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Pokémon Go Fest could have been great—Instead, it was a disaster

Busted servers and strained cell connections ruined the game's Chicago birthday bash.

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Will new HEVC and HEIF formats work in older versions of macOS and iOS?

Worries abound about Apple’s format shift, but compatibility is the name of the game.

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Oppo UDP-205 Ultra-HD Audiophile Blu-ray player review: Audiophile sound and price tag (plus Dolby Vision)

With 32-bit DACs and other upscale components, you won't hear better analog audio from an Ultra HD Blu-ray player. It's also the first player we've tested to support Dolby Vision 4K UHD discs.

on techhive.com

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macOS High Sierra: Features, release info, system requirements, and more

Apple has taken the wraps off High Sierra, the next version of macOS, and while it may be a maintenance release, it still brings some exciting new features. If you're up for it, you can try the public beta now.

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The Week in iOS Apps: Listen to your favorite longform articles on Audm

This week's roundup will help you form new habits, track your productivity, and teach your kids about the world.

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Wishful thinking: Alexa fan fiction

Alexa wins it all.

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Pokémon: Magikarp Jump doesn't do enough with its fun premise

The under-loved fish gets a starring role, but this freebie feels undercooked.

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Tested: iPhone 7 adapters to make up for the missing headphone jack

Not ready to throw away your 3.5mm headphones? Here are some adapters that might be able to help.

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Update to iOS 10.3.3 now: Apple patches serious Wi-Fi exploit

Apple’s iOS 10.3.3 patch fixes Broadpwn, a vulnerability that can be exploited over Wi-Fi.

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Best Buy is currently selling the HDHomeRun Connect for $70

If you want a TV tuner for cord cutting, today's a good day to pick one up.

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The Week in iOS Accessories and Cases: Louis Vuitton brings luxury to smart watches

This week's roundup includes one of the most expensive accessories we've ever seen. But don't worry! There's affordable cases, speakers, and more, too.

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Waiting on Apple's podcast recording app—or for better GarageBand features

It wouldn’t take much for Apple to offer a stem-to-stern podcast solution, covering everything from recording to editing to publishing. So, why haven't they done it?

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The future of the Finder

The desktop metaphor is practical and useful, but maybe it’s time to move on to a new way to use our computers.

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Best password managers of 2017: Reviews of the top products

The best password is one you probably can't easily remember—that's why a password manager is so crucial to your online security. This guide will help you find the best tool for generating and storing strong passwords to shore up your online defenses.

on pcworld.com

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What to do when a calendar isn’t syncing to your Mac

A reader can’t get one of their Apple devices to sync properly