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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?

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.

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 wins in patent infringement trial against Wi-LAN

Apple had been accused of infringing a patent relating to CDMA and HSPA communications technologies, but a federal jury ruled in the company's favor.

The free-OS revolution: What Apple's Mavericks move means for Windows

Apple's claim of revolutionizing pricing with OS X Mavericks isn't quite as revolutionary as claimed. The new-age "One Microsoft" is already laying the groundwork for free Windows upgrades.

T-Mobile wants to give you a (sort of) free iPad Air

T-Mobile might provide the most affordable way yet for you to get your hands on one of Apple's new iPads.

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Apple's free OS is no threat to Linux at all, says its creator

Apple's move to offer its latest desktop operating system, OS X Mavericks, for free isn't going to affect the Linux operating system at all, its creator Linus Torvalds said.

Apple and Samsung spar over 'massive disclosure' of leaked license contracts

Apple and Samsung Electronics exchanged heated words in court Tuesday over allegations that Samsung's lawyers leaked details of confidential Apple licensing agreements to Samsung executives.