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BitTorrent Now is a radically different take on traditional media streaming apps

BitTorrent Now lets you stream or buy music, movies, and art on iOS, Android, and Apple TV.

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Dropbox is changing its free tier with a major update

Dropbox made some major changes to its free tier on Wednesday, including support for read-only folders and a change to automatic photo uploads that requires users to download the Dropbox desktop app.

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Dropbox enhances its productivity tools across the board

Dropbox just dumped a ton of new productivity features on users of its file storage and collaboration service that are all aimed at making it easier for people to get work done within its applications.

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How to get your Amazon credit from Apple's ebook price-fixing settlement

If you purchased an ebook from Amazon, credits could be automatically added to your account.

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Apple's new Photos app will recognize 7 different facial expressions

A developer has uncovered how Photos will employ facial and object recognition to generate Moments and yield search results in iOS 10 and macOS Sierra.

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Twitter makes big video push with 140-second clips and new app for VIPs

The social network is betting on 140-second videos and new tools for influencers to juice more usage.

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Microsoft's Sharepoint app for iOS is here

Microsoft announced earlier this year that its popular SharePoint collaboration software was getting a full-featured mobile app. Starting Tuesday, iPhone users can take a crack at it.

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Meet Ghostbot, a chatbot that will make online dating less miserable

Using a burner phone number and an auto-responding text message bot, you may never have to deal with unwanted photos or aggressive texts ever again.

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Spotify has 100 million users but Apple Music remains a threat

Spotify has reached a new milestone, but Apple Music continues to gain paid subscribers by the millions.

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E-book buyers will soon get settlement payments from Apple price-fixing case

Some buyers of e-books will begin to receive payments Tuesday as part of a settlement in a price-fixing case against Apple.

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10 major headaches Apple fixed in iOS 10, macOS, watchOS 3 and tvOS

Among Apple's many (many, many) announcements at WWDC were plenty of fixes for little frustrations in each of its major platforms.

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Apple will never bring iMessage to Android and you already know why

In a new interview, Apple executives "revealed" their strategy of using software like iMessage to push hardware sales.

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tvOS 10 FAQ: Everything you need to know about the next Apple TV update

What are the biggest new features? What didn't Apple announce at the WWDC 2016 keynote? And how did it get to version 10 already? We've got answers.

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Safari 10 will turn off Flash by default when it ships with macOS Sierra

Apple is driving another nail in the coffin of Adobe Flash by no longer telling websites that offer both Flash and HTML5 that the plug-in is installed on users' Macs.

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Siri in iOS 10 will only work with six types of third-party apps (and not Spotify)

The all-new SiriKit is pretty limited for now, and the only streaming service it supports is Apple Music.