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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)

Chinese iPhone 5 Workers Strike Over Quality Demands

A labor watch group says thousands of workers at a Chinese factory that makes Apple’s iPhones have gone on strike over increased quality control demands and having to work during an extended national holiday.

10/05/2012

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

ConsumerWatch: Prepaid Cellphone Plans Can Pay Off For Individuals

According to one estimate, some consumers could save as much as $1,000 over two years by opting for a prepaid or month-to-month plan, instead of a contract plan.

09/24/2012

A South Korea shop manager shows Samsung Electronics' Galaxy S mobile phone (R) and Apple's iPhone 3G at a shop in Seoul on July 27, 2010. . (Park Ji-Hwan/AFP/Getty Images)

Samsung Targets Apple Online And In Court

Samsung Electronics plans to add the iPhone 5, set to be released Friday, to the list of Apple devices that it claims infringes its patents in a San Jose court case, according to court documents filed Wednesday.

09/20/2012

Apple iPhone 5. (CBS News)

CNET’s iPhone 5 Review: Finally The iPhone We’ve Always Wanted

Apple’s iPhone 5 launched to massive fanfare on Sept. 12, and now the verdict is in from CNET’s Scott Stein. He found that the new iPhone offers key features that were desired by users when its predecessor, the iPhone 4S, shipped.

09/18/2012

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

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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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