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Apple has spent a great deal of time distancing itself from Google ever since its erstwhile partner launched Android back in 2008. Google Maps and YouTube haven’t been bundled as default apps on iPhones or iPads for years, and rumors… Read more ›

Tips for getting the most out of OS X Yosemite

OS X Yosemite packs a lot of new features inside a cleaner, flatter interface on the Mac. It’s a big upgrade, and there’s a lot to take in at first glance. Whether you’re a Mac voice or seasoned expert, there’s… Read more ›

If you’re a free Spotify user, prepare for your experience to get a lot more annoying: video ads are coming to the a la carte music streaming service. According to AdAge, Spotify will be introducing two new ad formats for… Read more ›

Looks like the iPhone 6 charger is getting a redesign

For years now, the tiny 5-watt charger that has shipped with the iPhone has gone more or less unchanged. But according to a new report out of China, this fall, Apple will ship a new, squatter charger with the release… Read more ›

Now that Samsung is pretty much the only Android handset manufacturer making any money, you’d think that Android’s fragmentation problem would start to get better, but the latest Android fragmentation report from OpenSignal reveals the madness of developing for multiple… Read more ›

Dr. Dre is getting respect from Compton after Beats deal

It’s hard to imagine the inventor of gangsta rap having an office in the spotless halls of Apple’s Cupertino headquarters. Dr. Dre managed to rise above the streets of Compton to become the self-proclaimed “first hip-hop billionaire” thanks to Apple’s $ 3… Read more ›

If you have an iPhone sitting around collecting dust and out of use, you may want to sell it, or perhaps even more rewarding, give to a friend or family member. Regardless of who it’s going to, if you’re transferring an iPhone to a new owner, there are a variety of steps you’ll want to … Read More

Skype for iPhone is getting a big makeover next week

The Skype team at Microsoft has been hard at work on a complete rewrite of their iPhone app, and it’s arriving in the App Store next week. Version 5.0 of Skype for iPhone looks very similar in some ways to… Read more ›

Facebook is getting Shazam-style music and TV tagging

Your Facebook app is about get a lot smarter at knowing what you’re listening to and watching on TV. In an upcoming update in the App Store, Facebook will add the ability to automatically tag music and TV shows within a… Read more ›