Advance orders began online at 12 a.m. PT on Friday, but the online Apple Store still wasn't back up two hours later. And some other preorder sites had hiccups, including Sprint and T-Mobile.
Advanced purchases for the new, bigger-screen smartphones through Apple's digital store will begin at the exact moment around the globe and at the same time as the carriers -- 12 a.m. PT Friday.
Two men on their way home from the Xbox One launch at midnight were mugged in Gloucestershire, and had their consoles stolen.
Apple's online store goes offline, presumably as the company prepares to open sales of the sleek new iPad Air in the US.
Microsoft's tablet debut is loud and colorful and full of enthusiasm. The only thing it's missing is people that want to buy its new device.
Company once again plans to open up its retail stores in the wee hours to sell to eager Surface 2 buyers.
This holiday season when you're entertaining guests, get everyone into the holiday spirit with some handbells on your smartphone. Wait, what?
A famous prison-break mystery gets a new wrinkle as scientists examine a hydraulic model that gives the escapees a brief window for a survivable run.
Telstra has announced the closure of its MP3 download service, BigPond Music, capping off what has been a tumultuous year for its other digital music property, MOG.