Karen Haslam

Karen HaslamMacworld U.K.

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Macworld U.K. editor since 2008, Karen has worked on both sides of the Apple divide, clocking up a number of years at Apple's PR agency prior to joining Macworld U.K. Career highlights include launching the iPod and OS X while on the PR side, and honing news hound instincts while observing the astronomical rise of Apple following the Intel switch and the launch of the iPhone.

Google Refutes Apple's Claim that Devices Can't be Built in US

The company's new Nexus Q is "Designed and Manufactured in the USA" according to the inscription on the device.

Gates: Tablets Don't Fit into Schools

A low cost PC would better meet the needs of education, says the software leader and philanthropist.

Apple's iPad Will Be More Popular Than PCs in 2020

Piper Jaffray analysts think that in the long run any cannibalizing of Mac sales by iPads will pay off.

Siri 'Lite' May Surface in Mountain Lion

A voice dictation feature is planned for the next update of Apple's iOS, effectively bringing some features of the iPhone's Siri to Macs.

IBM Bans Siri Over Security Concerns

When Siri sends your voice to Apple's servers for conversion to text, is Apple capturing your passwords?

Nvidia to Make $199 iPad-Killer Possible

A new Nvidia platform is in the works that could enable Android tablets to be priced at just $199, $200 less than Apple's entry-level iPad.

iPhone 5 Expected to Fire Up Mobile Market

Worldwide sales of mobile phones saw a 2% decline in the first quarter this year, but analysts expect the launch of the iPhone 5 to boost overall sales.

Children's Book Asks 'Who Was Steve Jobs'

Penguin division publishes kid's book on late Apple CEO.

Apple Lets Jailbreak Back Into App Store, iTunes Store

The company has now set things straight again and all content on the iTunes Store -- including music and apps -- now displays the word "jailbreak".

Apple Fires Back Against Siri Class-Action Suits

Apple claims that the case should be dismissed because the plaintiffs have not specified that the claims about Siri led them to purchase the device.

US Postal Service Won't Fly iPads, iPhones, MacBooks out of Country

From 16 May it will not be possible to ship iPads, iPhones or laptops overseas from the US using the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Expect Apple TV in 2014, Analyst Says

A J.P. Morgan analyst says Moskowitz \the "strained" economic conditions mean that it would not be wise for Apple to release a television this year.

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Apple Responds to Tax Dodging Allegations

Apple claims that it is 'among the top payers of U.S. income tax' and also that it is among the top creators of American jobs.

Apple Won't Merge MacBook, iPad, CEO Assures

Combining a laptop and tablet simply won't work, which is why Microsoft's plan to deploy Windows 8 on both will be a disaster, Apple CEO Tim Cook declares.

New iPad Plagued by Connectivity Issues in Europe, Australia, and Asia

Apple is already looking into WiFi problems with the new iPad, in addition the new models have 3G connection problems.