Tech Why Apple investors shouldn't freak out about flagging iPhone sales — just yet 2016-10-25T22:30:30.000000Z Apple’s (APPL) iPhone 7 and 7 Plus are its flagship smartphones and most important products, accounting for the majority of the tech giant’s revenue. So it makes sense that the slightest drop in sales would set off alarm bells for Apple investors. And that’s exactly what’s happening right now. In fa... Pogue's Basics: Google Maps one hand zoom 2016-10-25T21:08:16.000000Z OK, you’re in a new city, trying to navigate, letting the Google Maps app guide you on your phone. Review: Addictive ‘Civilization VI’ keeps the wonder alive 2016-10-24T22:17:28.000000Z My Greek empire had spent the past five thousand years keeping its nose in front of the other civilizations in the world. We attacked neighbors who encroached too closely and captured their cities. We aggressively developed our technology to become the first on our continent with muskets, then later... Professional-looking blurry backgrounds come to the iPhone 7 Plus 2016-10-24T18:59:45.000000Z Today is a big day for anyone who’s managed to get their hands on an iPhone 7 Plus—not an easy task, considering how few are available to buy. Because today, you can turn on Portrait mode. First, some background: The 7 Plus has two camera lenses: one wider angle, one a 2X zoom. iPhone 7 sales could make or break Apple's earnings 2016-10-24T15:28:14.000000Z Apple (AAPL) will announce its earnings on Tuesday, and all eyes will be on sales of the new, and arguably underwhelming, iPhone 7 and 7 Plus. The key question to be answered is: Have consumers decided to upgrade to the Apple’s latest phones, or are they waiting for what is expected to be a signific... How Google is remaking the mobile web 2016-10-22T16:17:25.000000Z Google’s AMP initiative will speed up mobile websites across the internet. Google has not, in fact, taken over Yahoo. Last year, Google set out to craft a faster, lighter way to publish stories on the mobile web. Review: ‘Skylanders: Imaginators’ has plenty of character, if you can afford it 2016-10-22T16:11:26.000000Z My toddler can’t remember their real names, but he’s already got a few favorite Skylanders. Tomato Guy (Food Fight), Horn Guy (Tree Rex) and Scary Car (Crypt Crusher) are currently in vogue, but he’ll play with any of the figures if given the chance. Here’s how the 4 top virtual reality systems stack up 2016-10-22T14:45:26.000000Z Sony’s PlayStation VR has finally hit the market, joining Facebook’s (FB) Oculus VR, HTC and Valve’s Vive and Samsung’s Gear VR as the first in-home virtual reality systems you can buy. The PSVR, which costs $400 ($500 if you get the bundle including the PlayStation Camera and two Move motion contro... Review: Beautiful Battlefield 1 gives the War to End All Wars its due respect 2016-10-21T20:21:40.000000Z World War I was the “War to End All Wars.” But as EA’s “Battlefield 1” points out in its opening scenes, the conflict that spanned continents and killed millions ended nothing. Pogue Basics: Touch and hold Google Maps 2016-10-21T18:57:25.000000Z I don’t know about you, but I consider Google Maps to be one of the best phone apps ever written. It’s just so good in so many situations!