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Visiting China? Apple News will be blocked

Apple’s News app bumps up against Chinese censorship rules.

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iPhone 6s chips from TSMC and Samsung have similar battery life, says Apple

Some benchmark tests show weaker battery life in Samsung’s A9 chip, but Apple claims those tests are misleading and unrealistic.


Amazon may create a live TV service of its own

With an Apple streaming TV service rumored for next year, it never hurts to be prepared.


Google's Accelerated Mobile Pages project aims to speed up the mobile web

Google unveils a plan to make the open web more tolerable in hopes of fending off Apple and Facebook.


Apple TV aims open its universal search to all apps

The new Apple TV will open its universal search features to more apps in the future.


Philips Hue gets HomeKit support, though you’ll need a new hub for it

Philips Hue smart bulb users can tack on HomeKit support for $40.

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Apple Watch apps won’t install? Here are some possible fixes

WatchOS 2 is packed with new features, but may also cause app install problems for some users. With enough effort, it’s fixable.

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Pebble Time Round is a simple, circular smartwatch for smaller wrists

Pebble’s power-sipping e-paper display allows for a watch that’s much slimmer than the competition.


This iOS game cartridge could satisfy Game Boy nostalgia (if it’s not vaporware)

Pico Cassettes mimic the look and feel of handheld gaming cartridges, but are still just a conduit to the App Store.

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iPad Mini 4 teardown: Shrunken battery, double RAM

Apple’s tiniest tablet almost matches the iPad Air 2 spec for spec.


Apple TV and voice control: What Siri does that other set-tops don’t

The mere presence of Siri voice search in the new Apple TV is unremarkable. It’s the execution that matters.

Apple wants to take its e-book price fixing case to the Supreme Court

In a last stand against a 2013 antitrust ruling, Apple takes its case to the Supreme Court.

AT&T unlimited data plans now allow 22GB per month without throttling

After getting pelted with government lawsuits, AT&T more than quadruples the amount of full-speed data for legacy unlimited plans.

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Sprint and T-Mobile remind you about their iPhone 6s deals

Rivalry between the nation’s smallest major carriers could work out in your favor.

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Oops! Adobe’s iPad Pro press release points to 4GB of RAM

Apple’s extra-large tablet may have double the RAM of the iPad Air 2, and would quadruple the iPhone 6.