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Consumers love Samsung, but don't trust Apple or Facebook

A new consumer survey ranks Samsung as the "most reputable" tech company in the world, while both Facebook and Apple scored poorly due to privacy and ethics concerns.

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Apple's new Music and iTunes icons stink

The new Music and iTunes icons in OS X and iOS are underwhelming, to say the least.

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Apple Music impresses the critics

Apple Music gets major kudos from journalists but some users remain skeptical of the new service.

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Apple Watch: Reset to factory settings

How to erase all content and settings on your Apple Watch.

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Who’s winning the mobile payments war?

It’s still early, but Apple seems to be gaining momentum. Other players to watch: Google, PayPal, Walmart, Microsoft.

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Apple backpedals on Confederate flag censorship

Apple reinstates some banned games, but tries to hide the Confederate flag from screenshots and app icons.

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Finding your way around Apple's iOS 9

Apple is adding a variety of under-the-hood improvements and new tricks to iOS 9 that focus on proactivity, UI refinements, and best of all, stability and performance.

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Tim Cook takes Apple down the dark road of censorship

Tim Cook lets his politics get the best of him as Apple engages in reactionary censorship of the Confederate flag.

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How to restart your Apple Watch

Restarting your Apple Watch is quick and easy.

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Apple and the Confederate flag

Should Apple remove the Confederate flag from books and apps?

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Google goes after Apple with its own free music service

Google is launching a free ad-supported music service that pits it against Apple, Pandora and Spotify.

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Apple's costs for bowing to Taylor Swift's demands will be peanuts

Apple's decision to pay artists royalties during the three-month trial of its upcoming streaming service could set it back more than a half billion dollars, or less than a hundred million. Either way, Apple can afford to the payout.

How Apple's privacy stance could give Google an AI edge

Today, there's a tradeoff between user privacy and the effectiveness of artificial intelligence (AI) apps such as Siri and Google Now. Apple's strong privacy stance may drum up kudos from consumers but also give Google a technological...

Got a bad 3TB hard drive in your iMac? Apple will replace it

Apple has started a program that allows iMac owners to get a new 3TB hard drive.

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Auto-hide the menubar in OS X El Capitan

Apple finally lets users auto-hide the menubar in El Capitan.

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Taylor Swift takes issue with Apple Music free trial in open letter

Despite her criticism of Apple's handling of royalties during Apple Music's trial period, Swift remains bullish on the service's potential.

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Apple quietly dumps the original iPad Mini

Apple today quietly stopped selling the original iPad Mini, the 7.9-in. tablet that debuted in 2012.

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Apple Watch expected to take a big chunk of smartwatch market

The Apple Watch is expected to snag nearly two-thirds of the smartwatch market for all of 2015, according to a new forecast from IDC.

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