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Upgraded Raspberry Pi now available

The "final evolution" read more »

Apple quickly counters China claim of iPhone spying

Fast response shows how important the market is to the U.S. company read more »

China calls the iPhone and iOS 7 threats to national security

State-run media blasts 'Frequent Location' feature read more »

Tip of the Hat: Samsung's warning should be no surprise

Competing on price has served Samsung well, but Ben Thompson says only Apple has the right long-term smartphone strategy read more »

Windows 8 uptake sags, flirts with flop

For the first time since its October 2012 launch, Windows 8 loses user share, comes close to matching sluggish tempo of Vista read more »

Apple deals $50-$100 store gift cards for back-to-school promo

Educational discounts on the hardware also apply read more »

Apple patches iOS, OS X and Safari on Mega Monday

Also fixes Macs' Wi-Fi re-connect problem, says Apple read more »

Wal-Mart slashes iPhone 5S and 5C prices by as much as 71% off list

In-store-only discounts to $99 and $29 suggest attempt to drive foot traffic read more »

Google answers Apple's 'Continuity' with partial measures

Nearby Android smartphones will log Chromebook users into Google services, apps read more »

Apple cuts iPod Touch prices by up to 25%

With iPod sales flagging, Cupertino slashes prices rather than dump the line read more »

Yosemite's 'Handoff' will work only on Macs less than 2-3 years old

Apple engineer confirms Handoff uses Bluetooth LE to pair devices; supported Macs may be in the minority read more »

Apple nails Health timing as fitness app usage soars

Analytics firm Flurry cites 62% increase in health and fitness app usage in the last six months read more »

Headphone makers will be wary of Apple's Lightning audio pitch

They remember Apple yanking the 30-pin business out from under speaker dock makers read more »

No-interest financing tips consumers to priciest iPhones

People paying full price are more likely to go high than consumers getting subsidized deals read more »

Developer demos iPad split-screen in photos, video

Gets the hidden code to divvy up the screen for simultaneous display of two apps on iOS 8 read more »

Docker containers to take a bite out of virtualisation market, says Forrester

Release of Docker 1.0 will increase use of Linux technology in the enterprise read more »

Microsoft should grab Apple's 'Handoff' for Office

Rival's 'Continuity' feature would make a useful addition to Office on iOS and OS X, says analyst read more »

Tizen OS declared 'dead in the water'

The mobile OS is years behind Android and iOS with a fraction of the developers, says analyst read more »

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 launches with support for Docker containers

Offers Active Directory support read more »

Devs can 'Handoff' iOS apps to browser-based UIs on Macs

Continuity's premier feature covers cases when apps aren't available on both the iPhone/iPad and the Mac read more »


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