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Apple tops Consumer Reports survey on PC tech support

Apple received high marks for its computer tech support in an annual survey from Consumer Reports, even topping its scores for the previous year.

Scenes from a Microsoft store opening

What drew the crowds to a Microsoft Store in San Francisco this week? Would you believe Blake Shelton tickets?

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The most reliable Windows laptop is a Mac, says Soluto

The data compiled about laptops running the popular Soluto software resulted in some surprising hardware ratings. Soluto's crowdsourced troubleshooting software and service now comes in a business edition with remote control options.

Live Blog: Apple breaks down its 2Q 2013 earnings

Get the latest on how Apple performed in the January-to-March quarter, as the company briefs Wall Street analysts on its financial numbers.

Find My Mac both useful and frustrating for law enforcement

Find My Mac can be used to show the location of a stolen Mac, but the service often does not provide enough evidence to obtain a search warrant and get the stolen device back to its rightful owner, the Dutch police said on Monday.

Facebook Home, Apple iPhone 5S, and Xbox Durango - TechWatch

Facebook Home, Apple iPhone 5S, and Xbox Durango - TechWatch

Products with faster USB speeds to reach market in 2014

Products based on a USB specification that will double the data transfer rates between host devices and peripherals will reach the market in late 2014, the standards-setting organization said on Thursday.

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Mobile batteries: Everything you need to know

Ever wonder how batteries work? Find out more about how batteries keep your devices powered.

Remains of the Day: A long, long time ago

Next time you drive the Chevy to the levee, you can do it with Siri's help. Elsewhere, do you remember where you were the day the MacBook Pro's slogan died? And Apple proves no moss grows on a rolling iPhone.

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AT&T adds extravagant new shared-data plans, data-only options

If you want a massive mobile data plan and don't mind paying gobs of money for it, AT&T is now happy to oblige.

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Remains of the Day: The best defense is a good Phil Schiller

Phil Schiller has eaten his Wheaties, the iMac can now join your other fine pieces of art, and the Retina MacBook Pro conceals a ghostly secret.

Apple Store thieves attack with bear spray

Vancouver police are investigating a brazen robbery at an Apple Store Monday night in which three suspects allegedly sprayed 40 people with a chemical mix designed to ward off bears as they swiped an undetermined amount of Apple laptops, iPads and iPods.

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Seagate to halt production of 7200-rpm laptop hard drives

Seagate has tasted the need for high-performance speed and now plans to discontinue 7200-rpm laptop hard drives in favor of faster hybrid and solid state drives.

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Remains of the Day: Putting on Airs

The Mac Pro begins its farewell tour, the MacBook Air may be in line for a makeover, and Apple's still taking the lion's share of money in the consumer electronics realm.