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All the latest Apple news, featuring developments on the iPhone, iPad, Macbooks, OS X and much more.

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With Spotlight, Apple aims to push Google toward the shadows

Apple has been on a mission to make its users less dependent on Google's services. New search features in OS X Yosemite are no exception.

By June 3, 2014

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With iOS 8, Apple opens its garden, but keeps thorns sharper than ever

The iPhone maker is finally letting developers access more of its mobile OS. That's great news -- unless you're in a department Apple wants to dominate.

By June 3, 2014

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Wide-open sound: AKG K812 headphones

AKG takes its time developing high-end headphones so new models are rarely introduced, but the new K812s are a doozy!

By February 19, 2014

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It wasn't easy, but Camera Awesome for Android is here

The $3 SmugMug photo app's options for focus, exposure, editing, and sharing are now on Google's mobile OS. But Android's awkwardness means only the most popular phones are supported.

By November 12, 2013

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Apple's newest biz strategy: Free, free, free

In San Francisco on Tuesday, the company revealed a novel strategy -- giving away its flagship software. It may be the most natural move Apple could have made.

By October 23, 2013

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Artist creates 11-acre portrait in Belfast field

A 6-year-old girl is the subject of one of the largest portraits ever, created with soil, sand, and GPS.

By October 21, 2013

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Leaping parkour robot is cute and a little creepy

A lightweight version of the cockroach-inspired RHex robot tackles basic parkour moves with gusto.

By July 30, 2013

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Abe Lincoln's patent for a river navigation device

Looking back: On March 10, 1849, the future president filed a patent application for his imaginative method of "Buoying Vessels Over Shoals."

By March 11, 2013

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Mars rover finds more evidence of watery past in veined rocks

Engineers are gearing up to test Curiosity's powerful impact drill, a final milestone before heading to Mount Sharp, a towering mound of layered rocks some 6 miles away.

By January 15, 2013

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Buffeted by ethereal twisters, Mars rover gears up to move on

The Curiosity Mars rover, wrapping up initial soil sample analysis, readies for its search of suitable targets for tests of a power drill critical to future sample collection.

By November 15, 2012