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Why 'Transfer Purchases' doesn't copy apps to iTunes when backing up your iPhone

Apple made a change to how your iOS apps are downloaded to your iTunes library. It can affect how you back up your device.

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25% off Fizzics Revolutionary Beer System - Deal Alert

The Fizzics System is the world’s first portable Draft Beer System that improves the flavor and taste of ordinary canned, bottled and growler beer.

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Save 30% on Bowers & Wilkins P5 Mobile Headphones By Going Recertified - Deal Alert

The P5's natural audio performance brings you close to the sound of the original recording, as you were meant to hear it. B&W recertified products have been tested and updated to ensure they meet Bowers & Wilkins high quality standards and come with a two-year warranty.

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This Week in iOS Accessories: Wow! It's wireless!

This week's roundup brings even more wireless headphone options for your new iPhone 7.

Changing the customer conversation with predictive data analysis

From integrated big data platforms to location-based mobile apps to real-time package tracking, the ability to explore, segment and predict customer behavior is a rapidly expanding frontier.

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DxO OpticsPro 11 review: Innovative image processor makes your photos look their best

Mac app uses science and research in service to creativity.

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Blow up: iPhone 7 Plus uses digital zoom instead of optical more often than you'd expect

Using the 2x setting in iPhone 7 Plus's Camera app doesn't always mean the telephoto lens will take the photo. If you're too close your subject, or there isn't enough light, the app will use the "regular" wide-angle lens and digitally zoom the photo instead.

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How to disable macOS’s hotspot login float-over window

A reader is perplexed and annoyed by “magic windows” for logging into Wi-Fi networks.

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watchOS 3 guide: 15 essential tips to transform your Apple Watch

You don't need a Series 2 to seriously upgrade your Apple Watch. Give these watchOS 3 features a shot.

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How to turn on/off read receipts in macOS Sierra’s Messages

Read Receipts let the person you are communicating with know when you have received and read their message.

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Ultimate Ears Megaboom Bluetooth speaker review: Built to be the life of the party

This thoroughly weatherized speaker will knock you out with its big sound and awesome feature set.

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Discounts on New Amazon Echo Dot (2nd Gen) Bundles - Deal Alert

Save some cash when you buy an all new Echo Dot with a Philips Hue, Bose SoundLink Mini II, or ecobee3 Smart Thermostat bundle on Amazon.

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10% off SAP Crystal Reports 2016, Through Friday Only - Deal Alert

SAP Crystal Reports turns almost any data source into interactive, actionable information that can be accessed offline or online, from applications, portals and mobile devices. Currently discounted, for a limited time.

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Should I drill a hole into my iPhone 7 to give it a headphone jack?

A new joke tutorial on YouTube has gone viral—making some people believe the impossible.

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63% off Anker Compact Car Jump Starter and Power Bank - Deal Alert

Make sure you and your loved ones can get home when stranded. This will jump your 3L gas or 2.5L diesel vehicle engine around fifteen times on a single charge. Also includes USB ports for mobile device charging.

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63% off Etekcity 3 Pack Portable Outdoor LED Camping Lantern with 9 AA Batteries - Deal Alert

Whether used for camping, trick or treating, or power outages, this lantern will provide up to 12 hours of bright omnidirectional LED lighting to see your surroundings.

Clear skies: Starting up in the cloud

The infrastructure cloud computing world is dominated by vendors like Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud, so is there room for startups? ClearSky Data in Boston thinks so. The company launched in 20 14 and helps customers manage primary data on premises in the cloud. Network World's Brandon Butler recently visited ClearSky to talk to the founders about what it's like to be a startup in the cloud.