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Apple beefs up indoor mapping efforts with new app

Small businesses can submit their information without buying iBeacons.

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My Kafkaesque nightmare with the iPhone Upgrade Program

Getting an iPhone through Apple's new subscription-based upgrade program is supposed to be easy. It doesn't always live up to that promise.


T-Mobile to offer LTE “mini-towers” for homes with connection problems

Can’t get through to T-Mobile’s cell towers? Soon you’ll be able to install your own miniature version.

Snapchat clarifies privacy policies after terms of service change freaks out users

Snapchat is the latest social network to end up on the wrong end of Internet outrage after changing the language of its terms of service and privacy policy.

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6 iPhone apps that use 3D Touch to make you more productive

The new iPhones let you hard press app icons to unlock features that will boost your efficiency and productivity.


Instagram dabbles in curated collections with Halloween video push

Instagram is following similar efforts from Snapchat and Twitter to turn public, user-created content into collections centered around specific events.

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Apple users having trouble auto-updating QuickTime on Windows 8, 10

A glitch with Apple's QuickTime multimedia program has left some Windows users wondering why they're having trouble updating to the latest version.

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'Who's Down?' is Google's new app for meeting up with your friends

The free, invitation-only app for iOS and Android may make it easier to meet up with your friends IRL.

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Cute puzzler Haunt the House: Terrortown will get you in the Halloween spirit

Possess objects and scare unsuspecting townspeople in this ghostly game.

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The first 10 Apple TV games you should play

Our picks for the most enticing day-one games on Apple's new set-top box.

MIT Media Lab celebrates 30 with Martha Stewart, magicians and visionaries

MIT's Media Lab celebrated its 30th anniversary with tech visionaries including Marvin Minsky, Alan Kay and Danny Hillis.

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Facebook changes 'real names' policy to provide context for chosen names

After heavy criticism, Facebook will make changes to how it enforces "real names" starting in December.

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iPad Pro's rumored release date is Nov. 11

No word yet on when preorders start for Apple's 12.9-inch tablet.

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New Apple TV hits store shelves as first wave of shipments arrive

Apple didn't say the Apple TV would be available to buy in-store today, but, surprise! It is.

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Government pressure for Apple to bypass iPhone encryption reduced as owner enters guilty plea

Jun Feng, a defendant in a criminal case, has entered a guilty plea, removing pressure on a New York court to decide quickly whether Apple is required to aid investigators by bypassing his iPhone 5s passcode.