Susie OchsContributor, Macworld

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Susie has been covering Apple since 2006, and when she isn't glued to her MacBook Air and iPhone, you can find her building sand castles at the beach or snowboarding in the mountains.

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Apple steps up environmental efforts in China

The company's assembly sites are keeping waste out of landfills, and its suppliers are moving toward renewable energy.

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iPad Pro or MacBook? The best Apple gear for college

Heading to college? Take the right tech. We'll tell you what Macs and iPads to buy today—and what to pass on until it's updated.

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Podcast 520: Coming up next on Apple TV

Glenn and Susie talk about the end of free Hulu, Apple's next steps for the Apple TV, and why we have a public beta of iOS.

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Swift Playgrounds guided tour: Learn to code on your iPad with iOS 10

Apple's next big iPad app can turn just about anyone into a coder.

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Apple releases the fifth developer betas of iOS 10, macOS Sierra, watchOS 3, and tvOS 10

New public betas for iOS 10 and macOS Sierra should follow shortly.

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Podcast 519: Three cheers for App Camp for Girls

Susie and Glenn are joined by Jean MacDonald and Grey Osten of App Camp for Girls, who discuss their project, their curriculum, and the vital importance of snacks.

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Podcast 518: Zany Bob Mansfield's Apple Car Emporium

Glenn and Susie discuss most promising Apple Car rumor yet, how the Apple Watch helped save our friend's life, how to protect yourself from ransomware, and more.

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Apple has sold 1 billion iPhones

Tim Cook told employees in Cupertino that Apple sold its 1 billionth iPhone last week.

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Podcast 517: iCloud Music Library meets its Match

Apple Music, iCloud Music Library, and iTunes Match just got slightly less confusing, and Pokémon Go can't stop.

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Meet Swift Playgrounds, the learn-to-code iPad app that feels like a puzzle game

Apple's first foray into teaching kids how to code is a triumph.

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Podcast 516: The Pokémon invasion

Glenn and Susie talk about the iOS 10 beta, macOS Sierra beta, new Mac malware, and whaaaaat is the deal with Pokémon Go.

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Bottom line: Should you install the public beta of iOS 10?

There are reasons to go for it, and reasons to wait. Whether you use Maps a lot is definitely a factor!

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iOS 10 public beta is live: Here's everything you need to know

Back up, strap in, and go nuts! iOS 10 is ready for public beta.

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Podcast 515: Facebook cuts Paper, its only good app

Susie and Caitlin have a lot of feelings about the loss of Paper, which is like rocks and scissors to our souls.

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Developer Beta 2 is out for iOS 10, macOS Sierra, watchOS 3, and tvOS 10

Apple released the second beta of all four of its operating systems to registered developers, which means public betas of iOS 10 and Sierra are getting closer.