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iPhone 6 deep-dive review: A major new step in design and performance

Apple's latest smartphone, the iPhone 6, marks a major new step in design and performance, although there have been some major problems with its new OS 8 along the way.

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ICYMI: Apple now offers a free iPhone

Apple's free iPhone 5C seems on course to steal a huge chunk out of the low end smartphone market -- but analysts and media seem blind to the significance of that.

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Tim Cook's Apple rises to 'Bendgate' challenge

This has been a fascinating chapter that underlines just how well Tim Cook's Apple deals with adversity.

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iOS 8 bug deletes iWork docs

iPhone and iPad owners running iOS 8 have reported a new bug in the software that deletes iWork documents from iCloud Drive when they've reset their devices.

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iPhone owners rip Apple over botched iOS update

iPhone owners are angry -- really angry -- about yesterday's crippling update for iOS 8.

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Malware program targets Hong Kong protesters who use Apple devices

A malware program that targets Hong Kong activists using Apple devices looks like it was developed by a nation-state, possibly China, according to Lacoon Mobile Security.

European Commission details grounds for Apple tax probe

The tax probe focuses on use of transfer pricing arrangements by two Apple subsidiaries.

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Apple's most common iOS 8 questions answered

When you write about Apple your chums ask for tech advice each time a software upgrade is released. Here are answers to some of the iOS 8-related questions that have cropped up:

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Apple says just nine customers reported bent iPhones

Apple downplayed the Internet furor over supposedly bendable phones, during a week full of PR nightmares for the usually smooth-operating company.

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Apple yanks iOS 8 update after crippling iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

Apple today released, then quickly yanked, its first update for iOS 8 after customers flooded its support forum with reports that their iPhone 6 and 6 Plus smartphones could no longer connect to a cellular network.

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iOS 8 and Yosemite are the next step in unconstrained computing

As much fun as it is to examine a new OS's features and functions, it's also worthwhile to put them in context. Chris Breen considers the Big Picture.

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Apple quickly replaces bungled iOS 8 update

Apple late Thursday released iOS 8.0.2, a replacement for the botched update that shipped the day before and crippled iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus devices by knocking them off their mobile carriers.

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Apple tells iPhone 6 users in trouble to revert to iOS 8

Apple is telling iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus smartphone users to reinstall iOS 8 after an update Wednesday led to lost cellular service and functionality on the Touch ID fingerprint identity sensor.

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Review: First impressions of the new iPhone 6

Apple's new iPhone 6 hits the mark for technological excellence and stylish design, with a bigger brighter display, upgraded hardware and millions of buyers clamoring to get one.

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New iOS 8 APIs trigger higher app crash rate

iOS 8, Apple's newest mobile operating system, has exhibited an app crash rate significantly higher than iOS 7 did last year.

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Beats Music plays for now, but expect a rebrand sooner, not later

Apple won't ditch Beats Music, but it will certainly remake it, rebrand it, an analyst said today.

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'Time to act on climate change' says Apple's Tim Cook

When you or a friend buys a product manufactured by a company that is not taking action on climate change, then the true cost of your cheap goods also includes a dead planet.

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Ex-Microsoft software guru Ray Ozzie releases a mobile app -- and it's for the iPhone

Former Microsoft Chief Software Architect Ray Ozzie has released a mobile app and service, and it's not for Windows Phone, but instead the iPhone. They can't be pleased in Microsoft Land about this.

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