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Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

FCC chairman advocates airline decision for cellphones

WASHINGTON (AP) — As one part of the federal government looks to remove restrictions on making phone calls from airplanes, another agency is apparently considering its own prohibition. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Thomas Wheeler told […]

12/12/2013

A traveler waits for her flight in Detroit. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)

Strong opposition to in-flight calls

WASHINGTON (AP) — As federal regulators consider removing a decades-old prohibition on making phone calls on planes, a majority of Americans who fly oppose such a change, a new Associated Press-GfK poll finds. The Federal […]

12/11/2013

Frankie Thevenot, 3, plays with an iPad in his bedroom at his home in Metairie, La.  (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Group wants Fisher Price iPad bouncy seat recall

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ahh, the first year of a baby’s life — learning to sit up, crawl, even walk. But how about playtime in a bouncy seat with an iPad and some cool apps? Fisher-Price […]

12/10/2013

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Apple wants Samsung to pay $22M for legal bills

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Apple wants Samsung Electronics to pay $22 million of the legal bills that the iPhone and iPad maker has rung up so far defending its mobile device patents in a […]

12/06/2013

This undated photo provided by Apple shows the screen on an iPhone using Apple's iBeacon, offering precise location technology. On Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, Apple Inc. will begin using iBeacon, a part of its iOS 7 mobile software, to send shoppers inside its U.S. stores messages about products, events and other information based where they are in the store. (AP Photo/Apple)

Apple guides shoppers inside stores with iBeacon

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 it’s to pick up an order, upgrade […]

12/06/2013

Ella Russell, 7, works on an e-book on an iPad during her second grade class at Jamestown Elementary School in Arlington, Va. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Tech gurus help boost speedy Internet in schools

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Needed to keep a school building running these days: Water, electricity — and broadband. Interactive digital learning on laptops and tablets is replacing traditional textbooks in many cases. Students are taking […]

12/04/2013

Finger painting of Morgan Freeman posted on YouTube.

World’s most realistic finger painting of Morgan Freeman

He’s calling it the world’s most realistic finger painting. Kyle Lambert used only a finger, an iPad Air and the app Procreate, to paint a photo-realistic portrait of actor Morgan Freeman.

12/03/2013

An Amazon.com employee walks down one of the miles of isles at an Amazon.com Fulfillment Center in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Americans turn to mobile devices for Cyber Monday

NEW YORK (AP) — Power up and shop. Millions of Americans logged on to e-commerce sites Monday to take advantage of deals ranging from free shipping to hundreds of dollars off electronics and half-price clothing […]

12/02/2013

Apple buys Topsy in pursuit of more Twitter tips

  SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple has bought Topsy Labs in a deal that will provide the iPhone maker with more insights about the chatter on Twitter. Topsy pours through the stream of conversations occurring […]

12/02/2013

An Apple employee demonstrates the new iPad Mini in San Francisco.  (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

Most LAUSD teachers don’t want iPad program

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Only a minority of Los Angeles Unified School District teachers strongly favors proceeding with the $1 billion iPad program, it was reported today. In an effort to determine how the iPad […]

12/02/2013

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Jury orders Samsung to pay Apple $290 million

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A Silicon Valley jury on Thursday ordered Samsung Electronics to pay Apple $290 million for copying vital iPhone and iPad features. The verdict covers 13 older Samsung devices that a […]

11/21/2013

A gamer purchasing his Sony Playstation 4  at a BestBuy store in Chicago on Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. The PlayStation 4, came out Friday. The Xbox One, goes on sale next week.(AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Altered landscape for Sony, Microsoft consoles

NEW YORK (AP) — Remember a time before “Angry Birds,” the iPad and the iPhone? No? When Sony and Microsoft last came out with new video game consoles — seven and eight years ago, respectively, […]

11/15/2013

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