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Hands-on with Facebook Notify, a news app without the app

Facebook Notify is either brilliantly efficient or your worst nightmare.

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Latest Apple TV beta brings Siri support to Apple Music

Apple Music could get Siri support on Apple TV sooner than later.

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Beware bad USB-C cables, Google engineer warns—while naming names

Non-compliant USB-C cables could damage your gear, Google engineer warns.

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Apple Watch sales estimate: 7 million after six months

Apple Watch sales are smoking the smartwatch competition, unofficially.

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Want to try Microsoft's Cortana on iPhone? Fill out this questionnaire

Cortana for iPhone will soon be up for a beta test.

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Plex gets an Apple TV app for streaming your media library

Plex arrives on Apple TV now that there's a proper App Store.

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T-Mobile to offer LTE “mini-towers” for homes with connection problems

Can’t get through to T-Mobile’s cell towers? Soon you’ll be able to install your own miniature version.

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Apple rejects digital scale app that leans on 3D Touch

The iPhone 6s display could potentially weigh out your morning coffee if Apple would allow it.

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Asus OnHub router controls Wi-Fi speed with a wave

Google’s second router partnership isn’t much different than its first.

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Facebook has figured out why it’s draining your iPhone battery

In which Facebook compares its code to an irritating child.

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Comcast may launch a wireless service powered by Wi-Fi and Verizon next year

Comcast could be patching together a network of LTE and Wi-Fi coverage.

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Here's what YouTube Red's $10 per month subscription gets you (hint: a lot)

YouTube Red's asking price could be worth it for the music alone.

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Twitter adds a proper way to poll your followers

Say hello to Twitter Polls, and goodbye to “Retweet for yes, Favorite for no.”

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NBC and CBS All Access arrive on Apple TV (yes, the old one)

Apple’s nearly-outdated set-top box won’t be getting the App Store, but it’s still getting new apps.

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Spec showdown: Surface Book vs. MacBook Pro, from cheapest to priciest

If there was any doubt which product Microsoft was gunning for, the spec sheet makes it abundantly clear.