Atomic Tom, a New York City quartet, posted a video of themselves playing their single 'Take Me Out' on their iPhones while riding the B train. Now the song is a hit on iTunes.
At its Oct. 20 event, Apple rolled out two new MacBook Air laptops, a slew of updates for its iLife suite, and a sneak peak at the next OS X upgrade, Lion. This new coat of polish for Apple's computer line comes at a time of rapid growth for the Mac. In the last few years, Apple has transitioned from a computer company that made mobile devices to a mobile-device company that makes computers. Last quarter, Apple shipped 14.1 million iPhones, 4.1 million iPads, and just 3.89 million Macs. Still, Mac sales have grown 2.5 times faster than the rest of the PC industry, according to the company. Wednesday's event tried to reassure Mac fans that the company stands firmly behind its computers, and convince mobile converts that many of the things they love about iPhones and iPad will soon appear in computers. Click the blue arrows to learn how.
China said Wednesday it will 'continue to provide rare earths to the world,' but it also plans to cut exports. Here's a Q&A on what all the fuss is about.
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Netflix streaming video is now available disc-free on the Nintendo and Sony consoles.
The recession has stalled the expectation of upward mobility in the American middle class: The unemployed are forced to live frugally, while many others choose financially cautious paths.
Smartphones with Windows 7 mobile operating system are designed to compete against Apple and Android. But some analysts are wondering whether Microsoft's smartphones strategy is swimming against the current.
Twitter is set to attract millions more members in coming months, said Twitter co-founder Evan Williams.