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Apple's new patent describes a curved screen smartphone with touch controls

A newly filed Apple patent hints at a curved-screen smartphone with edge controls. It's the second edge-to-edge handset concept that the company's filed in the past several weeks.
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Apple dishes out Pay upgrades with fifth MacOS 10.12 developer beta

Apple released the fifth beta of MacOS 10.12 Sierra to developers, adding a few features such as Apple Pay-compatible device sniffing and a keychain update. It arrives one week after beta four hit developers with emoji changes.
Wearables

You can pre-order Fossil’s new Q Wander, Q Marshal smartwatches as of Friday

Fossil announced the Q Wander and Q Marshal earlier this year, and the two devices are finally going on sale this week. The watches will be up for pre-order on Friday and in stores August 29.
Mobile

Apple denies price-fixing allegations in Russia as federal agency investigates

The Federal Anti-Monopoly Service, Russia's governing antitrust body, said it was pursuing claims that Apple conspired to price fix iPhones in the country. It's the second time an American tech company has run afoul of the agency this year…
Computing

Touch too much: The next MacBook Pro may support fingerprint scanning

Rumors that Touch ID will be coming to Apple's MacBook Pro line later this year are growing louder, alongside the murmurs of a new type of function key that will help set apart the MacBook line once again.
Mobile

Google Maps lets you save offline areas to the SD card, adds Wi-Fi only mode

Google Maps now has a Wi-Fi only mode that shuts off data access for the app -- useful if you're trying to save your data. It's even more useful if you have downloaded areas for offline use, and you can now save them to your SD card.
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Best app deals of the day! 6 paid iPhone apps for free for a limited time

Everyone likes free apps, but sometimes the best ones are a bit expensive. Now and then, developers put paid apps on sale for a limited time, but you have to snatch them up fast. Here are the latest and greatest apps on sale in the iOS App…
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Eddy Cue: Apple's public iOS beta is thanks to Maps' disastrous launch

Apple software and services chief Eddy Cue said the disastrous launch of Apple's homegrown mapping app was the impetus for a public iOS beta. An abundance of data, he implied, was better than none.
Mobile

16GB iPhone owner? Google thinks you don't have enough storage

Google thinks you need to free up some space on your phone, and has published an ad taking aim at 16GB iPhone owners who may have run into storage issues in the past. Apart from being hilarious, the ad pushes Photos' 'Free Up…
Mobile

Google Now tunnels deeper into your brain with upcoming Interests feature

Google Now may soon allow you to track specific topics across various categories, like movies and musicians, so you can get notified about any new update. The feature may be rolling out gradually.
Mobile

As tablet sales tank, Apple finds iPad success from an unlikely source

Tablet sales may be taking a dive, but that doesn't mean that they're disappearing altogether. Apple is finding some serious success with the iPad in the business market, which represents a shift for the company.
Mobile

Best app deals of the day! 6 paid iPhone apps for free for a limited time

Everyone likes free apps, but sometimes the best ones are a bit expensive. Now and then, developers put paid apps on sale for a limited time, but you have to snatch them up fast. Here are the latest and greatest apps on sale in the iOS App…