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Cooked goose: Spotting Apple’s problem

Tim Cook's failings are easy to see if you put on these special glasses. A tin foil hat doesn't hurt, either.

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7 must-have wireless charging gadgets

These seven wireless charging devices can make powering up much less painful. Most are relatively affordable and they're great gifts for your loved ones — or for you.

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Cool Yule Tools for Work

We offer up our humble list of products and technologies that may impress someone on your holiday gift list.


Oh, oh, oh, it’s magic: Conjuring up Apple doom

These are some magical arguments against Apple's continued success.


Underground fruit: Making Apple news with a minimum of ingredients

If it's an Apple problem, it's news.


Distrusted commentary: You can’t un-burn a bridge

Everyone's got an opinion but some people probably don't need theirs prominently displayed.


The boy who cried short: Consistently bearish on AAPL

Some day Apple won't do well. Better get on that train now.

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Nintendo's first mobile game delayed to March, won't have Mario

Nintendo will roll out its first smartphone game in March rather than this year as originally planned, delaying the company's plans to cash in on the growing market for games on smartphones.

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Actually Apple copied our phone design, says HTC exec

HTC's new One A9 phone is getting criticized for looking exactly like the most recent iPhone models. But HTC says it was Apple who ripped them off, not the other way around.

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How to set up old iPhone as an "iPod touch"

Older iPhones often have high resale value, but keeping one around as an ersatz iPod touch can be just as useful.


Presumed guilty: It’s probably Apple’s fault

Facebook's app sucks? Must be Apple's fault.

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Jury orders Apple to pay $234 million in iPhone chip patent case

Apple must pay $234 million in damages for infringing a patent on technology that helped to speed up the chips in some iPhone and iPad models, a federal jury in Wisconsin concluded on Friday.


Peace, love and misunderstanding: Not getting other people’s smartphone choices

A cheap phone might be right for you but that doesn't mean it's right for everyone.


Headline news: Accuracy need not apply

If it bleeds six colors, it leads.


Double header: Twice the Apple doom

The iPhone won't save Apple and neither will the Watch. The only question is, save it from what?