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Report: Beats Music Will Fold Into iTunes As Music Sales Plummet 

Report: Beats Music Will Fold Into iTunes As Music Sales Plummet 

The Wall Street Journal reports digital music sales in Apple's iTunes will be down 13 to 14 percent in 2014. That's a huge hit to the recording industry's brightest spot.

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Apple and Its Sapphire Supplier Have Officially Broken Up

Apple and Its Sapphire Supplier Have Officially Broken Up

Apple's relationship with GT Advanced Technologies, the company slated to make its sapphire screens, is over. First, GT Advanced filed for bankruptcy , then closed a pair of its plants , and now a settlement has officially freed the company of its exclusivity obligations to Cupertino.

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This Bench Is Built Using Two Power Mac G5s

This Bench Is Built Using Two Power Mac G5s

The Apple Power Mac G5 was an iconic computer—but, launched back in 2003, it's since been superseded by the Mac Pro. So what better way to celebrate its long and useful life than using its bold looks elsewhere in the office?

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iPad Air 2 Teardown: Slimmer Body, Smaller Battery

iPad Air 2 Teardown: Slimmer Body, Smaller Battery

The iPad Air 2 is probably most impressive for its design. The original was super slim, and somehow Apple managed to make the new iteration even thinner. But as iFixit's teardown of the new tablet reveals, that hot design comes with a smaller battery.

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Some Bank of America Customers Are Getting Double Charged With Apple Pay

Some Bank of America Customers Are Getting Double Charged With Apple Pay

A nifty new payment system is not without its quirks. A few early adopters who used Apple Pay to stock up on Halloween candy ended up getting charged two times per transaction. For now, however, it only seems to be those who used Bank of America debit cards.

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Apple Quietly Launched a Business Listings Service For Maps

Apple Quietly Launched a Business Listings Service For Maps

In the immediate wake of all the iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite hubbub, Apple took a step in Yelp's direction by launching a new service called Apple Maps Connect. Like Yelp, Apple Maps Connect lets people add small business listings to a directory. Unlike Yelp, that entire directory lives inside Apple Maps—for now.

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There's Already an iOS 8.1 Jailbreak For the iPhone 6

There's Already an iOS 8.1 Jailbreak For the iPhone 6

Some people sure do work quick. Team Pangu has just made available a jailbreak for iOS 8.1—and it works on iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and the iPad Air 2, along with older devices.

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How to Make Sure You're Visiting the Real iCloud Page

How to Make Sure You're Visiting the Real iCloud Page

Following yet more privacy concerns over iCloud , Apple has decided to spell out very clearly how to ensure you're visiting the genuine iCloud page. Here's what you need to know.

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iPad Air 2 Meta-Review: Great, But No Must-Have Upgrades

iPad Air 2 Meta-Review: Great, But No Must-Have Upgrades

Thinner than a pencil! More powerful than an original iPad Air! Able to tell your identity from a single fingerprint! The iPad Air 2 is here , and early reviews agree that it's better than ever. Not necessarily good enough to upgrade from a previous iPad, mind you, because iPads are forever .

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The Always Up-to-Date Guide to Building a Hackintosh (OS X 10.10)

The Always Up-to-Date Guide to Building a Hackintosh (OS X 10.10)

Building a hackintosh—that is, installing Mac OS X on non-Apple hardware—used to require extremely restricted hardware choices and quite a bit of know-how. Now your options are vast and the installation process is fairly simple. With that in mind, here is our always up-to-date guide to building a hackintosh that will walk you through purchasing compatible parts, building your machine, and installing OS X all on your own.

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How to Try Out Apple's New Photo Storage Service Now

How to Try Out Apple's New Photo Storage Service Now

There's no end to the list of services wanting to store your photos—Flickr, Google+, Dropbox, Facebook—and Apple knows it needs to up its game. Enter iCloud Photo Library, available in beta form now on any device running iOS 8.1. It won't be available on the desktop until the OS X Photos app upgrade arrives early next year, but you can get started with the service today.

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Mac Mini 2014 Teardown: Minor Tweaks and Major Upgrade Headaches

Mac Mini 2014 Teardown: Minor Tweaks and Major Upgrade Headaches

We're glad to know that the Mac Mini is back —but has it changed much inside? Fortunately, iFixit has torn the sucker apart to find out what lurks within.

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No One's Buying iPads Because iPads Are Forever

No One's Buying iPads Because iPads Are Forever

Today, Apple trotted out its quarterly earnings, as public companies will do. Massive revenue! iPhone sales up! Mac sales up! iPad sales… well. Okay, so not everything was a hit. But don't confuse Apple's declining tablet sales with the vanishing of the iPad. Tablets aren't dying; they just live forever.

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Can You Get Handoff to Work in OS X Yosemite?

Can You Get Handoff to Work in OS X Yosemite?

When Apple first announced OS X Yosemite, Handoff was one of the features I was most excited about. And then this week, when the Yosemite update arrived, I was stoked to use it. Unfortunately, I can't—and not just because of compatibility issues , either.

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Why iOS Updates Require So Much Space

Why iOS Updates Require So Much Space

Every iOS update is a small deception. 117MB, well that's not so bad! Then you look at the fine print, and some a few gigabytes are required make to actually install the damn thing. So what's really going on here?

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Taking Apple Pay Out for a (Slightly Rocky) Spin

Taking Apple Pay Out for a (Slightly Rocky) Spin

Now that iOS 8.1 has gone live and Apple Pay let loose (assuming you have an iPhone 6 or 6 Plus), we decided to take it out for a spin. And the results were... mixed.

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How to Download iOS 8.1 Without Deleting All Your Stuff

How to Download iOS 8.1 Without Deleting All Your Stuff

The new, Apple Pay-inclusive iOS update is finally here, and it's a big one—2.2GB big, specifically. Of course, most of that's just the install package, so if you go about this the right way, you should be able to avoid having to delete anything at all. Here's how to download iOS 8.1 without saying goodbye to any of your precious data.

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Go Download iOS 8.1 Right Now

Go Download iOS 8.1 Right Now

It may look the same, but iOS 8.1 is shoving some major new additions into your pocket—the most anticipated of which is, of course, Apple Pay. So backup all your goodies, because you can officially download the new update in iTunes right now.

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17 Things You Can Do in OS X Yosemite That You Couldn't Do in Mavericks

17 Things You Can Do in OS X Yosemite That You Couldn't Do in Mavericks

If you installed OS X Yosemite at the end of last week then you've no doubt been busy exploring its various tools and features. Here are 17 new things you can do with the software, from hiding the traces of your Web browsing to recording screen activity on an iPad.

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Report: Chinese Authorities Are Now Targeting iCloud Users

Report: Chinese Authorities Are Now Targeting iCloud Users

Right on the heels of the iPhone 6 launch, Chinese authorities are now reportedly extending the Great Firewall to include iCloud services. That includes the iMessages, Contacts, and Photos of any of its citizens that own an iPhone. In other words, China's government could be tracking their every move.

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You Can't Upgrade the RAM in the New Mac Mini

You Can't Upgrade the RAM in the New Mac Mini

Good news: the Mac Mini is back ! Bad news: ain't no way you're going to be upgrading the RAM yourself.

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Retina iMac Teardown: New Face, Same Guts

Retina iMac Teardown: New Face, Same Guts

The folks over at iFixit have done their usual job of tearing exciting new bits of technology to pieces, this time with the new Retina iMac as their unlucky victim. Conclusion: apart from that pretty new screen, everything's more or less the same.

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Apple Just Banished Bose From Its Online Store

Apple Just Banished Bose From Its Online Store

You can't buy Bose products from Apple's online store anymore. And if earlier reports are true, soon you won't even be able to wink at a Bose product in an Apple Store, because Apple plans to scrub every trace of Bose from its vaunted retail chambers.

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Tumblr’s OS X App Is a Full-Screen Tumblr Because Nothing Else Matters

Tumblr’s OS X App Is a Full-Screen Tumblr Because Nothing Else Matters

Tumblr just launched a weirdly bare-bones app for Apple's new OS X Yosemite. If you have a Mac and you download it, you'll be able to post to Tumblr from elsewhere on the web using a "Share" button.

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How to Set Up and Use Handoff in Yosemite and iOS 8

Handoff is Apple's new feature that integrates Yosemite and your iOS 8 device so you can start working on one device and then continue it on another. For example, you can start writing an email on your phone, then flip it over to your Mac when you realize you'd prefer a keyboard. Here's how to set it up and use it.

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