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In Pictures: WWDC keynote highlights

Apple unveiled an updated MacBook line, more Mountain Lion features, iOS 6, and a smarter Siri. Here are some photos and recaps of Monday's WWDC keynote.

Third-generation iPad: What you need to know

With Apple's Wednesday introduction of the third-generation iPad, many of the questions people and pundits have spent the past few months obsessing over have been answered--but not all. We know it has a nicer screen, a faster processor, better cameras, 4G networking, and voice dictation. But even if you've read our live blog and our comprehensive review, chances are there are still bits of info you want to know. Here are all the details we've been able to dig up about Apple's newest tablet.

Apple set to unveil new iPad on March 7

You may want to sit down, because we’re going to talk about the iPad—and sitting is really the most comfortable way to use it, isn’t it? Apple on Thursday invited members of the media to a special event on March 7.

Remembering Steve Jobs, the man who saved Apple

Apple co-founder Steve Jobs died Wednesday after a long illness. He was 56. Jobs, who reigned as Apple CEO for 14 years, resigned his post in August 2011 and was replaced by Tim Cook, who previously was the company's Chief Operating Officer. Jobs, in turn, was elected as chairman of Apple's board of directors.

Steve Jobs's resignation letter

Here is the text of a letter sent by Steve Jobs to Apple employees, as he announced his resignation as Apple's CEO on Wednesday.

Mac OS X Lion: What you need to know

The last time Apple updated the Mac operating system-2009’s Snow Leopard release—the most noteworthy changes happened under the hood. That’s not the case with Lion, the next major version of Mac OS X.

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Stopped Before You Start

You know you're in trouble. Almost as soon as you turn on your Mac, it makes a noise you've never heard before - it may sound like glass breaking in a car crash or like a series of beeps. If you have an older Mac, the dreaded Sad Mac icon may appear, or you may just get a blank gray screen. After that, your Mac acts as though it's dead in the water. What do you do?

The Long and Winding Road

If the news that Apple Computer Inc. is getting ever closer to releasing OS X has you muttering "We'll see," we can understand your skepticism. Replacing the original Mac OS with a cutting-edge version has been a long process, full of more twists of fate than a Dickens novel and more code names than a CIA operation. And with OS X set to cross the finish line -- finally, probably, hopefully -- early next year, it's important to remember how we've arrived at where we are today.

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