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Apple’s $450M plan to settle ebook price-fixing gets green light

Apple could begin paying out $400 million worth of cash and e-book credits by the end of the year, after a federal judge approved an unusual deal related to an Apple-led…

Apple patent application describes a networked smoke detector

On Thursday, the United States patent office published a patent application from Apple describing a system where a smoke detector pushes a notification to a mobile device, like an iPhone.

Developers can now start working on Apple Watch software

Apple announced on Tuesday that it is making an Apple Watch software development kit available to developers. You can download the WatchKit resources from Apple's developer website.

How to take dependable notes with the iPhone and iPad

Taking notes is a daily requirement for me, and here's how I use iOS apps and devices to get it done.

Preheat your oven: Drop’s smart scale and iPad app are here

After raising $2 million in seed funding, Drop's connected scale and corresponding iPad app are now available. The intelligent scale can adjust recipes based on the ingredients you have simply by…

Venmo update lets you pay with Touch ID directly from your bank

Social payments app Venmo has added a few new features that make it easier to set up your account as well as pay with a thumb tap if you happen to…

Microsoft, Google & friends urge passage of USA Freedom Act

Nine big tech powers really want the USA Freedom Act -- which would curtail some of the government's data gathering activities -- to pass and are pushing the Senate to get…

These iOS apps will help you buy and sell a house

Buying and selling your home can be a stressful and time consuming ordeal. While some aspects of this major life event have not changed over the years, the technology one uses…

Microsoft begins Skype for Web beta but still requires a plug-in

Microsoft is moving forward with Skype in a browser with a new beta version announced for IE, Chrome, Safari and Firefox. You'll still need to download a plug-in but the company…

Holy pixels, Batman: Netflix brings 1080p video to iPhone 6 Plus

Now that Apple has an iPhone with full 1080p resolution, Netflix is bringing higher resolution shows to the handset. The online video company says movies, television shows and its own original…

Apple patent granted to geofence and track cellular dead zones from iPhones

First filed four years ago, Apple was granted a patent to track and geofence cellular dead zones, capturing the information in a crowdsourced database.

Expect to see a lot of HomeKit at CES

We should see devices that use Apple's HomeKit development framework at CES in January, but before then we're seeing a rush of startups trying to find their niche in the ecosytem

How the iPad mini became Apple’s middle child

The iPad mini has become something of an oddity in Apple's product line. It's clearly here to stay, but Apple doesn't seem quite sure how to fit it in among smaller…

Did you pay to edit Office docs on an iPad? Now you can get some money back

Now that editing Office docs on an iPad doesn't require an Office 365 subscription, those who paid for the feature can get a refund. It's a smart move by Microsoft by…

Apple to sapphire supplier: “Put on your big boy pants and accept the agreement”

A statement from the CEO of GT Advanced Technology was unsealed on Friday which includes several original contracts between GTAT and Apple.

Microsoft sets Office free on iPhone, iPad with Android preview and Windows touch version in tow

Microsoft is quickly learning that adding more Office users for free may be more useful than gaining fewer Office users at a cost: Office 365 subscriptions are no longer required for…

Apple’s partnership with IBM moves forward, starting with AppleCare for Enterprise

Apple posted a page on its website on Wednesday that describes AppleCare for Enterprise, one of the first outcomes from its deal with IBM.

Why is Chinese smartphone startup Xiaomi reportedly worth 13 times as much as Motorola?

Xiaomi the money: The Chinese smartphone maker is reportedly seeking funding at a valuation of $40 billion.

Report: Apple Watch to start at $500 in stainless steel, thousands for gold model

A French blog claims to have Apple Watch pricing information with the gold edition starting at $4,000. That cost, as well as the stainless steel price, actually makes sense if you…

Aruba cheats on Wi-Fi by having a tryst with Bluetooth beacons

Apple forced the Wi-Fi industry to switch to Bluetooth when it comes to indoor location services. But the change is a welcome one, according to Aruba.

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