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Apple Hits a Low as Market Asks: Where's the 'Wow'?

Shares of Apple tumbled Thursday after it posted disappointing quarterly results, hitting lows last seen in January 2012. Yes, Apple's still selling a ton of iPhones and iPads, but it's just not making as much on them as it used to.

Apple TV Comes a Step Closer to Home Entertainment Reality

Apple is testing smart TV designs with major Asian component suppliers, The Wall Street Journal reports. And executives at some suppliers for the world's most valuable tech company are confirming that designs for a large-screen high-def television are in the works.

Black Friday Sales: Your Big Guide to Deals, Stores and Times

Black Friday sales circulars for several major retailers are already out online, and the deals look tempting. And at some chains, you won't even have to wait until Friday. We'll update as we learn more, but here's the scoop on the deals and sale times that we know so far.

iOS 6 Is Here: What Features Will Your iDevice Get?

Apple has pushed iOS 6 live with a long list of new features, like system-wide Facebook integration, Passbook, and a much improved Siri. But while the upgrade offers a lot of new stuff, not everyone will get all of it. What will iOS 6 add to your device? The experts at TechCrunch break it down.

Wall Street Watch Monday

If you thought that all the hype leading up to last week's unveiling of Apple's iPhone 5 was over, you'd be wrong. The party continues for the world's most valuable company -- which just got even more valuable after racing to an all-time high on Friday.

Family Money: How to Cash In on Your Old Electronics

Every day, Americans throw out more than 350,000 cell phones and 130,000 computers. But we're passing up a tidy sum -- plus some potential tax deductions -- by dumping them in the trash or leaving them to gather dust.

Would You Pay $1,499 for an Apple Television?

A Best Buy online survey is asking participants how they would feel about a 42-inch HDTV from Apple. The specs it describes are impressive. But at $1,499, Apple's plan to revolutionize the way we watch TV could be priced out of the market.

The Financial Upside to Buying Your Kid an iPad

How does this savvy business journalist justify buying a new iPad for an 11-year-old? Three ways that are educational, one way that's parental, and one -- believe it or not -- that's essentially financial.

Why Nintendo Will Never Be Great Again

Once upon a time, Nintendo was king of the video game consoles, but that day is long gone. Shares of Nintendo hit a five-year low this summer, wiping away any gains from the Wii era, and it took a steep operating loss to boot last quarter. Here's why there are no bonus lives in its future.

Five Gadgets Worth Buying Now

Now that electronics makers have unveiled their latest gadgets and stores are slashing prices on old inventory and TVs for the Super Bowl, there are...

Gap Test Drives Apple's iPhone Point-of-Sale System

I'm a big admirer of the sleek point-of-sale system that allows Apple Store employees to run credit card transactions on iPhones or iPod Touch devices. Now, Apple is going to offer its POS system to other retailers, a move that could create a multifaceted win for Apple's enterprise business.

Apple Unveils Tiny New TV Device

At a much-anticipated event Wednesday, Apple announced an overhaul to its Apple TV device and video rental pricing plan. The size of a hockey puck, the new Apple TV box is designed to allow users to stream TV shows and movies withe greater ease and at a lower price. Steve Jobs also discussed new features for Apple's iPods, and a new social network connected to iTunes. (Video from Sam Gustin.)

Apple's Top iPhone Hardware Executive Exits

Mark Papermaster, Apple's senior executive for iPhone hardware, has left the company, leaving behind a firestorm of controversy surrounding the iPhone 4 and its antenna problems, and the resultant complaints about reception.

'Toy Story 3' Rockets to No. 1 in Its Opening Weekend

Toy Story 3, made by Pixar, the digital animation company Steve Jobs co-founded and later sold to Walt Disney, is off to a blazing start at the box office, pulling in $41 million in its first day on Friday and a likely $100 million-plus for the weekend.

Find way out of mall with iPhone app

A new free iPhone app, Point Inside, solves almost all of my major annoyances with visiting a big mall: knowing where I am, where the store I want to...