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Biz Stone's Jelly app relaunches, promising to revolutionize search

Twitter cofounder Biz Stone takes a second shot with Jelly, which he described as a failure in its first iteration.

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Supreme Court approves rule change that expands FBI computer search powers

The Supreme Court has adopted amendments to a rule to give judges the authority to issue warrants to remotely search computers whose locations are concealed using technology.

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The Week in iPhone Cases: Patchworks' Level Card keeps your iPhone SE safe and your credit cards close

This week's roundup of new iPhone cases features the Level Card, a new wallet case from Patchworks. Plus, rugged cases, standard shells, and more.

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iMovie updated with faster project creation, keyboard shortcuts

Apple on Thursday released an update to iMovie, the company's consumer-level video editing app for Mac.

Autonomous trucks hits public roads

Six groups of trucks just took part in the EU Truck Platooning Challenge, an international test of autonomous truck driving technology.

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Apple might start pointing out iMessage autocorrect fails

The company is patenting a feature that highlights autocorrected words to your message recipients.

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Uber might charge you extra for making your driver wait

Uber's pilot program will charge passengers a per-minute waiting fee after 2 minutes, or a $10 no-show fee after 5 minutes.

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As tablet sales take a dive, analysts expect smartphone vendors to launch convertibles

A new report from IDC tracks the tablet's ongoing decline, while detachable tablets like Microsoft's Surface rise in popularity. Now smartphone vendors are getting into the act, applying their mobile acumen to compete with PC vendors.

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The first CareKit apps go live, focusing on babies, diabetes, and depression

CareKit, Apple's latest health initiative, makes it easier to share information with your doctor. The first apps to go live in the App Store focus on babies, diabetes, and depression.

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Tinder Social alarms users by showing Facebook friends

Turns out some people want to keep their online dating habits private.

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Here's what to expect from Nintendo's next iPhone games

Miitomo was an odd starting point, but the real games are coming this fall.

PCWorld Show Episode 14: Apple tanks, Intel reinvents and web pages bloat

Jon, Mark and Gordon discuss whether the end is nigh for Apple, just how much it hurts for the PC to get tossed under the bus by Intel, and strange-but-true: This web page probably took more space than Doom did.

Mingis on Tech, Episode 12: All about the Surface Book (and the importance of ports)

If you're eyeing a Microsoft Surface Book, or want to make sure your next laptop is future-proof, this episode's for you.

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Philips Hue smart lighting gets a new app with more features

Geofencing is one of the more notable additions; users can also assign multiple lights to rooms, so that all the lights in a room can be controlled at once.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Product Hunt launches for the Mac

This week’s roundup of new Mac apps brings us a dedicated app for Product Hunt, the popular tech-trend finding network.

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Mac sales fall 12 percent in second-biggest downturn since '07

Apple sold 4 million Macs in the March quarter, a 12 percent decline from the same period a year ago and a larger contraction than for the PC business as a whole.

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It's official: FBI won't share its secret iPhone hack with Apple

The FBI claims it doesn't actually know how its iPhone-hacking tool works, so it can't share the method with Apple.

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The Android TV remote app for iOS is as bare-bones as the Android version

Tap, swipe, type: Android TV gets an iOS app for when your hardware remote goes missing.