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Researchers find a way bypass the iOS activation lock

Two researchers claim to have found a way to bypass the activation lock feature in iOS that's supposed to prevent anyone from using an iPhone or iPad marked as lost by its owner.

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How to find out if your iPhone 6s is eligible for free battery replacement

Apple is offering to replace batteries for free on certain iPhone 6s smartphones that shut down randomly: Here's how to find out if yours qualifies

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A year after terrorist attacks, phone privacy laws unchanged – but watch out for Trump

Although the perpetrators of the San Bernardino mass shooting were killed in a gun battle with law enforcement within hours of the attack, the FBI’s interest in one terrorist’s iPhone precipitated a public standoff with Apple that...

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Finland's largest airline inks iOS deal with Apple and IBM

Finnair will work with Apple and IBM to develop a set of enterprise iOS apps for airplane mechanics and their supervisions. The software is expected to be available in early 2017.

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When it comes to security, Android is the new Windows

Android keeps improving security, but it suffered several notable issues this month.

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Hottest Cyber Monday 2016 deals on Apple iPhones, iPads, Macs

Apple's underwhelming one-day Black Friday sale has come and gone, but other retailers have come to the rescue for Cyber Monday 2016 and put Apple iPhones, iPads, Macs and more on sale this Nov. 28

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Apple's underwhelming Black Friday 2016 event is live! Gift cards galore

Apple, which last year was too cool to have a Black Friday sale, has revealed its one-day deals -- focused on older products -- for Black Friday 2016 this Nov. 25.

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First look: Visual Studio for Mac is here at last, almost

Xamarin-inspired IDE will allow C# and F# programmers to develop for iOS, Mac, and Android on a single machine, but is currently limited

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Apple teases 1-day Black Friday 2016 shopping event

In a novel approach these days, Apple is actually waiting until Black Friday, Nov. 25, until it reveals its Black Friday 2016 shopping deals.

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Why an iPhone could cost double under Trump

Would you pay $1,300 for an iPhone that was made entirely in America?

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What could an iPhone cost post-Trump?

Trump has pressured Apple to start making the iPhone in the U.S. But would you pay double for an iPhone if it helped make America great again?

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50-plus jaw-dropping Black Friday 2016 tech deals

Some have begun referring to this month as Black November since pre-Black Friday, Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales have all blended together. Not all the supposed deals are actually deals at all – in many cases, the retailers are...

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Apple saves iPhone call history to iCloud, but barely mentions it

As a convenience feature, Apple will sync your call history to iCloud, but the company doesn't make it easy or obvious to shut it off.

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Hottest Black Friday 2016 deals on Apple iPhones, iPads & more

While Apple itself has yet to reveal any Black Holiday 2016 specials, its retail partners have disclosed dozens of deals on iPhones, iPads, Apple Watches. Mac deals? Not so much.

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China hints at retaliation against Apple and iPhones if trade war goes hot

China yesterday signaled that any move to slap steep tariffs on goods imported into the U.S. would lead to retaliation.

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The 7 worst tech gifts you absolutely shouldn't buy this holiday

Any site can tell you the best tech gifts to buy. But before you get too creative (or too cheap), read this list to find out what not to buy.

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Best Buy Black Friday 2016 Blowout features MacBook Airs, Wi-Fi routers & a ton of tablets

Best Buy's Black Friday 2016 ad has been revealed, and it's chock full of electronics deals, including Apple tablets, LG and Samsung TVs, Dell PCs and more.

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Walmart Black Friday 2016 deals on TV, drones, Xbox, iPads & more

Walmart is gearing up for Black Friday 2016 with deals featuring brand names like Apple and HP and products ranging from drones to iPhones to big HDTVs.

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