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Knock: The strange new way to unlock your Mac

Stop fiddling with your keyboard and check out Knock: a clever new app that allows you to unlock your Mac computer just by giving your phone a couple of taps.

Welcome back! Apple and Samsung return to court in long-running patent battle

If you thought Apple and Samsung's legal teams had packed up and gone home, think again. They're back in court in California, battling it out over how much Samsung should pay the Cupertino company for a number of patent infringements....

27 tips and tricks to get the most out of your iPad Air

Discover the iPad Air tips and tricks that may have passed you by. We’ve got ideas for beginners and veterans, designed to ensure your iPad experience is every bit as good as Apple intended.

Master the light with these amazing Philips Hue lightbulb apps

Get the most out of your color-changing, WiFi-connected Philips Hue lights with these ten amazing controller apps for iPhone. We dug through the App Store to find you the best ones of the lot.

Apple developing 4.7- and 5.5-inch iPhones with curved, pressure-sensitive displays?

We've heard before that Apple is developing handsets with larger displays, though a report over the weekend claims the company is working on 4.7- and 5.5-inch devices "with glass that curves downward at the edges" and pressure-sensitive…

Better now? Apple releases fix to address Mavericks Mail and Gmail bugs

Finally, Apple has released a fix to address the problems between Mavericks Mail and Gmail. Read on to find out how you can download the patch and what exact problems the update aims to address.
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Foursquare, Yelp, and new app features coming to Pebble watch

Pebble has announced a new SDK for its smartwatch with new features for app developers, and a few new apps, like Foursquare and Yelp, which will become available later this year.

Apple reveals gov’t requests for user data and takes jabs at Google, Facebook, NSA

Apple on Tuesday released its first-ever transparency report, which catalogs information about world government request for user data. But in true Apple form, the report also includes some clever language that makes this report stand out…

Why you should try out Oyster Books, the Netflix for novels

Oyster Books wants to be the Netflix of books. It'll have a better chance as it grows but for the time being it's one of the best ways to read on iOS devices, especially if you don't want to pay to expand your book collection.

OS X wipeout! Upgrading to Mavericks can delete your external hard drive’s data

If you're running Mavericks, you should keep your external hard drives away from your Mac for the time being. Many are reporting that their hard drives were wiped after upgrading to Mavericks.