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New Haswell MacBook Pro teardowns beautiful but prove almost non-repairable by mortals

Teardowns of the new 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro models reveal lots of shiny technology, but with the machines following the construction lead of the MacBook Air, it’s no surprise to see <i>IFixIt</i> giving both models low scores for repairability. The extreme difficulty in removing both battery and …

Why did Google deny it had a new logo when it totally had a new logo?

Earlier this month, a reporter spotted a new version of Google’s logo buried in the code of the company’s Chrome browser. That, alas, qualified as news in the tech industry, especially because the new logo was two-dimensional, or flat, which is the hottest trend in web design right now.<p>So we called …

Graphic Design

Should You Upgrade to iOS 7? A Guide

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>For those of you opting out of buying one of the two new iPhones coming out this week, there's still …

Tim Cook says Nokia died because it didn't innovate, Microsoft now copying Apple's strategy

In an extensive interview published today by <i>Bloomberg Businessweek</i>, Apple CEO Tim Cook shares his thoughts on Microsoft's planned acquisition of Nokia's mobile phone business. "Everybody is trying to adopt Apple's strategy," says Cook. "We're not looking for external validation of our strategy, but …

Apple's Cook, Ive, and Federighi on Android, Microsoft, and 'new' versus 'right'

On the eve of the iPhone 5C and iPhone 5S launch, Apple CEO Tim Cook, chief designer Jony Ive, and head of software Craig Federighi have spoken to <i>Bloomberg Businessweek</i>to discuss the company's recent news. Some analysts and investors expected a cheaper iPhone, but Tim Cook effectively ruled that …

iPhone 5s A7 chip ‘only’ dual-core & 1GB RAM – but it’s still the fastest phone out there

The 64-bit A7 chip used in the iPhone 5s is ‘only’ dual-core, rather than the quad-core most had assumed, according to chip review site <i>AnandTech</i> – and it has the same 1GB RAM as the iPhone 5. But no need to feel short-changed: the review concludes that dual-core is the optimum solution at present, …

Bob Mansfield To Leave Senior VP Of Tech Role At Apple, But Will Remain To Work On Special Projects

Bob Mansfield is leaving his role as Senior VP of Technologies at Apple, but will remain at the company to work on special projects reporting to Tim Cook.<p>Rumors first started flying about Mansfield’s movements when his biography disappeared from Apple’s executive roster on its website. The company …

Chrome Mobile events scheduled for June 7 and June 13

Not long after Google I/O, two livestreams have been scheduled on the Google Developers website. Both events are specifically created for Chrome Mobile, but beyond that, there’s a lack of details. However, you’ll be able to find out what they’re all about soon, with one of them set for June 7 at …

How Samsung Got Big

The cellphones were stacked up high in the Gumi factory yard and more were coming out every minute. Phones, TVs, fax machines, and other gear shattered as it hit the concrete and Samsung CEO Kun-hee Lee and his board cracked the screens and cases with heavy hammers. Then they lit a bonfire and …

Apple’s Made-in-USA Mac Will Be Built in Texas

<b>Walt Mossberg:</b> Will there be an Apple product ever made again in the United States? <b><br>Tim Cook:</b> I want there to be. <b><br>Walt:</b> You what? <b><br>Tim:</b> I want there to …

Windows 8.1 confirmed

The Windows Blue update is now officially called Windows 8.1, Microsoft executive Tami Reller revealed this week at the JP Morgan Technology, Media, and Telecom Conference in Boston.<p>The free update will be available to Windows 8 users through the Windows Store when it launches sometime later this …

2015 Audi TT Rumors Resurface

Development of the next generation of the Audi TT has been ongoing for years, and we've followed talk of lightness, improvements to technology and …

Waiting for the iPad Mini Retina? Think about this

An iPad Mini Retina looks possible this year. But will it duplicate the first Mini's success and dimensions?<p>Production of the display for the Retina Mini should start by July with a product likely in the third calendar quarter, DisplaySearch analyst Richard Shim recently told CNET. (That said, …

iPad Mini

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In iOS 7, Apple wants to own your car’s console with Maps and Siri integration

Apple plans to move aggressively into the in-car integration space later this year, according to multiple people familiar with the initiative. Apple is working with car makers to deeply embed iOS’s Maps and Siri services into cars, according to these people. While companies sell accessories to …

Dissected: 2014 Porsche 911 GT3

The Notorious GT3: Porsche radicalizes the new 911.<p>Porsche’s near-comical expansion of the 911 family—there were more than 20 derivatives of the last-gen car—makes it all but certain to capture every last potential buyer. It also guarantees constant attention over the 911’s life span as the …