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Nicki Minaj's mobile game is about the music, not just the Kardashian-style fame perks

Hip-hop star Nicki Minaj makes her mobile game debut, a version of 'Kim Kardashian: Hollywood' but with a way better soundtrack.

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Apple will release an iOS update to help resolve the growing number of iPhone 6s battery shutdowns

The issue that's causing iPhone 6s batteries to unexpectedly shutdown is bigger than originally anticipated.

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Here's what kids really think of Apple's Swift Playgrounds learn-to-code app

Apple has partnered with Code.org to offer free Hour of Code sessions for kids at all of its stores.

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App developers aren't ready for iOS transport security requirements

A month before Apple is expected to enforce stricter security requirements for app communications in iOS, enterprise developers don't seem ready to embrace them, a new study shows.

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How to get a word count with Microsoft Office for iPad

Getting a word count with Office for the iPad is simple—but you have to know where to look.

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How to remove a previous owner’s Apple ID from a used iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

If you buy a used iOS device, make sure the previous owner has deactivated Activation Lock.

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Apple releases new betas of macOS Sierra 10.12.2, iOS 10.2, and watchOS 3.1.1

Apple is stepping up the beta process, with new versions being released in quick fashion.

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The Week in iPhone and iPad Cases: Clear cases for the iPhone 7

Love showing off your jet black iPhone 7? This week's roundup of new iPhone and iPad cases is full of see-through picks just for you.

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RIP data: It only ever shows Apple losing

No matter what the data shows, it's bad for Apple.

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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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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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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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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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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?