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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.

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PDF Expert 2 review: Goodbye Preview, hello affordable PDF editing on Mac

When you need more PDF editing tools than what Apple's Preview offers, PDF Expert 2 is a very capable alternative.

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The evolution of Apple's laptops, from the PowerBook to the MacBook Pro

Apple's PowerBooks, iBooks, and MacBooks have come a long way in 25 years.

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The indispensables: Essential tools for fixing your Mac

Here are Jeffery Battersby's must-have items for his Working Mac toolkit.

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What if the AirPort Extreme becomes the Siri Speaker?

Apple may be discontinuing its AirPort line of routers—or maybe just reinventing them as something new.

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DirecTV Now FAQ: All the details on AT&T's new streaming TV service

Here's the full DirecTV Now channel guide, plus details and caveats.

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Apple will start blocking those iCloud Calendar spam invites

Apple is actively working to address the Calendar spam invites. Here's a fix in the meantime.

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Podcast 536: Made in America

A grab-bag of topics this week includes President-elect Trump's wish for Apple to build iPhones in the U.S.—and how Apple is responding so far.