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Austin declared a drone-free zone during SXSW

Folks don't like drones in Texas, local police chief warns.

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iFixit uncovers the Force Touch trackpad in the 2015 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro

The new MacBook isn't the only Apple laptop to get a fancy new pressure-sensitive trackpad, though it may not be exactly the same model.

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Yes, Asus cheated: The FCC fined the router maker last year

Asus and Netgear settled their lawsuit the same month, so why are we hearing about all this only now?

on techhive.com

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Apple extends its public beta program to iOS

If you want iOS 8.3 early, diverse emoji and all, Apple is rolling out a public beta.

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Don't FREAK out about the latest security warnings

FREAK is last week's worry, but installing untrusted applications is a perennial worry. It's a two-fer (or two-fear) in this column, about security issues new and old.

How the Apple Watch copies Samsung and why you need to be scared

Let's talk about Apple Watch feature bloat, and the lessons Apple apparently didn't learn from Samsung's smartwatch mistakes.

How to choose an Apple Watch: Are you a steel or a Sport?

You Edition types know who you are. For the rest of us, how do you pick the right edition of the Apple Watch? What makes them different?

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The Apple Watch is flirting with feature bloat, putting sublime simplicity at risk

Can a neverending list of features thrive on a 390-pixel display? Not when so many of those features have been borrowed from stumbling smartwatch predecessors.

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Stanford's ResearchKit app gained more users in 24 hours than most medical studies find in a year

At least a few thousand people are interested enough in Apple's new ResearchKit framework to participate in a medical study.

With Apple Watch en route, Apple Stores give Jawbone and Nike Fuelband the boot

Apple keeps whittling down the number of fitness trackers in its retail stores as it makes way for the Apple Watch.

An opinion too far: Asking the wrong people about the Apple Watch

Let's ask IT guys about a consumer product. That should go well.

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First look: Facetune makers take aim at Photoshop with Enlight

This new iOS app has everything you want from a desktop photo editor on your iPhone.

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Apple wants suit from battery maker A123 dismissed or moved to California

Apple told the court that the witnesses and records in the case are in California

Twitter bans revenge porn and stolen nude photos

Users posting such content will have their accounts locked, the company said.

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5 things the MacBook needs in the next generation

Just like the MacBook Air needed a second iteration to make sense, the second-gen MacBooks could be truly amazing.