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Hands on with the first Mac: Apple's Macintosh 128K

Thirty years ago, Apple released the Macintosh 128K. Macworld U.K. took a look at the computer to see what it's like to use a vintage Mac.

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How the Macintosh measures up to 1984's other standouts

The Mac isn't the only thing to turn 30 this year. We compare the staying power of Apple's iconic computer to other things that came out in 1984.

Apple gobbled up the most chips in 2013 -- is that bad?

Apple easily outspent every other technology company in buying up chips during 2014, according to a new report. But does that give the edge to Samsung?

Judge rules Samsung infringed Apple patent before trial begins

A Samsung patent was also declared invalid

Late 2013 iMac review: Faster than before, but the gains over previous models are modest

We reviewed the $1299 iMac when it was first available. We finally got our hands on the other three standard configurations of the new iMac.

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Appeals court lets class-action status stand in Silicon Valley collusion case

The suit alleges companies including Google and Apple suppressed wages by agreeing not to hire each other's workers.

Woz endorses Chinese smartphone

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak threw his support behind phones from Chinese device maker Xiaomi at an event in Beijing.

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Apple cleared by appeals court of using Motorola patents

The ruling confirms an earlier trade court ruling and marks another victory for Apple.

Apple, Samsung CEOs agree to mediation in court dispute

The mediation will be held by February 19 ahead of a March trial for the patent dispute

Is 2014 the Year of the Smartwatch?

Smartwatch developers must focus on cutting prices, adding more apps, and improving the look in order to attract broad consumer interest.

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2013 in Video: Apple's year in review

Relive Apple's highs and lows with this video review of the company's 2013 product releases.

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Apple, Samsung forecast to still rule tablets in 2014

Tablets will make up 50 percent of the PC market next year, according to a new report.