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Apple is one step away from an iPhone 6 launch in China

Apple is reportedly one license away from an iPhone 6 launch in China. The Chinese market is one of Apple's biggest and most profitable.

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Foxconn struggling with iPhone 6 demand, production lines operating 24/7

High demand for the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, as well as display shortages for the larger model, has left manufacturer Foxconn struggling to fulfill orders. The company's production lines are reportedly operating 24/7, with 200,000 workers involved.

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HealthKit bug hits Apple’s iOS 8 launch, compatible fitness apps removed

Wednesday's launch of Apple's iOS 8 didn't get off to the best of starts. A bug was discovered in HealthKit – one of the flagship features of the refreshed mobile OS – forcing the company to take down all compatible third-party apps until further notice.

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iOS 8 Review: It adds features so subtle, there’s a new app to make sure you see them

We review the final version of iOS 8, Apple’s newest operating system for iPad and iPhone. How does it stack up? Find out here.

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AirVR puts an entire iPad Mini in front of your eyes for immersive virtual reality

The latest virtual reality-themed Kickstarter project is the AirVR, which is a headset that uses the iPad Mini or iPhone 6 Plus to create a digital 3D realm in front of your eyes.

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BitTorrent releases privacy-centric Bleep alpha app to the public

BitTorrent just made Bleep, its privacy-oriented messaging app, available to the public for download. Keep in mind that it is still in the alpha stage of development though.

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Don’t expect Apple to launch new MacBooks, iMacs this year, report says

A new report claims that revamped versions of Apple's iMac and MacBook Air may not launch until sometime in 2015. Learn more here.

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Apple may host iPad event on October 21

Apple may hold an October 21 event to launch two new iPads and release OS X Yosemite to the public. The rumored, 12.9-inch iPad Pro is not expected to show at the event.

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iPhone 6 reviews roundup: Here’s what the critics are saying

A few reviewers have already tested the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Some liked the bigger size, others hated it, but most agreed that the bigger iPhones are here to stay.

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Can your phone run iOS 8? How to download and install Apple’s new OS today

Apple's latest operating system for mobile devices, iOS 8, looks to add more than just a few camera features and the ability to opt out of group messages. Check out our comprehensive guide for tips on how to prepare and download the new OS upon its arrival.

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Dropbox clicks pause on iOS automatic backups, thanks to iOS 8 syncing glitch

Dropbox has been forced to temporarily suspend the automatic backup feature in its iOS app, thanks to a compatibility problem with iOS 8, due to be released later today.

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Apple expands two-step verification to iCloud.com

Apple has expanded its two-step verification process to iCloud.com, adding another layer of security by asking for a code on top of a password. The move comes after the tech giant was criticized over a recent hack that hit its online storage service.

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Microsoft adds OneNote to Android Wear, revamps app for iOS 8

Microsoft announced that it will release an Android Wear version of OneNote. In addition, the Washington-based company announced that it will update OneNote for iOS when iOS 8 becomes available tomorrow.

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185 Awesome iPhone Apps (Updated September 2014)

Our comprehensive, category-by-category, list of the best iPhone apps available, from time-saving productivity tools to fun apps you won’t be able to put down. We've got more than a hundred fresh new apps to try.

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Sick of U2? Here’s how to remove ‘Songs of Innocence’ from your iTunes

Not a fan of U2 or Apple forcing an album on your iPod? Here's how to remove the new album for your Library so you don't have to look at it anymore.

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