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Best power banks of 2018: The top USB portable chargers for your phone

These USB battery packs from Anker, Mophie, Tronsmart, and others will keep your Android or Apple phone charged while you're on the go.

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Meltdown and Spectre CPU flaws: How to protect your Mac and iOS devices

The Meltdown and Spectre CPU bugs affect every Mac and iOS device, but there are ways you can stay safe.

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Does a hard drive have to be solely dedicated for Time Machine use?

While Time Machine will occupy as much space as it can, you don't have to devote a drive to it.

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Insubstantial contributions: The iPhone X’s failure to dominate

Turns out not literally everyone wanted to buy the $1,000 phone.

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Amazon, Hulu, and the resilience of live TV

Live, linear TV still has staying power, even in the age of on-demand algorithms.

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What Apple must do to establish its new video service

An Apple video service is in our future, but a lot needs to happen before you can start streaming original shows to your Apple TV, iPhone, iPad, or Mac.

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Best media streaming devices

Which streaming box is best for cord cutters? And what's the skinny on streaming sticks? Our buying guide will help you pick the right accessories for your TV.

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HomePod, iPhone rumors, iOS 11.3, and your comments and questions: Macworld Podcast episode 589

Apple's HomePod goes on sale this Friday. Are you buying one? The latest iPhone rumors have created confusion about the future of the iPhone X. Apple provides a sneak peek into new features coming to iOS. We also feature your comments and questions.

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Warning: If you turn off iCloud Photo Library in iOS, you may unintentionally delete optimized images

Read the prompts carefully, or you could temporarily delete images you expected would be retained.

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Pixelmator Pro 1.0 Whirlwind review: An affordable alternative for pro Photoshop users

Pixelmator Pro 1.0 Whirlwind is a modern and more powerful rethink of the company’s affordable image editing software, with a few version 1.0 snags.

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5 ways HomePod will beat Amazon Echo and Google Home (and 5 ways it won't)

Apple's HomePod is due to arrive on February 9, but for $349, it's not exactly an impulse buy. Here are five reasons you might want to buy one and five reasons why you should wait.

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8bitdo SN30 Pro review: A Super Nintendo-inspired controller for the PC

8bitdo has another retro-inspired controller on their hands, and this is the best one yet.

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8bitdo SN30 Pro review: A Super Nintendo inspired controller for the PC

The SN30 Pro takes on the Xbox One controller for PC gaming dominance.

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Google Home Max review: This is the best-sounding smart speaker you can buy

But Sonos might have more to fear than Amazon (ditto for Apple).

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HomePod, iPhone rumors, iOS 11.3: Macworld Podcast episode 589

Apple’s HomePod goes on sale this Friday. Are you buying one? The latest iPhone rumors have created confusion about the future of the iPhone X. Apple provides a sneak peek into new features coming to iOS. We also feature your comments and questions.

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Macworld’s February digital magazine: iMac Pro

Macworld's latest digital magazine.

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Best Kindle of 2017

Readers, give yourself—or the avid readers you love—the very best Kindle, the one that delivers best bang for buck for pretty much anyone. Check out our top pick and find out why we love it.

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macOS High Sierra 10.13.3 update now available with fix for Messages

Update also includes security updates for Meltdown and Spectre.