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Apple Swift attracts a flock of coding tools

The Swift community offers a host of tools to help power Apple’s soaring programming language

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iPhone sudden shutdown problem expands as Apple reacts to Chinese watchdog

Apple on Tuesday acknowledged that an iPhone 6S shut-down problem is more widespread than first believed, and plans to include diagnostic tools in the next iOS update to collect more data on the problem.

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Nicki Minaj's mobile game is about the music, not just the Kardashian-style fame perks

Hip-hop star Nicki Minaj makes her mobile game debut, a version of 'Kim Kardashian: Hollywood' but with a way better soundtrack.

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App developers not ready for iOS transport security requirements

A month before Apple is expected to enforce stricter security requirements for app communications in iOS, enterprise developers don't seem ready to embrace them, a new study shows.

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The Week in iPhone and iPad Cases: Clear cases for the iPhone 7

Love showing off your jet black iPhone 7? This week's roundup of new iPhone and iPad cases is full of see-through picks just for you.

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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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The Week in iOS Accessories: Kings of crowdfunding

This week's roundup includes some cool new accessories that got their start on Kickstarter.

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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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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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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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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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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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32 IFTTT applets to help you handle the holidays

Whether you're an ‘If This, Then That’ pro or a first-timer, these 32 must-use 'recipes' or 'applets' can ease the burden of holiday shopping, backup all your celebratory photos, auto-send tidings of good joy, help you stay healthy...

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The 7 worst tech gifts you absolutely shouldn't buy this holiday

Any site can tell you the best tech gifts to buy. But before you get too creative (or too cheap), read this list to find out what not to buy.

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China hints at retaliation against Apple and iPhones if trade war goes hot

China yesterday signaled that any move to slap steep tariffs on goods imported into the U.S. would lead to retaliation.

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LG V20 camera shootout: Audio recording in the video app

Which phone's camera has the best audio quality and recording controls? We pit the V20 against handsets from Google, Apple and Samsung.

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Are Apple’s AirPods worth the wait?

Apple has postponed the launch of the AirPods, the truly-wireless EarPods that can automatically pair to your iPhone. Here’s why you should wait for them.

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