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The iPhone XS and XS Max Review: Big Screens That Are a Delight to Use

Apple’s new smartphones start at $999 and $1,099, but their superb cameras and screens make them worth the high prices, our reviewer writes. For the past few years, I have been a naysayer on one feature of smartphones: their growing size. My position was unusual given the increasing prevalence of larger screen devices. The world’s

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Apple Unveils Bigger iPhones at Higher Prices, and a Heart-Tracking Watch

Apple has long had a playbook for iPhones, its most important product: Keep rolling out bigger, faster and more expensive models. On Wednesday, it repeated that strategy by introducing another round of iPhones that are — you guessed it — bigger, faster and more expensive. The model with a 6.5-inch screen, the iPhone XS Max,

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How Microsoft Has Become the Surprise Innovator in PCs

When Microsoft unveiled the first Surface tablet five years ago, it was a spectacular failure. At the time, the Apple iPhone was well on its way to conquering the technology industry, and the iPad appeared set to lead an even more devastating invasion of Microsoft’s office-worker kingdom. Microsoft conceived of Surface, an innovative laptop-tablet hybrid,

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The 15 Most Important Tech Acquisitions of All Time

It seems like every year we witness a host of tech companies initiate million- and billion-dollar bids to snatch up their biggest competitors or the next major start-up. Predicting the aftermath of any corporate buyout is impossible. Some might have the potential to become success stories such as Apple’s acquisition of NeXT. Others are doomed to crash and

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Apple pulls Samsung Galaxy S III Mini from patent battle

Samsung scored a win today, as Apple agreed in a court filing to pull its infringement claims against the Galaxy S III Mini. The device had been accused along with anassortment of other devices in the second legal battle the two companies are engaged in with Judge Lucy Koh. Apple had included the Galaxy S III Mini because

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TRENDING NOW: The 50 Best Apps of 2012

We’ve said it before, but it’s worth saying again: Apps are big business. Last year this time, it was reported that 1.2 billion apps were downloaded from Apple’s App Store and Google’s Play Store in a single week. 509 million of those downloads came from the U.S. Apps are as big a part of the

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15 Ways Sneakerheads Are Like Apple Freaks

Differently the same. Whether we’re hashtagging our team on Twitter, lining up for new releases or running our mouths about the latest f*ckery in our “tight knit” community, Apple freaks (or fanboys if you prefer) and sneakerheads have a lot in common. Hate it or love it, we have some strikingly similar habits and practices. Check

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