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Hands on with Square's new Apple Pay reader

You’ll soon be able to use Apple Pay or your chip-and-signature credit card at almost any store that uses Square’s mobile register system.

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DisplayMate: Less reflective Apple Watch Sport is easier to read in bright sunlight

DisplayMate's shootout found the Apple Watch's sapphire crystal reflects more ambient light than the Ion-X glass on the Apple Watch Sport, making the expensive watch's display appear washed out in comparison.

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Sonos and Apple will make beautiful music together by year-end

After a brief period of radio silence, Apple says it'll bring its new Apple Music streaming service to Sonos speakers this year.

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iPhones equipped with Force Touch tech are reportedly ready to roll

Apple is starting the production process on the next iPhone, which is getting the Apple Watch's best feature.

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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.

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Google harms users by favoring its own services in search results, study finds

Two U.S. academics have published a report slamming Google's practice of blending links to its own services with general search results.

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Freemium Field Test: Lara Croft: Relic Run is flashy, fun, and free

It's much simpler than the console games, but the Tomb Raider star does well in this endless runner.

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The Week in iPad Cases: Pad & Quill’s gorgeous new backpack makes a great travel companion

This week’s roundup of new iPad cases includes a functional crossover from WaterField Designs, a versatile keyboard case from ZeroChroma, and colorful, creative options from DODOcase, Everything Tablet, and Belkin.

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MindNode 2 review: Makes Mac brainstorming a breeze

MindNode 2 takes what was already great about the Pro version, supercharging it with new features, themes, and other options that make it the best version yet.

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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Apple Music launching 8am Pacific Tuesday, allows uploads like iTunes Match

Apple Music will let you upload your own tracks to fill in the gaps.

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Disney gets sick of selfie sticks, bans them from its parks

The ban takes effect at Disneyland and Disney World—and at Disney's Paris and Hong Kong locations—next week.

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You’re doing it wrong: A negative Watch review, hold the hate

Turns out you can write a negative opinion about the Apple Watch without being ridiculously over the top. Who knew?

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The Week in iPhone Cases: Lifeproof's latest rugged case packs a (battery) punch

This week’s roundup of new iPhone cases includes fancy designs from OtterBox, elegant leather options from Hard Graft and Distilunion, and Lenzcase's iPhone/glasses case hybrid.

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Low Power mode in iOS 9 saves battery life by slowing performance

But at least you get to actually use your iPhone's features, rather than enabling Airplane Mode and frantically searching for a power outlet.

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Tech throws its weight behind same-sex marriage ruling ... with rainbows and emojis

Companies are voicing support for the U.S. Supreme Court ruling across social media. Facebook has even released a filter for overlaying a rainbow on profile pictures.