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How the iPhone has changed the way we shop

Shopping is not on Marco Tabini's list of favorite activities—but Apple's technologies are turning what is often a chore into an almost pleasant experience.

Getting the best Amazon deal

If there's an item on Amazon that you'd dearly love, but you don't love its price, Chris Breen shows you ways to monitor Amazon for the best price.

Introducing TechHive's Digital Entertainment Superguide

Interested in cutting the cord on your television and exploring what the digital media landscape has to offer you? Make the move with our Digital Entertainment Superguide, hand-crafted for you by the TechHive editors for just $3.99.

How we tested the nation's networks

Our approach to testing wireless service has always been to closely replicate how people use wireless service in the real world, and then measure how well it really works. That’s why we do the testing ourselves.

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Advice from an Apple tech: When your Mac gets too toasty

What are the long-term effects of overheating on a Mac? Beyond warmer temperatures and additional noise from the fan working overtime to cool its operating environment, you can expect to see slower performance.

Dealing with data caps

Have you found that your ISP-imposed data cap is running short by the end of the month? Chris Breen has a few tips for reducing data usage.

A crowd of Chinese people wait outside an Apple Store in Beijing to buy an iPhone 4.

Apple apologizes to China over warranty policies

Apple CEO Tim Cook apologized to Chinese consumers over concerns about its warranty policies after government-run media attacked the company for its customer service.

Advice from an Apple Tech: Three common Mac fixes

While working in tech repair, Chris Barylick helped dozens and dozens of people. Here's his advice on the most common problems people had with their Macs.

Slideshow: 11 fun facts about Apple

We ventured deep into the jungle primeval of Apple's shareholder proxies to bring you a slice of company trivia -- from the absence of a knight to the shocking truth of just how cool it is being an Apple board member.

Pundit Showdown - Macworld iWorld 2013

Pundit Showdown - Macworld iWorld 2013

Inside the shadowy underground of 'anything, anywhere' cloud-based printing

Cloud-connected printers are everywhere, but how hard is it to collect your paperwork? We went to a private school and Twitter's corporate office to find out.

iOS apps for resellers

Let your mobile device help you make money through online (or offline) reselling.

Great iOS apps for bargain hunters

Hunting for the best deals? Turn to these free mobile tools for coupons, product ratings, and quick price comparisons.

How Apple sets its prices

Have you ever wondered why it's so hard to find Apple products on sale? It's no accident, and it's not illegal: Here's a peek at Apple's surprisingly simple recipe for keeping tabs on its prices.

Customer satisfaction with Apple online store falls

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Survey says customers less satisfied with website functionality.

How to return your gadget gifts without any runaround

Unhappy with a gift or other seasonal tech purchase? Here’s our advice for hassle-free returns and exchanges, online and in person.