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The Week in Apple News: iPhone 8 rumors, iCloud Calendar spam, iMac hinge repair, and more

Apple headlines for the week ending December 2, 2016.

Microsoft can virtually teleport you from one place to another

Using a combination of mixed reality displays and 3D cameras, users of Microsoft's "Holoportation" technology can interact with remote participants as if they were in the same physical space.

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The Week in iOS Apps: Brown Bear comes to life

This week's roundup includes a new app that celebrates the 50th anniversary of a children's favorite.

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47% off CyberPower CSP600WSU Surge Protector 6-AC Outlet Swivel with 2 USB (2.1A) Charging Ports - Deal Alert

The CyberPower Professional Series CSP600WSU Surge Suppressor is ideal for Home/Office protection with 1200 joules, 6 swivel outlets, 2 USB 2.1 Amp charging ports, and a convenient wall tap design.

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Random iPhone 6s shutdowns due to faulty battery component, Apple says

A problem with iPhone 6s products randomly shutting down comes from a battery flaw found in a small number of models, according to Apple.

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Researchers find a way bypass the iOS activation lock

Two researchers claim to have found a way to bypass the activation lock feature in iOS that's supposed to prevent anyone from using an iPhone or iPad marked as lost by its owner.

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40% off Corsair Waterproof Shockproof 256GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive - Deal Alert

This USB 3.0 flash drive is designed to keep your files safe. The anodized, aircraft-grade aluminum housing is waterproof to 200 meters, vibration-resistant, and shock-resistant. USB 3.0 means read speeds up to four times faster than traditional drives.

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How to find out if your iPhone 6s is eligible for free battery replacement

Apple is offering to replace batteries for free on certain iPhone 6s smartphones that shut down randomly: Here's how to find out if yours qualifies.

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28% off Bushbox Titanium Outdoor Pocket Stove - Deal Alert

This Bushbox is an ultra light Titanium multi-fuel pocket stove. It can be used with wood, organic material, or a standard alcohol burner, and folds down so small and lightweight that you could carry it in your pocket.

Up close with Amazon Snowball: Cloud migration for the data center

At the AWS re:Invent show, Network World's Brandon Butler takes a closer look at the AWS Snowball offering. The ruggedized appliance helps enterprises migrate very large amounts of data to Amazon's cloud.

A tour of AWS re:Invent

Network World's Brandon Butler gives a quick tour of the Amazon Web Services re:Invent show floor, where companies are showing off products and services that support the AWS cloud.

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Photoshop Express 5 for iOS review: Adobe boosts app with brilliant collage feature

New hooks into Google Photos expands cloud-based interoperability.

Amazon offers new developer tools and DDoS protections for cloud users

Blair Hanley Frank from the IDG News Service and Brandon Butler from Network World wrap up some of the announcements from Day 2 of the Amazon Web Services re:Invent show in Las Vegas. Highlights include new tools for developers to write easier applications for the Amazon cloud and protections against DDoS attacks.

How Amazon helps enterprises innovate in the cloud

Network World's Brandon Butler speaks with Stephen Orban, head of enterprise strategy at Amazon Web Services, about how its cloud can help enterprises with innovation and new business opportunities.

Trends in Enterprise Cloud Adoption

At the AWS re:Invent show in Las Vegas, Network World's Brandon Butler chats with WIlliam Fellows, co-founder of The 451 Group, about the latest cloud trends for enterprise companies.

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How Apple could make international travel easier

The iPhone and Apple Watch are already capable travel companions, but improvements to Maps, Apple Pay, and SIM-switching would go a long way.

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Ask the iTunes Guy: Consolidating iTunes libraries and library track limits

Kirk McElhearn uncovers a couple of mysteries about iTunes libraries.

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Hands-on with Propel's Collectible Star Wars Battle Quads

Yes, you can finally relive the Battle of Yavin with these fighting Star Wars drones.

Stay on target! Hands-on with Propel's new Star Wars Battle Quads

Eject Red 6! Now you can relive the Battle of Yavin with these collectible fighting Star Wars drones.

CMO Perspectives - Clint Oram of Sugar CRM

IDG CMO Perspectives provides insight into the state of Marketing across industries from leading business executives. Clint Oram, Co-Founder and CMO of SugarCRM, sat down with Josh London, IDG’s CMO, to share his perspective on using content marketing to drive thoughtful dialog with customers and using intent data to inform business planning, among other topics.

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What happens when you send a text message to a landline telephone?

You accidentally sent a text to a landline. What does the recipient hear?

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The Week in Mac Apps: Use your MacBook Pro's Touch Bar to switch between apps with Rocket

This week's roundup of new Mac apps includes Rocket, a Touch Bar app that displays icons of your most-used apps.

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The mysteries of the GPU in Apple's iPhone 7 are unlocked

Users have praised the performance of Apple's A10 Fusion chip in the iPhone 7, but its underlying graphics architecture may not be so new after all.