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Remains of the Day: Bizarro world

Things are topsy-turvy in the land of customer satisfaction, your free iCloud space will soon reach its end, and how do you pronounce "OS X." Trick question: You’re wrong.

Apple snaps up wireless chip-maker to beef up Bluetooth

Apple's latest acquisition came in the form of Passif Semiconductor, a small California-based maker of low-power wireless chips that work with the Bluetooth LE spec. That bodes well for Apple's current devices, as well as new products that might be coming down the pike.

The Week in iOS Apps: Beautiful words

We have two apps this week that take the words you write and make them more beautiful. Also, there's a vampire game, so there's that.

Remains of the Day: Way, way up

Google's app marketplace takes a shot across Apple's bow, Tim Cook talks turkey--and iPhones--with China's largest carrier, and a little dose of nostalgia for Siskel and Ebert fans.

Remains of the Day: Televisionary

Your Apple TV experience may soon improve, with ways to keep your movie queues separate, and a quick and easy setup. Elsewhere, a London Apple Store isn't falling down, falling down--it's getting renovated!

Remains of the Day: What about Bob?

What's going on with Apple's Bob Mansfield? Will the new iPhone know you--I mean, really know you? And when is it okay for Apple to search its employees belongings?

Apple will investigate new claims of labor violations at Pegatron

A report on Monday blasted labor conditions at a manufacturing company in China used by Apple and other hardware makers.

Remains of the Day: Talk to the hand

Apple's brand is still riding high in all of its key markets; an under-the-radar group from the company is working on speech-recognition in Boston; and Apple's drafted academics to help increase its responsibility.

T-Mobile drops upfront costs for iPhone, Galaxy, and other top-shelf phones

Starting tomorrow, the carrier will drop the upfront payment on several elite phones (and one tablet) and allow users to spread the costs over two years.

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Apple's share of the smartphone pie is at a three-year low

Apple's share of the smartphone market dropped in the second quarter to its lowest level in three years, research firm Strategy Analytics said.

Getting fit with iOS: How your iPad and iPhone can help you shed pounds

When Joel Mathis's doctor told him that he had to lose 50 pounds, Mathis turned immediately to two indispensable tools—his iPhone and his iPad.

QR codes are still a thing, even if no one uses them

Quick-response codes could be really cool, if companies would just use them more creatively.

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Remains of the Day: It's new to you

The Mac mini may be due for a refresh, Verizon takes the iPhone import ban to the very top, and Apple may have to dig around in the sofa cushions to pay off the ebook pricefixing case.