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Apple drops to second place in J.D. Power tablet satisfaction

For the first time, the iPad has fallen off the top of the customer satisfaction charts, beaten out by none other than Samsung. And it's exactly for the reason you might guess.

iPhoto 9.5 review: Uninspiring Mavericks update doesn't change enough

New version lacks creative spark and hides too many improvements under the hood.

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Apple iPhone 5s battery issue could result in reduced battery life

Apple is reaching out to owners of the iPhone 5s because of a manufacturing issue that could result in reduced battery life.

Taiwan protests Apple maps that show island as a Chinese province

Taiwan is demanding Apple revise its mapping software and remove a label that describes the island as a province of China, rather than as a sovereign state.

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Microsoft disputes tests that suggest Windows 8.1 has a battery life problem

MacBooks continue to outlast PC laptops. But why?

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Samsung's share grows while Apple's declines in Q3 smartphone market

Samsung Electronics continued to dominate the smartphone market in the third quarter, which also saw quarterly shipments cross 250 million for the first time, according to research firm Strategy Analytics.

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This is Tim: Apple's CEO on New categories, China growth, and free updates

During Apple's usual conference call with analysts, CEO Tim Cook took time to talk about the iPhone 5S, channel inventory, the difference between the iPhone 4S and the 5C, and more. Here’s an edited transcript of what Cook had to say on Tuesday about Apple’s most recent quarter.

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Historical Software Archive lets you use vintage software in your browser

The Internet Archive's Historical Software Archive is a new initiative to preserve old software and make it easily available through in-browser emulation.

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No surprise here: Teardown reveals you won't fix the latest MacBook Pro yourself

If you wear out your headphone jack, you're staring at a $1,000 repair.

Apple's iOS and OS X apps get the update treatment

Sure, Apple's iWork and iLife apps are the heavy hitters, but this week Cupertino also revved many of its smaller apps for iOS and OS X. Here's a rundown.

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