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Apple needs to explain why China requested to remove the New York Times app

Has Apple become complicit in China’s censorship of the internet and surveillance of its Chinese users?

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Protecting your data, protecting yourself: A first installment

Suppose you're a dissident. How do you keep your data safe on your iPhone, iPad, and Mac, not to mention online? Glenn Fleishman explains, in the first of a series.

Why did Apple remove the NYTimes app in China?

If Apple doesn't stand up to censorship of the internet in China, who will?

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Apple will reportedly launch 3 new iPad models in spring 2017

But the iPad mini won't get a refresh this time around.

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The Week in iOS Apps: Brian Eno's "streaming" music

The experimental musician says of his new app: "I wanted also that this music would unfold differently all the time—‘like sitting by a river.’"

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Google Calendar helps you keep your workout resolution with Fit, Health integration

The update to the Google Calendar app will sync with your favorite fitness app to track and schedule your workouts.

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Apple removes the New York Times app in China following government request

Citing Chinese regulations, Apple has removed the newspaper's iOS apps in mainland China.

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20% off Spigen 42mm Apple Watch Case and 2 Screen Protectors - Deal Alert

For the ultimate protection against drops and scratches, Spigen has invented the Rugged Armor case for your 42mm Apple Watch. Case comes with 2 screen protectors and is currently listed for just $11.99, 20% off its list price.

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Rumor says Apple Watch Series 3 to bring battery, performance gains, little else

A report by the Economic Daily News says that Apple will once again be focusing on internal improvements for the third generation of Apple Watch.

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17% off SteelSeries Nimbus Gaming Controller, Play New Minecraft Apple TV Edition - Deal Alert

Minecraft is now on Apple TV. This Bluetooth gaming controller gives you full control. Also works for games on your Mac or other iOS devices. Its list price is currently reduced 17%.

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Groundhog year: iPhone production cuts are brand new every year

Even the Macalope is running out of fresh jokes about this annual exercise.

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45% off Bose SoundTrue around-ear headphones II - Deal Alert

Bose SoundTrue around-ear headphones II make your music sound deep, clear and full of life.

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Your top questions to Mac 911—and some answers

Many people write in with similar problems. Here's a super-FAQ to help solve the most common iOS , iCloud, and Mac issues.

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Licensing: The zombie argument that never dies

Still pushing this terrible idea.

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The Week in iOS Apps: Selfies made easy

This week's roundup includes an app that will let you put away the selfie stick forever. Read on!

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Burly Men at Sea spins an easygoing, yet entrancing tale

Get lost in this beautiful narrative adventure—and then do it all over again.