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  • 6 nerd words everybody gets wrong

    The language of technology is a moving target. As the technology changes, so do the usage models, business models and behaviors associated with it. So do the words.

  • Hands on: A month with Apple’s 4K 21.5-inch iMac

    The biggest difference in this year’s refreshed entry-level iMac is easy to see: It’s the new 4K screen, which brings a stunning high-resolution Retina display to the pricier 21.5-in. model. But to get the most from the iMac, you’ll want to accessorize.

  • Fight for your right to repair

    Buyers should have the right to repair equipment they purchase.

  • Facebook turned your lock screen into the new Twitter

    Facebook's new app uses notifications on your lock screen as a 'newspaper.' And so the war over lock screen real estate begins.

  • New Apple TV opens door for enterprise use

    Although the new Apple TV remains a consumer-focused device, that doesn't mean it has no potential in the boardroom, classroom, store window, or on the retail floor.

  • Going mobile with Apple's CarPlay (and a VW)

    It's no secret that when you buy a car, you get whatever already-out-of-date technology is built in. That's what makes Apple's CarPlay so useful (and exciting).

  • Microsoft risks IT ire with Windows 10 update push

    Microsoft has made it clear that it will take on a greater role in managing the Windows update process, and IT shops aren'y happy about its pushy plans.

  • Apple Pay at 1 year: Growing, but slowly

    A year after its launch, Apple Pay has seen some significant growth in the U.S. But the mobile payment service has a ways to go to get to wide adoption.

  • You are your smartphone

    Welcome to the new identity. An increasing number of services don't care about your password, your signature or even your mailing address. If you've got the authenticated phone, you're you.

  • Can the iPad Pro take on the Surface Pro at work?

    From the get go, it was inevitable that the iPad Pro would be compared to Microsoft's Surface Pro. For companies eyeing both tablets, here's what to consider before buying.

  • Why your gadgets sound so good

    Have you noticed how great technology sounds these days? There's a reason for that.

  • Apple’s 3D Touch system may be useful — someday

    The system is counterintuitive, and its usefulness is yet to be demonstrated.

  • Will the Apple-Samsung battle help modernize patent law?

    Currently, the balance tips in favor of clever lawyering rather than promoting true innovation.

  • 10 new words you need to know in Silicon Valley

    As mobile and consumer technology alters our lives, new coinages bubble up in the social networks to capture and express how people live. Here are 10 new words you need to know in order to describe the culture of Silicon Valley as well as the culture changes the valley is bringing into existence.

  • Lies, damned lies and benchmarks

    Volkswagen cheated on the emissions tests for 11 million vehicles. But it’s not the only company that has built lying into its testing and benchmarking.

  • XcodeGhost: Was Apple negligent?

    Apple should never stop improving its vetting process, but some things are clearly the responsibility of the developers.

  • New tech syncs small speakers for big sound

    In the past week, new methods for synchronizing speakers to create loud, high-quality sound have emerged. Finally.

  • LTE-U: Just the facts

    Debunking the myths and scare tactics needed for reasonable discussion.

  • A computer's place is in the kitchen

    Forget the living room. The kitchen is the true family hub now. Here's what Amazon is cooking up.

  • It was 20 years ago today ...

    20 years ago Microsoft released Windows 95, and the world lined up for it. 20 years later, things have changed.