Siri, the voice-activated assistant on the new iPhone 4S, is apparently filtering out certain results, including the location of nearby abortion clinics.
Wednesday's special Google doodle wished a happy birthday to Mark Twain. The American writer was born 176 years ago. Well, Twain wasn't born then. A fellow named Samuel Clemens was. The pen name "Mark Twain" came many years later. Twain stands among many great pseudonyms. Some are obviously fake – Vin Diesel and Sting. But others might surprise you – John Wayne and Alan Alda. Here are 30 of the best from books, movies, TV, and music.
Google is honoring the 176th birthday of Mark Twain with one of its trademark doodles. Consummate technophile that he was, Twain would no doubt have appreciated it.
A Google doodle gave Mark Twain a warm birthday salute on Wednesday. But Facebook would have given Mark Twain a hard time. It's company policy, Mr. Clemens.
iPhone explodes on a flight into Sydney, reportedly filling the cabin with smoke. Battery problems happen, but a "red glow"? Not good.
Apple iTV is real, according to one source, and should hit shelves in 2012. Meanwhile, Microsoft wants to put Kinect motion controls into a TV set, says a new report.
The iPhone had a huge October in England, roundly defeating Google's Android operating system.
The Thanksgiving turkey on Google's home page comes with a full wardrobe. You can change the bird's feathers, hairstyle, and even footwear. In fact, by our calculations – keeping in mind that all of our finance and tech support staff have already left for the holiday, leaving us with an office full of liberal arts majors – Google's turkey has 2,985,984 possible combinations. Among those, there are 12 secret combinations. Find the right outfit and – poof! – the turkey reveals several bonus accessories. However, discovering all 12 could take you longer than cooking a Thanksgiving dinner with all the fixings. Fear not! We found each of the outfits so that you don't have to. Sit back and enjoy.
The Android operating system is under assault. By comparison, Apple's iOS is in pretty good shape.
The Kindle Fire was launched this month by Amazon. But according to one tech site, Amazon is already prepping a pair of successors.
Scientists at Northwestern University announced new technology for batteries that could last 10 times as long and charge 10 times as fast as they do today. What would it be like to charge your laptop from empty to full in 15 minutes?
The parts inside an Amazon Kindle Fire cost more than the e-reader's sticker price, according to a new report. But that's always been the Amazon way.