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Is that used iPad stolen? Apple creates tool for would-be buyers to check

The tool will help prospective buyers of used iPhones and iPads to determine if the devices were lost or stolen

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HealthKit app Lark talks to you to help you stay active

Lark tracks your sleeping and fitness activity, and engages in quick conversations with you to keep you on track with your daily goals.

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Get to know iOS 8: Five convenient new tricks in Safari

Apple's home-baked browser gets some nice little touches to let you search smarter and speed up entering passwords, form fields, and credit card numbers.

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Apple CarPlay goes live in Pioneer NEX and AppRadio systems, giving real people early dibs for once

No mainstream new cars have CarPlay yet (the Ferrari doesn't count), so it's a small, sweet victory that older cars can get it now if they have or install one of these systems.

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Make the most of your Mac by adding NAS

Pair your Mac with NAS to save time and reduce stress through easier downloads, improved organization, smoother backups, and more.

Vogue sits down with Jonathan Ive, Apple's "under the radar" design chief

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Ive recalls meeting Steve Jobs for the first time and gushes over Apple Watch.

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All gold everything: Apple may add new hue to iPad Air line

A gold iPad Air with Touch ID is reportedly on its way this month, but you might have to wait for an oversized tablet.

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Hands-on: Pebble gets a boost with lower price and new firmware

App shortcuts and better fitness tracking make Pebble a solid smartwatch on the cheap

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Call the plumber: How to teach Siri about your relationships

We all have nicknames for our nearest and dearest. Why not tell Siri what they are?

For the ultimate home cinema, start with NAS

Great home theater is about more than just the biggest, smartest TV and the most sophisticated sound system.

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Rockin' the living room: Beats Music arrives on Apple TV

In the latest Apple TV update Beats Music graced the home screen. Chris Breen takes you on a tour.

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This Week in iOS Accessories: MIDI mastery using iOS

IK Multimedia has unveiled iRig Pads — the perfect tool for DJs wanting to make live or recorded music. Plus: New ways to protect your iPhone and type on your iPad.

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Five things Apple should fix in the next Apple TV update

Family Sharing and Beats Music are nice and all, but Apple needs to go a lot further to make Apple TV as easy to use as Roku and Fire TV.

Rockin' the living room: Beats Music arrives on Apple TV

In the latest Apple TV update Beats Music graced the home screen. Chris Breen takes you on a tour.

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Path takes laziness to a new level with business messaging

Now a messaging app will call businesses for you and then message you their answers. We've reached peak messaging.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Sketching, taking notes, and keeping track of things

This week's roundup of new Mac apps has everything you need to make sure your important thoughts never slip through the cracks.