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Phil Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of worldwide product marketing, introduces the new iPad Air, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

iPads face toughest holiday season yet

NEW YORK (AP) — Apple CEO Tim Cook believes Santa’s sleigh will be loaded with iPads this Christmas, but a variety of competing tablets are sure to be along for the ride, too. Apple’s iPad […]

10/30/2013

A Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch.  (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, File)

Smartwatches abound. But who really wants one?

NEW YORK (AP) — If consumer electronics companies are to be believed, someone on your holiday shopping list is just dying for a wristwatch that displays message alerts and weather updates. Samsung and Sony have […]

10/29/2013

Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks on stage before a new product introduction on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Apple unveils new Macs, iPad ahead of holidays

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple unveiled a new, thinner, lighter tablet called the “iPad Air” along with a slew of new Macs ahead of the holiday shopping season as it faces growing competition from rival […]

10/22/2013

iPad mini

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

(Photo credit: Dyle TV)

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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