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Apple has to pay $348 million in fines for tax evasion in Italy

After an investigation revealed that the tech giant failed to pay its taxes in Italy between 2008 and 2013, Apple has settled with prosecutors in Milan to the tune of $348 million.
Mobile

Furious iPhone 4S owners sue Apple for $5M, alleging iOS 9 crippled their phones

A recent class-action lawsuit filed by more than 100 iPhone 4S owners accused Apple of crippling the iPhone 4S' performance with iOS 9, while also failing to warn other owners of such a decline.
Mobile

The IP-Box can guess your iPhone's passcode in under 17 hours

A court case in New York City revealed the existence of the IP-Box, a device that can theoretically force its way into your iPhone by guessing your passcode in under 17 hours. However, it may not be as reliable as you think.
Mobile

Apple made half of all phones and tablets that were unwrapped this Christmas

Apple's were the most popular mobile devices activated over Christmas this year, stealing a nearly 50 percent marketshare, according to the latest data. Meanwhile phablets are increasing in popularity.
Mobile

More Beats radio options coming, as Apple files trademarks for four new stations

Apple has trademarked four new Beats stations, hinting at more radio choices in the near future for Apple Music customers. The four new stations will follow the naming convention set by Beats 1, named Beats 2, 3, 4, and 5.
Computing

15 problems with the MacBook Air, and how to fix them

Is your MacBook Air crashing, overheating, or refusing to charge? We've found solutions to these problems, and many more, in this comprehensive guide packed full of fixes
Mobile

Check out the top 5 new apps you should download this week

Watch your temper with Swing Copters 2, the latest from the Flappy Bird developer, or take a trip to somewhere far away with Ascape VR — no virtual reality headset needed! Here are five apps to download this week.
Mobile

Weekly Rewind: SpaceX succeeds, Beatles finally stream, X-ray vision arrives

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. It's too much to keep track of, so here are the top 10 tech stories you may have missed this week. We've got everything from SpaceX's historic landing to Kim Kardashian's butt emoji.
Android Army

Apple wants to squeeze $180 million more from rival Samsung in another patent battle

Earlier this month, Apple won a protracted patent battle with Samsung that ended with the Korean device manufacturer coughing up $548 million into the iPhone maker’s coffers. Now Apple is asking a U.S. court to force Samsung to pay an…
Wearables

This bulky band wants to boost your Apple Watch's battery

Battery woes are what plague today's tech. The Apple Watch, like most smartwatches, almost always needs to be charged daily, so a new Kickstarter campaign wants to help by offering a band that charges the watch.
Apple

Judge finds Apple didn't violate wiretap laws in failing to deliver iMessages to Android phones

A federal judge has dismissed a suit alleging that Apple, in retaining and failing to deliver iMessages to Android phones, violated the wiretap and electronic records laws.