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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.
Apple

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.
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Apple to create 2,000 jobs with new Arizona facility producing iPhone components

Apple is planning to build a new facility in Mesa, Arizona, to produce iPhone components. The facility, which will run entirely on renewable energy, will bring 2,000 jobs to the area and help Apple to boost its US-based manufacturing…
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I used my gadgets on takeoff and the plane didn’t crash

The FAA just made phone use during airplane takeoff an acceptable activity after saying it was bad for almost 50 years. Here's what happened on my first gadget-filled flight.
Computing

Mavericks updates, hooray! … But will they help keep OS X bugs away?

Apple is reportedly developing multiple updates for Mavericks apps, including Mail, Safari and more. While it's unclear when Apple will release these updates, they should be available fairly soon.
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My OS X has fallen, and it can’t get up! How to fix common Mavericks problems

Struggling with your new Mavericks install? Is there a bug or snafu keeping you from embracing Cupertino's newest version of OS X? Here's how to fix a slew of Mac OS X Mavericks problems.
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Rotten Apple? New 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro owners report multiple problems

Got a new 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina? Have you had any problems with it? You're not the only one. A lengthy thread in the Apple forums indicates that many people have experienced issues.
Mobile

5 apps all NBA basketball fans need on their phones

The NBA season is here, which to half of you means absolutely nothing. But the rest of you, it's time to take in some basketball. We've picked the best apps for your mobile device of choice to help you do just that.
Apple

Source explains how Apple will deal with iPhone 5S battery issue

Apple earlier this week revealed that a batch of iPhone 5S devices had left the factory with a manufacturing issue affecting the battery. Details have now emerged as to precisely how the company will go about swapping affected handsets.
Apple

iPad Air goes on sale around the world, though you’ll have to wait for the Mini

Tech giant Apple has started selling its new iPad Air slate around the world. Forty-two countries are involved in Friday's rollout, marking the biggest ever launch for an Apple tablet.
Computing

How to use Maps in Mavericks to send directions to your iPhone or iPad

Here's how to use Mavericks to send driving or walking directions from your MacBook or Mac desktop to your iPhone or iPad. It only takes a few steps and it's not that hard to do either.
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OS X Mavericks usage spikes past 10 percent across US and Canada

Apple's new OS X Mavericks is experiencing a trend of increased adoption, according to one firm's data, trumping what last year's OS X release, Mountain Lion, accomplished in less time.