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The Week in Mac Apps: Restore your iPhone hassle-free with iMazing 2

This week's roundup of new Mac apps is full of new goodies for macOS Sierra—including iMazing 2, a Mac app for backing up your iOS devices.

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Bounty for iOS jailbreak exploit jumps to $1.5 million

The value for zero-day exploits targeting Apple's iOS software is jumping. On Thursday, a company called Zerodium began offering as much as $1.5 million for them.

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How the Apple Watch will take this NYC restaurant's customer service to the next level

Shake Shack's Danny Meyer is deploying Apple Watches at his NYC eatery Union Square Cafe.

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Podcast 527: 7 Pluses and a few minuses

Glenn and Susie love the iPhone 7 Plus, but still find things to complain about. It's our way.

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MacBook rumors heat up: New Pro models expected in October

Apple is on track to release new MacBook Pros next month with touchscreen bars to replace the keyboard's function keys.

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New USB-C audio standard joins the iPhone 7's quest to kill the headphone jack

USB Type-C audio is finished, and the 3.5 mm headphone jack's days are numbered.

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Nuance Dragon Professional Individual for Mac 6.0 review: Better performance and accuracy

Speech recognition interface can mix mix dictating and typing in certain apps.

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How to solve an app blocking your screen when your Mac hasn’t crashed

Spaces can solve a foreground app that can’t be dismissed or quit.

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What's next for Siri?

Apple's assistant needs to branch out into the home—well, after it gets better at just understanding what we want.

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Dead air: Snap judgment on the AirPods

Just a few minutes with the AirPods will validate all your preconceived ideas about them.

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Roku has an app problem, but it's working on solutions

Roku's new hardware really needs first-class apps to go with it.

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You'll start seeing Search Ads in the App Store on October 5

Apple has told iOS developers when they'll be able to start advertising their apps in search results.

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Apple keeps track of all the phone numbers you contact using iMessage

Apple has shared data from its server logs with police.

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Aetna will give Apple Watches to employees, and subsidize them for customers

Health insurer Aetna said it plans to give employees 50,000 free Apple Watches and subsidize the cost of the mobile device for a select number of its largest customers in an effort to bolster its analytics-based mobile wellness and healthcare management programs.

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Why 'Transfer Purchases' doesn't copy apps to iTunes when backing up your iPhone

Apple made a change to how your iOS apps are downloaded to your iTunes library. It can affect how you back up your device.