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Chromebooks Seize Big Chunk of Commercial PC Market

According to research firm NPD Group, Chromebooks accounted for 21 percent of all commercial notebook sales in 2013. continue…

Apple’s New Campus Could Hurt Recruiting Efforts

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Is Silicon Valley not the “in” place to be anymore? As more tech companies set up shop in San Francisco, Wired wonders whether Apple’s proposed “spaceship” headquarters could be a boondoggle. The circular, 2.8-million-square-foot glass showplace received final approval from the Cupertino City Council in November and should open in mid-2016. Expected to house up to 14,200 employees, the project’s original estimated cost of $3 billion has nearly doubled. But, notes the magazine’s Marcus Wohlsen, Silicon Valley’s talent is heading… continue…

Apple’s iOS 7.x Now Jailbroken

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Evasi0n claims their jailbreak supports iOS 7.0 through iOS 7.4, and takes five minutes to install. continue…

BlackBerry Suffers Another Disastrous Quarter

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As part of its turnaround effort, BlackBerry has signed a “strategic partnership” with Foxconn to manufacture new devices. continue…

Games Dominated Apple’s Bestselling Apps of 2013

Games such as “Candy Crush,” along with Snapchat and other social apps, were among the most popular iOS downloads this year. continue…

Why Xbox One and PlayStation 4 Holiday Sales Don’t Matter

It’s not about how well the consoles sell in their first few weeks of release—it’s how they do over the next few years. continue…

Google Now vs. Apple’s Siri: Which Wins?

A new scoring system by analyst Gene Munster puts the two voice-activated assistants on relatively even ground. continue…

Apple’s Future Is Curves

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Chances are good that the company’s “curved touch sensor,” recently patented, could end up in a lot of its future technology. continue…

Why Apple Keeps Winning

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And how it could just as easily fail with its “iWatch” and other upcoming initiatives. continue…

What Does Apple Want with Topsy?

At first glance, the company has little use for a startup that specializes in social analytics. continue…