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Hundreds of fans funnel hot air from computer servers into a cooling unit to be recirculated at a Google data center in Mayes County, Okla. The green lights are the server status LEDs reflecting from the front of the servers. (AP Photo/Google, Connie Zhou, File)

Notable technology in 2013

NEW YORK (AP) — As I look back at the more than 100 tech products we reviewed in 2013, a handful of gadgets and services deserve a second look. It’s become clear that one brand […]

12/31/2013

Chinese employees cheer a customer after he bought a new iPhone at an Apple store in Wangfujing shopping district in Beijing. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)

Apple lands elusive iPhone deal with China Mobile

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A long-sought deal to sell the iPhone through China Mobile should enable Apple to boost its profits and build customer loyalty in an important, growing market. China Mobile, the world’s largest […]

12/23/2013

The Beats Pill wireless, portable speaker. (AP Photo/Beats by Dr. Dre)

Headphones, speakers top gift lists

ATLANTA (AP) — Listen up, Santa. Headphones, speakers and other audio gear are topping the holiday gift lists of many Americans. Audio equipment is among the top-selling electronics gifts this holiday season, accounting for 13 […]

12/23/2013

Google mousepad (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

Google’s top searches peer into society’s mindset

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Death, devices and celebrity drove the quest for more information on Google’s search engine this year. Three of the world’s four fastest-rising search requests on Google were triggered by the deaths […]

12/17/2013

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

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

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

New iPhones to launch in more countries on Oct. 25

  CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple says that its new iPhones will go on sale in Italy, Russia, Spain and more than 25 other countries on Oct. 25. The phones also will be available in […]

10/09/2013

Kenyan security personnel and journalists duck behind a vehicle as  heavy gunfire erupts from the Westgate Mall in Nairobi Kenya Monday Sept. 23 2013. (AP Photo/ Jerome Delay)

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday: 1. WHY TERROR GROUP CLAIMS IT ATTACKED NAIROBI MALL Al-Shabab, whose name means “The Youth” in Arabic, said […]

09/23/2013

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

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

Apple says it has sold 9M new iPhones since Friday

  NEW YORK (AP) — Apple says shoppers snapped up 9 million of its newest iPhones since the devices were launched Friday, and that demand is exceeding supply. Apple says the two new models gave […]

09/23/2013

A customer configures the fingerprint scanner technology built into iPhone 5S at an Apple store in Wangfujing shopping district in Beijing. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

German group claims iPhone fingerprint hack

BERLIN (AP) — The fingerprint-based security system used to unlock Apple’s latest iPhone can be bypassed using a household printer and some wood glue, a German hacking group has claimed. A spokesman for the Chaos […]

09/23/2013

Phil Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of worldwide product marketing, speaks on stage during the introduction of the new iPhone 5C in Cupertino, Calif., Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Senator concerned about Apple’s fingerprint tech

NEW YORK (AP) — Sen. Al Franken is concerned about Apple’s use of fingerprint recognition technology in its new iPhone 5S. The iPhone 5S, which went on sale Friday, includes a fingerprint sensor that lets […]

09/20/2013

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