It was an anniversary week with the iPhone celebrating its seventh birthday and we've got the Mac closing in on its 30th later this month. Yes, January has been good for Apple fans. Unfortunately, we don't have any good news on the iWatch front for you just yet. Nevertheless, this week, like nearly every week, there was something cooking on the old news front. Let's see what's what.
Early adopters of the new Mac Pro have been waiting with bated breath to find out how much Dell plans to charge for its new 4K monitor, which the company promised last month would retail for under $1,000. Turns out, it will be cheaper than expected.
After being kicked out of an AT&T event at CES 2014 earlier this week, T-Mobile US CEO John Legere hit the stage to introduce Un-carrier 4.0, which offers customers on rival networks a "get out of jail free" card to join the magenta network.
Carrier data caps are an unfortunate way of life these days, but what if companies could foot the bill so users don't go over their limits? That's the premise behind Sponsored Data, a new initiative coming soon from AT&T.
Our Tuesday recap is something of an unofficial Consumer Electronics Show 2014 edition, given that all five of today's stories hail from the trade show in Las Vegas that's consuming most of the tech news this week. Couldn't make the show this year? No worries, we'll give you the rundown on the hottest stories, right now!
Never let it be said that we at Mac|Life dislike iOS integration, but the latest news from CES in Las Vegas shows that some concepts are just getting weird. As The Verge reports, Belkin's latest "innovation" is to team up with Crock-Pot to introduce a slow cooker that work's with Belkin's home automation technology. It's said to mark only the beginning of a host of similar devices.
Remember webOS, the mobile operating system that powered the Palm Pre? It's making a triumphant comeback this year, but instead of smartphones and tablets, new owner LG is using it to power their latest HDTV sets.