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BitTorrent client is found distributing Mac-based malware

A popular BitTorrent client called Transmission has again been found distributing Mac-based malware, months after it was used to spread a strand of ransomware.

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The Week in iOS Accessories: Torch Pro lets you answer the doorbell from anywhere in the world

This week's roundup includes a new device that lets you answer the front door—even if you're not at home.

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Apple must pay Ireland $14.5 billion in unpaid taxes

Apple's tax benefits in Ireland are illegal, the European Commission has ruled, and the company will have to pay up to $14.5 billion in back taxes, plus interest.

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Sonos speakers to get voice control in 2017, with a big assist from Amazon's Alexa

Sonos is giving its speaker experience a boost with app improvements, deeper Spotify integration, and Alexa's assistance.

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Relative importance: Not everything is worth writing about

How does one respond to news of the trite?

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Google bakes Chromecast support directly into Chrome

Google is finally adding a built-in option to Cast open tabs to your Chromecast-enabled television. The extension will still work, but it's no longer needed.

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4 worthy alternatives to Sunrise Calendar

Microsoft is shutting down the popular Sunrise Calendar app on August 31. Here are four of the best substitutes to take its place.

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iPhone users: Avoid battery apps. They aren’t useful

What you need to monitor your battery life is already inside iOS.

Why killing the iPhone 7’s headphone jack is Apple innnovation at its best

Apple might get rid of the headphone jack on the iPhone 7—and it’s about damn time.

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Macworld’s September Digital Edition: iOS 10’s Swift Playgrounds

Macworld's latest digital edition.

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Report: Apple could release new Macs in October

The MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, and iMac updates we've been waiting for could be getting close, and Apple is reportedly planning new software features for the iPad Pro.

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Apple updates macOS Sierra beta (yes, again)

Sierra dev beta 8 and Public Beta 7 are now available.

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The ultimate guide to how and where to use Apple Pay

Here's everything you need to know about Apple Pay and its ins and outs, plus an up-to-date list of Apple Pay-ready stores and apps. The latest? Now you can pay at Chick-fil-A.

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Google Wallet will now automatically send money transfers straight to your bank account

An update to the Android and iOS apps mean you won't have to manually transfer your money when a friend pays up for that lunch tab.

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See you on the 7th: Apple's iPhone event is confirmed

Mark your calendars for Sept. 7 at 10 a.m. Pacific, when Apple will unveil the iPhone 7—and possibly the Apple Watch 2—at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco.