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This Kickstarter project for an iPhone 6 Plus case parodies #BendGate perfectly

Kickstarter project Bendifone parodies the iPhone 6 Plus #BendGate controversy perfectly. The maker says this case will bend with your iPhone and can even stand up to juice, cake, and other foods.

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iMessage: Judge orders Apple to face lawsuit over disappearing text messages

Apple's iMessage problem just won't go away. After rolling out a fix for a long-running issue where text messages were going missing for users switching to Android from iOS, a judge has ruled that the tech giant must now face a lawsuit over the problem.

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Netflix adds 1080p video streaming to iOS app, but only over Wi-Fi

Netflix has released version 7.0 of its iOS app, which has been optimized for use on the new Apple iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, with the latter benefiting from 1080p streaming video.

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How to (mostly) fix the Apple iMessage bug on iPhone

Apple has finally provided a solution to the iMessage bug plaguing people who dump Apple phones for something different. Here are the steps to deregister your iMessages.

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How to make ringtones for iPhone (any generation)

No one likes to pay for ringtones (or seemingly anything for that matter). So why not keep the money and check out our quick guide for creating free, custom ringtones using iTunes.

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Get the most out of your iPhone 6 and 6 Plus with these accessories

With an updated processor and larger screen, the iPhone 6 is bigger and better than any Apple smartphone before it. Check out some of our favorite accessories for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, whether you're in the market for top-notch sound or a simple car mount.

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Two screens and 7-day battery life? The Geak Watch 2 gets lots of funding

Shanda's Geak Watch 2 may be the ultimate smartwatch. It features two displays, 7-day battery life, and works as a standalone smartwatch. The watch is currently part of a crowd-funding campaign on Pozible.

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Microsoft goes all-in for mobile with free iOS and Android apps

Microsoft updated its iOS apps to include document creation and editing for free. Improved Office apps for Android are also in the works. The new layout and features make Office truly mobile-friendly for the first time.

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Google Wallet’s fortunes rise as Apple Pay spreads the gospel of mobile payments

Google Wallet reportedly saw an increase in use and downloads before and after Apple Pay launched. Mobile payments seem to be getting more popular, thanks to increased awareness and advertising.

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Fret not, OS X Yosemite users: Apple is working to fix your Wi-Fi woes

Apple never publicly confirmed that it was aware of OS X Yosemite's Wi-Fi bugs, but an update that is currently being tested will address the issue.

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Don’t worry! CurrentC can’t block Apple Pay forever

The Merchant Customer Exchange (MCX) says its Apple Pay ban will last "months, not years," to give its CurrentC app a chance to get off the ground first. MCX also denies reports that it fines or threatens retailers who allow NFC payments.

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The iPhone is no longer welcome in Russia, iCloud to blame

Starting on January 1, 2015, Russia will reportedly ban sales of the iPhone and iPad. The reason given was that data stored on iCloud is stored on servers in the United States, not in Russia.

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65 impressive cases and covers for iPad Air 2, and every iPad before it

It looks great, it’s comfortable to hold, but even the iPad Air 2 needs some protection. Check out our top picks for the best iPad Air 2 cases to add function and style to your Apple tablet. We've got iPad Air and iPad 1-4 Cases, too.

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Do we hear a million? Apple-1 computer sold by Steve Jobs could break auction records

An ancient Apple-1 computer that was sold by Steve Jobs himself back in the 1970s is going to be auctioned off in about a month. Learn more here.

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