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The iPad at work: Tablet vs. laptop

Could you really give up your laptop for a tablet and still get work done? Jason Snell tries it out.

Research firm: iPad makes Apple third-largest PC maker

Including iPad shipments would have made Apple the third-largest PC vendor during the fourth quarter of 2010, research firm Canalys says.

Apple releases MacBook Air, iDVD updates

Apple on Monday released a pair of software updates. The first tackles a particular nagging issues for some owners of the new MacBook Air, while the second brings better iLife '11 compatibility to iDVD.

Holiday sales help Apple start the fiscal year in style

On Tuesday, Apple reported revenue of $26.74 billion and $6 billion in profit for its fiscal first quarter of 2011. Both figures are quarterly records for the company.

With Tim Cook, Apple turns to a familiar face

Apple chief operating officier Tim Cook is taking over for Steve Jobs for the third time. Here's a crash course on what to expect from the man tasked with taking over the day-to-day duties of Apple's CEO.

With Apple's Jobs on leave, many questions and few answers

With Steve Jobs taking another medical leave, Apple customers, investors, partners and employees are again left to wonder what implications this will have for the company.

EarthDesk goes global in the Mac App Store

EarthDesk, the software program that replaces your computer’s desktop with a real-time satellite-style view of the planet, is now available in the Mac App Store.

Mac sales climb as rivals lose U.S. share

Analysts say Apple sold nearly 2 million Mac desktops and laptops in the fourth 2010 quarter as PC giants like HP and Dell lost share. But Apple still dropped to the fifth spot in U.S. computer sales, due to strong sales to businesses by rival PC makers.

CES: HyperMac adds external power options for MacBooks

MacBook owners looking for extra juice on long-haul trips away from the convenience of electrical outlets have two new options from Sanho, makers of the HyperMac series of Apple accessories.

VAT hike hits Apple prices in UK

Mac users in the UK will pay more to buy an Apple product after the company raised its UK prices in line with the hike in VAT.

VAT increase: Apple prices to rise in UK?

Monday could be the last day for UK customers to get the best deal on a host of Apple products with a VAT increase due to come into force on Tuesday.

Video: Gadgets 2010 year in review

Smartphones and tablets stole the gadget headlines in 2010 as the innovation spotlight turned away from consumer electronics and back to computing. Here's a look at the top gadgets of 2010.

MacBook Air flash storage torture tests

Macworld Lab performed torture tests on the flash storage in the MacBook Air, as well as on the SSD option for the iMac. Are these flash-based storage device susceptible to performance degradation over time?