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We've got the Beats

Serenity Caldwell and special guest star Dan Frakes review the news of the week including OS X Yosemite, Apple's Beats music integration, and more.

Apple, Samsung agree to settle patent disputes outside US

The two rivals will continue to pursue existing patent lawsuits in the U.S.

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iPhone 6: What we know, what we don't know, what we'd like to see

The next iPhone looks to be announced on September 9, which means the rumor mill is in full drive speculating over its purported features. Here are the facts we know, rumors debunked, and some reasoned guesses about what it'll be like.

Reading List: Will we see the next iPhone on September 9? Reply hazy, ask again later

Knock knock. Who's there? Oh, just some Apple news for Tuesday, August 5th.

Will Apple drop Intel chips anytime soon?

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Will Apple ever abandon Intel and use its own ARM processors to power the Mac instead? When the company first released its A7 chip for iOS devices, former Apple exec Jean Louis Gassee rejected such speculation. But now he's having second thoughts.

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Judge approves Apple e-books price-fixing settlement

Apple's agreement to pay $400 million to consumers depends on the outcome of its appeal

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Tim Cook welcomes Beats to the Apple family

Apple's CEO took to Twitter to greet the new acquisition, and both companies have posted messages on their websites.

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Office for iPad updated with PDF exporting, flick gestures

Microsoft issues updates to Word, PowerPoint, and Excel for the Apple iPad, with some handy new features.

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Modbook launches Kickstarter campaign for Modbook Pro X Mac tablet

For only $2,000 or so, you can convert the upgraded MacBook Pro to a 15.4-inch Mac tablet.