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It’s all over: Talking big about Alexa

Alexa is the winner of the battle that's just getting started.

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Apple's acquisition of Workflow could bring automation to iOS

Here's hoping Apple's doesn't plan to shut down the most powerful automation tool for the iPhone and iPad.

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Apple's strategy hasn't changed—and neither have pundits' takes

Apple's strategy hasn't changed, iPhones have just reached a different stage.

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The $329 iPad could be just the thing for the education market

Apple isn't selling its new low-cost iPad exclusively to schools, but it could help make up some ground lost to Chromebooks.

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Unmagic 8 Ball: Predicting the future is hard

But you can rest assured that it doesn't look good for Apple.

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Hyperbole much? Apple’s coming apocalypse

The iPhone 8 will be terrible for Apple, just like all the other iPhones.

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Apple’s desktop Mac lineup: A showcase of old technology

The most prestigious computer company in the world has a top-of-the-line Mac that hasn’t been updated in three years. Where’s the innovation?

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Don’t shy from secure end-to-end messaging apps in light of recent news

Inaccurate reporting may give the impression that the best apps, like Signal and WhatsApp, have been cracked. They haven’t.

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Obsession: For iPads

Why the heck is Apple still making iPads?!

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How the AirPods show Apple’s frustrating and delightful quest for simplicity

Tap-tapping your earbud and asking your phone out loud to turn the volume up doesn't seem simple—but would a complex series of gestures really help?

Is Snapchat building the iPhone killer?

Snapchat's parent company has hired mobile engineering and design talent away from Apple, HTC, and Google. Could a Snapchat phone be in the works?

Network World Pi Day Challenge

Network World editors Keith Shaw and Brandon Butler compete against each other to see who can recite more digits of Pi in honor of Pi Day. Which editor wins and gets to put a pie in the face of the loser?

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Scaredy cat: The latest company Apple should be afraid of

It's always something, isn't it?

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Playing games: No, Apple is not a monopoly

Only Apple could get derided for having low market share and accused of being a monopoly at the same time.

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Why the new Mac Pro might never come

“You will see us do more in the pro area,” said Tim Cook, but that’s open to interpretation.

Pi Day Challenge: Live on March 14!

To celebrate the 2017 Pi Day, Network World editors Brandon Butler and Keith Shaw are preparing for the Network World Pi Day Challenge. Who can recite more digits of Pi? The winner gets to put a pie into the face of the loser. Streaming live on Facebook and YouTube at 2 pm ET on March 14, 2017.

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Apple’s not missing much by not having a Siri speaker

Apple doesn’t need to jump every time analysts say boo.

iPhone 8: New secrets revealed?

It’s promising to be a big year for the iPhone 8 and we already have our fair share of rumors, from a FaceTime camera suited for augmented reality to an OLED bar replacing the physical Home button.

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Copying the copier: The iPhone 8 is a total ripoff

If you take out all the innovation, Apple's totally copying Samsung.