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Best Buy now taking Apple TV pre-orders

Apple made its refreshed Apple TV available for pre-order earlier this week, and now Best Buy is also accepting pre-orders for the next-gen streaming set-top box. As with Apple’s official pricing, the 32GB model will set customers back $ 149.99, while the 64GB version costs $ 199.99. Best Buy notes that the product will be available for in-store […]

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iPad tops Best Buy survey of most desired tech gifts

Want the new iPad or MacBook for Christmas? You’re not alone. Big box store Best Buy found the iPad the most desired tech gift this holiday season, according to a survey of 2,000 people. The MacBook came in third behind the Bose QuietComfort noise cancelling headphones. Of the 15 tech items listed, the Apple Watch […]

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High expectations: Best weed apps for your iPhone

Where can you buy weed legally? What kind of marijuana is best for you? What are the laws concerning pot use in your neck of the woods? Potent new marijuana apps make it easy to answer all your sticky weed questions. We’ve harvested the best marijuana apps so you don’t have to pick through the […]

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The 10 best new updates to iWork

All three of Apple’s productivity apps just came out of beta on iCloud.com, and Apple’s also updated all of them for both iOS 9 and OS X El Capitan. There’s a host of improvements and fixes both large and small for each app on each platform. All the full specifications are over at Apple’s productivity […]

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iPhone 6s payment plans: the best way to finance your new iPhone

There’s never been a more confusing time to buy an iPhone. If you’re looking for the best deal on a new iPhone 6s or iPhone 6s Plus, you have tons of options. From Apple to AT&T, Verizon to T-Mobile, carriers and retailers have expanded their options for buying a new iPhone. That, plus an upheaval in […]

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3D Touch is killer UI; here’s how to best use it

If you’re trying your best to resist an iPhone 6s or iPhone 6s Plus, do not walk into an Apple Store and try 3D Touch. Once you’ve had a taste of it, your smartphone simply won’t feel complete without it. Here are four ways in which 3D Touch makes life a lot sweeter. Diving right […]

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The best reason to upgrade to iPhone 6s Plus: optical image stabilization

If you want to record the smoothest 4K video with an iPhone, skip the 6s and go with the 6s Plus. The two new iPhones appear to be identical in almost every way except screen size, but in a new 4K video comparing the digital stabilization of the iPhone 6s against the optical/digital stabilization on […]

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Forecast Bar is the next best thing to having Dark Sky on your Mac

Forecast Bar brings all the features you love about Dark Sky to a Mac app. Not only does it look similar to Dark Sky, but it’s powered by the same Forecast API which means you’re getting the same accurate weather predictions. Forecast Bar also works the way you want it to. Keep it in the menu […]

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Pro Tip: iTunes is your best bet for iOS 9 backup and upgrade

When you back up your iPhone before upgrading to iOS 9, you have a couple of choices. You can use iCloud or iTunes. For your best, most comprehensive backup, connect your iPhone (or iPad) to iTunes. Seriously, iTunes backs up almost everything — and it’s your best bet for downloading iOS 9 when the upgrade […]

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AirDrop vulnerability is the best reason yet to upgrade to iOS 9

Hackers have just given iPhone and iPad users a big reason to upgrade to iOS 9 due out later today: it fixes a serious AirDrop security vulnerability. Mark Dowd, an Australian security researcher with Azimuth Security, revealed this morning that iOS 8.4.1 contains a critic security flaw in AirDrop that could allow an attacker to […]

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