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The Week in iOS Apps: Do you smell what The Rock is cooking?

This week's roundup includes a couple of apps designed to encourage you to meet your goals—including a "motivational alarm clock" from Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson.

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Surprise: A funny thing happened on the way to the fail

Turns out the iPhone SE isn't a failure after all.

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The week in Apple news: Apple Music changes, Tim Cook interview, Apple and SAP, and more

Apple headlines for the week ending May 6, 2016.

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Get your Captain America: Civil War fix with these 10 games and apps

Haven't chosen a side? Maybe these iOS tie-ins can help sway you.

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29% off Seagate 4TB Portable External Hard Drive with 200GB of Cloud Storage - Deal Alert

This high capacity portable USB drive from Seagate is currently discounted 27% and can be purchased via Amazon for $127.

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Apple Music Connect will reportedly be downgraded in iOS 10

The Apple Music social feature that allows artists to share music and videos directly with listeners won't be as prominent in the upcoming redesign.

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Apple Music doesn’t delete your music files

How Apple's music services all work is a little confusing, but in no way is the company interested in getting rid of your music library.

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Apple Music to offer 50 percent discount to students

If you're headed to university in the fall, you may be able to get Apple Music for $5 a month.

Why ransomware works so well

At Interop 2016, Network World chats with John Pironti, president of IP Architects, about why ransomware is on the rise, and why many consumers and businesses are paying the ransom.

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72% off Cambridge SoundWorks OontZ Angle 3 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker - Deal Alert

Also designed to be water resistant, this highly rated speaker's list price has been slashed 72%, down to just $27.99 on Amazon.

Early warning signs of a DDoS attack

At Interop 2016, Avi Freedman, CEO of Kentik, chats with Network World about why Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks are still popular with hackers, why they still work, and some of the signs that an attack may soon commence.

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PDFpen 8 and PDFpen Pro 8 review: Corporate-grade PDF handling at a small-business price

A revision to PDFpen and PDFpen Pro adds digital signature support, audio annotation, measuring tools, and offline Word export.

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How to change your passwords automatically with Dashlane and LastPass

It's a pain to change your passwords manually. These two password managers make it easier by doing it for you.

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Apple’s Reminders is a data silo that needs to be fixed

Sometimes it’s next to impossible to get data out of an Apple app. It’s our data; we should be able to do what we want with it.

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Confessions of a digital packrat

It’s easy to hold onto each and every piece of digital information that passes through your life. But should you?

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30 must-know secrets and shortcuts for your Apple TV

Tips and tricks to getting the most out of Apple's fourth-gen set-top box.