Microsoft to buy Minecraft; fans worry about game’s future

Minecraft is indeed going to be a part of Microsoft. And your reaction to that probably depends a lot on where you sit. Microsoft on Monday confirmed that it's reached an agreement to buy Read More →

Apple making big leaps with new iPhones, iOS

When it comes to adding new features to its mobile devices and handheld operating system, Apple usually sticks with incremental progress. But with its new iPhones and the latest version of its operating system, Apple Read More →

Apple’s new iPhones have blockbuster potential

I think Apple has a huge hit on its hands. It's just not the Apple Watch. As I said in my column today, I think Apple's new smartwatch has some serious shortcomings that Read More →

R.I.P., iPod Classic. It’s been fun

Apple's iPod Classic quietly passed away Tuesday, at the tender age of 13. The sixth-generation of the groundbreaking music player was removed from Apple's online store after Tuesday's unveiling of the Apple Watch and iPhone 6 without Read More →

Apple Watch: A fashion hit or miss?

As the most elite fashion houses showcase their new wares in New York, many critics were distracted Tuesday by the offerings of an upstart designer all the way in Cupertino: Apple. Fashionistas across the country are scrutinizing the Apple Watch. Although Read More →

Quoted: on lining up/camping out for Apple’s iPhone

"It's basically a mini Burning Man. People with shared values hang out together and have something to talk about." — Kit Yarrow, a consumer psychologist, on the customary camping out to wait for the new iPhone. What are those Read More →
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