Americans are still reeling from the explosions that rattled the Boston Marathon on Monday afternoon, which all but consumed social media outlets like Twitter and Facebook almost immediately after they took place. As a result, you might have paid far less attention to tech-related announcements (and who could blame you?), but thankfully we've assembled a handful to get you up to speed.
A pretty spread out bunch of news stories this week. Whether it's the nation's number four carrier picking up the iPhone at long last or the nation's number one saying they could easily follow suit in getting rid of contracts, it's all the news you missed this week while you were working or some other nonsense. So come on, Apple fans, get a load of the news of the week.
If you weren't paying attention to the calendar on Monday, you might have woke up and thought any number of these clever pranks were the real thing -- so here's a few of the tech-related gags we got a chuckle out of.
Wow! After 13 beta seeds and three and a half months in testing, Apple finally pulled the trigger on OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.3 on Thursday. What took so long? Hard to tell, but that wasn't all the company had on its plate overnight -- so read on and find out what you might have missed before packing it in for the weekend.
Just because they have billions in the bank, that doesn't mean Apple wants to share it with the record labels. The big news Thursday was a new report that sheds some light on Cupertino's lowball tactics as it works to launch a rumored music streaming service. Will the iPhone maker get its way? As with most things, only time will tell. Until then, get caught up on what you might have missed before heading into the weekend...
Apple may sell wonderful products, but they're not entirely infallible -- with the right combination of button presses on an iPhone lock screen, anyone can access the device, as long as it's running iOS 6.1.
We're living in a world now where everyone has a camera in their pocket. And when life shows us something unexpected or exciting, we're quick to share those videos with the world. While uploading videos to YouTube from an iPhone or iPod Touch is already a fairly easy task, the new Capture app simplifies the process and adds some enhancements.