Today’s iPhone is more useful than $3,000 worth of gadgets from a 1991 Radio Shack

A 1991 Radio Shack ad shows just how amazing modern smartphones are.

  • Timothy B. Lee
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  • Jan 31, 2014

Here’s why disabled users are excited about a campaign to jailbreak the iPhone

Disabled users need software that's not allowed by Apple's app store rules.

  • Timothy B. Lee
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  • Dec 13, 2013

OS X Mavericks shows Apple loves clean designs, even if you can’t see them

Three new features in Mac OS X that reveal Apple's obsession with cleanliness

Toes, animals, nipples and hackers — all can unlock iPhone’s TouchID

The Internet has found plenty of novel ways to use iPhone's new fingerprint scanner.

The Switchboard: Five tech policy posts you need to read today

Users sue LinkedIn, why BlackBerry's death spiral shouldn't faze wireless companies, and hackers have already fooled the iPhone's TouchID system.

What killed BlackBerry? Employees started buying their own devices.

BlackBerry was great at selling to corporate IT departments. It's not so good at selling to individual consumers.

  • Timothy B. Lee
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  • Sep 20, 2013

The decline of BlackBerry in one chart

Every major mobile OS from early 2007 is practically dead now.

Al Franken is worried the new iPhone fingerprint scanner might be a privacy menace

The latest iPhone model including a fingerprint scanner just hit the market, and Franken has questions about how Apple plans to use it.

Almost 200 people stood in line for iPhones in Georgetown. We have pictures.

One group arrived at 6 p.m. on Thursday night. All are buying the iPhone 5s.

  • Timothy B. Lee
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  • Sep 20, 2013

Happy Constitution Day! Now we can all download our own copy — on an app.

Now your phone can make you a Constitutional scholar. Well, sort of.

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