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Fury road: ‘Error 53’ is more a feature than a bug

Bricking your phone as a service.

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The Week in iOS Apps: Get it done!

This week's roundup includes all kinds of productivity apps—for mail, managing documents, and staying on task.

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How to back up your contacts on your iPhone and Mac

When it comes to backing up your address book data, you have a few options.

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Instagram might soon let you switch between multiple accounts

Instagram is testing an easier way to switch between multiple accounts without having to log out and log in every time.

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The Week in iPhone Cases: Meet HEX's latest stingray-inspired pattern

This week's roundup of new iPhone cases features a new wallet case and look from HEX. Plus, a case that glows in the dark.

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Apple Pay is now accepted in 2 million locations, with more retailers coming soon

Apple Pay has reached 2 million locations worldwide, and is still growing—Crate & Barrel, Chick-fil-A, and Au Bon Pain are joining soon.

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The disruption hammer: Apple still drives the smartphone market

It's less its phones and more market dynamics Apple's up against.

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How far can the iPad fall?

Sales continue to slide, and Jason Snell wonders when we'll hit the bottom.

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How to leave an iMessage group text on iOS

Noisy group chat blowing up your phone? In iOS 9, you can leave the chatter behind...in certain circumstances, anyway.

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The Week in iOS Accessories: A wallet with a wallop

This week's roundup features an iPhone case that doubles as a wallet and as a viewing stand for the phone.

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Podcast 493: VR hints, smaller iPhone rumors, Apple still doomed

It doesn't seem to matter how many millions of something Apple sells, or how happy the customers are—Wall Street only cares about growth.

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Microsoft confirms SwiftKey buy, says it will continue developing Android, iOS apps

Microsoft is buying SwiftKey, the developer of a popular software keyboard for Android and iOS phones -- even though it already has its own software keyboard, Word Flow.

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Eyes on Apple Music's accessibility issues

Apple Music rocks—but it's also hard on the eyes of the visually impaired, explains Steven Aquino.

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Professor, teach thyself: Misunderstanding Apple’s business

Sometimes a professor needs to go back to school.

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New dating app used your Instagram's #2015bestnine to create your dating profile

If you posted your #2015bestnine on Instagram last year, you could be part of a new dating app.