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iOS 8.1 to launch October 20 with Apple Pay, Camera Roll, and iCloud Photo Library

The first major update to iOS 8 comes with three exciting new features.

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Apple's Mac mini finally updated, starting price dropped by $100

Apple refreshes its "most energy efficient desktop computer," the Mac mini.

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OS X Yosemite: A new design built just for Retina Macs

An in-depth, hands-on look at the design changes in OS X Yosemite.

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Apple unveils 27-inch iMac with 5K Retina, the 'world's highest resolution display'

Apple gives its 27-inch iMac all-in-one the Retina treatment, but the non-Retina models are sticking around.

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OS X Yosemite: Get to know the new, slimmed-down Safari

Safari in OS X Yosemite sports a sleeker look, along with several new features. But we're a little cranky about the new, cramped title bar.

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Apple debuts iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3: Thinner, faster, gold, and with Touch ID

The newest additions to the iPad lineup are incremental upgrades from their predecessors.

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OS X Yosemite: New Notification Center finally gives widgets their due

Yosemite doesn’t completely do away with the Dashboard, but the new Today view and widgets in the Notification Center are far more useful.

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OS X Yosemite: Spotlight gets a new look and power to search beyond your Mac

It’s not exactly Siri, but the all-new Spotlight can find you movie listings, maps, App Store results, and a lot more.

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OS X Yosemite: What’s new in Mail, Messages, and Calendars

Mail Drop takes the hassle out of emailing huge files, and Messages lets you send your own voice.

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Apple Pay launches Oct. 20 in a play to kill credit cards

Apple's new mobile payment system hits the ground running on Monday with a slew of new partners.

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Which Macs can run OS X Yosemite?

Yosemite has launched! Check your Mac to see if you're eligible to upgrade.

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New CBS All Access joins streaming-service trend, but many strings are attached

The future of a-la-carte TV looks less than rosy. The $6 monthly All Access service omits football games and “The Big Bang Theory” due to licensing issues, and new shows will still have commercials.

on techhive.com

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Facebook’s Safety Check is a super simple way to tell the world you’re OK

If you’ve ever worried yourself sick wondering whether your friends and family were affected by a disaster, Facebook's new tool is designed to ease your mind.