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Sphear earbuds are so comfy, you’ll forget they’re in [Reviews]

Lust List: Sphear in-ear monitors by Focal When I think earbuds, I don’t think comfort. They’re light and let you take naps while in, but there’s really only so long I can handle keeping them in my ears. That’s why this new set of “in-ear monitors,” called Sphear is so exciting — I’ve had them […]

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Why the iPad has never shipped with a calculator app

As crazy as it sounds given the wide range of use-cases Apple makes possible with the iPad, it has never shipped with a built-in calculator app. And, according to a recent post on Twitter from a user claiming to be an ex-Apple employee, we may finally have an explanation. Shock horror: it involves Steve Jobs being a perfectionist. Check […]

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Coachella 2016 will rock Apple Pay and iBeacon support

Apple is all about music these days, which is why it makes perfect sense that the company would be keen to target the hip, young, presumably disposable-incomed revelers at this year’s Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. Thanks to Square, Coachella’s official point-of-sale provider, attendees will be able to use Apple Pay to buy food, […]

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FBI is telling anti-encryption senators how it hacked the iPhone

The FBI’s not cluing Apple in on how it allegedly hacked the iPhone 5c at the heart of the San Bernardino investigation, but that doesn’t mean it’s not happy to spill the secret to select members of Congress. According to new reports, the feds have began briefing certain anti-encryption U.S. senators about the way in […]

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Apple Watch Hermès straps to be sold separately in new colors

Apple is about to introduce new color options and buying options to its celebrated Apple Watch Hermès collection — allowing customers to, for the first time ever, purchase the bands separately. The new color options are available in the Single Tour, Double Tour and Cuff configurations, and come in Bleu Paon (green), Bleu Saphir (blue), Blanc (white), and Feu (orange) […]

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Reddit finally unleashes its official mobile app

Well over a year after snapping up Alien Blue, the most popular third-party Reddit client for mobile, Reddit has finally launched its official client app. Customers who download Reddit: The Official App in its first week will receive three free months of Reddit Gold, giving them an ad-free Reddit experience when using the mobile app, […]

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Apple unleashes new betas for everything

Developers received a fresh batch of new beta software from Apple this morning for pretty much every device Apple makes. The first betas for iOS 9.3.2, watchOS 2.2.1, tvOS 9.2.1 and OS X 10.11.5 were all seeded to developers today, bringing a host of new bug fixes and tiny features to the Mac, Apple Watch, […]

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Apple might finally let you delete unwanted iOS apps

Get ready to say goodbye to that folder on your iPhone holding all the stock iOS apps you never use. Code found in iTunes suggests Apple finally plans to give iPhone and iPad users the tools to delete unwanted iOS apps that come pre-installed on devices like the Compass, Tips, Stocks, Voice Memos, and more. […]

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Android stealing market share from the iPhone the world over

Apple’s new iPhone SE might be able to take sales from Android in some emerging markets, but it certainly won’t be able to stem the bleeding in many countries, where Google’s platform continues to rob iOS of its market share. According to the latest figures, Android is up in China, Europe, and even the U.S. as the […]

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New Domino’s app orders your favorite pizza as soon as you open it

When that pizza craving hits, the faster you get your hands on a slice of pie, the better. Don’t waste any time when ordering your next one, then — use Zero Clicks. With this new service from Domino’s, ordering your favorite pizza is as easy as opening an app. It’s literally that simple; you tap the app […]

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