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Researchers find a way bypass the iOS activation lock

Two researchers claim to have found a way to bypass the activation lock feature in iOS that's supposed to prevent anyone from using an iPhone or iPad marked as lost by its owner.

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How to find out if your iPhone 6s is eligible for free battery replacement

Apple is offering to replace batteries for free on certain iPhone 6s smartphones that shut down randomly: Here's how to find out if yours qualifies

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What happens when you send a text message to a landline telephone?

You accidentally sent a text to a landline. What does the recipient hear?

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A year after terrorist attacks, phone privacy laws unchanged – but watch out for Trump

Although the perpetrators of the San Bernardino mass shooting were killed in a gun battle with law enforcement within hours of the attack, the FBI’s interest in one terrorist’s iPhone precipitated a public standoff with Apple that...

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Apple will start blocking those iCloud Calendar spam invites

Apple is actively working to address the Calendar spam invites. Here's a fix in the meantime.

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Finland's largest airline inks iOS deal with Apple and IBM

Finnair will work with Apple and IBM to develop a set of enterprise iOS apps for airplane mechanics and their supervisions. The software is expected to be available in early 2017.

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iOS: Netflix launches downloads for offline viewing

iPhone, iPad and iPod touch owners can now download movies and TV shows from Netflix to watch while offline.

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7 must-have gifts for iPhone lovers and Apple fans

Here are the very best accessories that will thrill anyone who loves their iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch.

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Apple deals gift cards to lure Black Friday shoppers

After a one-year absence, Apple today returned to Black Friday by offering gift cards worth up to $150 with the purchase of select company hardware.

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How a video-gaming programmer created a popular VR surgical simulator

Last month, start-up Level Ex launched a surgical simulator that was developed by a video gaming programmer who found notoriety by literally throwing together his first app.

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Apps to help you get the best deals on Cyber Monday and Black Friday

Besides Thanksgiving, Black Friday is also something most Americans find themselves being very thankful for! And why not? You have deals and discounts on almost every item. Just in time for Black Friday shopping, I have the apps that...

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The week in iOS accessories: Waterproof tunes

This week's roundup features a long-lasting wireless speaker that can spend up to 30 minutes underwater.

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First look: Visual Studio for Mac is here at last, almost

Xamarin-inspired IDE will allow C# and F# programmers to develop for iOS, Mac, and Android on a single machine, but is currently limited

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Why an iPhone could cost double under Trump

Would you pay $1,300 for an iPhone that was made entirely in America?

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What could an iPhone cost post-Trump?

Trump has pressured Apple to start making the iPhone in the U.S. But would you pay double for an iPhone if it helped make America great again?

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50-plus jaw-dropping Black Friday 2016 tech deals

Some have begun referring to this month as Black November since pre-Black Friday, Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales have all blended together. Not all the supposed deals are actually deals at all – in many cases, the retailers are...

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Twitter beta adds Snapchat-style QR codes to make following faster

You can grab your own code or scan another directly from the Twitter app for Android and iOS.

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Hottest Black Friday 2016 deals on Apple iPhones, iPads & more

While Apple itself has yet to reveal any Black Holiday 2016 specials, its retail partners have disclosed dozens of deals on iPhones, iPads, Apple Watches. Mac deals? Not so much.

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