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Los Angeles may halt iPad rollout because students are using them for fun

A Los Angeles high school has halted the use of iPads at home after students bypassed restrictions on web browsing. The school-issued iPads are part of a deal with Apple where 47 campuses across Los Angeles will issue as many as 640,000 iPads by the end of 2014. After just a week since the first …

Apple Maps mishap sees drivers crash airport runway

Would you jump off a cliff if your iPhone told you to? Apparently, some people would -- or at least, they would follow the latest dodgy directions …

Galaxy Gear 'lacks something special', Samsung admits

Samsung's first smart watch hasn't lived up to expectations, the company has admitted, with the Galaxy Gear's lack of usability inspiring the Korean …

Apple Could Bring Artist-Signed Copies Back To Digital Movies, Books And Music

Apple is working on a way to renew the autograph for the digital age, with a technology that would allow authors, artists and musicians to “sign” their work for customers via a dedicated iOS app as described in a new patent application(via AppleInsider). The signature would be unique, and tied …

Apple: We're Not Storing An Image Of Your Fingerprint On The New iPhone

The new smartphone has a fingerprint sensor built into the home button. It lets you unlock your phone without typing in a passcode. It also lets you download apps and content from iTunes without typing in your password every time.<p>Instead of storing a photo of your fingerprint, the iPhone 5S just …

The one thing that hasn’t leaked about the next iPhone is the only thing that matters

On Sept. 10, Apple is expected to announce a new iPhone and a (rumored, but essentially confirmed) “cheap” iPhone 5C. The price of the forthcoming “iPhone 5C” will determine its success in both the US and China, and will tell us a great deal about which market Apple is prioritizing, says mobile …

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How Big a Bump Will New iPhones Add to Apple’s Fourth Quarter?

With just a few days to go now before Apple unveils its next-generation iPhones, analysts are tweaking their models in an effort to gauge how much …

Why the Sony Xperia Z1 is smart to put photos first

Sony's been flailing in the mobile market, but fans should take some heart that the company is getting its priorities straight with the new Xperia Z1.<p>The actual performance of the new flagship smartphone remains to be seen, but Sony made clear what it hopes will be the biggest selling point: its …

Android Phones

Note 3 arriving alongside Galaxy Gear October 1st and 2nd for $299.99 (updated)

Samsung already announced that its new Galaxy Note 3 will arrive on all of America's major carriers soon, and today AT&T, T-Mobile, and now Verizon have confirmed the availability of the company's enormous new smartphone. AT&T and Verizon are both opening pre-orders today, pricing the handset at …

AT&T and T-Mobile announce Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Gear price, availability

Advertisement<p>13 Comments<p>Samsung wasn’t entirely clear on U.S. availability details when it announced the Galaxy Note 3 and the Galaxy Gear on …

Facebook delays privacy policy update that includes analyzing your profile photo

Facebook is delaying a privacy policy update that would let the social network analyze your profile picture. In a statement sent to the <i>Los Angeles Times</i>, the company says that it's taking time "to ensure that user comments are reviewed and taken into consideration," while also claiming that its …

Apple’s OS X Mavericks release planned for end of October

Apple plans to release its next Mac operating system, OS X 10.9 Mavericks, at the end of October, according to sources with knowledge of the launch plans.<p>This comes despite claims and speculation that Apple will release OS X Mavericks and iOS 7 in tandem this month. iOS 7 is set to ship alongside …

Thanks to a new chip, the Galaxy Note 3’s huge screen won’t kill its battery

Advertisement<p>15 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / koya979<p>The charge on the Galaxy Note 3 is going to last a lot longer than you think – and not just …

Apple testing 6-inch iPhone models, new report claims

Apple is reportedly testing iPhones with larger screens than previous models, according to a new report.<p>The Wall Street Journal says Apple is going as large as 6 inches, which would be 2 inches bigger than its current models.<p>Devices of that size, which are 4.8 inches to 6 inches, are not …

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