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The pros and cons of a cellular Apple Watch

Do we really need an Apple Watch with LTE? We address the rumors with a pros and cons list.


Unfair share: Only one company’s environmental record gets examined

And it's the one that's already doing more.

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How Apple can make the AirPods 2 even better

Could noise-cancelling AirPods ever become a reality?

Apple Airpods

How Apple can make the AirPods 2 even better

The first generation AirPods are impressive, but features like noise cancellation and intuitive controls could make them even better.

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An LTE Apple Watch brings lots of potential problems. Can Apple solve them all?

It's all but certain that Apple will be releasing an LTE-enabled Apple Watch in the fall, but getting it right won't be easy.


Collect them all: Living the dongle life

Apple does sell adapters, yes, but you don't have to buy them all.

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Microsoft's Surface Plus upgrade program is a great idea... for Apple to steal and give to the Mac

Microsoft's new Surface Plus program features no up-front costs and lets you upgrade to a new Surface after 18 payments. I'd sign up for a Mac version faster than you could say High Sierra.


What’s in a name? Narrowing the definition of Apple’s successes

Looked at in a certain very specific and sort of weird way, Apple's not doing that well.


No Apple rumor left behind: All must be derided

It'll never work. Whatever it is.

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iOS 11 public beta: The pre-release features Apple needs to fix before the final release

After several weeks using iOS 11 in public beta, here's our wishlist of improvements.


Guilt by association: The Apple Watch versus smartwatches

One wearable is pretty successful. The rest, not so much.

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How Apple can fix iOS 11 | The iPhone Show

iOS 11 is looking like another major revamp for your iPhone and iPad, but there are still a few wrinkles we wish Apple will iron out before the fall.


Getting what you pay for: No, iPhones aren’t cheap

No one has to buy an iPhone, but all phones are not created equal.

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The iPad's popularity is on the rise, and it's all thanks to cheaper prices

Apple's tablet saw sales growth last quarter for the first time in three years, and we have the fifth-generation iPad to thank.


Rumor gullibility: Don’t fall for it

It's OK to read them, just don't believe them.


No VPNs in China: Why Apple withdrew VPN apps from its China App Store

A small firestorm erupted after Apple removed VPN software from its App Store in China, which might provide a template for other countries to follow.


Zoom out: Getting perspective from an unexpected source

Samsung's next phone might have an improved camera, but that doesn't mean it'll win the smartphone photography wars.