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Finding My Lost iPhone: A Story of Apps, Obsession and a Good Samaritan

March 3, 2014 | 7:00 am

Finding My Lost iPhone: A Story of Apps, Obsession and a Good Samaritan

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Watching a phone travel all over the city and wondering why losing a simple possession tends to haunt us.

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San Francisco, New York Prosecutors Wait to Judge Apple ‘Kill Switch’

June 11, 2013 | 8:50 am

San Francisco, New York Prosecutors Wait to Judge Apple ‘Kill Switch’

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by Terry Collins, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The top prosecutors in San Francisco and New York, seeking ways to curb thefts of mobile devices, said Monday they will reserve judgment of Apple’s new security feature designed to make it harder to reactivate a stolen iPhone. San Francisco District Attorney George Gascón and New […]

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What Do You Think of Apple Maps?

September 24, 2012 | 4:52 pm

What Do You Think of Apple Maps?

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First, the good news: despite all the hullabaloo about the new Apple Maps providing incorrect directions, we can still use it to get from KQED to a local watering hole (in this case, the Irish Bank on Bush Street near Kearney Street. We’re not sure about the wisdom of taking I-80, though): Although it seems to […]

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iPhone Maker Foxconn Shuts Factory After Brawl

September 24, 2012 | 8:56 am

iPhone Maker Foxconn Shuts Factory After Brawl

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BEIJING (AP) — The company that makes Apple’s iPhones suspended production at a factory in China on Monday after a brawl by as many as 2,000 employees at a dormitory injured 40 people. The fight, the cause of which was under investigation, erupted Sunday night at a privately managed dormitory near a Foxconn Technology Group […]

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Apple Announces iPhone 5

September 12, 2012 | 1:00 pm

Apple Announces iPhone 5

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple on Wednesday revealed that the new iPhone 5 will be in stores in the U.S. and several other countries on Sept. 21. The other launch countries are Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore and the UK. A week later, the phone will be available in 22 more countries, […]

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7 Things to Know About the Hacker Release of Apple Device Data

September 5, 2012 | 12:07 pm

7 Things to Know About the Hacker Release of Apple Device Data

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Hackers! FBI! iPhones! Oh my… Media outlets have been breathlessly reporting during the last day or so about hackers who have published data from iPhones and iPads that are owned by consumers.  So it’s understandable if you’re a bit freaked. After all, a new study states that Americans are showing concern about the amount of […]

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4 Tips for Recovering Your Stolen Phone or Tablet

August 22, 2012 | 8:53 am

4 Tips for Recovering Your Stolen Phone or Tablet

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If you’re reading this on a smartphone or tablet, take a moment right now to survey your surroundings, especially if you’re out in public. That device could make you a prime target, but there are ways to protect yourself even if it gets stolen. Mobile device theft has been in the news lately. Police recently […]

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Tech Titans Apple, Samsung Face Off in Court Over iPhone, iPad

July 30, 2012 | 4:18 pm

Tech Titans Apple, Samsung Face Off in Court Over iPhone, iPad

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — With billions of dollars and control of the U.S. smartphone and computer tablets markets at stake, jury selection began Monday in a closely watched trial between two of the world’s leading tech companies over patents. Apple Inc. filed a lawsuit against Samsung Electronics Co. last year alleging the world’s largest technology […]

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June 29, 2012 | 1:18 pm

iPhone 5th Anniversary: Video of Steve Jobs Showing Product for First Time

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About five years ago I had some time to kill, wandered into an Apple store, and picked up the new phone everyone was talking about. I played with a little, then set it down, cursing. I had just purchased a competitor’s top-of-the line phone, and after just a couple of minutes with Apple’s offering, my […]

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December 19, 2011 | 4:00 pm

ITC Sides With Apple in Ordering Ban on Some HTC Phones

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal agency is siding with Apple and ordering an import ban on HTC phones that infringe on a patent belonging to the iPhone maker. The U.S. International Trade Commission said Monday that the ban will take effect April 19 so that wireless carriers will have time to adjust their plans. […]

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