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An iPod, a phone, an Internet communicator: Apple announced iPhone 8 years ago today

Relive the legendary announcement of the first iPhone on its eighth anniversary.

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The Week in iPhone Cases: More power, better reception, and enhanced sound

This week’s roundup of new iPhone cases offers up a variety of battery-powered options for longer talking time, better signal for fewer dropped calls, and improved sound for watching videos and making calls.

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Uber slashes prices in 48 cities to brighten the winter blues

It's going to get cheaper to take an Uber ride in 48 cities across the U.S. this winter, and that's a good thing for both customers and drivers, Uber says.

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OS X Spotlight Search glitch can expose private details of Apple Mail users

Performing a Spotlight search opens email previews that load external images, even when the Mail client is asked not to do this

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Four apps (and some audio recordings) to help you get a better night’s sleep

If you just got back from CES – or are exhausted from reading about it – use these apps to unwind this weekend.

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Sensor-equipped Bluetooth yoga SmartMat helps with your asanas

If you can't make it to yoga class as often as you'd like, SmartMat's personalized, real-time feedback just might be the next best thing.

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App Store broke its sales record on New Year’s Day

Because there's no better way to start off a new year than with a ton of new apps.

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The Week in iOS Apps: Square Cash's latest update, Under Armour's new fitness app, and more

This week's roundup brings you apps for all kinds of activities—spooky sci-fi games, staying in touch with the outside world, and getting into shape.

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'Super cookies' can track you even in private browsing mode, researcher says

Think you're safe from sneaky advertising companies tracking you when you're in private or incognito mode? You might not be.

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Apple blocks tool that brute-forces iCloud passwords

The tool allowed attackers to try a large number of passwords for Apple ID accounts

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ReWalk robotic exoskeleton looks like science-fiction, but helps paraplegics walk again

The first FDA-approved robotic exoskeleton is literally changing lives.

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iPhone 6 sales boost Apple's smartphone OS market share

The gains came at the expense of Android.

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Only 68 percent of iPhones and iPads are running iOS 8

That number may sound pretty good, but compared to iOS 7, iOS 8's adoption growth has been much slower.