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Google search tweak helps you avoid long lines at local shops

Got a hankering for coffee but can't stand the thought of waiting in line? Google search on mobile can help you figure out if that's likely to happen.

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Apple Music in iOS 9 gets a much-needed redesign

The iOS 9 public beta cleans up Apple Music's numerous options for a more streamlined listening experience.

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Hands-on with Maps in iOS 9: Introducing public transit and more accurate data

With the addition of public transit info and nearby recommendations, Apple Maps is finally catching up to its biggest competitor: Google Maps.

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Twitter mulling big changes to how you view tweets

The company is considering changes to help it become a truly mass-market service

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More cracks appear in the pay-TV wall as HBO Now comes to Verizon broadband

HBO’s Internet-only subscription service is now available to Verizon’s FiOS and high-speed Internet customers.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Get the perfect brew going with Roaster

This week's roundup of new Mac apps serves up a way to reduce the stress of walking down the aisle, an app that teaches the art of brewing a perfect cup of coffee, a photo tool, and much more.

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Amazon Launchpad store will sell goods from startups

Startups should have products that can ship immediately or within 90 days, Amazon said.

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T-Mobile's new iPhone promo solves the “buy now or wait” dilemma

Jump On Demand subscribers can buy a new iPhone now and upgrade this fall with no change in their monthly bill.

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Apple Music racked up 10 million subscribers in less than a month

The number isn't too shabby compared to Spotify's 20 million premium listeners.

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Pandora: Give a brand your undivided attention, get an hour of ad-free music

Amid greater competition from Apple and Google, Pandora hatches a new way to skip the annoying commercial breaks.

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Freemium Field Test: Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation turns the spy thriller into a routine shooter

It's not impossible to like, but there are frequent barriers to enjoyment.

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Car and pedestrian collision? There'll soon be an app for that

The new system will alert drivers and pedestrians of potential collisions.

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Google has finally figured out what to do with Google+: Downsize it

And best of all, you don't need a Google+ account to do anything else on Google!