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Apple might remove the iconic home button in next year's iPhone

Apple's iPhone 7 isn't out yet, but iPhone 7S and even iPhone 8 rumors are already heating up the internet. Here's everything you need to know about the iPhone 7S and what we have heard so far about the iPhone 8.
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Using public transportation? Just whip out your iPhone if you're in Japan

New Yorkers may still have to wait a bit longer to pay for their subway rides with their smartphones, but it looks like those in Japan may be enjoying this feature sooner rather than later.
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Best app deals of the day! 6 paid iPhone apps for free for a limited time

Everyone likes free apps, but sometimes the best ones are a bit expensive. Now and then, developers put paid apps on sale for a limited time, but you have to snatch them up fast. Here are the latest and greatest apps on sale in the iOS App…
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Samsung is testing iOS support for Gear S2 and Gear Fit 2 in South Korea

Samsung is finally bringing Gear S2 and Gear Fit 2 compatibility to Apple's iPhone, but only as part of a limited beta in South Korea. The testing period ends late next month, on September 19.
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Update your iOS device to 9.3.5 as it fixes serious security vulnerabilities

You shouldn't wait to install the most recent iOS update, as it patches three vulnerabilities that were actively used in a spy operation targeting a recognized human rights defender.
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Who has the best family plan? Shake-ups from T-Mobile and Sprint tilt the balance

Picking the best family plan for your needs can be extremely difficult. We've gone through all the plans from T-Mobile, AT&T, and Verizon to help you decide which one is best for you.
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Rare Apple-1 computer built by Jobs and Wozniak in 1976 sells for $815,000

Someone owns a piece of Apple history, a rare "Celebration" Apple-1 computer built in 1976 by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak. It appears to be a test board, used to confirm everything was working before the primary run.
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‘Take your pill!’ Ultra-precise Dot beacons trigger alerts that matter

The Dot is a diminutive Bluetooth beacon that adheres to any surface and, using your smartphone's wireless connection, triggers actions and notifications. It's launching on Kickstarter.
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WhatsApp to share user data with Facebook, but you can opt out

Now that WhatsApp has surpassed a billion users, it's time to monetize the service. The company is now sharing some user data with its parent company, Facebook, and it has a plan to bring businesses into its popular messaging app.
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Report: Apple developing iPhone-based social video app to take on Snapchat

Apple may be planning to take on Snapchat with a video messaging feature of its own, Bloomberg reports. It's also developing "social features" it plans to debut as part of an iOS update next year.
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Macs this fall will offer USB speeds up to 10gbps, and possibly Thunderbolt 3

Code strings in MacOS Sierra imply that USB 3.1 Gen 2 is on the way in new Macs, offering speeds of up to 10Gbps. This might also imply Thunderbolt 3 is on the way, offering a staggering amount of connectivity options.
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Best app deals of the day! 6 paid iPhone apps for free for a limited time

Everyone likes free apps, but sometimes the best ones are a bit expensive. Now and then, developers put paid apps on sale for a limited time, but you have to snatch them up fast. Here are the latest and greatest apps on sale in the iOS App…