Apple Readies OS X for Retina Display Macs

The recent OS X 10.7.4 update hides some changes that may seem minor at first glance, but could indicate that Apple is about to launch something major.

Disney Pairs RFID Chips, iPads for FastPass Update

Guests can test the new system, which involves FastPass cards containing RFID chips, with cast members tracking traffic via iPad.

Apple Saving Liquidmetal for 'Breakthrough Product'

One of the inventors of Liquidmetal says Apple is likely to use the alloy in its MacBook line, but not the next MacBook Pro.

iOS Apps That Make You Think and Excite: Gifture, Logos Quiz Game and SloPro

These apps for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch turn photos into animated GIFs, test your knowledge of logos, and create slow motion video on your handset.

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Apple Patent Applications Hint of Next-Gen Plans

Apple's patent applications describe an advanced, multi-tiered haptic technology that allows "textured feedback" as well as updated battery design and camera.

EA Says Rock Band for iOS Isn't Closing

Rock Band maker Electronic Arts assured customers it was not shutting down its iOS version of the popular music game despite a message sent out earlier this week by the company announcing it would close the game.

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Windows Phone Is 'Beautiful', Better Than Android: Steve Wozniak

Steve Wozniak prefers his Windows Phone to Android, but the iPhone is still his favorite.

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Apple TV, Refreshed 4G iPhone Predicted for Fall

An analyst studies sales trends and concludes Apple will launch a 4G LTE iPhone late this year, alongside its highly anticipated television set.

Steve Wozniak Speaks About Apple's Early Days

Co-founder reflects on Apple's struggles, sacrifices, sleeping patterns and Steve Jobs.

Rare Materials Keep iPad Manufacturing in China

Apple is not drawn only to cheap construction costs, but also to rare earth elements used in the tablet that are found only in China, a report suggests.

Refreshed MacBook Pros May Boast Retina Display

Intel reveals that its Ivy Bridge CPU is built for Retina display computers, hinting that Apple's redesigned range of MacBook Pros will support the higher resolution used on the newest iPad.

Low Supplies of Retina Display Limits iPad Shipments, Analyst Says

Foxconn factory investigations and high demand challenge Apple, which is still expected to sell more than 60 million iPads in 2012.

'Seamless Unibody Headphones' in the Works at Apple

Apple could be working on seamless unibody headphones--which won't retain dirt--for its iPod and iPhone.

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Apple Patents 3D Avatar Creation App

The application could be used for 3D gaming and be applied to next-generation holographic displays.

Are Tablets and Smartphones a Pain in the Neck?

Tony Kochhar, known as the 'UK's leading shoulder doctor,' says that tablets and smartphones are contributing to a rise in shoulder injuries.