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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

The Best Buy store at 2100 N. Elston Ave. (CBS)

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

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 Store Patrons React To Steve Jobs’ Resignation

Steve Jobs has stepped down as the chief executive officer of Apple, saying he can no longer meet his duties and expectations. Chicago Apple Store patrons are reacting.

WBBM Newsradio–08/25/2011

Shelves Filled With The Apple iPad (Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

The iPad Trumps Oil: Apple Is Most Valuable US Company

Investors seem to think you want an iPad more than oil, as Apple Inc. became the most valuable company in the United States, surpassing Exxon Mobil Corp. on Wednesday.

08/10/2011

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This Year’s Coolest Back-to-School Gear

Kids want the coolest gear for going back to school. Here’s what should be making it into shopping carts this summer.

07/13/2011

Shout Sports Logo

New Sports Mobile App From CBS Chicago!

Anxious about your brackets? Watching every game? Check into games, score points, root for your team and talk smack to your buddies with CBS Chicago’s latest mobile application: Shout Sports!

03/16/2011

Apple iPad 2 in white (Justin Sullivan/ Getty Images)

Gadget Fans Line Up To Purchase iPad 2

Fans of the latest gadget from Apple were lined up outside its store at Old Orchard Mall hours before the new iPad went on sale.

WBBM Newsradio–03/11/2011

File photo of a Blue Line train.  (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Bloggers Weigh In On CTA Naming Rights Plan

The revelation last week that the Chicago Transit Authority plans to sell naming rights to its assets has a lot of people talking.

CBS Chicago–11/15/2010

Apple Store at North/Clybourn. (credit: Apple)

Apple Store Spiffs Up CTA Eyesore

As CTA subway stops go, the station at North and Clybourn has had a reputation as one of the dingiest.

WBBM Newsradio–10/22/2010

iPhone 4 (Ian Gavan/ Getty Images)

Apple Plans iPhone For Verizon

Apple Inc. plans to make a version of its popular iPhone 4 available through Verizon Wireless by early next year, according to a published report.

10/09/2010

Shelves Filled With The Apple iPad (Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

Motorola Takes A Bite Out Of Apple Patents

Motorola’s mobile division is suing Apple for alleged patent infringements in the iPhone, iPad, iTouch and in some computers.

10/06/2010

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