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Apple exec: Newer iPhones aren't immune to FBI backdoor concerns

According to an unnamed Apple executive, it would be technically possible to build a backdoor for Touch ID- and Secure Enclave-equipped iPhones that bypasses certain passcode security measures.

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Apple to replace defective USB-C cables that shipped with some 12-inch MacBooks

Got a 12-inch MacBook that you bought before the end of June 2015? You can expect to get a new USB-C cable from Apple.

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How to prevent your iPhone's screen from rotating

Sick of having the contents of your iPhone's screen rotate at the most inopportune times? iOS's rotation lock is for you.

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Report: Twitter's algorithmic timeline may arrive next week

Twitter users are in full backlash mode after a new report suggests that Twitter's long-rumored non-chronological timeline may arrive any day now.

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How to back up your contacts on your iPhone and Mac

When it comes to backing up your address book data, you have a few options.

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How to leave an iMessage group text on iOS

Noisy group chat blowing up your phone? In iOS 9, you can leave the chatter behind...in certain circumstances, anyway.

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How to eject a disk properly on OS X

New to the Mac? Don't just yank that flash drive out! Here's how to eject a disk the right way.

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How to show your iPhone's battery percentage in the status bar

Is the battery icon in the status bar not enough for you? Get a better idea of how much power you have left.

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Apple working to fix Safari's refusal to open links on Twitter

Does Safari just not want to open t.co links on Twitter? Apple knows about the issue and has a fix in the works, an Apple employee recently confirmed.

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iPhone not updating its battery status? Apple's looking into it

The company is investigating reports that the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus don't accurately display their battery percentage under certain circumstances.

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Apple drops free iTunes Radio, bundles it into Apple Music

Apple's Internet radio service will become part of Apple Music, and will only be available to paying subscribers.

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Lumo Run shorts could help you become a better runner

These shorts work with a sensor and an iPhone app to help you become a better runner.

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Asus Router app lets you manage your network from your pocket

Asus's Router app for Android and iOS is one network management utility you can actually get excited about.

Ubtech looks to up its toy robot game with the Jimu

The Jimu promises to be an easier to use—and more powerful—toy robotics kit compared to the popular Lego Mindstorms sets.

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App developer Circus Ponies calls it quits

The makers of the popular NoteBook note-taking app for iOS and OS X abruptly closed up shop this week.