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The new iPhone 5 is displayed during an Apple special event at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on September 12, 2012 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Apple iPhone 5 Orders Strong; Delivery Times Increase

Delivery times climbed quickly as Apple Inc. started taking orders for the iPhone 5 on Friday, suggesting strong demand.

09/14/2012

Apple Senior Vice President of Worldwide product marketing Phil Schiller announces the new iPhone 5 during an Apple special event at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on September 12, 2012 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

iPhone 5 Unveiled At Apple Event In San Francisco

After weeks of speculation, anticipation and a dose of hype, Apple unveiled the newest version of its wildly popular smartphone at an event in San Francisco on Wednesday.

09/12/2012

Apple Introduces iPhone 5

New Apple Accessories Could Be Blessing And Curse

Along with a new iPhone 5, Apple unveiled accessories Wednesday that could prove to be a blessing and a curse for customers: a set of earbuds that are meant to fit comfortably in more people’s ears, and a new adapter that will be needed to plug the new phone into older car dashboards and speaker systems.

09/12/2012

A man uses 'Siri' on the iPhone 4S. (Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Tech Report: New iPhone Has Apple Customers Anticipating Upgrade

As rumors continue to swirl about Apple releasing an all-new iPhone in a few weeks, iPhone 4S owners are wondering if they are eligible for an upgrade.

08/21/2012

Smoke rises from the scene of a fire at the Chevron refinery in Richmond, August 6, 2012. (James P.)

More Contra Costa Residents Signing Up For Voice Alerts After Refinery Fire

This week’s fire at the Chevron refinery in Richmond has led to an unprecedented number of residents in Contra Costa County signing up to be notified of emergencies with voice alerts.

08/08/2012

A man using two smartphones. (Indranil Mukherjee/Getty Images)

Tech Watch: Survey Shows Web Surfing Increasing Among Cell Users

CNET Editor at Large Brian Cooley looks at the numbers from a new survey on how many people are using their cellphones to browse the web.

06/26/2012

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Cell Phones Banned At U.S. Open Tournament In San Francisco

The organization is looking to eliminate all possible distractions for golfers.

06/12/2012

Berkeley Police Chief Michael Meehan (City of Berkeley)

Berkeley Chief In Spotlight Again After Overtime Search For Son’s Cellphone

Berkeley’s police chief is the subject of criticism again following news that he ordered officers to work overtime in an effort to find his son’s cellphone.

05/22/2012

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CA Office Of Traffic Safety Looks At Technology To Stop Distracted Driving

The Office of Traffic Safety is hoping technology will put an end to the dangerous practice of distracted driving.

05/16/2012

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California May Raise Fines For Illegal Cellphone Use While Driving

The fine for illegally using a cellphone while driving in California would increase from $20 to $30 under a bill approved by the state Senate, although the actual cost would climb to at least $199 for first offenders once court fees are collected.

05/14/2012

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