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Best Buy to accept Apple Pay, wants to give customers options

Best Buy has been a backer of a rival payment system promoted by US merchants

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Facebook adds free video calling to Messenger

The feature works over Wi-Fi and LTE, taking aim at other video solutions like Google Hangouts.

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YouTube confirms plans for ad-free subscription service

The price of the service hasn't been revealed, although the plan was disclosed in a YouTube letter to its content partners.

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Apple plans two European data centers running on renewable energy

With data storage in the European Union, the company won't need to export data to the U.S.

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Make the most of your Mac by adding NAS

Pair your Mac with NAS to save time and reduce stress through easier downloads, improved organization, smoother backups, and more.

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Box fixes security flaw in Mac desktop Sync app

Users are advised to upgrade to version 4.0.6035

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Mac Pro Vault stuffs 48 top-of-the-line Macs into one cabinet

This colocation service designed a data center cabinet to hold 48 Mac Pro units at once.

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Forensic software gets around Apple's iCloud security features

Elcomsoft's Phone Breaker can pull data from iCloud accounts with a person's knowledge

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Hands-on with the Dropbox Mobile app's new managing, editing, and syncing features

The vastly improved mobile app lets you do almost everything the desktop app can do. Microsoft Office integration is the biggest highlight.

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Apple faces trial in decade-old iTunes DRM lawsuit

Plaintiffs complain that Apple married iTunes music with iPod players, and they want $350 million in damages.

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How to simplify overlapping cloud storage services

You don't really need 18 cloud accounts.

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Dropbox says it wasn't hacked after 7 million alleged user credentials appear online

The credentials leaked by an alleged hacker online were likely stolen from other services, the company said.

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How to double your free OneDrive storage to 30GB

Microsoft's playing off iOS 8 upgrade woes by offering to double your free OneDrive storage spaceā€”but only if you act fast.

on pcworld.com

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Apple releases iCloud Drive for Windows PCs

Mac users have to wait for the release of OS X Yosemite to snag iCloud Drive support.