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Apple releases iTunes 10.5.1 with iTunes Match

With the newly-released iTunes Match, you can painlessly sync your iTunes music library to other Macs and iOS devices.

Apple institutes first-gen iPod nano replacement program

Apple is replacing some first-generation iPod nanos, which may contain batteries that could overheat and cause damage.

Apple moves up in Greenpeace's Guide to Greener Electronics

Apple moves up to fourth place in Greenpeace's Guide to Greener Electronics. The latest guide to greener PCs, TVs, and mobile phones recognizes the efforts Hewlett-Packard and Dell have made to clean up their supply chain, catapulting them up the rankings

Study: More than third of iPhone owners are running iOS 5

Thirty-eight percent of iPhone owners have already updated their handsets to run iOS 5, compared to 30 percent of iPad owners and 12 percent of iPod touch owners, according to market research firm Chitika Insights.

The Week in iOS Accessories: Mount up!

You love your iPad. You play games, watch video, and read books on it all the time. But doesn't that make your wrist tired? Of course it does! This week's roundup of iOS accessories features a number of opportunities to use your tablet hands-free.

Six revolutionary products, as told by Isaacson's "Steve Jobs" biography

Walter Isaacson's biography includes some interesting insights into the revolutionary products that Steve Jobs helped create.

The Week in iOS Accessories: Open the pod bay doors, Siri

We've so quickly grown accustomed to the magic of iOS devices that we're surprised when a device comes along to remind us that iPhones and iPads used to be the stuff of science fiction. We've got a classic movie reference and more in this week's roundup of accessories.

Apple leads device manufacturers in mobile ad impressions

While Android leads the overall market in ad impressions, Apple is seeing a meteoric rise in impressions too.

As registration opens, Macworld Expo unveils new name, focus

When it kicks off on January 26, 2012, Macworld Expo will have a new name -- Macworld|iWorld -- to emphasize its focus on the entire range of Apple products and technology. Registration for the conference and expo opened Tuesday.

Biographer: Jobs brilliant, prickly, eccentric

Steve Jobs was a brilliant-but-belligerent eccentric who transformed seven different industries, his biographer said in an interview aired Sunday night on 60 Minutes.

From 2001: Our first look at the original iPod

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Jonathan Seff's original look at the iPod, from 2001.

The birth of the iPod

The iPod isn't the first MP3 player to have hit the market, but it's by far the most successful. Benj Edwards tells the story of how the iPod came to be.

Remains of the Day: Hammertime

A surprising source introduces an untouchable search engine, an Apple Store manager makes an exception for one little kid, and can you really put a price tag on the iPhone 4S?