| Dec 24, 2013
| 12:26 PM
Two technologies acquired by Apple earlier in 2013 were revealed this week: BroadMap and Catch.
Apple's acquisitions were reported by 9to5Mac and later confirmed by Apple to AllThingsD. BroadMap specialized in mapping data; Catch was a cloud-based note-...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 7:24 PM
If my New Year's resolution holds in 2014, this is the last time I'll wind up staring blankly at my computer screen as my column deadline bears down.
I've been thinking about what to write all week, in between shopping, cooking, kicking back and outings...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 2:11 PM
In a move to appease power users, Apple has issued a note promising that popular features removed from the latest versions of the iWork Mac productivity apps will return within the next six months.
The Cupertino, Calif., tech company released new...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 1:38 PM
Aereo, the digital company that transmits local television signals to consumers via the Internet, said it will not oppose the efforts of broadcasters to have the Supreme Court hear their legal arguments against the start-up service.
"We want this...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 10:53 AM
Cyber technology is changing so fast it's almost impossible for parents to monitor.
In the past, parents knew the world in which their children were growing up and could guide and protect them accordingly. This is no longer assured since the landscape...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 4:59 PM
Cruise! A Guide to Ships and Trips From SutroMedia by Anne Chalfant
$3.99 for iOS and Android
What it is: a comprehensive guide for everyone from the Baby Cruiser to an Old Salt. Helpful filters sort cruises based on price, pampering, and travel-...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 7:13 PM
$2.99 for iOS
What it is: an app that helps you pack by providing customizable lists ranging from Pre-Trip tasks (including lodging reservations and preparing medical prescriptions) to Essentials (from a passport to plane tickets), Clothes,...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 5:36 PM
Perfectly Clear ($2.99 for iOS and $1.99 for Android)
What it is: an app with 12 automatic corrections to improve photos shot with a smartphone. The iOS version costs more because it includes noise removal and other features. When the Android version is...
| Jun 7, 2011
| 9:45 AM
| Jun 11, 2011
| 7:59 PM
This is huge, technologically speaking. Bigger than the iPad2, bigger than Playbook, bigger than iCloud, maybe.
Imagine you're shopping for jeans, something that is not fun if you are a male, and something you dread if you are a non-male. Finding a...