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Apple’s iPhone seizes the smartphone sales crown from Samsung

Apple has overtaken Samsung Electronics in smartphone sales for the first time in two years -- but don't count on it staying ahead for long.

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12 powerful websites that can replace your PC's desktop software

These days, even brawny tasks like video editing can take place solely in your browser. Check out these great sites for productivity, creativity, security and more.

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Ubiquiti Labs Amplifi HD Wi-Fi router review: There are better Wi-Fi systems for your Mac

It's an interesting take on mesh networking topology, but there are better solutions in this price range.

The Future of Passwords and Authentication

Ping Identity's Patrick Harding joins Infoworld's Fahmida Rashid to take a look into the future of passwords and authentication for our increasingly complex online lives.

New Chinese Cybersecurity Threats

CSO's Steve Ragan talks with Cybereason's Chief Product Officer Sam Curry about the rising threat of attacks from nation-state actors, and how to address the unique nature of their attacks.

Dell's XPS 13 2-in-1 impresses with it's 'all-screen' design and performance

Does Dell's XPS 13 2-in-1 have what it takes to get you through you a full day of demanding work, streaming video and social media posting? CIO.com senior writer Sarah White runs Dell's newest hybrid through the paces to find out the answer.

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Facebook debuts vertical video format and confirms forthcoming TV apps

Facebook continues its mission to become a "video-first" company.

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How to uninstall MacKeeper from your Mac

Some people regret installing MacKeeper but can't figure out how to remove it. We're here for you.

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How to remove MacKeeper Part II (the pop-up edition)

Removing the MacKeeper app is one thing, getting rid of annoying pop-up ads for it is quite another. Chris Breen offers advice.

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Russian cyberspies blamed for U.S. election hacks are now targeting Macs

Security researchers have discovered a macOS malware program that's likely part of the arsenal used by the Russian cyberespionage group blamed for hacking into the U.S. Democratic National Committee last year.

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Apple’s original TV shows are almost ready for prime time

Apple Music plans to make exclusive original content a selling point for subscribers.

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Amazon's Kindle Paperwhite e-reader just dropped to $100

This sweet pricing drops our favorite e-reader back down to its last lowest price, but if that's not to your taste, you can also get $20 off other Kindles, too.

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Save $50 on the PlayStation 4 Slim 500GB Console, Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Legacy Bundle - Deal Alert

The bundle includes a new slim 500GB PlayStation 4 system, and a matching DualShock 4 Wireless Controller. The bundle is discounted 17%, so you can buy it for $250 instead of $300.

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In Verizon's wake, T-Mobile adds hotspot data, HD video streaming to unlimited data plans

T-Mobile is adding features to T-Mobile One that it didn't have compared to Verizon's new unlimited call, text, and data plan.

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22% off Intel NUC Kit Mini PC - Deal Alert

Intel's NUC Kit is equipped with Intel’s newest architecture, the 6th generation Intel Core i5-6260U processor. Intel Iris graphics 540 with 4K display for brilliant resolution. Room for a 2.5” drive and an M.2 SSD for lightning fast data xfers. Designed for Windows 10, it has the performance to stream media, manage spreadsheets, or create presentations.

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The Week in iOS Apps: Help the FBI track down fugitives

This week's roundup includes a new app from the FBI, an update from Flipboard, and several cool new games.

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Twitter quickly rolls back change to prevent abuse over worries it encourages abuse

Twitter rolled back a new fix aimed to prevent abuse a few hours after it met with protests, reflecting that the company is still scrambling to find solutions to the problem of harassment on its service.

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How to work around the ‘Unable to get metadata’ error in Photos

The fix for this issue isn’t ideal, but there doesn’t seem to be any other workaround.