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What to look for in Apple's earnings announcement

As Apple prepares for its latest quarterly conference call, Dan Moren runs down the list of what to expect in the company's results.

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To switch or not to switch: Test-driving T-Mobile's LTE network

T-Mobile is loaning potential customers an iPhone 5s for a week to try out its network. So I took them up on it.

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Twitter tweaking Direct Messages for easier use across devices

Private conversations will fully sync across devices -- except for the messages you delete.

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Verizon FiOS getting faster uploads to match download speeds

Now's the perfect time for Verizon to generate some good will.

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Apple's eighth annual UK iTunes Festival to kick off in September

The festival, taking place at London's Roundhouse, will feature Maroon 5, Pharrell Williams, Beck, and more.

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The Week in iPad Cases: Warm and fuzzy

This week’s roundup of new iPad cases brings you all the warmth of traditional cloth, the unique beauty of handmade goods, and the high-tech protection your tablet deserves.

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Shadowgate preview: Inside the modern rebirth of a point-and-click adventure classic

Flush with Kickstarter cash, the game's original makers are reimagining the iconic adventure, obsessed with 'Doing Shadowgate right.'

Edward Snowden: Dropbox is 'hostile to privacy'

Dropbox may be popular, but Snowden is no fan of the file sync service.

on pcworld.com

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Kindle Unlimited launches: 600,000 all-you-can-read e-books for $10 per month

Amazon's new subscription e-book plan includes more than 600,000 titles, but no major publishers.

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European Commission slams Apple for in-app purchase policies

Apple maintained that its parental controls 'go far beyond the features of others in the industry.'

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The Week in iPhone Cases: Louder and louder

This week’s roundup of iPhone cases brings music to your bike rides, mediaeval protection to your iPhone, and a fashion statement that keeps on rockin’.

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You Should Play: Doug Dug

Turns out there are countless ways to die when you tunnel beneath the Earth's surface. But that will only keep you coming back for more with Doug Dug.

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Apple adds financial exec Sue Wagner to its board of directors

Wagner, a founding partner of BlackRock, replaces Intuit Chairman Bill Campbell, the company's longest serving director.