When the Apple iPhone 4S and Amazon Kindle Fire tablet debuted this fall, the tech press blogged breathlessly about how these new devices harness 'the cloud.' Menacing as this hazy tech term may sound, the cloud is actually a regular part of daily digital life. In fact, gadget analysts expect this metaphorical cloud to envelop more of the world in coming years.
iPhone sales: Thousands are lining up outside of Apple stores in big cities around the world to get their hands on the iPhone 4S, the last iPhone unveiled during Steve Jobs's life.
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iPhone 4S fills in many of the holes that left Apple's line vulnerable to the competition. However, the iPhone 4S adds few truly new features.
Apple stock (AAPL) fell $17 to $357 in afternoon trading. The decline for Apple stock may be due to speculation that the company would unveil a new iPhone 5 today.
The iPhone 5 – or maybe iPhone 4S – will emerge at Apple's special unveiling Tuesday. If you're thinking about getting the latest iPhone, you might as well earn some money off your aging model.
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