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It’s all over: Talking big about Alexa

Alexa is the winner of the battle that's just getting started.

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The Week in Apple News and Rumors: New iPad, Red iPhone 7, new Apple Watch bands, and more

Apple headlines for the week ending March 24, 2017.

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Macworld’s April Digital Edition: The State of HomeKit

Macworld's latest digital edition.

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The Week in iOS Apps: Learn to play a musical instrument with Chordana Play

This week's roundup includes two apps that help you learn to play keyboard and guitar.

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Apple: Macs and iPhones are safe from newly revealed CIA exploits

The Mac and iPhone exploits described in new documents attributed to the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency were patched years ago, according to Apple.

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To punish Symantec, Google may distrust a third of the web's SSL certificates

Google plans to remove the extended validation (EV) status of any such certificates issued by Symantec and to force the company to replace all of its customers' certificates.

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iTunes 12.6 update will let you watch your iTunes movie rentals across your iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV

The new “rent once, watch anywhere” feature is also a sign that iOS 10.3 and Apple TV 10.2 are on their way.

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How to set up two-factor authentication for your Apple ID and iCloud account

Protect your data from the Turkish Crime Family demanding ransom from Apple—or from any hackers and creeps, for that matter. It's really quite easy to set up.

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Apple’s Product(RED) iPhone and new 9.7-inch iPad now available for purchase

Apple surprised us with new product announcements on Tuesday, and now that gear can be yours.

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MUL.MASH.TAB.BA.GAL.GAL turns Pong into a marvelous, mystical battler

The title is more than a mouthful, but the game itself is mesmerizing.

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Apple's acquisition of Workflow could bring automation to iOS

Here's hoping Apple's doesn't plan to shut down the most powerful automation tool for the iPhone and iPad.

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Leaked iCloud credentials obtained from third parties, Apple says

The iCloud credentials that the Turkish Crime Family hacker group claims to have weren't obtained through a breach of the Apple's services.

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Twitter mulls an enhanced TweetDeck for power users as subscription rumors swirl

Twitter has started surveying users to check their interest in a new enhanced version of its TweetDeck product, raising the possibility that the company is considering a paid version of the service.

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Ask the iTunes Guy: A look at new features in iTunes 12.6

Apple brings back the much-missed ability to open a playlist in its own window, and the MiniPlayer gets a facelift.

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Instagram adds two-factor authentication, censors photos that are deemed offensive or disturbing

Photos that don't violate Instagram's content guidelines but are still considered "sensitive" will be blurred out.