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The Week in iOS Apps: The Final-est Fantasy!

This week's roundup of apps includes the latest generation of a beloved game series and the beginning of a new Disney franchise. Plus, ways to organize your email and your gifts this holiday season.

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Apple, China Mobile reportedly close to a deal

China's largest telecom could single-handedly boost iPhone sales by 20 percent.

Report: Half of iPhone 5c buyers are switchers

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While the iPhone 5c has been overshadowed by the 5s, it is reportedly doing one thing right: Prompting buyers to switch from Samsung, LG, and other Apple rivals.

The Week in iOS Apps: App.net spreads its wings

This week's roundup of new and updated iOS apps features some of those "other" social media services.

15 Black Friday doorbuster tech deals that are worth the money

Not every Black Friday tech sale is worth it. Here are the ones that are.

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Podcast: Is Apple still an innovator?

Christopher Breen and Dan Moren discuss whether Apple is still innovating -- and what the word innovation really means.

Judge refuses to stay Apple-Samsung lawsuit pending patent review

Samsung wanted the court to stay a damages retrial pending reexamination of an Apple patent, but a judge said no.

Unlocked iPhone 5s now available without SIM in U.S.

Apple on Friday began offering a version of the unlocked iPhone 5s sold without any SIM; previously, the unlocked version was only available with a T-Mobile SIM card.

FCC proposes to allow mid-flight phone calls, ruining air travel for everyone

Soon, being stuck in a middle seat may be the least of your inconveniences, as your fellow passengers gab ceaselessly on their smartphones.

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Samsung must pay $290 million to Apple in patent case

After three days of deliberations, a jury came back with the figure on what Samsung needs to pay Apple for infringing on several of its patents.

The Week in iOS Apps: A thousand ways to organize your life

The advent of iOS has brought a number of ways to help users get organized. This week's roundup includes a few new and updated ways to do so.

SkyDrive now auto-uploads photos from iOS devices

Although iOS users may want to store their photos within Apple's iCloud, Microsoft now gives them the option of autouploading them to SkyDrive.

Carriers slammed for rejecting smartphone 'kill switch'

The officials have been pushing for a “kill switch” that could render smartphones inoperable after they’re stolen, reducing the incentive for crime.

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