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Apple AirPower wireless charging pad: Custom chip and OS could delay it until September

How does it work? Will it work with my iPhone? How much is it? We have answers to these questions and more

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4 ways Android Messages for web is better than Apple Messages on the Mac (and 4 ways it's not)

Google has finally launched Android Messages on the web, letting users send and receive texts from their PC. But is it better than Apple's Messages on the Mac?

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iOS 12 emergency services, iPhone rumors, Apple Music vs. Tidal: Macworld Podcast episode 610

iOS 12 has new features to better support 911 calls. There are rumors about the screen technology for the next iPhone. What’s happening in the battle of the music streaming services? We also talk about various other Apple news and...

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iOS 12: Apple releases second beta to developers

Apple's iOS 12 improvements will include faster performance for older phones, plus improvements in augmented reality, Siri, FaceTime and more.

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Macworld's July Digital Magazine: 20 Years of the iMac

Macworld's latest digital magazine.

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Google's new Podcasts app offers the bare-minimum Android listening experience

Google has finally released a standalone podcasts app, but don't expect it to blow you away with features.

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The best GPS trackers for kids: Locate your little ones with ease

Our top picks allow you to easily keep tabs on the munchkins in your life.

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TruSense GPS Pendant review: This GPS tracking device for the elderly needs a mobile app

The TruSense GPS Pendant is an affordable way to monitor an elderly loved one, but the lack of an accompanying mobile app is a frustrating omission.

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AngelSense GPS review: A durable, accurate tracking device tailored for special-needs kids

AngelSense GPS offers constant tracking, easy two-way calling, and frequent location alerts for the guardians of special-needs children.

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LG GizmoPal 2 review: A cheap, rugged and fun GPS tracker watch for younger kids

The Verizon Wireless-exclusive GizmoPal 2 is a relatively cheap, simple, and fun way to keep track of your kids.

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LG GizmoGadget review: This touchscreen GPS watch for kids is loaded with features

Tough, light, and packed with features, the touchscreen LG GizmoGadget for Verizon Wireless is an enticing watch-style GPS tracker for kids and parents alike.

Which iPhones, iPads support Apple's iOS 12?

If your iPhone or iPad currently runs iOS 11, it'll run iOS 12 when it rolls out this fall.

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How to buy a refurbished iMac Pro, MacBook, MacBook Pro, iPhone, or iPad from Apple

Want a new Apple device but don't want to shell out for a full-priced version? Consider a refurbished model instead. Our FAQ and refurb deal guide can help you choose.

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Get a 10.5-inch iPad Pro for just $550 today at Best Buy

Take anywhere from $100 to $150 off on most variations of Apple's 10.5-inch powerhouse tablet.

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Apple adds secure emergency location features to get ahead of smartphones' 911 problems

Apple has announced a new feature in iOS 12 that will securely and accurately relay your location when you dial 911.

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There's no excuse: All Android phones (even Samsung's) should run stock Android

Android One has graduated from a low-end OS to the best version of stock Android you can get on a phone. And it's time for every manufacturer to consider it in their phones.

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Why Apple's rumored 6.1-inch iPhone will be the model everyone wants, even with an LCD screen

A new Wall Street Journal report says Apple is ordering more LCD iPhones than OLED ones for next year's cycle. Here's why that's not the least bit surprising.

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Best power banks of 2018: The top USB portable chargers for your phone

These USB battery packs from Anker, Mophie, Xiaomi, and others will keep your Android or Apple phone charged while you're on the go.

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