled the next generation of iOS, its mobile operating system. iOS 6 sports more than 200 new features and upgrades ? including the new Apple Maps, deep Facebook integration and improvements to Siri.

WWDC was all about Apple's big bet on mobileupdated: Tue Jun 12 2012 12:29:00

Almost exactly 2 years ago, Steve Jobs outlined his view of personal computing. We used to be an agrarian nation, he explained, and as a result our vehicles were largely trucks. As the country became more urban and suburban, we moved to an era where the highways were dominated by cars, not their lumbering counterparts.

Apple's new mobile operating system snubs Googleupdated: Tue Jun 12 2012 10:56:00

The MacBook Pro, with a shiny new high-definition screen, may have been the sexiest star of Apple's keynote address at its Worldwide Developers Conference on Monday.

Apple's 'thermonuclear war' on Google?updated: Tue Jun 12 2012 10:56:00

Business Insider's Jay Yarow on how Apple's changes on its mobile devices is being viewed as a message to Google.

Apple announces upgrades to laptopsupdated: Tue Jun 12 2012 07:35:00

Apple Senior VP Phil Schiller says the upgraded MacBook Air laptops are faster, has better graphics and $100 cheaper.

Apple announces high-res laptops, a smarter Siriupdated: Tue Jun 12 2012 07:35:00

Faster, thinner laptops with hi-res screens. FaceTime video chatting over cellular networks. And a smarter Siri.

IBM bans 'Siri' over security concernsupdated: Thu May 31 2012 11:26:00

Christine Romans explains IBM's decision to ban the "Siri" app from it's corporate networks because of privacy issues.

What Tim Cook's comments reveal about Apple's futureupdated: Thu May 31 2012 11:26:00

When Apple CEO Tim Cook took the stage at the All Things Digital Conference Tuesday night, he wasn't just answering questions from Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher ? he was also dropping hints about the future of Apple's product roadmap.

Apple schedules June conference, but iPhone hopes dimupdated: Thu Apr 26 2012 12:47:00

It's a tantalizing bit of expectation building. Apple's invitation to its annual developers conference is tagged with this phrase: "It's the week we've all been waiting for."

MYB: Apple's stellar earnings reportupdated: Thu Apr 26 2012 12:47:00

Poppy Harlow looks at how Apple was able to double its profits in the second quarter due to strong iPhone sales.

Top Apple exec: Instagram has 'jumped the shark'updated: Fri Apr 20 2012 10:19:00

The $1 billion photo-sharing app Instagram -- once named "app of the year" by Apple -- has now "jumped the shark," according to Apple's marketing chief Phil Schiller.

Review: Nokia Lumia 900 is best Windows phone everupdated: Thu Apr 05 2012 09:42:00

There's a lot riding on the Nokia Lumia 900. While Windows Phones until now have generally been capable if not outstanding devices, the Lumia 900 brings Microsoft's mobile platform to a new level.

Instagram now available for Android devicesupdated: Tue Apr 03 2012 16:07:00

After 18 months of waiting, users of Android phones and tablets can finally crash the Instagram party.

Apple responds to iPad battery concerns updated: Wed Mar 28 2012 10:27:00

When the new iPad says it's 100% fully charged, it may actually not be -- at least that's been the word on the web the past few days.

'Angry Birds Space' now available for download updated: Thu Mar 22 2012 16:15:00

Fans of the "Angry Birds" franchise, take notice: The disgruntled feathery creatures have conquered space, and they're out to show those dastardly pigs a lesson.

'Angry Birds' soar into spaceupdated: Thu Mar 22 2012 16:15:00

Rovio launches the newest installment of its addictive mobile game franchise. Kristie Lu Stout finds out more.

A first-timers' guide to South by Southwestupdated: Fri Mar 09 2012 07:50:00

For first-timers, South by Southwest Interactive can be a little intimidating.

Five ways Windows 8 is better than iOS and Androidupdated: Thu Mar 01 2012 08:56:00

When Microsoft revealed the "consumer preview" of Windows 8 on Wednesday, it didn't just give the world a glimpse at a new OS ? it also showed us that it can be a leader in touch-based user interface design. Yes, Microsoft's new tablet UI isn't merely utilitarian. It's actually innovative, and even cool.

Did Google intentionally track you?updated: Tue Feb 21 2012 13:15:00

A few days ago, controversy erupted when news broke that Google and other online advertising companies bypassed privacy protections in order to track users of Apple's Safari web browser and iOS mobile devices.

Why Apple didn't include Siri in OS X Mountain Lionupdated: Mon Feb 20 2012 07:56:00

Apple's latest OS X update, Mountain Lion, adds a slate of new features, nearly all derived from iOS 5. There's one big omission, however: Siri, Apple's voice-controlled virtual assistant, does not make the migration from mobile to desktop.

Siri: Apple's new voice recognitionupdated: Mon Feb 20 2012 07:56:00

Apple's Scott Forstall demonstrates Siri, the new voice recognition software for iPhone 4S.

CNNMoney: Google caught skirting Safari privacy settingsupdated: Fri Feb 17 2012 18:09:00

In the latest high-profile flap over online data privacy, Google has been caught bypassing the privacy settings on Apple's Safari Web browser, letting advertisers track users in unintended ways.

Apple unveils Mac OS X Mountain Lionupdated: Thu Feb 16 2012 14:24:00

Apple developers, start your engines. Mac users, start dreaming of how much cooler your desktop or laptop experience could be this summer. That's when Apple will launch the latest big cat-themed Mac OS X, version 10.8: Mountain Lion.

Apple: Apps need 'explicit approval' before collecting user contactsupdated: Thu Feb 16 2012 05:26:00

Apple on Wednesday said it will start requiring mobile apps to get explicit permission from iPhone and iPad owners before the apps collect and store information about users' personal contacts.

Apple addresses China labor controversyupdated: Thu Feb 16 2012 05:26:00

Apple CEO Tim Cook responds to labor controversies at production plants in China. CNN's Alison Kosik reports.

Path CEO: 'We thought we were doing this the right way'updated: Thu Feb 09 2012 07:35:00

"We thought we were doing this the right way. It turns out, we made a mistake."

5 tech tools for the Super Bowlupdated: Fri Feb 03 2012 16:01:00

When the Giants and Patriots take the field on Sunday in Indianapolis, they won't be doing battle in soft leather helmets with no face masks. And there definitely won't be some kid on the sideline ladling out water from a tin bucket to quench their thirst after a big play.

50 new tech tools you should know aboutupdated: Wed Jan 25 2012 14:20:00

You may have dozens of apps on your phone and scores of websites bookmarked on your laptop, but that doesn't mean you have all the latest tech tools at your fingertips.

iPhone celebrates fifth birthday -- How has it changed?updated: Tue Jan 10 2012 07:48:00

Gadget fans may be focused on the CES trade show this week, but there's something else notable going on today: It's the iPhone's fifth birthday.

Future of Appleupdated: Tue Jan 10 2012 07:48:00

CNN's John King talks to Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak about the future of Apple post-Steve Jobs.

Jawbone explains UP wristband failures and offers full refundsupdated: Fri Dec 09 2011 07:55:00

Jawbone's UP activity-monitoring wristbands have been failing at an alarming rate.

Microsoft launches Xbox Live app for iPhone, iPadupdated: Thu Dec 08 2011 14:54:00

Microsoft released an Xbox Live app for iOS devices on Wednesday, bringing features of Microsoft's gaming service to Apple devices for the first time.

The re-appearing Gmail app for Apple iOSupdated: Wed Nov 16 2011 17:23:00

Two weeks ago, Google published its much-anticipated Gmail app in the Apple app store.

Technology and concerts: What not to doupdated: Wed Nov 16 2011 16:36:00

Going to see live music has always been wrought with frustrations -- and now, along with the ogre who appears in front of you as soon as the band takes the stage, mosh pits and the dreaded "all ages" show -- you've got smartphones. Yup, it's society's technological crack pipe, without which we'd all be fiending freaks, tapping vaguely at the air in agonizing fits of withdrawal.

Android crushed the smartphone competition last quarterupdated: Wed Nov 16 2011 10:29:00

The smartphone OS space looks a whole lot different than it did a year ago. Android has seriously stepped up to become the top dog, Symbian is a force no more, and iOS ... well, not everything changes.

Apple fixes iPhone battery issuesupdated: Thu Nov 10 2011 15:28:00

Apple has released iOS 5.0.1, an update to its mobile OS that fixes a series of issues that drained the iPhone's battery.

The week Google really 'messed up'updated: Thu Nov 03 2011 12:32:00

Love or hate Google, you probably don't expect this sort of message from one of the largest and most innovative Internet and technology companies in the world:

iPhone battery fix coming 'in a few weeks'updated: Thu Nov 03 2011 11:19:00

Apple has acknowledged a problem with battery life on the iPhone 4S and other devices running its new operating system. The company says a software update coming "in a few weeks" will address the problem.

Introducing Apple's iPhone 4Supdated: Thu Nov 03 2011 11:19:00

Apple executive Phil Schiller launches the newest iPhone, the iPhone 4S.

Gmail app for iPhone debuts, disappearsupdated: Wed Nov 02 2011 17:46:00

One of the most highly anticipated apps for Apple devices was made available on Wednesday. At least, until it wasn't.

Apple patent uses 3-D gestures to control an iPadupdated: Fri Oct 28 2011 08:02:00

Forget relying solely on touch to control your Apple device. On future iPads, you may be able to control your tablet from across the room using 3-D gestures, such as a swirl or swipe of the hand.

Siri, Iris and the dream of just talking to our phones updated: Wed Oct 26 2011 10:42:00

The only scene I really loved in "Star Trek: The Voyage Home" was when Scotty tried speaking verbal commands to a Macintosh Plus. Keyboards always seem to get in the way of doing what I want to do -- and nowhere is this as apparent, or frustrating, as on smartphones and tablets.

5 apps to celebrate lazinessupdated: Wed Oct 19 2011 06:59:00

We're in a time of flux, my friends. We're sandwiched somewhere between the lazy, crazy days of summer (BBQs! Impromptu trips up the coast! Smuggling fireworks across various and sundry borders!) and the holidays (turkey! ceremonies of various religious ilks! self-loathing brought on by turkey and ceremonies of various religious ilks!).

CNNMoney: RIM debuts its new BlackBerry OS: BBXupdated: Tue Oct 18 2011 15:41:00

Research in Motion spent about 120 seconds of its developer conference discussing last week's worldwide outage -- and then made it clear that the company is moving on.

CNNMoney: Apple sells record 4 million iPhonesupdated: Mon Oct 17 2011 10:14:00

Apple said Monday that it has sold more than 4 million iPhone 4S smartphones since its launch three days ago, setting a sales record for the device.

8 Netflix alternatives comparedupdated: Wed Sep 21 2011 08:16:00

The curtain hasn't even opened on Netflix's new DVD-by-mail spin-off company Qwikster, and many customers are already walking out.

Songza apps socialize the digital mix tapeupdated: Wed Sep 14 2011 07:47:00

Streaming music service Songza launched apps for Android and iOS on Tuesday that are designed to make it easy for music fans to find and share digital playlists for practically any occasion.

AT&T to simplify texting plansupdated: Fri Aug 19 2011 07:57:00

AT&T confirmed today that it will slim down its text-messaging service plans, offering customers either unlimited messages for a flat monthly fee, or a pay-per-text service.

LinkedIn's new mobile app loosens its tieupdated: Tue Aug 16 2011 11:19:00

LinkedIn, the social network for professionals, has a suit-and-tie type of reputation in the flip-flops-and-hoodies world of the Internet.

Survey finds smartphone apps store too much personal dataupdated: Tue Aug 09 2011 08:32:00

An uncomfortably large percentage of mobile applications are storing sensitive user account information unencrypted on owners' smartphones, according to a new survey of 100 consumer smartphone apps.

CNNMoney: Apps make iPhone vulnerable to attackupdated: Thu Aug 04 2011 09:53:00

Apple introduced an important security feature in the latest version of the iPhone's software, yet it is rarely used by third-party applications, leaving users vulnerable to a targeted attack.

Why we'll never have innovative e-booksupdated: Wed Aug 03 2011 09:28:00

Push Pop Press, an e-publishing startup founded by ex-Apple engineers Mike Matas and Kimon Tsinteris, has announced its acquisition by Facebook.

Android captures nearly 50% of global smartphone marketupdated: Tue Aug 02 2011 16:20:00

Google Android captured 48% of the smartphone market in Q2 of 2011, hitting an all-time high, according to a report by market research firm Canalys. goes live, prices revealedupdated: Tue Aug 02 2011 14:05:00

Apple's website has gone live, allowing developers to test out the online version of MobileMe's replacement.

Sidestepping Apple: Companies rethink app strategiesupdated: Tue Jul 26 2011 08:07:00

We all knew that once Apple starting enforcing new rules for in-app purchases, it would change how media companies do business on the iPhone and iPad.

Google+ iPhone app now availableupdated: Wed Jul 20 2011 08:26:00

Update: Google has already released an update to the Google+ app. For those that are having problems, check the App Store and download the latest version.

Google revamps Android marketupdated: Wed Jul 13 2011 08:41:00

Look out, iTunes, the Android Market is getting a face-lift.

Google e-reader to go on sale July 17updated: Tue Jul 12 2011 16:14:00

Google has announced its plans to launch a Google eBooks-optimized e-reader on July 17.

iPhone, iPad users: Watch out for malicious PDF filesupdated: Tue Jul 12 2011 16:13:00

Although so far, Android devices pose the greatest risk of mobile malware, no mobile platform is immune to this problem -- not even Apple's iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.

CNNMoney: Will Apple boot Kindle from its App Store?updated: Wed Jun 15 2011 05:16:00

Apple and Amazon are barreling toward a showdown -- and neither side wants to talk about it.

Twitter is the new Facebookupdated: Fri Jun 10 2011 11:04:00

Following a whirlwind week and a half of product announcements, you can throw Twitter's attempts to differentiate itself as an "information network" out the window -- there is little doubt the company is now entrenched in serious competition with Facebook for the much grander social networking crown.

CNNMoney: Apple's new features could kill popular appsupdated: Tue Jun 07 2011 13:14:00

When Apple CEO Steve Jobs unveiled the new iCloud service and updates to the iPhone, iPad and Macintosh software on Monday, most of the new features sounded, well, familiar.

CNNMoney: Apple launches its iCloudupdated: Mon Jun 06 2011 17:21:00

Apple CEO Steve Jobs unveiled iCloud, a free wireless storage and syncing service, at Apple's annual Worldwide Developers Conference on Monday.

4th time a charm for Apple? From iDisk to .Mac to MobileMe to iCloudupdated: Wed Jun 01 2011 07:35:00

Apple has revealed the name of its upcoming online media service: iCloud. But don't let the cute branding fool you. The company has tried this service before, and the iCloud rebranding signals a do-over on one of Apple's greatest failures.

iPhone software update squashes location-data 'bugs'updated: Thu May 05 2011 07:48:00

On Wednesday, Apple released a software update for iPhones, iPads and iPod Touch devices, fixing a flawed location-storage method that raised privacy concerns last month.

Android or iPhone? Surveys show smartphone users are fickleupdated: Wed Apr 27 2011 09:22:00

Is Android "the new black"? New research from Nielsen indicates that consumer tastes in smartphones may be as variable as fashion trends.

Why you should care about the iPhone location-tracking issueupdated: Mon Apr 25 2011 07:47:00

You should care about Apple's collection of geodata on iPhones, iPads and iPod Touch devices, because the method is flawed.

iPhone tracking: What you need to knowupdated: Thu Apr 21 2011 16:41:00

News that iPhones and iPad 3Gs apparently collect continuous information about the whereabouts of their users and store that data in a secret file has lots of Apple fans worried about their privacy.

CNN tracks producer's iPhoneupdated: Thu Apr 21 2011 16:41:00

CNN's NewStream shows how it was able to track a CNN producer's journey through Tokyo using his iPhone.

Senator questions Apple over trackingupdated: Thu Apr 21 2011 07:38:00

Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) wants answers. Security researchers Wednesday revealed the existence of a file on iPhones and on their computer backups that logs detailed cell phone triangulation data -- and has ever since iOS 4 was released last summer.

CNNMoney: Tablet sales may hit $75 billion by 2015updated: Tue Apr 19 2011 15:14:00

The proliferation of tablets from Apple, Motorola, Samsung and Research in Motion is making for a crowded market -- and it's one that will be worth tens of billions in four short years.

Android still growing, but some developers frustratedupdated: Wed Apr 06 2011 11:56:00

Google's Android platform has been growing steadily since its release in 2008. Now, one out of every three U.S. smartphone owners is using an Android-based device, according to a recent report.

Android is the Windows of mobile platformsupdated: Wed Mar 30 2011 15:36:00

By the end of 2011, Android will be the most popular smartphone platform worldwide. At least that's what the International Data Corporation predicts in its latest worldwide quarterly mobile report.

No iPhone 5 coming this June?updated: Tue Mar 29 2011 06:47:00

Apple has traditionally debuted new iPhones at its annual software developers conference, but this year's event in June will be 100 percent software news, according to a report.

Apple TV update boasts full MLB, NBA streamingupdated: Thu Mar 10 2011 08:20:00

If you're a die-hard baseball or basketball fan, Steve Jobs just made your day.

CNNMoney: IPad 2: Thinner, faster, and with a Steve Jobs surpriseupdated: Wed Mar 02 2011 15:15:00

Apple CEO Steve Jobs made a surprise appearance at a company event in San Francisco on Wednesday to present the second generation of the iPad tablet.

App developers unhappy with Apple's new subscription serviceupdated: Wed Feb 16 2011 12:11:00

Dissension against Apple's new in-app subscription policies is growing, with streaming music service Rhapsody openly opposing the new policy while publishers mull potential courses of action, including litigation.

'Angry Birds' gets western-themed updateupdated: Mon Feb 07 2011 08:33:00

The enormously popular "Angry Birds" game for iOS and Android just got 30 new levels with a chance to find one more, and the update is free.

Apple: We want a cut of Amazon, Sony e-book salesupdated: Wed Feb 02 2011 07:54:00

Apple has responded to the furor over its supposed App Store policy changes that many believe could affect the popular Kindle, Nook, and Sony Reader apps.

Android outsells all other mobile platformsupdated: Mon Jan 31 2011 10:29:00

Google's mobile platform Android has overtaken Symbian to become the top smartphone platform in Q4 2010, research firm Canalys reports.

Why Apple won't ditch the iPad, iPhone home buttonupdated: Thu Jan 13 2011 16:29:00

Apple's latest mobile operating system, iOS 4.3, has gained new four- and five-finger multitouch gestures for the iPad, which have great potential to replace some functionality of the device's "home" button.

10 million Galaxy S phones soldupdated: Tue Jan 04 2011 12:42:00

Selling 10 million units of any product in its first six months of initial release is nothing to scoff at. In the world of smartphones, it's certainly a number to notice.

Apple updates iOS, adds free feature for finding lost gadgetsupdated: Mon Nov 22 2010 18:58:00

Lose your iPhone? There's been an app for that since June, but now it's free for owners of newer Apple gadgets.

Apple teases 100+ new features in iPad software updateupdated: Tue Nov 09 2010 15:50:00

The iPad will get its first major software upgrade this month when an update to its operating system is rolled out for the tablet computer, according to Apple.

Google Instant goes mobileupdated: Fri Nov 05 2010 08:08:00

A beta version of Google Instant is now available on many U.S. iPhone and Android mobile devices.

CNNMoney: Flash coming to iPhone and iPad - reallyupdated: Thu Nov 04 2010 10:16:00

IPhone and iPad users' long wait for an app that allows them to view Flash videos is about to be over.

CNNMoney: iPhone Flash app pulled from Appleupdated: Thu Nov 04 2010 08:19:00

Skyfire launched its app that plays Flash video on the iPhone one day early, but it didn't expect to pull the app off Apple's App Store so soon.

iPhone vs. Android: By the Nielsen numbersupdated: Wed Nov 03 2010 07:35:00

Android smartphone market share trails iPhone market share by a scant 9 percentage points in a recent study from analysis giant Nielsen.

CNNMoney: PayPal dives into mobile paymentsupdated: Tue Oct 26 2010 15:02:00

PayPal's online payment service is ramping up its focus on smartphones.

What we know about the Mac App storeupdated: Mon Oct 25 2010 08:27:00

Can lightning strike twice for Apple in its quest for world software domination? Using the same system it pioneered on the iPhone, Apple is trying to bring its software-distribution system to users of its Mac OS.

Apple's new MacBook Air: As if a laptop 'hooked up' with an iPadupdated: Thu Oct 21 2010 07:20:00

While Apple's Wednesday event was called "Back to the Mac," much of the undertones harkened back to its popular touch-screen products.

Top Android champions fire back at Steve Jobsupdated: Tue Oct 19 2010 17:02:00

Two prominent Android enthusiasts aren't taking Apple CEO Steve Jobs' tirade against the Android mobile operating system lying down.

Skype now available for Android devicesupdated: Tue Oct 05 2010 10:59:00

After iOS, Skype is now available for the Android platform, but only on devices running Android version 2.1 or later.

3 secret Apple TV features Steve Jobs hasn't told you aboutupdated: Fri Oct 01 2010 07:17:00

The new Apple TV could be Steve Jobs' best sleight-of-hand trick yet.

Analysts: Symbian and Android will dominate by 2014updated: Mon Sep 13 2010 11:51:00

Symbian and Android will dominate the mobile operating system market by 2014, research firm Gartner said Friday.

CNNMoney: Apple loosens its chokehold on app developmentupdated: Fri Sep 10 2010 12:22:00

Apple is loosening its grip on its app development for its mobile devices, announcing Thursday that it will drop restrictions on what programming tools developers can use to create iOS apps.

Report: iTunes to rent TV shows for 99 centsupdated: Wed Aug 25 2010 14:18:00

In a move that could further popularize online and mobile video, Apple's iTunes store this fall may begin renting TV programming to viewers for 99 cents per episode, according to a report from Bloomberg News.

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