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Apple’s stripped-down iWork suite is free, but there's a cost

Released last week, the new version sacrifices power for compatibility<p>Apple's iWork productivity suite has never been a world beater. Pitted against the near-omnipresent Microsoft Office and Google’s free web-based solutions and only available on Apple products, iWork's market share pales in …

Apple confirms iPhone 5s battery life affected by manufacturing issues in some units

Apple has confirmed to <i>The New York Times</i> that a “very limited” number of iPhone 5s units could experience shortened battery life as the result of a manufacturing problem.<p>“We recently discovered a manufacturing issue affecting a very limited number of iPhone 5S devices that could cause the battery …

Apple Can Ignore Android Market Share Stats All The Way To The Bank

It’s not a secret that Android has surpassed iOS in terms of mobile market share, and that it’s well on its way to dominating the mobile market in much the same way that Windows has squashed Mac in the desktop arena for years. While Android loyalists take great pride in this fact, though, Apple …

Meet The Company That Tracks More Phones Than Google Or Facebook

Picture this scenario. A bored woman sits waiting in an airline lounge. She scrolls through her iPhone and taps on a brightly colored square to launch a free mobile game. In the instant before the app loads something extraordinary happens behind the scenes: an auction for her eyeballs, run by a …

Another Magazine Advertisement for iPhone 5s Surfaces, Highlights 64-Bit A7 Processor

After Apple's first magazine advertisement for the iPhone 5s appeared two weeks ago, another spot for the phone showcasing the company's faster 64-bit A7 processor has surfaced, reports <i>9to5Mac</i>. The ad depicts the iPhone 5s from a profile view, and includes a paragraph that describes the advantages …

Experts Predict Larger 5-Inch Display For iPhone 6… Again

If you switched from an iPhone to an Android-powered smartphone because you felt a 4-inch display was just too small, then Apple may give you a reason to switch back next year. Several industry experts are predicting that the Cupertino company will step up its pursuit of high-end Android …

Mobile Technology

Apple Hit With A Class-Action Lawsuit Regarding 27-Inch iMac Displays

‘Tis the season for class-action lawsuits, and a new one is being brought against Apple, alleging that the Cupertino-based company knew about problems effecting the 27-inch iMac, yet did nothing to stop them.<p>The lawsuit is being by Corbin Rasmussen of Idaho Falls, Idaho, who says that his 27-inch …

Class Action

Nike Fuelband Owners Will Get Some Fuelband SE Features In Firmware Update

The Nike Fuelband SE was announced earlier this month, with some impressive new features. But existing Fuelband owners won’t be left totally out of the lurch; when Nike drops the Fuelband SE on consumers next week, they’ll also roll-out some of the new features to users of older models.<p>According to …

Firmware

iPad benchmarks confirm Apple claims, Intel joins the ARM party, Macs next?

Apple’s claims that the iPad Air is around twice as fast as the iPad 4 have been validated by Geekbench scores posted by Primate Labs. The iPad’s multi-core performance score increased by 88 percent, while the single-core performance jumped by 90 percent …<p>Geekbench 3 is a set of processor speed …

Apple Replacing Some iPhone 5s Handsets Due to Battery Issue

Apple is having a bit of trouble with its latest marquee iPhone. The company said late Tuesday that the battery in some of its iPhone 5s handsets are …

Mobile Technology

It Came From Above: Why Copters Are The Next Big Thing In Robotics

They can deliver your laundry. Entertain your kids. Send you a pizza. Or save your life. They’re quadcopter drones, and they’re getting people excited about robotics again.<p>Powered by four synchronized rotors, they’re like high-tech RC helicopters that users can hack and customize in a number of …

The 40 Must-Have Android Apps for the Power User

For the longest time, Android was an operating system that eschewed visual flair in favour of giving flexibility and power to the user, and since third party developers took their cues from the OS itself, their apps tended to be complex and unabashedly ugly.<p>Somewhere along the way, right around the …