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Why Google and Apple will rule mixed reality

Sorry, Microsoft and Magic Leap. The Silicon Valley smartphone giants have one thing you haven't got.

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Apple may cut the (charging) cord completely with the iPhone 8

As some industry experts wonder whether Apple will add wireless charging to its next iPhone, others believe it will go all in -- cutting the charging cord completely, just as it cut the analog audio port in the iPhone 7.

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Apple sets WWDC for June 5-9, leaves San Francisco

Apple has set June 5-9 as the dates for its 2017 annual developers conference and plans to move the event to San Jose, Calif., closer to its headquarters in Cupertino.

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What I don't like about the iPad Pro

iOS on the iPad isn't all it could be—here are a few ideas on how to fix it.

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Google supercharges saved places in Maps with customization and sharing

You can create personalized lists of places and restaurants and share them with your friends in Google's latest Maps update.

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4 apps to share iOS, Android and Windows files

If you work across multiple platforms and operating systems, these four apps let you seamlessly share photos, videos and files across your devices.

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The Week in iOS Cases and Accessories: BeatsX earphones arrive

This week's roundup includes Beats' much-anticipated earphones, plus batteries, chargers, cases, and more.

While we wait for Apple to make its VR move

7 Things You Never Knew About VR

While we wait for Apple to make its VR move

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Apple's iPhone declines in China, and this year could be a struggle

Perhaps the next iPhone 8 will be Apple's next shot at achieving greatness in China.

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Does Apple need to reinvent the iPhone?

Apple recently revealed that the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus were instant bestsellers. So, what does this mean for the future of the “boring” iPhone?

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Apple's Plus plan pays off

Features offered only on the iPhone 7 Plus helped boost sales of the larger smartphone, but weren't the only reasons a higher percentage of customers went big in 2016.

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Dozens of iOS apps fail to secure users' data, researcher says

Dozens of iOS apps that are supposed to be encrypting their users' data don't do it properly, according to a security researcher.

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How IBM plans to expand MobileFirst for iOS program

IBM's MobileFirst for iOS initiative is now well into its third year. The head of the program and two of its customers talk to CIO.com about progress, challenges and plans for 2017.

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Mobile security firm offers cash to hackers for their old exploits

Mobile security firm Zimperium has launched an exploit acquisition program that aims to bring undisclosed attack code for already patched vulnerabilities out in the open.

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Apple's Mobility Partner Program comes out of hiding

You won’t find many public references by Apple to its Mobility Partner Program, an expanding effort by the company to unite with software developers/integrators to boost sales of iPhones and iPads to businesses. But the veil of...

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Fitbit to lay off 6% of its work force, cut expenses after soft holiday sales

Fitbit announced cost reductions and layoffs of 6% of its global workforce after experiencing softer-than-expected holiday demand for fitness trackers.

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Should Apple replace old iPhone batteries?

Apple has instituted a program to replace defective iPhone 6s batteries, but iPhone 6 users with similar problems have been left out. Does Apple have a responsibility to these users?

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30% off WeMo Wi-Fi Smart Plug, Works with Amazon Alexa - Deal Alert

Plug in a Wemo Switch, download the free app, and start controlling your lights and appliances from anywhere in the world, right from your phone.

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