Spin Magazine Suspends Publishing, Lays Off 11 Staffers

In a statement on Sunday, Buzzmedia, the digital-media company that purchased Spin earlier this month, said the bi-monthly magazine "will change" after the September/October issue. The company will not publish a November/December issue as originally planned, and it is not clear when production will resume.

Apple iPhone 5 Features: Why Future iOS Devices Need The 19-Pin Dock Connector

The dock connector may be the only iPhone 5 feature that we know, for sure, will be different in the next-gen model, allegedly "set for release" between September or October. Almost every major news outlet has reported Apple will slim down its traditional 30-pin dock connector -- the outlet for connecting the iPhone to other accessories, power sources, devices and utilities -- to just 19 pins in its next-gen iPhone, which Apple fans have ceremoniously dubbed "the iPhone 5."

Apple Rumored To Consider Investing Hundred Of Millions In Twitter To Help It Compete With Google, Facebook And Microsoft

After considering formation of a strategic relationship for over a year now, Apple and Twitter are reportedly back in talks about Apple investing in the short-messaging service, Twitter, to gain a toehold in the social-media world. According to the New York Times, Apple is reportedly considering an investment of hundreds of millions of dollars in Twitter, which would raise Twitter's value to $10 billion -- more than $1.5 billion more than its valuation last year.

Mac OS X Mountain Lion Release: More Bugs, Issues Reported In First Week Among Apple Users

It's been almost a week since Apple released OS X Mountain Lion, the next-gen operating system for the Mac, and we asked readers to submit any bugs, issues, errors or incompatibilities they've discovered on the platform. Our readers have come through in somewhat alarming numbers. We've sifted through reader submissions and emails to deliver the most common issues reported among Apple users using OS X Mountain Lion on their Macs. At the very end of this story, we have some information ab...

Apple iPhone 5 Release Date Set For Sept 21, Device To Debut Along With iPad Mini On Sept. 12 (REPORT)

Just a day after a Chinese website shocked the tech world by posting purported new photos of the fully assembled Apple's next generation iPhone complete with redesigned dock connector and rear panel, a new report surfaced early Monday saying that Apple is planning to debut the new iPhone at a special event on Wednesday, September 12, 2012, with the release date to follow 9 days later on Friday, Sept. 21.

Critics To Mike Daisey: Power Down Steve Jobs Stage Show

The now-infamous theater monologist has reworked the purported expose on Apple manufacturing for a three-week run at the Woolly Mammoth Theatre in Washington, D.C. And it goes without saying that not everyone is happy about the reboot.

Journalism Ethics: Is USA Today's Partnership With Subway Unhealthy?

USA Today's Eileen Blass scored an interview with eight-time Olympic medal-winning speed skater Apolo Anton Ohno, and the company wanted to promote the exclusive story on the front page of the sports section. There's nothing wrong with that; the way USA Today went about it, however, was highly questionable.

Mac OS X Mountain Lion: Apple Users Report More Bugs, Errors, And Incompatibility Issues

Mac users have been able to play with Apple's new big cat, OS X Mountain Lion, for roughly 24 hours at this point. Though the initial reviews were overwhelmingly positive, we mentioned that it was still early in the day, and as Apple users had a chance to explore Mountain Lion, they would inevitably find some bugs and errors. And that's exactly what happened. Mac OS X Mountain Lion: Apple Users Report More Bugs, Errors, And Incompatibility Issues

Apple Earnings Release: Can The iPhone 5, iPad Mini Offset A Disappointing Q3 2012?

Apple beat its own conservative quarterly estimate, reporting a strong jump in earnings and even sold a record number of iPads in Q3, but across the board, Apple did a rare thing: It missed analysts' estimates. Apple can rebound in Q4 if it decides to release its next iPhone, which many are already calling "iPhone 5," as long as the much-rumored "iPad Mini."

Mac OS X Mountain Lion: Few Major Issues, Bugs Reported Among Early Apple Adopters

Most Apple fans couldn't wait to download OS X Mountain Lion, the eighth iteration of the OS X software line for Mac, and as a result, the Mac App Store was flooded early Wednesday morning with download requests for the $19.99 upgrade. Most early adopters of Mountain Lion love the beast, but most major software upgrades are not without their fair share of bugs, issues, errors and omissions. Would OS X Mountain Lion suffer the same fate?

Apple OS X Mountain Lion: Why You Should Wait To Upgrade Your Mac

There's always a big buzz whenever Apple releases new hardware or software - or really, any time Apple does anything publicly - and today is no different. Apple released OS X Mountain Lion this morning, which is the eighth edition of its OS X software for Mac. Many will have upgraded to OS X Mountain Lion by now, but others are waiting to know if Mountain Lion is worth upgrading to immediately. Here's why you should wait.

Apple OS X Mountain Lion Release: A Guide To The 200 New Mac Features

It's officially the last week of July, which means that Apple has seven days to release its brand-new operating system for Mac, also known as OS X Mountain Lion. Users that upgrade to Mac OS X Mountain Lion will discover scores of useful features -- more than 200 of them, according to Apple. Here's a guide to the best and most important features in Mountain Lion.