Apple isn't the only company that will have an updated digital set-top box to offer consumers this holiday season. Two of the company's main rivals in the market, Google and Amazon, are both expected to have new versions of their digital streamers on the market too.
Apple Watch owners are going to have to wait a while longer to upgrade the software that undergirds their gadgets. Instead of releasing the new version of watchOS on Wednesday, Apple postponed it, blaming a hard-to-squash software bug. The company did not offer a new release date for watchOS 2.0 ...
Join Mercury News tech columnist Troy Wolverton starting at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday for all the action as Apple holds a media event in San Francisco, where it is expected to unveil an iPhone update, a larger iPad and an improved Apple TV.
The new cards, notable for the gold-colored chips embedded in them, are designed to eliminate the most common form of payment-card fraud. But the move to the new cards may hasten the day when we don't use physical cards for payments at all.
Steve Jobs left no doubts about how he felt about the humble stylus: he hated it. So why is his company now selling one? At Apple's event in San Francisco Wednesday, the company unveiled a stylus called Apple Pencil that will be an accessory to its new jumbo-sized iPad Pro.