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Podcast 491: Make A-Mac-ica great again

We discuss the technology in politics, with Donald Trump's plan for force Apple to make its hardware in the U.S., and the New York Senate's back-door demand. Plus VLC, Netflix, and more.

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ESPN president says Apple is 'frustrated' by streaming TV service

Apple wants to revolutionize TV, but even ESPN execs realize that nailing down deals networks with is a struggle.

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How to save on mobile plans: Your guide to 17 no-contract carriers

The old two-year-contract business model for mobile phone plans is all but abandoned. And there are more choices than ever: We look at 17 alternate mobile service carriers.

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New GarageBand 2.1 for iOS update includes Live Loops and Drummer features

New tools for making music.

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Apple’s new Music Memos iOS app is for songwriters and musicians

The new Music Memos app uses the iPhone’s built-in microphone to record audio in a high-quality, uncompressed format.

Apple video demo of GarageBand 2.1 (iOS) Live Loops

Live Loops features a large grid and users tap cells and columns to play looped instruments and samples.

Hands-On: How Intel Authenticate will replace the password

Intel has quietly built what it calls Authenticate technology into its Skylake with vPro chips for businesses, combining multiple means of authentication for greater security.

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Apple plans to set up stores in India

Apple has applied to the Indian government for permission to set up a wholly-owned store operated by the company, taking advantage of changing rules for retail in India.

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Katy Perry Pop hits a dull note with its celebrity chase

Got pop star aspirations? Glu's new game turns the dream into a grind.

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Apple releases update iMovie 10.1.1 update

YouTube fix, stability improvements, and more.

Hubo the robot meets the rich and influential

At the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, Switzerland, on Monday, the DARPA-winning Hubo robot impressed attendees with its moves. Its presence highlights a future question for the global economy.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Give your dock a different look with Ring Menu

In this week's roundup of new Mac software, you’ll find several apps designed to help you stay organized and keep you on task.

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Now you can save the songs you hear in Starbucks stores to your Spotify account

A new feature in the Starbucks app lets customers find and save the music they hear in more than 7,500 stores via Spotify.

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iOS 9.2.1 and OS X 10.11.3 are now available

Time to update your Macs and iOS devices.

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Apple is slightly more diverse now than years past, though still mostly white and male

The company is slowly adding more female, black, Asian, and Hispanic employees, but it still has far to go.

Is the Elio P5 the car of the future?

Great gas mileage, two seats, airbags and it's coming this year. Would you consider buying it?

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Verizon's FreeBee Data 360 program lets companies pay for your mobile Internet usage

There were rumblings about it in late 2015 and now it's here. Verizon wants Internet companies to pay for some of your mobile data usage.

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These are the 25 worst passwords of 2015

SplashID recently published its round-up of the worst passwords of 2015. '123456' and 'password' still reign supreme

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Apple convinces U.S. court to ban Samsung phones in patent dispute, but only old ones

A federal court in California has banned the sale in the U.S. of Samsung smartphones that have features that infringe three patents owned by Apple.