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Apple blocks infected WireLurker apps from running

The company advised that people stick to trusted sources for downloading apps

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Rated or Hated? The secret to getting a good score from your Uber driver

Keeping your driver waiting and not giving a tip could get you docked one or more stars

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The Week in iOS Apps: Opera Mini update, Runtastic's sleep app, and a war game

This week's roundup of apps includes a World War II-themed game almost as expensive as the war itself. Plus, apps for music, news, and more.

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Amazon teases Echo, a Bluetooth speaker and voice-activated assistant

The $200 device is a little like Siri for your whole house.

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Office goes free on phones and tablets: What you get, and what you don't

The free version of Office for iOS and Android should be good enough for a lot of people, but power users may still need an Office 365 subscription. Here's what lies behind the paywall.

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Chinese iOS devices fall prey to invasive WireLurker malware

Thousands of users may be infected with malware that collects data from an iOS device, Palo Alto Networks said--though the malware is only found in a third-party app store that offers free versions of premium software.

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Microsoft Office for iOS goes free and full-featured on your iPhone

This latest update syncs your work between your iPhone and iPad and lets anyone create or edit documents — no Office 365 account required.

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iCloud Drive is backing up files you haven't saved yet

It's a feature, not a bug, but Glenn Fleishman thinks Apple should at least give users a choice.

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8 ways to take better photos with any camera

The best way to get better is to take lots of pictures -- while following Lesa Snider's expert advice.

Spring will change the way you shop on your iPhone

This app deserves major props for redefining the mobile checkout before we had even heard of Apple Pay.

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Forgot your hotel room key? Use your iPhone instead

Starwood is taking thousands of hotel rooms keyless as a perk for loyalty program members.

App Invasion: Spring will change the way you shop on your iPhone

This app deserves major props for redefining the mobile checkout before we had even heard of Apple Pay.

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5 cool widgets for Yosemite's Notification Center

Power up your Notification Center with these widgets that calculate, keep tabs on your email, and order your to-do list.

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Google Maps 9 brings slick new design, Uber and OpenTable integration

Both Android and iOS variants get a Material Design makeover, with friendlier navigation and bigger images.