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This Teenager Has A Completely Beautiful Surprise

Posted 12.18.2013 | Parents

Although they theoretically keep us connected, smartphones, tablets and computers often pull us away from the people we love -- making friends and fam...

Google Is the New Bell Labs

David Litwak | Posted 02.15.2014 | Technology
David Litwak

Google just acquired its 8th robotics company in the past few years with the acquisition of Boston Dynamics and it got me thinking, is anyone else truly investing in deep technological research? What about Apple, or Microsoft, what are they doing?

Nonkiller Apps Are The Future: Here's Why

John Pavley | Posted 02.15.2014 | Technology
John Pavley

I assume the term killer app came from the phrase "to make a killing." I never thought much about the metaphor -- the use of the word "killing" as a synonym for "succeeding" or "winning." But it's a little creepy to think about what the word killer really means. After all, a "murder app" or "homicidal app" doesn't sound appealing, and yet all these words are interchangeable synonyms.

You'll Never See Your iPhone The Same Way Again

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.17.2013 | Technology

There are many problems in the world more pressing than a few errant pixels in iOS 7, the latest operating system for iPhones and iPads. But when Appl...

WATCH: Apple's Mobile Marketing Gift to Retailers

Shawn Amos | Posted 02.12.2014 | Technology
Shawn Amos

Welcome to the in-store, personalized mobile retail experience. Information where and when you need it most. Brought to you by... Apple? Apple debute...

Lego Stop-Motion Animation Hilariously Recreates A 1984 Macintosh Computer

Posted 12.13.2013 | Arts

Are you a fan of the 1984 version of an Apple Macintosh computer? Because designers Jason Kinsella and Charlotte Bakken are bringing back the tech rel...

eReader vs Tablet -- Kindle Fire HDX vs. iPad mini with Retina vs. Kindle Paperwhite -- Which to Buy?

Shelly Palmer | Posted 02.12.2014 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

Should you purchase a full-featured tablet or a select-features tablet or an e-reader? That may be a better way to ask the question. Do you want to ...

No-Contract iPhones Now At Walmart

CNBC | Althea Chang | Posted 12.12.2013 | Business

From CNBC: Wal-Mart has announced that Apple's newest iPhones will be available for sale at its stores without a contract. Buyers of iPhone 5s and ...

Good News For 'Seinfeld' Fans

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 12.12.2013 | Technology

This news is real, and it's spectacular. Apple TV just added four new channels/apps: Crackle, Bloomberg, Watch ABC and KORTV. Crackle's lineup inc...

It Looks Like Things Are Getting Better At iPhone Factories

AP | Posted 02.11.2014 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A labor group monitoring three Chinese factories that make iPhones and other Apple products says once-oppressive working condit...

Gerry Smith

AT&T And Verizon Need To Explain Themselves | Gerry Smith | Posted 01.25.2014 | Technology

NEW YORK -- New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is raising questions about whether wireless carriers are blocking new technology that could re...

Timothy Stenovec

The Real Reason Companies Are Mad At The NSA | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 12.09.2013 | Technology

Big technology companies are seeing signs that the public's worries about government spying are a threat to their future profits, analysts say. The...

Drawing the Line on Government Surveillance

Rep. Mike Honda | Posted 02.08.2014 | Technology
Rep. Mike Honda

The revelations that have come out about the National Security Agency's PRISM program are disturbing. The scale and scope of the collection of information about electronic communications and telephone calls that originate and pass through the United States is truly astounding.

Shelly Picks the Best Tablets for Kids

Shelly Palmer | Posted 02.08.2014 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

Tablets out-shipped portable computers this year for the first time ever. There are more tablet models to choose from than ever before, which means th...

Is New China the Old Germany?

Patrick Stephenson | Posted 02.08.2014 | World
Patrick Stephenson

As I await my new toy, fighter jets from Japan, South Korea, China and the United States track each other warily over the very same sea. Trade between our economies has not created true trust between our governments.

50 Things You Didn't Know Your iPhone Could Do

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.06.2013 | Technology

You probably already knew that your iPhone's virtual assistant, Siri, could send text messages and set alarms. But did you knows that it can also show...

Apple To Track Where You Are In Apple Stores, If You Let It

AP | By BARBARA ORTUTAY | Posted 02.05.2014 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — GPS will tell you how to get to the nearest Apple store. With iBeacon, Apple hopes to guide you around once you're inside, whether i...

In The Future, Your iPhone Password Could Be Your Face

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 12.03.2013 | Technology

If your fingerprint isn't secure enough for you, you might be able to use your face to unlock your iPhone someday. Apple Insider reported Tuesday o...

Apple Makes A Big Purchase

Reuters | Posted 02.01.2014 | Technology

By Poornima Gupta SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple Inc has acquired social media search and analytics startup Topsy, an unusual purchase...

Android Won't Autocomplete 'Uterus,' 'Butt' And 1,400 Other Words

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology

If you want to text a friend that you're taking the LSAT next week, Google won't help you out. An exhaustive investigation by Wired revealed that t...

The Very Best Black Friday Deals From Apple

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.30.2013 | Technology

Black Friday is one of the few -- if only -- days of the year when Apple acts like a normal retailer. So as in years past, the electronics maker is of...

The Next iPhone Might Come With 3D Vision

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology

It's time for another installment of "This Week In Apple Rumors," where we bring you the latest speculation and gossip about the machinations and iWid...

Book Review: Dogfight by Fred Vogelstein

Phil Simon | Posted 01.26.2014 | Books
Phil Simon

When I wrote The Age of the Platform, I knew that I was just skimming the surface. There was so much to more to cover on Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and...

Republic Wireless: Game Changer in Revolution against AT&T & Verizon

Don McNay | Posted 01.26.2014 | Business
Don McNay

"The revolution will put you in the driver's seat. The revolution will not be televised." -Gil-Scott Heron I'm a middle age man with a love/hate affa...

The Myth of High Tech Competition

Nathan Newman | Posted 01.26.2014 | Business
Nathan Newman

The rise of the Internet has coincided with a drastic decline in new competitors emerging to challenge dominant firms.