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#Trending In Entertainment: Maya Angelou Dies And Brad Pitt Attacked

This week a beloved author passed, an A-lister was attacked, and two music moguls got $3 billion richer.

05/30/2014

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A Reminder That Some Fun Things Are Not On The App Store

There’s not an app for everything.

04/29/2014

A diagram of the walk and text feature in Apple's patent. (Credit: U.S. Patent Office)

Apple Patent Aims To Allow For Safe Texting And Walking

Walking and texting just might become as easy as walking and chewing gum at the same time.

04/01/2014

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Must-See US Technology Conventions In 2014

Among the must-see technology conventions to visit are the Cloud Expo in New York, E3 2014 in Los Angeles, MacWorld/iWorld and Dreamforce in San Francisco and South by Southwest in Austin.

02/04/2014

iPhone 4 - 2010

Siri Co-Developer From Chicago Talks Future Of Computers

We know her name – Siri – and we know her voice, but few of us know that one of her co-developers is a Chicagoan.

CBS 2–01/09/2013

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Holiday Shopping Online: Sites For Cyber Monday And Beyond

The money has to go a little further this year. Here are some of our favorite sites to visit for deals on Cyber Monday and throughout the holiday season.

11/07/2012

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Chicago’s Gourmet Caramel Apples

Nothing screams fall like crunching into a delicious caramel apple. There are a few places around Chicago, and one just a little further, to satisfy this craving that comes at this time of year. They also make great hostess gifts, or a dessert if sliced…

10/23/2012

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Best Darn Apple Cider Around Chicago

Nothing screams fall like apples! And when the weather starts to get a bit chilly, nothing warms us up like a hot cup of apple cider. Whether you find you need a mug while you’re out apple picking in the suburbs or just stopping to get one in the city, these places are offering up some of the best.

10/04/2012

New Apple Maps Misses Mark In Chicago

Apple’s new map application has been getting widespread bad reviews, and it misses the mark on some key spots in Chicago.

09/28/2012

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Long-Awaited iPhone 5 Officially Goes On Sale

The long-awaited iPhone 5 officially goes on sale Friday, and retailers are hoping they’ll have enough in stock to meet the demand.

CBS Chicago–09/21/2012

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Back-To-School Shopping Season Brings Big Deals From Retailers

It’s the second biggest shopping season of the year – back-to-school shopping, when American consumers will spend some $30 billion.

CBS 2–08/08/2012

Educational Apps

5 Best Educational Apps To Download

Education and technology are becoming increasingly integrated, and keeping up on all of the new educational applications for kids is important. One of the biggest struggles is not finding an app; it is finding the appropriate app.

08/01/2012

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Best Buy Burglars Take Big Bite Of Apple Inventory

Officially, police say a preliminary report shows 60 iPads, 11 Apple laptops and 10 GPS devices were stolen from the store at an estimated value of $42,000.

05/07/2012

Walter Jacobson

Walter’s Perspective: Tax Day Not Fair On The Little Guy

Tax Day is not a good day for me, or for millions of Americans like me, digging deep for the IRS — while hearing on the news that President Barack Obama’s digging shallow, paying just a 20% tax rate; and Mitt Romney’s hardly digging at all, paying a 14% percent rate on the $20 million he earned last year.

CBS 2–04/17/2012

Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks during an Apple product launch event at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on March 7, 2012 in San Francisco, California. In the first product release following the death of Steve Jobs, Apple Inc. introduced the third version of the iPad and an updated Apple TV. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Apple Unveils New 4G iPad

After months of wild speculation, it’s finally here: the new iPad. Don’t call it the iPad 3, it’s just called the iPad.

CBS 2–03/07/2012

The new iPhone 4 is displayed at the flagship Apple Store on Fifth Avenue on June 24, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

In Schaumburg, Apple iPhones Taking Bite Out Of Crime

Police officers in the northwest suburb are using all kinds of apps to help keep criminals at bay. CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports.

02/27/2012

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Gluten-Free Baked Goods For The Kids

With parties and celebrations galore, the holiday season can seem daunting when it comes to food for those who have dietary restrictions as well as those who are preparing food. Read on for some delicious, festive baked goods that are free of two common food allergens/irritants–wheat (wheat-gluten) and dairy–that will absolutely make your mouth water, even if you don’t have food restrictions.

12/29/2011

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Must Have Gifts For 2011

Since the season of gift giving is here, take a look at some of the year’s top buys that drew in the shoppers, me included.

11/22/2011

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JUNE 06:  Apple CEO Steve Jobs delivers the keynote address at the 2011 Apple World Wide Developers Conference at the Moscone Center on June 6, 2011 in San Francisco, California. Apple CEO Steve Jobs returned from sick leave to introduce Apple's new iCloud storage system and the next versions of Apple's iOS and Mac OSX.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Chicago Apple Fans On Jobs’ Death: ‘He Was Like Our Einstein’

Although Steve Jobs’ battle with a rare form of pancreatic cancer was no secret, the timing of the Apple co-founder’s death surprised both workers and customers alike.

CBS Chicago–10/05/2011

Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks at the event introducing the new  iPhone 4s at the company's headquarters October 4, 2011 in Cupertino, California.    The announcement marks the first time Cook introduces a new product since Apple co-founder Steve Jobs resigned in August.  October 4, 2011 in Cupertino, California.  (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Chicagoans Excited For New iPhone 4S

Apple unveiled the new iPhone 4S on Tuesday. A new feature means you can now talk to your phone and the phone will answer you. That voice activation feature isn’t all that’s new about the latest iPhone.

CBS Chicago–10/04/2011

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