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Apple acquires automation app Workflow -- but what are its plans?

Apple has acquired Workflow, an app which allows users to automate tasks on their iPhones, and is offering it to users for free.

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iPhone, Mac owners: How to stymie hackers extorting Apple, threatening to wipe devices

Hackers claiming to have hundreds of millions of iCloud credentials have threatened to wipe date from iPhones, iPads and Macs.

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Hackers demand $150K ransom, threaten to wipe millions of Apple devices

A group of hackers is threatening to wipe millions of iOS devices in two weeks if Apple doesn't pay them $150,000.

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Apple TV just became an enterprise hub for connected things

Jamf introduces zero-day support for Apple TV, opening opportunity for smart automation

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Apple trims 18% from 9.7-in. iPad price

Apple today cut the price of its least expensive 9.7-in. iPad by $70, dropped the "Air" nameplate and returned to simply "iPad" as the moniker.

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10 announcements Apple made today you probably missed

Apple quietly made numerous announcements today, including a new low-end iPad, an anti-AIDS (RED) iPhone, a much better iPhone SE, new Apple Watch straps and a brand-new video creation app called Clips -- so what are the details it...

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What does my iPhone reveal about me?

Recent studies have found that iPhone users are a unique bunch. Are we smarter but less honest? Here are some personality traits they are more likely to have than their Android counterparts.

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Apple’s reality distortion field -- coming to an iPhone near you

Uh-oh, it looks like Apple A.R. is coming together faster than Apple C.A.R.

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Watch SwapBots spring to life thanks to augmented reality

Build a robot, pair it with your smartphone or tablet, and watch it come to life.

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Apple is pumping money into creating an international chain of R&D centers

Apple is investing big money in creating an International network for advanced research and development, will a wave of fresh innovation follow the attempt?

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40% off WeMo Wi-Fi Smart Plug, Works with Amazon Alexa - Deal Alert

Plug in a Wemo Switch, download the free app, and start controlling your lights and appliances from anywhere in the world, right from your phone.

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Apple’s latest digital health solution: AirPods

Apple has created patents for three different AirPod-style earbuds, each equipped with sensors capable of gathering useful health data.

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Is Snapchat building the iPhone killer?

Snapchat's parent company has hired mobile engineering and design talent away from Apple, HTC, and Google. Could a Snapchat phone be in the works?

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Your smartphone: The mechanic in your pocket

You can use your Android or iOS device to gain access to a wealth of information about your vehicle’s operation. A few dollars spent on an OBD adapter and app can save you hundreds of dollars in unnecessary auto repairs.

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Apple plans murder for planet of the apps

Apple is about to kill up to 200,000 32-bit apps -- and you should be happy about this

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This iPhone case is actually an Android phone

This iPhone case, which is also an Android phone, may finally put the Apple/Android rivalry to rest.

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DOJ: No, we won't say how much the FBI paid to hack terrorist's iPhone

The Justice Department says it should not have to reveal the maker of a tool used last year to crack an alleged terrorist's iPhone or disclose how much it paid.

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More iPad screen sizes unlikely to stop slump

Apple would be smart to make good on speculation about new iPad screen sizes, but don't expect the recent slump in tablet sales to end, analysts said.

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