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Why the iPhone is better than Android for Microsoft apps

In today's Apple roundup: The iPhone beats Android for Microsoft's mobile apps. Plus: App revenue gap grows between Android and iOS. And how should Apple spend its $178 billion dollar cash hoard?

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That old smartphone is worth more than you think

It's not difficult to find online buyers for your old smartphones, and these three sites can help you get the best prices.

Apple Watch reviews: Is it worth buying?

In today's Apple roundup: Read reviews of the first generation Apple Watch. Plus: Why an Apple employee quit the company. And the Popcorn Time torrent streaming app is out for iOS

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Apple, as Watch rollout looms, emphasizes online ordering

Apple store employees will tell customers interested in the Apple Watch to purchase the device online

The pros and cons of the iPhone 6 Plus

In today's Apple roundup: The advantages and disadvantages of the iPhone 6 Plus smartphone. Plus: The Apple ID FAQ page is worth bookmarking. And is a 4K Apple television set coming?

Samsung rebuts tester's claim that Galaxy Edge S6 bends easily

The phone maker thinks a stress test applied too much pressure

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Microsoft Office Lens app edges Evernote at iOS document scanning

Last week, Microsoft released a new iPhone document scanning app, Office Lens, and Evernote enhanced the scan capabilities in its iOS app. Both offer a variety of valuable features, but Office Lens is more reliable by far, according...

Will the Apple Watch eliminate iPhone distractions?

In today's Apple roundup: Is the Apple Watch more or less of a nuisance than the iPhone? Plus: Final Cut Pro X and the world record for skinny dipping. And will the next iPhone be called the iPhone 7?

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Majority of Apple Pay users report problems, survey says

Apple's mobile payment system seems to have hit a rough patch. Many users experience problems at PoS terminals, and some retailers that claim to support the system still don't, according to a recent survey.

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4 things iPhone 6 does that Samsung Galaxy S6 can't

The Apple iPhone 6 and Samsung Galaxy S6 are two of the hottest smartphones available, but each has its own individual strengths and weaknesses. Here are four ways the iPhone 6 outperforms the GS6.

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6 things Samsung Galaxy S6 does that iPhone 6 can't

The Samsung Galaxy S6 and iPhone 6 are two of the hottest smartphones available, but they each have their own individual strengths and weaknesses. Here are six ways the GS6 outperforms the iPhone 6.

Apple's iPhone trade-in program in China could boost sales

The trade-in program could help promote adoption of Apple Pay and Apple Watch

Court throws out lawsuit over storage on iPhones, iPads

The suit claimed Apple misled consumers about how much space iOS 8 takes up

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Meltdown! New Periscope iPhone app live streams ice cream factory's end

The teardown of a 50-plus-year-old ice cream plant across from Network World’s Framingham, Mass., headquarters today practically screamed to be live streamed via Twitter’s new Periscope app for the iPhone. So I took my iPhone 5 into...

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Apple's next big thing might not be the stuff of rumors

Who needs a car, when Apple could just focus on more tightly integrating and adding value to the products we have now?

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How the Apple Watch could increase Apple Pay fraud

Criminals are already exploiting Apple Pay to make fraudulent purchases, and the new Apple Watch could actually make it easier, and cheaper, for the bad guys to use stolen card data to make in-store purchases.

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5 things you'll love about Nokia Here maps for iOS (and 3 you won't)

Nokia re-released its Here GPS navigation app for iOS, and while CIO.com reviewer James A. Martin appreciates its offline maps, interface, and directions, he found some room for improvement.

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Chart-topping hits from when 10 popular technologies were born

The #1 song when Steve Jobs introduced the first iPhone? Why, "Irreplaceable," of course.

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iOS Apps: MLB and PGA Update Apps for Sports Lovers

This week's roundup features updated apps from MLB and the PGA—but we also have offerings for productivity, video-making, and weather forecasting.

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