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iOS 9 public beta is live: Here's everything you need to know

Back up, strap in, and go nuts! iOS 9 is ready for public beta.

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The ultimate guide to how and where to use Apple Pay

Here's everything you need to know about Apple Pay and its ins and outs, plus an up-to-date list of Apple Pay-ready stores and apps. The latest? Apple Pay just got 23 new bank partners.

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Podcast 464: Hacking compatibility

The Hacking Team got hacked. Safari may (or may not) be the new Internet Explorer. Not all music can play over all speakers. It's been a strange week.

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People quickly installed iOS 8.4 to use Apple Music

iOS 8.4 adoption is already past 40 percent in just a week after its release.

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How to find cellular access when traveling (without international roaming)

A short trip from Seattle to Vancouver, B.C., shows how thin our conduit is to connectivity—and how expensive an international pipe remains.

Apple releases tons of security updates for recent flaws and exploits

Along with Apple Music came fixes for a laundry list of exploits and a long-overdue change to Apple's digital certificate policy.

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Apple Music makes its debut with iOS 8.4, out now

See if Apple's new streaming service lives up to the hype with a free 3-month trial.

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How Square aims to bring Apple Pay into mom-and-pop shops

Square could take Apple Pay mainstream by putting its new NFC reader in the small businesses you shop at most.

Hands on with Square's new Apple Pay reader

You’ll soon be able to use Apple Pay or your chip-and-signature credit card at almost any store that uses Square’s mobile register system.

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Low Power mode in iOS 9 saves battery life by slowing performance

But at least you get to actually use your iPhone's features, rather than enabling Airplane Mode and frantically searching for a power outlet.

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Apple pulls 'offensive' apps featuring Confederate flags from App Store

The company is reportedly working with developers so their apps comply with App Store restrictions.

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7 ways to curb your iPhone's cellular data use

How to put a lid on your iPhone's cellular data use—and avoid nasty surprises on your monthly wireless bill.

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Macworld’s July Digital Edition: which laptop has the best battery life?

In July Macworld, we compare which Apple laptop has the best battery life. Also, Apple debuts El Capitan, promising increased speed and much more. Plus: Hands-on with the new Spotify and see the three biggest reveals of WWDC 2015.

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Apple releases new developer betas of iOS 9, watchOS 2, and OS X El Capitan

Public betas of OS X and iOS 9 are coming next month, but developers just got new versions of those, plus watchOS 2.

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5 podcatcher apps to replace nearly dead Instacast

A once-popular iOS podcast client is going away. We round up alternatives including Overcast, Downcast, Castro, Pocket Casts, and Apple's own Podcasts app.

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Podcast: Extra, extra, hear all about the News app

Glenn is joined by Jason Snell of Six Colors, and Tom Standage of the Economist to unpack what Apple's push into the news business means for publishers and readers alike.