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Apple's new Maps patent guides your car around cell phone dead spots

If Apple follows through on this one, your nav system could take wireless signal strength into account when deciding your route.

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The new Contacts Preview drags Google's address book out of the Netscape era

You can finally eliminate all of those annoying duplicate entries in one fell swoop.

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Podcast: Watching and waiting for the Apple Watch

Glenn and Susie chat about what we expect from the big Apple Watch reveal, and what Android Pay and Samsung Pay will mean for Apple.

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Apple in settlement talks with car battery maker A123 Systems

The company has asked for an extension to respond to A123's charges, citing discussions for a resolution.

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Find your missing Wi-Fi adapter and free up that 'Other' storage space

Glenn Fleishman takes over Macworld's helpline and finds that sometimes you need a solid SMC reset.

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I like my Pebble, but I'm not kickstarting Pebble Time

One reason, and it rhymes with Mapple Schmatch.

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How will Samsung Pay compare to Apple Pay?

Besides its catchy name, of course!

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Apple will replace contract security guards with full-time employees in Silicon Valley

Tech companies are under pressure to improve working conditions of workers like drivers and security guards

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The ultimate guide to how and where to use Apple Pay

Here's everything you need to know about Apple Pay and its ins and outs, plus an up-to-date list of Apple Pay-ready stores and apps. The latest? Apple Pay may be launching in Europe soon, President Obama weighs in, and 19 new Apple Pay-ready banks.

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FREAK is another serious flaw in the Web's encryption

US export restrictions on encryption technology from the 1990s have come back to haunt the modern Web.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Better invoices, fancy folders, document converters, and more

In this week’s roundup of new Mac apps, you’ll find software that helps you clean up your appointment book, manage your invoices, design your folders, and even track your time more efficiently.

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Have we reached peak smartphone?

The revolution started by the iPhone has lost momentum. Michael Simon looks ahead to the next frontier.

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Apple tops Samsung in quarterly smartphone sales for the first time since 2011

Samsung faces competition at both the premium and low-end, and that cost the Korean giant.