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No Huawei: Apple’s non-competition

The full-featured phone that, well, might be spying on you.

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Best subscription-free smart home devices

Subscription fees can double the cost of a smart-home gadget after a few years. Shop smart and consider one that won't be a monthly drain on your finances.

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Ecovacs Deebot N79S robot vacuum review: Some advanced features at an affordable price

This budget-priced robot vacuum includes some advanced features, including voice control via Amazon Alexa and a robust smartphone app.

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New MacBooks: What we want vs. what we'll (probably) get

Apple may be a week away from announcing new MacBook laptops. They’ll probably have some of what we want, and some of what we don’t.

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iOS 12.1 beta 5 is available for developers

While most users are still busy updating to iOS 12, Apple is ready to begin testing of its first point-release update.

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How to buy a refurbished iMac Pro, MacBook, MacBook Pro, iPhone, or iPad from Apple

Want a new Apple device but don't want to shell out for a full-priced version? Consider a refurbished model instead. Our FAQ and refurb deal guide can help you choose.

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AppleCare+: Everything you need to know about Apple’s extended warranty program

Apple sells extended warranties for the iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch, iPod touch, and Apple TV. Here's what they cost, what they cover, and answers to all your other questions too.

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Google Home Hub review: The least-expensive smart display is one of the best

Google definitely got the price right, even if the Google Home Hub can't make video calls.

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What to do when FileVault won't turn on

Diagnosing an oddball scenario in which you can’t enable FileVault requires more information than macOS provides.

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Best universal remote control

Which remote control is the best companion for your smart TV and the rest of your entertainment system.

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Where to buy the iPhone XR

We break down the best deals from the big carriers and retailers.

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Apple strongly denies Bloomberg’s Chinese hacking report, call for retraction

Bloomberg says Apple was one of many companies subject to an unprecedented state-sponsored hack, but Apple says its reporting is inaccurate.

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Apple is selling select 4K movies on iTunes for just $5

It's a small selection, but it includes great flicks like 'Kick Ass' and 'Wind River.'

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Nearly every iPhone XR is still in stock but don't be fooled: It'll still sell like crazy

Pre-orders went live for the iPhone XR at midnight PST Friday morning, and nearly every model is still in stock. But that doesn't mean it's a flop.

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Amazon is selling these tiny 32GB SanDisk flash drives for less than $11 each

Amazon has fire sale prices of $7.48 and $10.51, respectively, on two 32GB SanDisk flash drives.