No, they won't replace your tablet or laptop, but the iPhone 6 Plus and Android phablets -- with a bit of preparation -- prove to be effective occasional work tools.
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Apple's Q4 2014 earnings are out, and while iPhone and Mac sales were strong, iPad sales fall well below analyst expectations.
Laptops are good rivals for the desktop, especially if you use the iPad Air as an external monitor.
Twenty years ago this week, Apple Computer released the PowerBook 500 laptop, a high-style model aimed at providing a mobile desktop. It was the first laptop to use a new input device, the trackpad. But this and more came with a bit of sticker shock.
Continuing its cross-platform push, Microsoft has updated its OneNote for iPhone and Mac apps with some noteworthy new features.
Intertrust alleged Apple violated more than a dozen patents in the iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, and Mac products, relating to security software technologies.
The Mac Pro could well become the computer of choice for the "power desktop" in Hollywood and the jet set. But how does one bespoke a mass-produced item? For these cases, it will be the colors and metallics.
Apple rushed the release of iOS 7.0.6 on Friday with a patch for a shockingly overlooked SSL encryption issue that leaves iPhone, iPad and Mac computer users open to a man-in-the-middle (MITM) attack.
Apple has acquired enough sapphire crystal furnaces to make anywhere from 100 million to 200 million 5-inch iPhone displays, according to 9to5 Mac.
25 vulnerabilities are addressed in the new version 11.1.4. 24 of them affect only the Windows version of iTunes.
Even as iPad sales continue to grow, Mac figures demonstrate Apple is not immune to the PC industry woes either.
This little corner of ZDNet is always busy, and this month was no exception. Here's a breakdown of the top coverage in one convenient place.
Is Apple moving its Mac desktop and laptop lines to ARM processors developed in-house? The company's powerful new 64-bit A7 processor found in the iPhone 5s is giving new life to the old rumors.
Why sit at a desk when you could be out and about and still be able to control your PC or Mac from your smartphone or tablet? Here's how I do it.
According to Amazon, the number one selling laptop isn't a Windows PC or a Mac, it's the Samsung Chromebook, which runs Google's Linux-based Chrome OS.
Samsung has increased its lead over Apple in the market for "smart connected devices", which includes PCs, tablets and smartphones, says IDC, while smartphones will take two thirds of this device market by 2016.
Analysts suggest that iPad and iPad mini sales are cannibalizing Mac sales and resulting in weak demand. iPhone continues to be Apple's flagship product.
Apple and Android fanboys steadfastly hold their ground in the debate over whose operating reigns supreme, but they may not have a leg to stand on after two defectors changed sides.
Google's newly acquired phone making unit is to sue Apple (again) for patent infringement. Another ruling is expected this week: is the tide turning on Apple?
The recent remote wipe attack through Apple's Find My ... service on a Wired reporter's Mac, iPhone and iPad shows that local backups, system clones and strong passwords are more important than ever.
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