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How to master Do Not Disturb on iOS

iOS's Do Not Disturb feature can do more than merely silence incoming calls while you sleep. Here's what else it can do for you.

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Outmatched by Twitter and Facebook, Meerkat steps away from live streaming

Although it isn't giving specifics on its future, Meerkat hinted at a video-centric social network that's focuses on smaller groups.

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MLB Snapchat Day is on deck for March 11th

Big-league players share photos and videos on Snapchat from the dugouts during Spring Training games this coming Friday.

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Amazon's bringing encryption back to its Fire tablets

The company says it will reintroduce device encryption in a future update to Fire OS after removing it last fall.

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Appeals court rules against Apple in Samsung patent dispute

The US Court of Appeals ruled two Apple patents invalid, saving Samsung from having to pay our $120 million. But this legal drama isn't over yet.

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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.