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Jonathan has been covering the tech industry since 1998. He loves watching TV shows on his iPhone while exercising, and has already indoctrinated his young twins in the ways of the Apple TV.

Why iOS 7's auto-updating apps aren't always great

iOS 7 can download app updates in the background without your having to lift a finger. Sometimes, however, selectivity trumps convenience.

Amazon Cloud Player review: Desktop version does a few neat tricks, but falls flat

At long last, Amazon has brought a desktop version of its Cloud Player app to the Mac. You'd think that's a good thing. And you'd be wrong.

Tiny GarageBand update a welcome Mac App Store sight

Wednesday's GarageBand 10.0.1 update was less than 30MB. And that gives hope that more MAS changes will come in the form of small delta updates.

iTunes 11.1.3 fixes problems with EQ and large libraries

Apple's latest update to iTunes fixes unexpected equalizer behavior, improves switching views in large libraries, and more.

Playlist Assist review: Drag and drop to create playlists, like iTunes of yore

If you miss being able to open playlists in their own windows, as you could in older versions of iTunes, Playlist Assist is worth a look.

Hands-on with Next Issue magazine app for iPhone

Next Issue has finally brought its all-you-can-read app to the iPhone and iPod touch. Was it worth the wait?

Sync contacts and calendars with your iPhone via iTunes? Not in Mavericks you don't

Mavericks apparently removes the ability to sync your contacts and calendars via iTunes with your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.

What you need to know about the new iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina display

With any new Apple announcement comes questions. Here's what you need to know about the new iPads.

Full-size iPad Air packs A7 processor into thinner design

Apple's new iPad Air gets thinner, lighter, and more powerful than before.

Apple updates Java, printer software for a Tuesday afternoon

If you like updates to Java and printer drivers, you're in luck!

Sonos Play:1 review: A powerful gateway drug to the Sonos universe

The Play:1 lets you get your Sonos on for less than $200.

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5 streaming British TV shows that travel well across the pond

Here are five British TV shows available to stream (one for the first time) that are worth a watch.

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Google's All Access music may finally come to iOS

Remember when Google launched a music service in May? Seems like the company may finally be getting around to welcoming iOS users to the party.

Netflix adds HD streaming, AirPlay support for iOS 7

Netflix users, start your update engines! A updated mobile app gives iOS 7 users HD streaming and AirPlay support.

Netflix to stop forcing you to watch more TV

Wish you could turn off Netflix's Post-Play feature, which auto advances you to the next TV show episode? It's coming.

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