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Inside TouchID's origins

appleinsider.com

One of the co-founders of AuthenTec, the fingerprint scanner company acquired by Apple, recently discussed the early days of the technology.

Shared data plans are now mandatory for AT&T

AT&T is requiring all new customers to sign up for Mobile Share plans that offer unlimited voice and text, but offer a single pool of data for multiple devices. Existing customers can hold onto their current plans. U.S. Cellular is also moving to shared data plans.

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Some iPhone 5s users sing the blues over iWork bug

An apparent bug causes the screens on some iPhone 5s models to briefly flash to blue when you try to switch apps from iWork and then the phone restarts.

The Week in iOS Apps: You've got the look!

This week's roundup of new and updated iOS apps includes new ways to make images look great; including both still photos and videos. Now, everything you produce will have a professional sheen.

Flickr adds automatic photo uploads to iOS app

Flickr has added a new auto upload feature to its iOS app, the photo service announced Wednesday.

Macworld Pundit Showdown XXIII: Colorful iPhones, more colorful Steve Ballmer

Christopher Breen, Roman Loyola, Susie Ochs, and Armando Rodriguez duke it out over colorful iPhones, Steve Ballmer's departure, and Tim Cook's Twitter account in the latest skirmish of technology experts.

Apple: iPhone 5c, 5s to roll out to more than 50 countries

The latest smartphones from Cupertino will expand their worldwide presence over the next several weeks, coming to more than 50 new countries by November 1.

Qualcomm backtracks from Apple A7 marketing gimmick comments

Qualcomm has backtracked from an earlier statement in which a company executive said Apple's A7 64-bit chip in the iPhone 5s is a marketing gimmick, and that the technical advance had limited benefits in mobile devices.

Apple's Schiller, Forstall set to testify in retrial over Samsung damages

The two sides Friday filed a joint pretrial statement and lists of potential witnesses they may call.

The voice of Siri revealed

cnn.com

Voice actress Susan Bennett is the woman who provided the original recordings on which Apple's virtual assistant, Siri, is based.

The Week in iOS Apps: Cat on a hot tin app

This week's roundup features new and old ways of gaming on your iOS device. Like sports, adventures, dieting cats? We've probably got something for your tastes.

Virgin selling iPhone 5s, 5c at $100 discount

Virgin Mobile, which offers no-contract plans on the iPhone, is selling the newest models at substantially cheaper than you'll find elsewhere.