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Twitter’s Connect tab takes another shot at the 'who to follow' problem

Twitter's Connect tab reformats the Find People button with more personalized recommendations.

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Bowers & Wilkins is the trophy acquisition of a startup with high-end audio ambitions

Venerable British audio company Bowers & Wilkins has been snapped up by a startup that's flush with Silicon Valley cash. Little-known Eva Automation has no publicly announced products, but it has top-notch management and superstar backing. Better still, B&W founder Joe Atkins will remain as CEO.

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Dish Network's traveling technicians get into the iPhone repair business

As streaming video eats the TV business, Dish Network technicians become iPhone repair pros.

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Simple answers: They’re for simple people

Who would you replace Tim Cook with?

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Fixing an out-of-storage problem for iCloud backups

My mother-in-law's phone balked at backing up. But she has nearly nothing on it. The trouble? An accidental video.

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China’s booming middle class bodes well for Apple, says Tim Cook

Apple CEO Tim Cook still sees great potential in the Chinese market despite a drop in its revenue from the country in the first quarter.

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Why the iPhone 7 doesn't have to be a disappointment

Analysts are already speculating that the iPhone 7 won't be upgrade-worthy. But we disagree—here's why.

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Pronto Peel universal remote control review: Cheap and relatively powerful, but you get what you pay for

As long as your hardware has an IR receiver, and doesn’t rely on Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, or some other technology, the Pronto can probably control it.

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MacScan 3 review: Easy-to-use software stomps out malware, tracking cookies

A one-stop shop to tackle the ever-increasing threat of malware on OS X.

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Facebook Messenger testing Snapchat-style disappearing messages for iOS

Potential version of the FB Messenger iOS app has a time-limit for your messages to remain visible.

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Why your iPhone-unlocking fingerprint is susceptible to FBI search warrants

A judge is forcing a woman to unlock an iPhone with her fingerprints, but does this violate the Constitution?

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iPhone 7 rumors: Smart Connector for Pro-level accessories but no stereo speakers

The new iPhone doesn't come out until September, but that won't stop the rumor mill from churning at a furious pace.

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Okta offers Touch ID-based multifactor authentication for iPhones

Okta, a San Francisco-based identity management startup, announced Monday a bunch of updates to its products that are aimed at improving its offerings on mobile devices.

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VideoSlam review: Fast-paced, no-frills compilation videos on your iPhone

VideoSlam turns iPhone photos and videos into short, fast-paced compilations of shareable memories that can be instantly shared with friends or loved ones.

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What to do when OS X asks for an old Apple ID

A reader wants to stop prompts on his hand-me-down computers from asking for his Apple ID instead of that of the current family member using it.