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Apple locks itself out of devices with passwords

In a Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011, file photo, a person stands near the Apple logo at the company's store in Grand Central Terminal, in New York. Apple will show off its newest products Sept. 9, 2014. The iPhone and iPad maker set the date in invitations mailed Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, to reporters and others who typically come to see the unveiling of Apple's latest twists on technology. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

Apple has tightened its technological security so not even the company can pry into a password-protected iPhone or iPad, a move meant to reassure the millions of people who are increasingly storing vital pieces of their lives on the devices.

Posted: September 19th, 2014 in Gadgets,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Amazon unveils new Fire tablets and Kindle e-readers

Fire HDX

Amazon.com on Wednesday expanded its array of tablets and Kindle e-readers, capping its line-up with a new flagship Fire HDX model boasting ‘stunning’ display and Dolby Atmos sound.

Posted: September 18th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Google debuts $105 smartphone in India; available in PH by yearend

google conference

Google on Monday launched a $105 smartphone in India, taking aim at emerging markets as part of an initiative called Android One.

Posted: September 16th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Chinese city creates cellphone sidewalk lane

In this photo taken Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, residents walk on a lane painted with instructions to separate those using their phones as they walk from others in southwest China's Chongqing Municipality. AP

Taking a cue from an American TV program, the Chinese city of Chongqing has created a smartphone sidewalk lane, offering a path for those too engrossed in messaging and tweeting to watch where they’re going.

Posted: September 15th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Gadgets,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Swiss watchmakers disappointed with Apple Watch

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Apple may be known for revolutionizing the world of music and mobile phones, but Switzerland’s centuries-old luxury watchmakers are unimpressed with the US tech giant’s latest foray into their world.

Posted: September 14th, 2014 in Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

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