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“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.


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.


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.


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.


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."


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.


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.


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.


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.


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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What’s your favorite emoji? SwiftKey’s ‘United States of Emoji’ map reveals our habits

SwiftKey analyzed user data to see which emoji are most popular in each state of the U.S. and got some entertaining results. Vermont uses the poop emoji more than any other state, and California is a fan of the taxi emoji.


An Apple Music festival, featuring Pharrell and more, is coming in September

The Apple Music Festival will replace Apple's iTunes Music Festival, staring this September. The 10-day festival will include performances from Pharrell Williams, One Direction, Florence + The Machine, and more.


How loyal are Apple Music users? Not very, suggests new study

A new MusicWatch study suggests that many Apple Music users may leave the streaming service behind once their free trial ends. The survey found that 61 percent of users had turned off the auto-renew feature in their account.


Apple loses more ground in patent case against Samsung, as key patent is invalidated

Apple's patent case against Samsung suffered another blow as the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office declared that one of the company's patents is invalid. Samsung may not have to pay Apple as much money in damages.