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The Week in iOS Accessories: Gear for your old iPhone that fits your new iPhone, too

Instead of replacing an entire accessory arsenal, most of these products made for the iPhone 5/5s are also compatible with the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.

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14 iPhone apps that use Touch ID

From banking services to password managers, developers were quick to build Touch ID compatibility into their iOS 8 apps.

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Hands-on with Pebble Firmware 2.5; iOS 8 users get better notifications

A small tweak to notifications makes the Pebble smartwatch much more useful. And there's new compass support too.

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Talko looks like a solution to the problem that iOS 8's Messages has already solved

Software titan Ray Ozzie's new app offers live calling, but there's little else to distinguish this messaging app from what the iPhone already does natively.

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Why I'm returning my iPhone 6 (well, maybe)

Mo' screen size, mo' problems? Kirk McElhearn might return to his year-old iPhone 5s rather than suffer thumb-strain from using the iPhone 6 one-handed.

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The Week in Mac Apps: 9 tools for productivity

In this week’s roundup of new Mac apps, you’ll find a tool that keeps your files in place, a beautiful photo editor, and a program that tells you where all your storage has gone.

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iOS 8 adoption nears 50 percent after just 6 days

Third-party firms see slower adoption than iOS 7

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Why Apple needs Beats Music to keep its street cred

Apple won’t shut down Beats Music because the streaming service can keep iTunes relevant.

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Chrome Apps for Mobile upgraded to feel more like native apps

Google's project to bring Chrome apps to mobile continues with new capabilities to give Chrome apps that native-like feel on mobile.

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8 games optimized for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

From racing games to platform and strategy titles, these are the top early options for your new device.

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iPhone 6 Plus Display is the best there is (well, almost)

DisplayMate analyst Ray Soneira calls the iPhone 6 Plus display the "best performing Smartphone LCD display that we have ever tested." Which should make it the best, period, right?

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Reversible USB Type-C wonder cable will deliver DisplayPort audio and video, too

Is there anything Type-C USB cables WON'T be able to do?