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Wrapping it right: In praise of Apple’s packaging

Sometimes the little things—like how a device is packed inside a box—matter.

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7 truly annoying iOS features, and how to make them stop

Nope, you're not the only one who's ever barked "stop it!" to your iPhone or iPad because it was being, well, a little too helpful. Luckily, you can tweak or turn off many of iOS's most nagging and intrusive features.

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Sideclick is shaping up to be a killer remote control for streaming video

For $30, Sideclick adds TV controls to Roku, Apple TV, and Fire TV remotes. Hands-on with a prototype shows plenty of promise.

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Macworld’s September Digital Edition: OS X El Capitan First Look

Jason Snell takes us around Apple’s first public beta of OSX El Capitan.

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Apple releases OS X El Capitan Public Beta 5

It appeared, disappeared, and came back. For good this time.

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Samsung to appeal Apple patent loss to Supreme Court

Samsung Electronics plans a last-ditch appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court to avoid paying hundreds of millions of dollars in fines for infringing Apple patents, but the chances of success don't appear high.

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Podcast 470: Binging on Apple TV rumors

We are so ready for a new Apple TV.

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The Week in iOS Accessories: Tripods, big and small

This week's roundup includes a tripod so small it can fit in your wallet—and one that can reach more than six feet in height. Read on!

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Report: Force Touch Stylus could turn iPad Pro into a serious sketching tool

The pressure-sensitive pen would be an optional feature in Apple’s long-rumored larger tablet, now expected to begin production in September or October.

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Apple Music retention is actually not too bad, says Apple

Apple is eager to prove that a subscription-only model is the way forward for streaming music.

Apple Store to move the iPod from table to rack

The Apple Store is making room on the sales floor for other products by moving the iPod off the display tables.

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Six excellent IFTTT Recipes to make iOS even better

IFTTT and iOS are both handy on their own. But put them together, and they're better than ever.

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Parallels Desktop 11 lets Mac users say 'Hey Cortana'

Parallels Desktop 11 launched late Tuesday, with support for the latest desktop operating systems, along with new marquee features like the ability to run.