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New Gmail App Android Lollipop
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Hands on: This is the brand new Gmail app for Android

Google is delivering a brand new and completely redesigned Gmail app for Android.

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Hands on: The first things you notice about the Nexus 9 and Android 5.0

Google's new HTC-made Nexus 9 tablet is on its way into the world -- and it's officially landed in Android Power's world headquarters. Time to go hands on!

12 ways to use your old iPad

12 ways to use your older iPad

If you're among the millions planning to upgrade to a new iPad, then what can you do with your older Apple tablet? Here's some cool suggestions.

ARM to bring 4K to smartphones, tablets with new GPUs

ARM, whose processors are used in most mobile devices today, is supercharging its latest Mali graphics technology to bring 4K graphics to tablets and smartphones, while also extending device battery life.The company will upgrade its...

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Microsoft's Surface turns first profit in 2 years

After two years and nearly $2 billion in losses, Microsoft's Surface turned a profit in the September quarter.

5 great iphone ipad accessories for busy people

5 great iPhone, iPad accessories for busy people

Some cool accessories I think will be useful for people wanting to get the best from their iPhone or iPad while on the move.

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About this "iPad is DOOMED" foolishness

Can we put a stop to the ridiculous narrative that Apple has an iPad problem? At best it is just foolishness, at worst it's mendacious FUD.

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Mac revenue tops iPad as Apple sells record 5.5M computers

Apple said it sold a record 5.5 million Macs in the September quarter, boosting sales by 21% year-over-year during a stretch when the overall PC business remained in the red.

IPhones dial up larger Apple profit in Q4

While Apple's iPad shipments declined, strong iPhone 6 and 6 Plus sales buoyed the company's profit in its fiscal fourth quarter.

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iOS 8.1 arrives, which means Apple Pay is also here

Apple's iOS 8.1 is packed with major features like Apple Pay, iCloud Photo Library and support for Continuity so your phone and your Mac will work in perfect harmony.

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Apple's A8X chip opens door to new devices

The A8X chip in Apple's iPad Air 2 is faster than its predecessors and could pave the way for the company to put its homegrown silicon in large-screen tablets, TVs, cars and even laptops.

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Apple SIM has potential, but widespread changes will take time

New Apple iPads allow users to choose between data plans offered by different cellular carriers without having to obtain a separate SIM from each.

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Apple's new iPads and Retina iMac: 'Empty calories' or nutritious adds to portfolio?

Apple today unveiled the 9.7-in. iPad Air 2 and the smaller 7.9-in. iPad Mini 3, both revisions of their predecessors, with the new Mini getting the shortest shrift on stage time and changes.

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Apple's big iPad event -- the highlights

With new iPads, a new top-end iMac with a 5K retina display and an updated Mac mini, Apple rolled out a lot of hardware today.

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Apple's #iPadAir2 event: 3 thoughts

The sub-$500 Mac mini; Apple's line-up grows its reach and company's 5K iMac display means it has a path to disrupt display prices.

Replacement cycle dilemma dogs the iPad

Apple will introduce new iPads today in the hope they rejuvenate sales, whose growth has slumped in the first two quarters of 2014.

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Apple's Oct.16 event live feed

We'll be covering the new news out of Apple as it happens on October 16.

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Apple leaks iPad Mini 3 and iPad Air 2 details ahead of Thursday launch

Apple seems to have inadvertently leaked details about the new iPads it's expected to unveil Thursday.

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