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The twice-broken clock: Never right about the Apple Watch

Wrong-headed and imaginary ideas about smartwatches.

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Podcast 548: Ride the Lightning

Glenn and Susie unpack the latest iPhone 8 rumor, that Lightning might be replaced with USB-C.

Mingis on Tech: Self-driving cars, wireless charging -- and Wi-Fi lightbulbs?

Here's why the self-driving car of your dreams is a mirage, at least for the foreseeable future. But an iPhone that charges wirelessly? That might actually happen this year.

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Should Apple dump Lightning from the iPhone 8? The cases for and against

The latest rumor about Apple ditching Lightning for USB-C on the iPhone 8 makes a lot of sense if you think about it.

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Chameleon Run is a short but super-sweet color-changing sprinter

Can you keep up with this speedy and deviously tough side-scroller?

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Sense GuardPeanut and ThermoPeanut review: Smart nuts to protect and detect

Simple, useful, and affordable smart sensors: GuardPeanut provides basic protection, while ThermoPeanut monitors the temperature in a wide range of environments.

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Skewed-o-morphism: The Apple Pencil meets its match

Looks, and only looks, matter.

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Paint with pinballs in the enchanting Inks for iOS

Lumino City makers return with a game that lets you make art while having fun.

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Lock the lock screen out of revealing secrets and listening to Siri

It's easy to forget that convenience can also leak information about you to anyone who can touch your iPhone or iPad.

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The Week in iOS Apps: Bank on this!

The week's roundup includes updates to two new apps that let you track your bills and manage your finances.

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The iPhone H8: Gonna be so boring

Already can't stand it.

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Google shuts Spaces, the content-sharing app you probably never heard of

Google will be shutting down Spaces on April 17, ending the experimental service that never really got off the ground.

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Apple is investigating an iPhone 7 Plus that ‘blew up’

So far, there’s no reason to think this issue is affecting other iPhone devices.

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Go on a snarky sci-fi adventure in Milkmaid of the Milky Way

A point-and-tap adventure in which a Nordic milkmaid jumps aboard an alien spacecraft to save her cows.

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Google updates Gboard for iOS with new emoji and voice-typing

In addition, the third-party keyboard now supports 15 languages and built-in Google searches that show the current Doodles.

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Past isn’t prologue: Apple isn’t today’s Microsoft

Easy comparisons aren't always right.