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Smartphone usage trends show iPhone owners busier

Research shows iPhone owners spend 55 percent more time on their iPhone than Android users, but they have some similar usage habits.

Apple to pay $53 million to settle iPhone, iPod touch warranty suit

Apple has agreed to pay $53 million to settle a class-action suit in connection with warranties for its iPhone and iPod touch devices. The proceeds of the cash settlement will be paid to over 153,000 owners of the devices who were denied warranty coverage while Apple's "liquid damage policy" was still in force

on techhive.com

Tim Cook talks TV, smartphones, and wearable computing

In a wide ranging interview, Apple's CEO discussed the future of TV and the state of corporate taxation in the U.S., and tossed out a few juicy hints about the company's strategy for the future.

on macworld.com

US Defense Department approves Apple's iOS devices for its networks

Devices built around Apple's iOS operating system have been approved by the U.S. Department of Defense for use on its networks, as the department moves to support multivendor mobile devices and operating systems.

Foxconn's Hon Hai reports Q1 revenue drop, likely on weak iPhone 5 demand

Foxconn's Hon Hai Precision Industry posted a 19.2 percent year-over-year decline in revenue for the first quarter, with sales likely affected by weak demand for Apple's iPhone 5, according to an analyst.

The Kwikset Kevo lock opens at your touch

New deadbolt turns your smartphone into a virtual key.

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App Spotlight: EverClip copies your iOS clipboard to Evernote

Great for mobile workers, this ingenious app imports everything you copy to the clipboard, then lets you save it all to Evernote.

Review: Mysms works with Android or iPhone to let you text from your PC

Although mysms's compatibililty with both Android and iPhone is appealing, its PC component is awkward.

Spend wisely: $15 checks for iPhone 4 'antennagate' settlement roll in

For all the pain and suffering over the iPhone 4's somewhat minor antenna issues, anguished users are finally getting their closure in the form of $15 settlement checks.

on techhive.com

iTunes Store adds 'buy now, download later' option for video and music

Apple recently added a new option for iTunes purchases made in iTunes or on iOS devices to buy TV shows, movies, and music box sets now, but download later.

on macworld.com