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iPhone 2019 rumors: More details on the triple-camera system and a front-camera upgrade

What will be in Apple’s next iPhone? We’ll keep track of all the rumors right here.

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How to disable Live Photos on your iPhone or iPad

Live Photos can take up as much as twice the room as a regular photo. Here’s how to turn them off and save some space.

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Report: macOS 10.15 could allow Mac users to use iPads as an external display

Citing “people familiar with the development of macOS 10.15,” 9to5Mac says that the new “Sidecar” feature will let Mac users send any app window to an external display, which can be an iPad.

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How to protect your privacy in Windows 10

Worried about privacy issues in Windows 10? Here's what you can do.

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Hackers reportedly abused Microsoft's customer support to read Hotmail, Outlook.com email

Microsoft has begun sending emails warning some users that their Outlook, MSN, or Hotmail email accounts may have been compromised.

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Sophos, Avast warn of Windows machines failing to boot after latest Microsoft patch

Antivirus makers Sophos and Avast are warning users that installing a recent Windows update may cause their PCs to lock up or fail to boot.

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Fingerprint scanner face-off: Samsung Galaxy S10+ vs OnePlus 6T vs Galaxy S9 vs Apple's iPhone

Are the newer optical and ultrasonic fingerprint scanners actually better than the physical sensors? We put four of them to the test.

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How to buy a refurbished Mac, MacBook, 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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The 5 iPhone and iPad games you need to play from March 2019

Regardless of whether you want sword-slinging or mud-flinging, March's games will do the trick.

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iPhone Other storage: What is it and how do you delete it?

That significant Other filling up all your iPhone storage? Here’s what you can do about it.

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Microsoft previews 'full-Chromium' Edge for the first time

Windows 10 users running the 64-bit edition of the OS now have access to two different "builds" of the still-under-construction browser.

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Windows 10: A guide to the updates

Here's what you need to know about each update to Windows 10 as they roll out from Microsoft. Now updated for KB4493509 (OS Build 17763.437), released April 9, 2019.

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How to get all of the Apple Watch Activity badges

Trying to snag every Activity badge? Here's a full list of every achievement and what you need to do to get it.

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Windows 10 update (and retirement) calendar: Mark these dates

Microsoft is releasing new versions of Windows 10 on a set schedule – and just as regularly retiring older versions from support. Here are all the dates you need to know about through Windows 7's retirement in 2020 and beyond.

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Apple releases iOS 12.3 beta 2 to public testers

The latest update adds the new TV app and makes a few small interface tweaks.

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Face ID isn’t working with my sunglasses. What do I do?

Apple makes it easy for Face ID to work with all shades on your iPhone or iPad Pro, but you should know the risks.

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Microsoft throws in the towel on Windows 10 1809

The company largely stopped distributing the October 2018 Update in March, apparently deciding to simply skip one feature upgrade to solve the problem of two on a collision course.

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Microsoft's Windows 10 May 2019 Update can be downloaded now: Here's how

Microsoft's Windows 10 May 2019 Update (also known as 19H1) is available for Windows Insiders, and it's simple to join and download the update.

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