Zooey Deschanel appears in an iPhone 4S Siri commercial.
June 11, 2012 The latest iPhone Siri ads, featuring actors Samuel L. Jackson, John Malkovich and Zooey Deschanel, are entertaining enough — if you enjoy watching people talking to themselves. Sure, Apple seems to be pushing its smartphone, but the subtler message may be about something else.
May 30, 2012 The Planet Money app for iPhone is now live in the app store.
Customers talk with Apple employees, in blue, inside a San Francisco Apple store on Friday, the first day of the launch of the new iPad.
March 19, 2012 Apple announced Monday that for the first time since the mid-1990s the company will start paying a dividend. At the end of 2011, Apple had almost $100 billion in cash burning a hole it its pocket, and investors have been clamoring for the company to start sharing the wealth.
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January 24, 2012 The company earned $13.1 billion in the quarter ended Dec. 31, a record. Sales of iPads were also up — soaring 111 percent from the same quarter a year earlier.
December 2, 2011 When it was discovered earlier this week that Apple's new iPhone assistant had trouble telling users where to find abortion providers, abortion rights groups immediately cried foul.
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December 2, 2011 Apps that track personal health information can be really convenient. But they may be a big privacy risk. App makers aren't controlled by federal health privacy laws, so what they do with sensitive information is up to them.
For real: Fisher-Price's Laugh & Learn Baby iCan Play Case protects an iPhone while baby plays with apps.
October 22, 2011 Research suggests that toddlers under 2 don't learn from television — and in fact, TV viewing, even in the background, could harm their development. But what about content on mobile screens? The answer may depend on how you're using them.
Apple marketing executive Phil Schiller describes the new iPhone 4S's camera, which includes 1080p HD video, at Apple headquarters in Cupertino, Calif.
October 4, 2011 The new phone, which has voice assistance, longer battery life and a better camera, will be launched on Oct. 14. Many of Apple's fans who had been looking forward to seeing a completely new device — the iPhone 5 — were disappointed by what many saw as an incremental improvement.
September 19, 2011 Clicks vs. the creative. Does the desire to attract online traffic make a writer less creative? As search engine optimization becomes a bigger part of our lives, a weird sort of online peer pressure has emerged.
Searching for a good book? Look it up on your phone.
June 28, 2011 Talk intern Kirstin Garriss just got her first iPhone. She knows she's a little late to the game, but she found yes, there's an application that you can download for just about everything you need, want or ever could imagine.
April 14, 2011 If you've been waiting anxiously, as some have, an alternative to black is just weeks away.
An example of enabling airplay inside the NPR News app.
April 1, 2011 Stream audio straight from your iPhone, iPod or iPad to your Apple TV. Bringing NPR into your living room in a whole new way.
February 12, 2011 With the end of AT&T's exclusive hold on the iPhone, one customer reflects on a painful breakup.
The online ad many have been waiting for.
January 11, 2011 The wait is over. Verizon Wireless just officially announced that it too now has the iPhone, ending AT&T's exclusive deal with Apple.
January 11, 2011 Verizon Wireless is expected to announce today that it will start selling a version of the Apple iPhone that will run on its network.
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