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Profits dip again for Apple, while iPhone sales beat record

Apple on Tuesday reported its earnings for the third fiscal quarter of 2013.

Remains of the Day: Screen time

Apple may be using its patent embiggening ray on displays, the Apple Store app may soon offer you free stuff (not hardware, sorry), and the AppleĀ hacking story of the week gets a little bit odder.

Apple earnings preview: More questions than answers

Apple is due to announce its financial results for the third quarter of 2013 on Tuesday. Expect lots of questions, but not necessarily a lot of answers.

Remains of the Day: Quick hits

Apple debates how to give your iPhone the finger(print), Google Maps goes on a destructive rampage, and development of the fabled iWatch may hinge upon an all-star cast.

No-contract mobile plans compared: Verizon Edge, AT&T Next, T-Mobile Jump

Verizon is the latest carrier to jump on the no-contract craze. Let's see how its offering stacks up against already-announced plans.

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The Week in iOS Apps: The view from space

This week's roundup of new and updated apps let you see the Earth from a whole new perspective, track your expenses, or simply kill a bunch of bad guys.

Apple rolls out Back to School promotion, adds iPhone to the mix

Apple on Tuesday kicked off its annual Back to School promotion, offering $100 gift cards with the purchase of a Mac, and $50 gift cards with the purchase of an iPad or, for the first time, an iPhone.

Remains of the Day: Sale of the century

Apple's no longer content to just watch--haha--the smart-timepiece industry. Elsewhere, the Jobs movie gets a blink-and-you'll-miss-it trailer and Cupertino polls its employees on how to sell more iPhones.

Stores turn to Wi-Fi to track shoppers' comings and goings

More brick-and-mortar retailers are tracking shoppers who come into their stores by using Wi-Fi signals to figure out how long shoppers stay, where they look, and whether they wind up at a cash register.

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Video Alternatives

Shoot and share video without Instagram and Vine

The two blockbuster apps get all the buzz, but these 9 alternatives are as creative as an art-house indie.

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The Week in iOS Apps: Uh-oh, it's magic

This week's roundup of iOS apps includes new and better ways to draw pictures, take photos, check the weather and more.

T-Mobile schools AT&T, Verizon on better phone upgrades with only a smattering of profanity

At a press event Wednesday, T-Mobile announced a new program that lets people upgrade their phones twice a year as well as further expansion of its LTE network.

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Samsung requests retrial in $1B patent ruling for Apple

Samsung Electronics has requested a new trial for a patent related to a US$1 billion infringement ruling against it in a case brought by rival Apple, due to a re-examination of the patent at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.