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First Look: Final Fantasy XV: Pocket Edition cleverly condenses the epic RPG for iOS

The recent console hit has been tweaked and trimmed, and it feels just right for touch.

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Apple confirms iOS source code leak, but downplays it as old and outdated

The source code the the heavily-guarded iOS iBoot system has leaked on GitHub, bringing with it a major headache for Apple.

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Meltdown and Spectre FAQ: How the critical CPU flaws affect PCs and Macs

The Meltdown and Spectre CPU bugs are very serious, and the fixes can create serious slowdowns in PCs, Macs, and other devices. Here's everything you need to know.

on pcworld.com

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What you can and can't restore through an iOS backup in iTunes

It’s easy to be confused about what iTunes backups include and exclude.

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Insufficiently good: The bad news about the iPhone X

It's selling well! Must be trouble.

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It's time for accountability from streaming TV bundles

Streaming TV viewers shouldn't have to learn about reliability problems the hard way.

on techhive.com

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Siri: What Apple needs to do to improve its voice-activated digital assistant

The introduction of Siri kicked off the modern era of voice assistants, but these are still the early days.

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First Look: Unboxing the Apple HomePod

We have Apple’s new smart speaker. Watch the video to see us unbox it and set it up. Plus, we answer questions from the viewing audience.

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HomePod early reviews, Apple Watch apps, iOS 11.3 Battery Health, and your comments and questions: Macworld Podcast episode 591

The first round of HomePod reviews are out. Developers are leaving the Apple Watch. The beta of iOS 11.3 with Battery Health settings will be released soon. We also feature your comments and questions.

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iOS 11.3: Beta 2 adds Battery Health feature on some iPhone models

Apple has outlined the new features we can expect to see in iOS 11.3. Here's everything we know.

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iOS 11.3 Battery Health FAQ: What it does and how to use it on your iPhone

The iOS 11.3 Public Beta has introduced the new Battery Health tab in Settings to provide better control over battery-related performance throttling. Here's everything you need to know about it.

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You can get a 3-port car charger for $7.40 today

Aukey's three-port car charger with one USB-C port is 63% off right now.

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Apple Watch's heart rate sensor can detect diabetes, Cardiogram study finds

Cardiogram has announced the findings of a new study that tracked 14,000 people wearing Apple Watches to detect whether they had diabetes.

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What’s SATA ’bout? The problem with older laptops and hard drive upgrades

Before you upgrade the hard drive in an older MacBook, check to see what version of Serial ATA you can use.

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5 ways Apple can stop developers from abandoning Apple Watch

Over the past few months, high-profile apps such as eBay, Twitter, and Slack have bailed on Apple Watch, as developers shift their efforts away from watchOS. Here's how Apple can reverse that trend.

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16 rugged cases to protect your iPhone X

Keep your iPhone X safe from drops, scratches, dirt, and weather with one of these shock-absorbing, rugged cases.