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Apple: A Pox On Your House!

I had the Yosemite upgrade downloaded and ready to roll but I was putting it off until I had some time when I wouldn’t be using my iMac. Pages not being able to access iCloud pushed me over the edge …

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Apple, Amazon, and the Growing Importance of Tightly Integrated Experiences

One of the star features of iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite is how tightly integrated and seamless the user experience has become across all Apple devices. It's something that only Apple and a handful of companies can pull off, but it's also...

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Security, Payments Experts Talk Apple Pay

Three security and payments industry experts discuss the pros and cons of Apple's new iPhone-based contactless payment system, Apple Pay.

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4 Security Tips for Apple Pay Users

A payments industry expert shares four tips to help you get safely and security started with Apple's new contactless payment system, Apple Pay.

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Vintage Apple-1 Sells for a Record $905K

A 38-year-old working Apple-1 personal computer sold Wednesday at auction for a record $905,000, almost double the auctioneer's high-end estimate.

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OS X Yosemite Tips and Tricks You Need to Know

Some tips to get the most out of Apple’s new operating system.

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I Thought the iPhone 6 Plus Was Too Big; I Was Wrong

A month ago, columnist Michael deAgonia bought an iPhone 6 based on the assumption that the larger iPhone 6 Plus would be too big. Then he had a chance to use the larger phone.

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Apple's Mobile Enterprise Strategy

How Apple could boost its sales in the enterprise.

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Topcoder Now Has 3,700 Swift Devs

The Topcoder developer community already has 3,700 Swift developers on its platform just nine weeks after the programming language became available.

NFC Chip Implants: First Apple, Now This Guy

It's hard to steal Apple's thunder on anything these days, but a self-professed "body modification" enthusiast might have done just that: He's had an NFC chip implanted in his hand.

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Mac Revenue Tops iPad as Apple Sells Record 5.5 Million Computers

Apple said it sold a record 5.5 million Macs in the September quarter, boosting sales by 21% year-over-year during a stretch when the overall PC business remained in the red.

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Bottom Line: Should You Upgrade to OS X Yosemite?

Chris Breen considers the advances Yosemite brings to the Mac and what it means in Apple's vision of our computing future.

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Apple iOS 8.1 is Here: Not Your Run of the Mill Dot One Release

Apple iOS 8.1 software release points to the future and harkens back to the past: NFC-powered Apple Pay comes to iPhone 6 and 6 Plus users in the United States, while the unceremoniously dumped Camera Roll feature is resurrected.

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Why Apple Pay is Apple’s Most Important Product in Years

Good timing, solid security, and major partnerships will make Apple Pay the most disruptive product of 2014.

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5K Display Aside, Apple's New iMac is Barely Changed From 2013's Desktop

Except for the 14.7-million-pixel display of Apple's new 5K Retina iMac, the machine is virtually the same as last year's model, according to iFixit

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Apple's New iMac is its Most Expensive Ever

Apple yesterday launched its most expensive-ever iMac, the $2,499 iMac with Retina 5K display, a desktop that will appeal to professional creative customers and well-heeled consumers who want the best money can buy.

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No New Apple TV? Here's Why We Must Watch and Wait

Chris Breen's educated guess: Apple TV is waiting for a few other new Apple products to move with it into the smart home of the future.

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Apple Pay Hits U.S. Stores Monday -- Assuming Buyers Can Find Anywhere to Use it

Apple Pay launches on Monday in the U.S., giving buyers new technology to make in-store and online payments using NFC-ready iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus smartphones. But will enough stores participate?

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