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iOS 9.2.1 and OS X 10.11.3 are now available

Time to update your Macs and iOS devices.

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Apple is slightly more diverse now than years past, though still mostly white and male

The company is slowly adding more female, black, Asian, and Hispanic employees, but it still has far to go.

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Jerrycan review: Fuel tracker app may be beautiful but it’s not quite roadworthy

An attractive iPhone app for tracking automobile fuel expenses and mileage but it has its quirks.

Is the Elio P5 the car of the future?

Great gas mileage, two seats, airbags and it's coming this year. Would you consider buying it?

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Verizon's FreeBee Data 360 program lets companies pay for your mobile Internet usage

There were rumblings about it in late 2015 and now it's here. Verizon wants Internet companies to pay for some of your mobile data usage.

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These are the 25 worst passwords of 2015

SplashID recently published its round-up of the worst passwords of 2015. '123456' and 'password' still reign supreme

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Apple convinces U.S. court to ban Samsung phones in patent dispute, but only old ones

A federal court in California has banned the sale in the U.S. of Samsung smartphones that have features that infringe three patents owned by Apple.

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When email was a joy, rather than a chore

This week's Think Retro salutes programs like Outlook Express 5 for Mac OS 9, and the bygone days where email felt like personal letters.

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VLC for Apple TV review: Goodbye format woes

If there’s a codec VLC doesn’t support, we haven’t found it.

Sony's Mike Fasulo Shows Off Latest Products

IDG CMO Perspectives provides insight into the state of Marketing across industries from leading business executives. Cool new products coming soon from Sony: turntables, lightbulb speakers and camcorders.

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The Week in iPad Cases: New keyboard cases for the iPad Pro

This week's roundup of new iPad cases features high-tech backpacks, folios with built-in stands, and much more.

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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.

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CleanMyDrive 2 review: Free utility for purging hidden files from external drives

A lightweight menu bar application that cleans unwanted junk from storage devices, and can eject all mounted volumes in a single click.

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How can you exit a group Messages chat?

What happens when you're roped into a group chat that you want to exit? You've got a couple of options.

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Why handwriting recognition on the iPad isn't a joke anymore

With the success of the Apple Pencil for the iPad Pro, could handwriting recognition be in the cards for iOS?

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4 ways to take charge of iOS's Background App Refresh feature

Too many apps refreshing themselves in the background can put a dent in your iPhone or iPad battery life. Keep an eye on which apps are doing the refreshing, and when.