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  • Opinion: Uses for a 'blind' MacBook Pro

    Reader Sigil has an interesting question regarding a MacBook Pro with ailing i-sight. He (or she, I suppose) writes:

  • News: Apple in 2012: 5 Reasons It Will Be a Tough Year

    Apple's extraordinary run over the last few years may begin to show signs of slowing next year--its first year without visionary leader Steve Jobs.

  • News: Royal Wedding beats iPhone 5 to fastest-rising seach term of 2011

    The Royal Wedding, which took place in April this year, has been named the fastest rising search term of 2011, by Google.

  • Opinion: New Humble Indie Bundle Includes Great Games, Breaks $1 Million In 24 Hours

    Confession time: I just bought the fourth Humble Indie Bundle, and you should too. Not because Humble Bundle Inc. is offering you an opportunity to pay whatever you please for five great games, including Shank, Super Meat Boy, NightSky, Bit.Trip Runner and Jamestown. And not because you get to choose where your money goes, whether straight to the developers, the Humble Indie Bundle team or established charity organizations like the American Red Cross, Child's Play Charity and the Electronic Frontier Foundation.

  • Opinion: Nokia Exec: 'Kids Today Fed Up With iPhone, Confused by Android'

    Kids today! You just can't satisfy them. Well, Apple and Google can't--but, apparently, Nokia can.

  • How-Tos: Know your last-minute holiday shopping deadlines

    It might feel like you've just finished that last helping of turkey at the Thanksgiving, but the calendar doesn't lie: The holidays are just about here. You've got less than a dozen shopping days until Christmas. Hanukkah starts even sooner--December 20--and even Kwanzaa is right around the corner, beginning on December 26. It seems like plenty of time to get your shopping done, but not if you're relying on online shopping or buying customized tech gifts. If you still have gifts to order, pickup, or send, observe these deadlines to ensure that your gifts are delivered before 2012.

  • Feature: Best iPhone apps: Five free cookery apps

    Your smartphone can be helpful in all areas of life and when you're in the kitchen its no exception.

  • News: Sotheby's sells Apple founding contract for $1.6M

    The contract that founded Apple was purchased Tuesday for nearly $1.6 million, far above the estimate of $100,000 to $150,000 put on the 35-year-old document by Sotheby's.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Market forces

    Is Apple eyeing a flashy acquisition? Why not? It's already picked up an intern, and proved it's willing to meet advertisers halfway. The remainders for Tuesday, December 13, 2011 are a package deal.

  • Opinion: 5 Apps Banned from Apple's App Store in 2011

    Apple gave the app, Drivers License, the boot this week after concerned politicians claimed it encouraged identity theft. Drivers License joins a short list of apps that Apple gave boot in 2011 because Apple either didn't get the joke, offered too much functionality, or that Apple felt was downright dangerous.

  • News: iPhone 4S prices dropping in South Korea due to lack of demand

    Despite proving to be a success in most markets it has launched in, the iPhone 4S is failing to sell in South Korea, according to the Korea Times.

  • News: MacBook Air 'to sell 1.6m units per quarter in 2012'

    The MacBook Air will achieve sales of around 1.6 million units per quarter throughout 2012, analyst Mark Moskowitz of JP Morgan has said.

  • News: Tech stories of 2011: Jobs, Android and Anonymous rank in top 10

    In 2011, the increasingly mobile and socially networked world of technology became more intertwined than ever with politics and the law. Patent wars shaped competition in tablets and smartphones, hacktivists attacked a widening array of political and corporate targets, repressive regimes unplugged citizens from the Internet, and the U.S. government moved to block the giant merger of AT&T and T-Mobile USA. With the passing of Steve Jobs, the world lost a technology icon who redefined the computer, entertainment and consumer electronics industries. These are the IDG News Service's picks for the top 10 technology stories of the year:

  • Video: Video: 2011 Apple Review

    2011 was a bittersweet year for Apple. It debuted two headlining products among others, but also lost its leader and founder.

  • News: BBC launches iPlayer app for iPhone and iPod touch

    The BBC has finally launched an iPlayer app for the iPhone and iPod touch.

  • News: BBC iPlayer comes to the iPhone in the UK

    UK iPhone owners finally have a native BBC iPlayer app, which is capable of supporting streaming over 3G networks.

  • News: School shuns popular Apple Mac for Windows

    For a self-described "Mac person" working as a technology manager in a college preparatory school that had been a "Mac school" for as long as he could remember, it was a hard thing to have to face but he said it out loud: "Apple never took enterprise computing seriously," says a somewhat disillusioned Adam Gerson, co-director of technology at Columbia Grammar and Preparatory School in New York City.

  • News: Mac App Store download tally reaches 100 million

    Apple boasted today that it had distributed more than 100 million programs through the Mac App Store since the e-market's January launch.

  • News: Apple's Mac App Store Tops 100 Million Downloads

    Apple's Mac App Store has delivered more than 100 million downloads since launching in early January, the company announced Monday. The Mac App Store is Apple's online retail outlet for PC applications for Macs running OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard or higher. While topping 100 million downloads is a far cry from the one billion downloads the iOS App Store sees every month, it proves the Mac App Store is popular with Mac users.

  • Feature: What's the difference between the iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S?

    Apple released the iPhone 4S, next iteration of its smartphone, in October this year, but the handset was not quite what everyone, including PC Advisor, was expecting.



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