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How to use Apple Maps more effectively

How to use some of the lesser-known features tucked away inside Apple Maps.

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6 efficiency-enhancing Android apps

Don't waste time getting around in Android. These tools save you time so you can get straight to work.

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Why your smartphone needs 5 cameras

By the end of next year, five cameras will be standard on flagship smartphones. Because AI and AR.

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Surface Pro 2 owners wonder: Will Microsoft ship TPM firmware that works?

On the one hand, Surface Pro 2 machines say they need a TPM firmware update. On the other hand, Microsoft doesn’t have one -- and doesn’t appear to be working on one.

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Adobe has killed the ‘iPad is not productive’ story

Adobe’s decision to put its creative apps on iPads means there is now no justification whatsoever to argue that iPads are not productive devices.

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Here come the first blockchain smartphones: What you need to know

Two companies are planning to soon launch smartphones with native blockchain capabilities that will allow users to trade digital tokens and store them offline.

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How to get Android-P-like features on any phone right now

Make your phone smarter with these Android-P-inspired add-ons — many of which actually outshine their official operating system equivalents.

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8 things we learned about Apple Car this week

We’ve learned a lot about the Apple Car this week, and it seems the technology it is developing is also being deployed across the company’s wider ecosystem.

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Why Microsoft's Surface Go is no 'iPad-killer'

I hoped the whole "iPad-killer" meme had finally kicked the bucket, but I was wrong: The hype is back around Microsoft’s overpriced and underpowered Surface Go. Here are the facts.

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Do iOS 12 and 'Mojave' mean it's time to dump old hardware?

Apple's OS upgrades for iPhones, iPads and desktops mean it's time for IT admins to determine whether older devices will work after the updates arrive this fall – and if not, what to do next. Here's how to decide.

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Android P's biggest shift may be one of philosophy

Beyond the new features and visual changes, Android P represents a gigantic pivot for Google's approach to its mobile platform.

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Apple’s App Store: 10 years to change the world

Think about how you live today, compared to how you once existed. It’s quite clear that mobile and apps have impacted almost everything you do.

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VP comes to this pilot fish's office with a new mobile phone and a problem: Her email won't work, and despite fish's careful troubleshooting, it still won't connect.

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How to turn your iPhone into a step counter

Your iPhone already diligently counts how many steps you take and how many miles you walk each day. Here is how to use the pedometer you already own.

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Wireless competition should heat up second half of year

The wireless world with AT&T Mobility, Verizon Wireless, T-Mobile and Sprint normally markets hot and heavy, especially in the summer. Let’s take a look at why this industry been quiet so far this year and when we can expect...

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Enterprises, emotion and the rise of the ‘empathy economy’

Artificial intelligence can now detect human emotion better than people can. It’s time to get emotional about AI.

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5 clever little iCloud tips you’ll probably use

iCloud online provides you with some useful little features you may want to use.

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How Apple could disrupt healthcare

A number of recent moves by Apple could turn your iPhone into a personal health hub – and eventually upend the healthcare industry.

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