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  • Skyfire iPhone app: Gone from iTunes, but for how long?

    Horizons Skyfire iPhone app: Gone from iTunes, but for how long?

    Skyfire iPhone app has been pulled from the Apple iTunes store amid a surge of consumer demand. Skyfire reps said they were working to increase server capacity.

  • Apple: Lion OS draws inspiration from iPad

    Apple: Lion OS draws inspiration from iPad

    Apple: Lion OS X will borrow many of the lessons that the company learned from its massively successful iPhone and iPad.

  • Apple event brings MacBook Air, OS X Lion, and FaceTime for Mac

    Apple event brings MacBook Air, OS X Lion, and FaceTime for Mac

    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.

  • In Pictures Steve's apples

    The Apple-1, which made its debut in 1976 and sold for $666.66, was one of an estimated 200 produced. The machine had just eight kilobytes of RAM and was sold without a keyboard, monitor, casing, or power supply, but in principle, it worked straight out of the box. The computer was built by former Apple CEO Steve Jobs and co-founder Steve Wozniak in the garage of Mr. Jobs's parents. Here's a look back at the Mac.

  • Back to the Mac: What will Apple unveil Wednesday?

    Horizons Back to the Mac: What will Apple unveil Wednesday?

    Back to the Mac, the next Apple press conference, promises computer updates. But could Apple also reveal the Verizon iPhone?

  • Apple earnings soar on iPhone, iPad sales, sending stock to giddy heights

    Apple earnings soar on iPhone, iPad sales, sending stock to giddy heights

    For the quarter that ended in September, Apple earnings were the highest ever, and share prices have followed suit. Even with more competition on the horizon, Wall Street analysts are bullish.

  • Verizon iPhone: the ‘Chinese Democracy’ of smartphones?

    The Reformed Broker Verizon iPhone: the ‘Chinese Democracy’ of smartphones?

    If the Will they? Won't they? rumors continue to swirl about the possible Verizon iPhone, customer interest will eventually peak and then die away, as it did for the long-awaited and underwhelming Guns n' Roses album 'Chinese Democracy.'

  • Apple iPad to be sold at Target

    Horizons Apple iPad to be sold at Target

    Apple iPad will shelves at retail giant Target – and just in time for Christmas.

  • Steve Jobs preparing to revolutionize the newspaper business?

    Steve Jobs preparing to revolutionize the newspaper business?

    Steve Jobs and Apple are rumored to be preparing a newspaper subscription service. Could Steve Jobs shake up another industry?

  • iPhone 4 case: Still free, but not for much longer

    Horizons iPhone 4 case: Still free, but not for much longer

    iPhone 4 case offer won't be extended past Sept. 30.