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Apple makes it super simple to get rid of its U2 gift to you

OK, OK, so you didn’t want Apple to put free music on your devices. Now you can delete it entirely.

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How hospitals will use HealthKit to monitor your vitals

New details emerge on Stanford and Duke’s upcoming trials with Apple’s HealthKit.

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Microsoft buys Minecraft maker Mojang for $2.5 billion

The rumors turned out to be true. Minecraft is about to become a Microsoft property.

on pcworld.com

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Apple iPhone 6 and 6 Plus pre-orders top 4 million in 24 hours

Unsurprisingly, Apple sold a lot of iPhone 6 and 6 Plus devices last Friday. And it's going to sell a lot more at 8 a.m. on September 19 at Apple Stores.

For the ultimate home cinema, start with NAS

Great home theater is about more than just the biggest, smartest TV and the most sophisticated sound system.

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Want lithium-ion batteries to last? Slow charging may not be the answer

For the first time, scientists have examined how a battery operates on the particle level

on pcworld.com

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Apple Pay nets a discount from banks, Walmart says ‘no thanks’

Apple paved the way for mobile payments with financial partnerships, but it didn’t count on competition from Walmart.

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Meet the 7 apps that will give your amateur Instagrams professional gloss

The world's most popular Instagrammers have a few tricks, and they have nothing to do with Instagram.

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iPhone 6 preorders plagued with problems

Apple mania overwhelms the Internet. Sound familiar?

Staying in touch: great ways to save, manage, and recover your iPhone contacts

Never lose touch with your contacts using these handy apps and services.

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Apple Pay could put an end to data breaches

The technologies behind Apple Pay, from encryption to one-time tokens to Touch ID, all help remove vulnerabilities in the current point-of-sale process.

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You Should Play: Zen Pinball

Realistic pinball action with loads of tables on your tablet or phone—and plenty of digital flash to boot.

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Hanx Writer brings 1940s typewriter technology to the iPad, and nails it

It's a typewriter, on the iPad, brought to you by Tom Hanks. Enough said.

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Recent iCloud subscribers receiving partial refunds after price cuts

As prices drop, Apple is covering the cost difference from now until the next subscription period.