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Amazon won’t sell Apple TV and Chromecast hardware, bans marketplace partners from selling them, too

Anti-competitive tactic or smart customer-service strategy? It’s probably a little of both.

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The Week in iOS Accessories: Mighty mounts

This week's roundup features several new stands and mounts for the Apple Watch. Just because your watch isn't on your wrist doesn't mean it can't look nice. Read on!


Sprint's unlimited data plan is getting more expensive

Little more than a year after it was first introduced, Sprint is increasing the price of its $60 unlimited talk, text, and data plan.

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With Nest Weave, Nest Labs seeks to establish a de facto connected-home standard

The protocol enables appliances, thermostats, door locks, and other home devices to communicate with each other and with Nest products.

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Hands-on with Disk Utility in El Capitan: Tool for storage devices gets a facelift

A utility you hope rarely to need gets a complete overhaul, omitting familiar features and making some actions easier to carry out.

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Hands-on with Spotlight in El Capitan: Location info, natural language searches, UI tweaks, and more

A look at the tweaks to the built-in search engine in OS X 10.11.

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Hands-on with Notes 4 in El Capitan

Apple's Notes app has some features that makes it more useful.

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Adblock Plus creators plan independent board to decide ad acceptability

The creators of Adblock Plus will let an independent advisory board decide what ads are acceptable.


Gatekeeper bypass in OS X relies on renaming an app

A researcher finds that Apple lets signed Mac software launch other downloaded apps without a Gatekeeper warning, allowing a potential malware bypass.

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Apple releases Safari 9 for Yosemite

This browser update adds support for Safari's new "mute tabs" feature.

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El Capitan FAQ: Everything you need to know about OS X 10.11

Answers to general questions about El Capitan to help you decide about installing it on your Mac.

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Apple solves more iOS 9 problems with iOS 9.0.2

iCloud backups, cellular data options, and more bugs just got fixed.

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How Google's new Maps for Apple Watch stacks up to Apple's native app

Google's app falls short when it comes to putting directions on your wrist.

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Tim Cook says businesses need to step up where governments don't

Apple's CEO said that he wants large companies like Apple to play a role in solving societal problems when governments can't.