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Apple on Black Friday: It's all in the cards

Not one to offer dramatic discounts on its products, Apple instead is offering gift cards to buyers of iPads, Macs, and iPods.

The Week in iOS Apps: App.net spreads its wings

This week's roundup of new and updated iOS apps features some of those "other" social media services.

Don’t waste Black Friday pining for Cyber Monday

Cyber Monday is an awkward solution to a shopping problem that no longer exists.

on pcworld.com

15 Black Friday doorbuster tech deals that are worth the money

Not every Black Friday tech sale is worth it. Here are the ones that are.

on techhive.com

Podcast: Is Apple still an innovator?

Christopher Breen and Dan Moren discuss whether Apple is still innovating -- and what the word innovation really means.

The Week in iOS Apps: A thousand ways to organize your life

The advent of iOS has brought a number of ways to help users get organized. This week's roundup includes a few new and updated ways to do so.

SkyDrive now auto-uploads photos from iOS devices

Although iOS users may want to store their photos within Apple's iCloud, Microsoft now gives them the option of autouploading them to SkyDrive.

Apple Store iPad app makes long-awaited debut

It's been almost three and a half years since Apple released an Apple Store app for the iPhone; naturally, it's about time for an iPad version.

Apple by the numbers: The iPad adjusts to a changing tablet landscape

Dig into Apple's quarterly numbers for the past four years, and you'll see an undeniable pattern: While iPad sales are still good, they aren't growing as fast. Jared Newman tried to find out why.

The Week in iOS Apps: Sci-fi and fantasy

This week's roundup of new and updated apps features new entries from the Star Wars and Lord of the Rings franchises. Need we say more?

Microsoft Office still isn't available for iPad, but now HopTo fills the void

By reskinning Microsoft Office 2010's user interface and making documents available to a variety of cloud services, startup HopTo has set a high bar for Microsoft's eventual move to the iPad.

What's inside the iPad mini with Retina display?

ifixit.com

iFixit pulls apart a brand new Retina iPad mini, finding a larger battery, the same A7 chip found in the iPhone 5s and many, many screws.

First Look: iPad mini with Retina display

The iPad mini with Retina display has arrived! We take it out for a spin, and try to find differences between this model and the recently-released iPad Air.

Apple stealthily begins taking orders for iPad mini with Retina display

In a surprise move, Apple began selling its new iPad mini model on Tuesday, previously promised as coming "later in November," with estimated ship times of five to 10 days.

iPad Air bursts into flames in Australia store

Apple is investigating what caused an iPad Air to explode in an Australian Vodafone store, prompting a store evacuation.