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How Newsstand failed The Magazine, and what Apple should do

The Magazine publisher Glenn Fleishman opens up about the realities of going all-in on Newsstand, and what publications give up when they do.

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Apple downplays disruptive potential of Apple SIM, while carriers rush to protect turf

Everyone wants to know whether the carrier-agnostic SIM built into new iPads will ever reach iPhones. Users would love it, but carriers would hate it, and Apple's not pushing the issue.

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The fate of iPhone's sapphire screen looks dubious, per DisplayMate report

The sapphire display that didn't show up on iPhones may have been problematic anyway, but it's still slated to be an Apple Watch feature.

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4 key takeaways (and 1 non-news tidbit) from Apple CEO Tim Cook's WSJD talk

Apple's boss was his usual coy self at an industry conference, but still revealed a few hints of the future.

Turn your Mac into the ultimate Blu-ray player

(Sponsored) A simple software solution to let you use your Mac to play Blu-ray discs.

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Apple Pay activated 1 million times in first three days

Consumers appear enthusiastic about Apple's new payment system.

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Tim Cook to explore tie-up with China's Alibaba on Apple Pay

Alibaba's Jack Ma also said he was interested in a partnership with Apple

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Apple’s slipping iTunes sales prove streaming is the future

The company doesn’t break out music sales, but reports indicate downloads are falling fast.

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iFixit teardown of iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 reveals mystery NFC chip

Cracking open Apple's latest tablets reveals a secret.