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Coming attractions: Samsung to beat Apple once again

Future devices from Apple competitors beat current Apple devices yet again!

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The Week in Apple News: OS updates, AirPods for sale, Apple Support app, and more

Apple headlines for the week ending December 16, 2016.

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Vine will live on as ‘Vine Camera’ for recording six-second videos to post on Twitter

Twitter will integrate Vines into its main app, in a similar way that Boomerang is used to post on Instagram.

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The Week in iOS Apps: Run, Mario, run!

This week's roundup includes—finally!—the arrival of a gaming favorite on Apple's mobile platform.

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Super Mario Run brings Nintendo's classic fun to iOS—and yes, it's totally worth $10

Mario's iPhone and iPad debut is streamlined, but still plenty Super indeed.

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Can you make the trains run on time? Prove it with Mini Metro

This ultra-minimal puzzler looks like a living subway map, but it's hardly one-dimensional.

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Apple's macOS file encryption easily bypassed without the latest fixes

Without the macOS update released this week, Apple's disk encryption can be easily bypassed by connecting a specially crafted device to a locked MacBook.

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Stocking Stuffer Ideas, Deals and Discounts - Deal Alert

Here we've compiled a list of great techie stocking stuffer ideas that are reasonably priced, highly rated, and deeply discounted.

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Limited Time $40 Discount On Kindle Paperwhite Bundle - Deal Alert

Includes the latest Kindle Paperwhite 6" E-Reader in black with Special Offers ($119.99), Amazon Leather Cover ($39.99), and Amazon 5W Power Adapter ($19.99), all for $139.97, for a limited time.

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49% off CyberPower Surge Protector 3-AC Outlet with 2 USB (2.1A) Charging Ports - Deal Alert

This compact surge protector provides 600 joules of protection, 3 outlets, and a folding wall tap plug. Two USB ports (2.1 Amp) charge personal electronics, including smartphones, digital cameras, MP3 players, and other devices.

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Ask the iTunes Guy: A look at the major changes in the iOS 10.2 Music app

With the iOS 10.2 update, the Music app got some major changes. Kirk McElhearn will guide you through them.

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7 tips to make your holiday photos sparkle

All you need to take holiday photos you'll cherish for years is your trusty iPhone.

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15 of the best traditional holiday movies now streaming

From the Muppet Christmas Carol, to the one-and-only Christmas episode of the Twilight Zone, to some top-notch feature-length Christmas-season classics, this list of traditional holiday movies will give you and yours plenty to do between presents and feasting.

on techhive.com

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HomeKit-compatible sensors from Fibaro bring new capabilities to Apple’s smart-home platform

Motion, flood, and door/window sensors help protect your home and can interact with other smart devices.

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Facebook enlists help from fact-checkers to fight fake news

Fabricated news stories will be evaluated by third-party fact-checking organizations and marked with a “disputed” tag in the News Feed.