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Study: Apple TV falls to 4th place behind Roku, Google and Amazon

Likely attributed to a significantly more competitive marketplace for streaming set-top boxes, the Apple TV has slipped to fourth place behind devices like the Roku 3, Google Chromecast and Amazon Fire TV.

Home Theater

These are the five apps you should download this weekend

It's more difficult than ever to seek out the best new apps released each week, even if you have the will to trawl through the app store on a regular basis. To make life easier, we've gathered our favorite app picks together in a handy list.

Android Army

Stories you missed this week: An Apple Music festival, bizarre bike pedals, and more

It can be challenging to keep track of everything that happens in the tech world. That's why, we have compiled a list of the top 10 tech stories from this week — just for you.

Mobile

“One more thing …” now belongs to Swatch

So far we've yet to see any serious smartwatch play from Swiss manufacturer Swatch, but in the meantime they've gone ahead and trademarked a phrase that's very Apple in its connotations.

Computing

Apple’s latest hire is another piece in the jigsaw for the Apple Car

The rumors that Apple is building something that fits in with self-driving car technology refuse to go away, and the company's recent hires are a good indication of its future plans.

Cars

Take a break and download our top 10 best iPhone apps for August

The iPhone App Store is full to bursting with interesting apps, but finding something fun can be challenging. To help out, we've done the hard work for you. Here are 10 apps, some classic and some new, that we're using this month.

Mobile

Official Apple Watch smart bands rumored for 2016

Everything from blood oxygen monitors to temperature sensors could be added to the Apple Watch if a new smart band rumor turns out to be true — and it would mean easily upgrades too.

Wearables

Dr. Dre offers public apology to ‘the women I’ve hurt,’ Apple responds

Dr. Dre and Apple have spoken out in light of the controversy surrounding assault allegations that were glossed over in Straight Outta Compton, the N.W.A. biopic. Dre issued an apology to "the women [he's] hurt."

Music

Apple gets hit hard in the stock market as shares see sharp declines

Once riding a very high wave, it was only a matter of time until Apple crashed back down to Earth. Unfortunately, that time appears to be now, as its share price has plummeted 8.5 percent for the week.

Mobile

Move to the beat: This app creates workouts based on the tempo of your favorite songs

The One Song Workout app lets you pick your favorite track from your iTunes library and makes a workout to match the beat. Music makes high-intensity interval training seem a little easier, and switching it up curbs boredom.

Mobile

Samsung targets iPhone users with month-long Galaxy Note 5 or S6 Edge Plus trial

On the same day that the Galaxy S6 Edge Plus and Galaxy Note 5 hit stores, Samsung has launched an ambitious U.S.-only promotion offering iPhone users a month-long tryout of its two newest handsets.

Mobile

iPad Pro rumors: The jumbo iPad may launch in November with a Force Touch stylus

Reports say Apple planned to mass produce a large screen iPad in late 2014, but considerable iPhone 6 demand has reportedly delayed the launch. It's unknown when it will make its debut, but that doesn't stop the rumors flowing.

Mobile

Jeb Bush supports NSA expansion and opposes encryption

Jeb Bush spoke up in favor of the NSA, saying he would support its expansion. He also criticized tech companies for not providing access to encrypted data. He argued that data collection helps keep Americans safe.

Web

Sony’s back with the new SmartBand 2 fitness band, and this time it has a heart rate sensor

Sony has announced the SmartBand 2, the sequel to its original fitness band, that comes with several new features including a heart rate monitor, plus a new strap design. It's ready to go on sale in September.

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