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The Week in iOS Apps: "Crap, I'm Broke" hits close to home

This week's roundup includes a game that helps you experience the fun of living on the edge of economic calamity. Fun, right?

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Major DDoS attack on Dyn DNS knocks Spotify, Twitter, Github, PayPal, and more offline

A massive DDoS attack against DNS host Dyn has knocked several prominent websites offline, including Spotify, Twitter, Github, Etsy, and more.


Why Apple is monitoring the AT&T and Time Warner deal

Apple reportedly looked into acquiring Time Warner, owner of HBO and CNN, but it has new reasons to be interested.


Podcast 530: Project Titan may not be an Apple Car

Reports that Apple is refocusing Project Titan on software rather than a car have us wondering. Maybe the key to everything is AI and augmented reality.

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iPhone 7 cellular performance test: Qualcomm's modem is better than Intel's

Apple made some iPhone 7 models with Qualcomm modems and some with Intel modems. A new report finds that Qualcomm's is much more capable than Intel's.

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13 gadget-friendly travel bags for the discerning techie

Today's tech-savvy traveler has more gadget friendly luggage options than ever before, including Kate Spade purses that recharge iPhones, suitcases with built-in laptop trays and 'smart' bags that track their own locations.

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How switching to Macs is paying off for IBM

IBM employees prefer Macs, which is actually saving IBM about $543 per computer.

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PCWorld founder David Bunnell remembered: The mutiny, the magazines, the Mao suit

He was a pioneer and a bit of a prankster, as longtime colleagues recall.

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Meet your new streaming TV bundlers: Apple, Amazon, Roku, and Google

Why you won't need Comcast or Charter to wrangle all your online video services.



NFL without cable: A cord cutter’s guide for the 2016 season

Watching sports without a big cable TV bundle has gotten a lot easier in the last year; NFL games are no exception.


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How to watch the MLB playoffs and World Series without cable

Don't miss a postseason pitch, read our cord-cutter's guide to the 2016 MLB playoffs and the World Series.


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Apple to announce new Macs at a special event October 27

Journalists will gather in Cupertino next Thursday for the "Hello again" special event, where Apple is expected to announce a redesigned MacBook Pro.

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Remembering David Bunnell, the Macworld founder who relished lying to Steve Jobs

In memory of David Bunnell (1947-2016), we share this classic story of how Macworld's famous first cover story came to be.

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Reports: Apple has big plans to turn the MacBook keyboard into a display

Apple may replace the MacBook's QWERTY keyboard with an e-ink display that changes based on the app or language you're using.

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Apple is fed up with counterfeit cables and chargers on Amazon

A lawsuit filed against Mobile Star claims up to 90 percent of Apple-branded cables and chargers offered on Amazon are phony.