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New iPads likely to star in Apple’s latest show

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is expected to round out its line-up of gadgets for the holiday shopping season with the Tuesday unveiling of its latest iPads. The San Francisco showcase is likely to feature […]

10/21/2013

The Sony Smart Watch (Photo credit: SonyMobile.com)

Sony’s $200 smartwatch works with Android phones

NEW YORK (AP) — Sony says its new computerized wristwatch will sell for $200 in the U.S. and will work with a variety of Android phones. Sony’s SmartWatch 2 hasn’t gotten as much attention as […]

10/15/2013

HTC offers larger phone, with fingerprint sensor

NEW YORK (AP) — At your neighborhood coffee shop, you can order your beverage in small, medium or large. Now, you can do that with phones, too. HTC Corp. is introducing a larger version of […]

10/14/2013

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New gadget frees mobile TV from blocky attachment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A new gadget lets you watch TV on your phone or tablet without a blocky attachment. Audiovox’s “mobiletv” gizmo allows you to pick up free TV signals and watch them on […]

10/10/2013

Samsung Galaxy S III Android smart phone

TV-over-Internet service Aereo to come to Android

NEW YORK (AP) — Aereo, a service that delivers broadcast television stations over the Internet, will come to Android devices on Oct. 22. The service started on iPhones and other Apple devices along with the […]

10/10/2013

A sales person pulls out an iPhone 5s for a customer.  (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

Apple’s sales of new iPhones off to fast start

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Gadget lovers still can’t resist the iPhone’s seductive call, even amid a bevy of enticing lower-priced alternatives that offer similar features. In a Monday announcement, Apple Inc. said it sold 9 […]

09/23/2013

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BlackBerry to lay off 4,500 employees

TORONTO (AP) — BlackBerry says it will lay off 4,500 employees, or 40 percent of its global workforce, as it reports a nearly $1 billion second-quarter loss in a surprise early release of earnings results. […]

09/20/2013

Phil Schiller, as Apple senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing, during event announcing iPhone 5, San Francisco, California, Sept. 12, 2012.

Apple expected to expand selection of iPhones

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is expected to unveil its latest take on the iPhone Tuesday during an annual ritual that will probably cast a spotlight on the gadget maker’s drive to regain market share […]

09/09/2013

JK Shin, head of Samsung Mobile Communications, presents the Samsung Galaxy Gear in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013. Samsung has unveiled a highly anticipated digital wristwatch well ahead of a similar product expected from rival Apple. The so-called smartwatch is what some technology analysts believe could become this year's must-have holiday gift. Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Gear on Wednesday in Berlin ahead of the annual IFA consumer electronics show. (AP Photo/Gero Breloer)

Samsung unveils smartwatch ahead of rival Apple

BERLIN (AP) — Samsung unveiled its highly anticipated digital wristwatch Wednesday, beating Apple to what could become this year’s must-have holiday gift item. So-called smartwatches, which can perform tasks such as displaying email and Twitter […]

09/04/2013

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A look back at Google’s sweet treat Android names

NEW YORK (AP) — Google is naming its latest Android mobile operating system after Kit Kats. Here’s a look at Google’s history of naming each version of the system after sweet treats: 2008 Android 1.0 […]

09/03/2013

Cellphone in hand

Jesta to pay refunds, $1.2M to FTC on cell charges

WASHINGTON (AP) — A mobile marketing company will refund consumers and pay $1.2 million to the Federal Trade Commission as part of a settlement over claims that it added unwarranted charges to consumers’ cellphone bills. […]

08/21/2013

Blackberry

BlackBerry weighs putting itself up for sale

TORONTO (AP) — Struggling smartphone maker BlackBerry will consider selling itself. The company said Monday that its board has formed a special committee to explore “strategic alternatives” in hopes of boosting the adoption of its […]

08/12/2013

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