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Wallet no more: How the tech behind Apple Pay can change our lives

Apple Pay is still in its infancy, but its infrastructure could replace everything from credit and debit cards to keys and IDs.

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To all the iPods I've scratched before...

Dinging up a MacBook Pro is a special kind of pain, but each scratch on an old, trusty iPod is a badge of honor, a special memory.

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Adobe Comp CC review: Quickly sketch out InDesign drafts on an iPad

Now print and web designers have a Creative Cloud-compatible iPad app just for them.

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Apple preps basic and fancy shopping experiences for Watch buyers

Watch Sport and Watch Edition buyers will have wildly different buying experiences.

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Iceland and beyond: Exploring offshore web hosting

Although a local web hosting provider might be your first thought, hosting your website abroad can improve security and performance.

The Apple Store will give you credit for old Android phones

Apple expands its in-store trade-in program to include “select” smartphones from other manufacturers.

Tim Cook op-ed: Pro-discrimination ‘religious freedom’ laws are dangerous

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"This is about how we treat each other as human beings."

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Amazon Home Services sends professional handymen and instructors to your door

Amazon wants to help you find your next electrician, handyman, or plumber.

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How to design an environmentally friendly website

Reducing your carbon footprint can be as simple as changing the background color of your website, or taking the time to clear out unused files. Here's how to make your site more efficient while having a positive impact on the environment.

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Vine's video quality jumps to 720p

All those short, looping video clips are about to get a lot sharper.

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Freemium Field Test: Angry Birds Stella Pop is a slick-but-typical bubble-bursting clone

Rovio doesn't even try to innovate, but at least it's an attractive take on this familiar genre.

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Apple Watch's halo effect may be impossible to resist

The halo effect caused by Apple's newest product should work both ways: watches selling phones, and phones selling watches.

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The top 7 second-screen apps for supplementing your Major League Baseball experience

Geek up the grand old game with data feeds, social media, and other interactive enhancements.

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Mac 911: Good backup habits making migrating to a new Mac easier

When setting up a new Mac with the contents of an old one, you have several strategies to consider.

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The Week in iPad Cases: Build your library with book-style cases from Pad & Quill and Portenzo

This week’s roundup of new iPad’s cases includes colorful themes from Portenzo, a reliable standby from Body Glove, and a convenient keyboard option from Kensington.