Apple

Pandora listening up in face of iTunes Radio

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — People listened to Pandora’s Internet radio service for a collective 1.47 billion hours in October, up 18 percent from a year ago, in the face of the launch iTunes Radio. The […]

11/04/2013

This image provided by Google shows its new Nexus 5 phone, which was unveiled Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013.  (AP Photo/Google)

Google releases 1st phone powered by ‘Kit Kat’

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is selling a new Android smartphone that it hopes will become more like a clairvoyant friend than a piece of hardware. The Nexus 5 phone unveiled Thursday is the first […]

10/31/2013

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

This photo shows 2066 Crist Drive, the home where Steve Jobs grew up, in Los Altos, Calif. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Steve Jobs’ Calif. home gets historic designation

LOS ALTOS, Calif. (AP) — The Silicon Valley home where Apple co-founder Steve Jobs grew up and built some of his first computers is now on the city’s list of historic properties. The historical commission […]

10/29/2013

Christian Wheel Let's Talk Tech 300

Tips to make spam stop, plus Apple updates on ‘Let’s Talk Tech’

Christian Wheel is the host of “Let’s Talk Tech,” Saturdays at 5pm on KFWB. Topics this week include: Apple unveiled a WHOLE LOT of new products this week. We’ve got new iPads, new iPad Minis, […]

10/26/2013

Sony's logo outside the company's headquarters in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Itsuo Inouye)

Sony hopes sharable clips, extras aid movie buying

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sony is hoping that providing sharable movie clips and extras like deleted scenes will prompt more people to buy digital movies. At least that’s the intention behind a new initiative it’s […]

10/23/2013

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

A woman walks by an advertisement of LG Electronics' smartphone G2 in Seoul, South Korea. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

Review: Button location sets LG’s G2 apart

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The G2 and the G Pad 8.3, the flagship smartphone and tablet from LG Electronics Inc., are great mobile devices that have fantastic screens, top-end cameras and ample processing power. […]

10/16/2013

Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

Apple hires Burberry CEO to boost store sales

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is entrusting the elegant stores that help define its brand to Angela Ahrendts, a respected executive who blended fashion sense with technological savvy to establish Burberry as a mark of […]

10/15/2013

iPad mini

New iPads likely at Apple event next week

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple is holding an event in San Francisco next week to announce new products — likely updated iPads. The company announced its most recent iPads around this time last year. The […]

10/15/2013

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