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Find My iPhone update brings direction support

Apple's added direction support to Find My iPhone, letting users plot the best route to their misplaced iOS device.

Apple and Samsung are now top mobile device makers

Apple and Samsung have emerged as the global kings of smartphones, tablets and PCs even though the two vendors have very different product and pricing strategies, IDC said Monday.

on techhive.com

Foxconn considers expanding its manufacturing in the US

Foxconn Technology Group, which manufactures products for a number of tech firms, notably Apple, confirms it may expand its existing manufacturing operations in the U.S. The move could be linked with Apple's plan to bring Mac manufacturing back into the country.

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A U.S. Apple factory may be robot city

Apple's planned investment of $100 million next year in a U.S. manufacturing facility is relatively small, but still important. Apple has the money, talent and resources to build a highly automated factory that turns out products that are potentially cost competitive with those it now makes in China.

Apple posts holiday shipping deadlines

Apple has posted the shipping deadlines for ordering its products to have them arrive by Christmas.

Mapping Apple’s Retail Expansion

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MacStories maps the pattern of expansion for Apple Stores across the world, starting with Apple's first stores in 2001.

Remains of the Day: There are those who call him 'Tim'

Tim Cook speaks out on, well, pretty much everything. Meanwhile, Samsung gets permission to peek at Apple and HTC's new BFF deal, and AT&T phones in Pennsylvania are going to the Dans.

Apple CEO Tim Cook says Mac production will begin in the U.S.

Apple will begin manufacturing one of its existing Mac lines in the United States next year, CEO Tim Cook told several news organizations, a move that may address fierce criticism over the company’s overseas manufacturing processes.

Remains of the Day: Born in the USA

New iMacs are coming from inside the country! Elsewhere, Apple lets you buy iPhone 5s until your heart is content, and Ashton Kutcher's Steve Jobs impression is a little eerie.

iTunes Store expands to 119 countries, keeping rivals at bay

Apple on Tuesday took a major step toward Tuesday in expanding its presence in the international market, launching the iTunes store in more than 50 countries, a move that nearly doubles the list of countries where it sells music.

Holiday Guide: How to buy Apple gear, affordably

It’s the holidays. That special person in your life is a big Apple fan, ready and hopeful for some new gadgets to unwrap. But you’ve got a problem: The bank account isn’t quite as robust as it needs to be to pay full price for an iPhone 5 or the latest Mac. What to do?

Superguides holiday sale: Save 10 percent on all Macworld ebooks

In celebration of the holiday season, we’re happy to announce that all our popular Macworld Superguides are on sale through our eBookstore.

Introducing Macworld's Mac Basics Superguide for Mountain Lion

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Macworld's Mac Basics Superguide for Mountain Lion is now available for purchase on the iBookstore as well as on the Kindle, Nook, Mac, and PC.