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Reading List: Do it yourself

Apple's reportedly building an in-house team to work on speech recognition research, but its in-house advertising team isn't doing so hot.

10 for 10: 10 things we'd like to see in OS X 10.10

At next week's WWDC Apple is expected to unveil the latest update to the Mac OS, version 10.10. In keeping with the 'tens' theme, here are ten improvements we'd like to see in the desktop OS.

Reading List: The iPad can get some (satisfaction)

Siri lets potential hackers view your contact list, the iPad rebounds in Tim Cook's favorite metric, and Apple's retail presence is not to be denied.

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16 things you should know how to do with Siri

The virtual assistant in iOS can do all kinds of stuff, of course. But here are the 16 things we think everyone should try at least once.

16 things you should know how to do with Siri

The virtual assistant in iOS can do all kinds of stuff, of course. But here are the 16 things we think everyone should try at least once.

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Reading List: Green machine

Whether it's the kind that grows on trees or the kind that makes the world go around, Apple's all about the green.

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33 great tips and tricks for iOS 7

Whether you're an iOS master or just starting out, here are 33 tips that can help you get the most of your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.

Apple's acquisition of speech recognition company speaks to Siri improvements

Apple confirmed to TechCrunch that it bought U.K.-based speech-recognition firm Novauris last year, suggesting the company is focusing on improving its virtual assistant, Siri.

Fire TV, Cortana, HTC One, and the pains of cord cutting

Amazon's Fire TV and the battle for the living room, why cord cutting won't work for sports fans, the new HTC One phone, and Cortana versus Siri versus Google Now.

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Wall to wall Apple: How iOS could make its way into your home

Is Apple trying to launch a revolution in the world of home automation? The pieces are slowly falling into piece, says contributor Marco Tabini.

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Facts, smacts. Don't let them get in the way of your carefully reasoned analysis.