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IDC: Smartwatch sales decline for the first time

The Apple Watch saw a sharp year-over-year drop in sales, according to IDC estimates, but it still leads in overall smartwatch market share.

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Which iPhone model do you have? Here's where to look

OK, you have an iPhone 6s, but which iPhone 6s do you have? Your model identifier numbers will tell you.

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Learning to skateboard? Check out these iPhone apps

These four apps can help you learn tricks, meet other skaters, and find spots to skate, but each comes with their fair share of shortcomings.

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How to turn off your iPhone's cellular data

Switching off cellular data as needed can spare your phone's battery lifeā€”and save you from overage fees.

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Facebook clarifies live video policy, will allow graphic video streams in some cases

Facebook will allow violent or graphic video streams that document live, newsworthy events, the company announced Friday

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Facebook to users: Download Moments or say goodbye to your synced photos

If you've synced photos from your phone to Facebook, you have until July 7 to get the Moments app or download your photos; otherwise, they will disappear from Facebook.

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Instagram goes algorithmic, will try to guess what you want to see in your feed

The social network's new feed, which will put posts it thinks you'll be most interested in at the top, will begin rolling out to users over the next month.


Facebook begins removing chat from its mobile site, nudges users toward its Messenger app

The social media company appears to be gradually moving all mobile website users to its standalone Messenger app for iOS and Android.

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iTunes update coming next week to address file deletion reports

Although Apple wasn't able to reproduce the widely reported iTunes library deletion issue, it will release a patch in the coming days to try and mitigate the problem.

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Someone got Windows 95 running on an Apple Watch, because of course they would

Windows 95 on an Apple Watch isn't exactly practical, but it looks like a fun way to relive the 90s on your wrist.

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How to install and use third-party keyboards on your iPhone or iPad

Are you still using iOS's built-in keyboard? It's easy to switch to a third-party keyboard that may better suit your needs. We'll show you how.


What's that emoji mean? It all depends on the device you're using

That emoji you see on Android may mean something completely different to an iOS user, according to a research study.

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Add-ins are coming to Microsoft Office for Mac

Office for Mac's forthcoming add-in support is one of a number of new add-in features coming to Microsoft's productivity suite.

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Tapping links crashes apps in iOS 9.3 for some users

Are your apps crashing when you tap links? You're not alone.

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Facebook celebrates March Madness with a basketball game in its Messenger app

The hidden basketball game lets you practice shooting your free throws. Good luck getting any work done now.