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Tom Kaneshige has been covering business and technology in Silicon Valley for two decades. As senior online writer at, Tom covers Silicon Valley culture, BYOD and consumer tech in the enterprise.

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10 Popular iPhone Apps You Should Delete

10 Popular iPhone Apps You Should Delete

Screen after screen, folder after folder, app after app, the iPhone has become the new enabler for the mobile hoarder. For the New Year, though, many iPhone addicts have vowed to break or at least temper this fixation. If you’re looking for a fresh start, you can begin by deleting these 10 apps.
January 8, 2015
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Ashton Kutcher Says Steve Jobs His Hero

Comedic actor and popular geeknik Ashton Kutcher says he's learned a lot from playing Steve Jobs in the indie film "jOBS."
January 31, 2013
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An Apple Without Jobs Is Cooked

Steve Jobs' passion for perfection defined Apple. But a year after his death, a cautious Apple is putting the bottom line ahead of beautiful products.
October 4, 2012
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Which iPhone Retailers Tell the Truth?

Buyer beware is a good idea when making any major purchase. Yet a recent survey found iPhone retailers, including Apple itself, intentionally withhold information from customers about the potential availability of new phones. Is any retailer honest more often than others? Yes, and you'll be surprised who it is.
September 11, 2012
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Steve Jobs’ Humble Home

The late Steve Jobs' home was robbed this week, but one glance at his modest, and apparently easy to break into, house reminds us how little Jobs was caught up in the lifestyles of the rich and famous.
August 15, 2012

10 Popular iPad Magazines

The iPad has been hailed as a great multimedia consumption device. It has also promised to breathe new life into print magazines and newspapers. Apple's Newsstand app came out late last year. Let's see how 10 popular iPad magazines stack up.
July 12, 2012
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Apple Pays for iPad Trademark in China – Again

Apple just let a Chinese court wrestle $60 million for the iPad trademark in China, even though Apple had already bought the rights two years ago. Did Apple do the right thing?
July 2, 2012
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Would Steve Jobs Have Been a Good Politician?

Steve Jobs served on President George H.W. Bush’s Export Council despite sources telling the FBI that Jobs “will twist the truth and distort reality in order to achieve his goals.” Is this the intersection of business and politics?
February 10, 2012

10 Best iPhone Apps for Healthy Living

Make good on your New Year's resolution to live a healthier lifestyle through diet and exercise -- and let iPhone apps help you. Here are 10 iPhone apps that s will keep you from slacking off in 2012.
January 4, 2012
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iPhone Tip: Siri, I Command Thee

Take a cue from Star Trek’s Captain Picard on how to speak to Siri clearly and logically for the best results.
October 31, 2011
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iPad, iPhone Content Creates Apple Stickiness

How much cash have you spent on iTunes and the App Store? You’re probably pretty invested, at least enough to keep you stuck on Apple.
July 13, 2011
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Apple Is the Tiger Woods of Tech

Here's some unsolicited advice to the foolhardy marketers at Palm: Don't ever try to trump Apple again. It's like watching an old golfer melt down against Tiger on a Sunday. It's painful to watch.
June 9, 2009

Macs in the Enterprise: the Cost Factor

Few CIOs want to shell out recession-scarce dollars for pricy Macs for employees when a cheap PC will do just fine. But does it really save the company money?
March 30, 2009