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  • News: Apple's one-day sale discounts Macs, iPods, more

    If you're taking to the stores on Friday to kick off the holiday season, keep the Apple Store on your list. As teased earlier this week, Apple is holding a one-day shopping event, with discounts on both its own products and many third parties' as well.

  • News: Black Friday: Best deals in UK Apple Store

    It's Black Friday and Apple's promised promotion is underway. Here's a look at some of the best deals for UK customers.

  • News: Stormfront to offer Black Friday deals in store

    Apple Premium Reseller Stormfront will be offering 'Black Friday' deals to customers visiting any of its 13 stores in the UK on Friday 25 November.

  • News: Apple 'building iTV with Sharp' - rumour

    Apple's Smart TV is coming in the middle of next year, with Sharp rumoured to be preparing to build the 'iTV' in a Japanese plant in February.

  • News: Apple to publish regular UK iPhone and iPad app chart updates

    Apple and the Press Association have come to an agreement that will see the publishing of weekly iPhone and iPad app charts.

  • News: Five unexpected uses for the Control key

    The Control key (often labeled CTRL) may be famous for letting you Control-click on almost any interface element to reveal a contextual menu. But that workaday use is falling by the wayside now that we also have the two-finger trackpad tap and a Magic Mouse setting that provide quick access to those menus. Don't decommission the key, however: When you add it to common key combinations it lets you access all sorts of unexpected commands.

  • News: Does the iPhone 4S need a Bumper?

    Apple's iPhone 4 was blighted by 'Antennagate', which saw hundreds of users complaining about call dropping issues after Apple moved the antennae of the smartphone to the exterior of the device.

  • News: How to beat the line at the Apple Store

    A visit to your local Apple store during the holiday season can be maddening. The stores are overrun with other shoppers, there’s a mob around each gadget table, and waiting for your turn to be helped by an Apple store employee takes eons. The walk-in line to purchase an iPhone 4S alone can take upwards of an hour, depending on how many people are in front of you. While we generally like the Apple store’s “no register” system, it can be headache inducing during busy periods.

  • Feature: Best iPhone apps: Five free iPhone apps to help protect your privacy

    Smartphones offer access to all sorts of personal information, whether its personal snaps taken on a handsets camera to online banking information, credit card details and even log-ins and passwords.

  • News: High-tech toys top of Black Friday shoppers' lists

    If the latest survey from Nielsen holds water, you can expect to see a lot of smartphones, tablets and other popular devices under the Christmas tree this year.

  • News: iPhone 4S already second most popular cameraphone on Flickr

    The iPhone 4S is already the second-most popular cameraphone used by Flickr members less than six weeks after its release.

  • How-Tos: How to create Genius playlists in iTunes

    Apple's iTunes is great software for organising your digital music collection.

  • News: Apple nears online retail top spot

    In a league table dominated for years by Amazon and Argos there’s another company beginning with the letter ‘A’ racing for the top spot: Apple.

  • News: S3 Graphics loses a patent fight with Apple

    The U.S. International Trade Commission has determined that Apple did not infringe technology patents owned by S3 Graphics and ended its investigation of the matter, the ITC announced Monday.

  • News: UK chief rabbi lashes Apple for 'i culture' despite owning iPad and iPhone

    Having last week lashed Apple and Steve Jobs as symbols of a selfish society based on an obsession with material goods, Britain’s chief rabbi Jonathan Sacks has turned out to be a big fan of the iPhone and iPad.

  • News: Apple on course to be world's leading PC vendor

    Apple will become the leading vendor of PCs in the world, overtaking HP, by the second half of next year, analyst firm Canalys predicts.

  • News: Apple website 'second most popular retail site in UK'

    Visits by UK-based surfers to the Apple website increased five-fold between August and October with Apple accounting for one in every 250 visits online in October 2011, web metrics firm Hitwise has said.

  • News: Five unexpected uses for the Tab key

    Pity the unassuming workhorse of the keyboard: the Tab key. Even the Shift key gets more respect. But just because it’s unpretentious, you shouldn’t assume it does nothing more than adjust indents in a word processor: the Tab key has a few tricks up its metaphorical sleeve.

  • News: Enable iTunes track notifications in the Dock

    A variety of third-party utilities can display details about the track that's currently playing in iTunes. But Hints reader Keir-thomas discovered a secret preference setting built into OS X Lion that allows song notifications to pop up over the iTunes Dock icon. Here’s how to enable them:

  • News: How to share one Mac with your family

    Your home may be crammed with Macs and computing devices, but if you’re like a lot of other households, you have a central “family” Mac. This is the computer located in a high traffic area such as the living room, kitchen, or den. Each family member has access to this Mac and uses it for everyday tasks: checking email, having a quick FaceTime chat with a far-off friend or relative, coordinating calendars, accessing recipes, streaming music to AirPlay devices around the home, and “looking it up on the Internet.”



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