Apple confirmed to TechCrunch that it bought U.K.-based speech-recognition firm Novauris last year, suggesting the company is focusing on improving its virtual assistant, Siri.
Amazon's Fire TV and the battle for the living room, why cord cutting won't work for sports fans, the new HTC One phone, and Cortana versus Siri versus Google Now.
An iOS 7 bug could interfere with Activation Lock, iAds are now open to all and sundry, and Apple announces its next quarterly conference call.
Apple has announced the dates for its 2014 Worldwide Developers Conference, and said that tickets for this year's event will be available via lottery.
Amazon's new Fire TV is a direct shot across Apple's bow, and a clear indication that the battle for users' living rooms is now underway.
Dan Moren chats with Rogue Amoeba's Paul Kafasis and pundit/humorist John Moltz about Apple's past, present, and future. (Hello, wearables?)
Office comes to iPad, but does it matter? Also, the future of wearables and projectables, and Facebook buys a nice pair of VR glasses.
You can now stream NPR 24 hours a day on iTunes Radio. Elsewhere, Apple is offering refunds for unauthorized in-app purchases, and trying out new App Store search tools.
Much has been made of Apple after Steve Jobs, but Dan Moren thinks recent rumors about a health-focused app could provide insight into Tim Cook's Apple.
The rise of health-related apps and devices, questions of the relevance of App.net, the new book "Haunted Empire" about Apple after Steve Jobs, and an avalanche of smartwatches spurred on by Android Wear announcements. With guests Christopher Breen and Philip Michaels.
Reminder apps are everywhere, but Snowman's Checkmark 2 one ups Apple's own reminder system with powerful location-based reminders and more. It's Senior Editor Dan Moren's staff pick of the week.
Apple quietly released an 8GB version of the iPhone 5c in several European countries as well as Australia and China.
Apple's venerable iPad 2, first introduced in 2011, has finally ridden off into the sunset. The fourth-generation iPad with Retina display replaces it at the $399 price point.
Time has a lengthy interview with Apple's design chief, a report claims to have a look at Apple's forthcoming software entry into the health arena, and more college sports content arrives on the Apple TV.
While Google has its own stagnant Google Voice client for iOS, GV Mobile + is a far superior offering, and it's Macworld senior editor Dan Moren's Staff Pick this week.