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RIP data: It only ever shows Apple losing

No matter what the data shows, it's bad for Apple.

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The Week in Apple News: iPhone 8 rumors, iCloud Calendar spam, iMac hinge repair, and more

Apple headlines for the week ending December 2, 2016.

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The Week in iOS Apps: Brown Bear comes to life

This week's roundup includes a new app that celebrates the 50th anniversary of a children's favorite.

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Random iPhone 6s shutdowns due to faulty battery component, Apple says

A problem with iPhone 6s products randomly shutting down comes from a battery flaw found in a small number of models, according to Apple.

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Researchers find a way bypass the iOS activation lock

Two researchers claim to have found a way to bypass the activation lock feature in iOS that's supposed to prevent anyone from using an iPhone or iPad marked as lost by its owner.

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How to find out if your iPhone 6s is eligible for free battery replacement

Apple is offering to replace batteries for free on certain iPhone 6s smartphones that shut down randomly: Here's how to find out if yours qualifies.

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Photoshop Express 5 for iOS review: Adobe boosts app with brilliant collage feature

New hooks into Google Photos expands cloud-based interoperability.

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How Apple could make international travel easier

The iPhone and Apple Watch are already capable travel companions, but improvements to Maps, Apple Pay, and SIM-switching would go a long way.

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Ask the iTunes Guy: Consolidating iTunes libraries and library track limits

Kirk McElhearn uncovers a couple of mysteries about iTunes libraries.

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Hands-on with Propel's Collectible Star Wars Battle Quads

Yes, you can finally relive the Battle of Yavin with these fighting Star Wars drones.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Use your MacBook Pro's Touch Bar to switch between apps with Rocket

This week's roundup of new Mac apps includes Rocket, a Touch Bar app that displays icons of your most-used apps.

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The mysteries of the GPU in Apple's iPhone 7 are unlocked

Users have praised the performance of Apple's A10 Fusion chip in the iPhone 7, but its underlying graphics architecture may not be so new after all.

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Apple now takes your old Apple Watch for free recycling

You can send your old Apple Watch as part of the Apple Renew program, but don't expect a gift card in return.

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Fitbit may buy smartwatch maker Pebble

Fitness wristband maker Fitbit is said to be close to a deal to acquire smartwatch maker Pebble, mainly for its intellectual property.