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iOS 8.1 now available with Apple Pay, iCloud photo library

The update adds support for Apple Pay, brings back the camera roll and launches the iCloud photo library.

Safari 8 browser on OS X Yosemite shows major speed boost

On the latest Mac OS, Apple's browser vaults past Firefox and Chrome on some tests. The browser performance race means a more sophisticated Web for us all.

Microsoft's wearables game plan: How a fitness band fits in

Microsoft isn't going the Smartwatch 2.0 route with its rumored fitness band. Instead, the company has a more targeted and cloud-connected wearables game plan, sources say.

Apple could sell record 62M iPhones this quarter -- analyst
US wireless-spectrum auction -- why it matters
​Why it's harder to choose which iPad to buy
Apple has big ambitions for tablet sales with iPad Mini

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Gmail 5.0 app to support Yahoo, Outlook, reveals leaked video

Google's email app for Android is expanding its horizons to handle other mail services, according to an apparent leaked video on Android Police and Videme.

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Microsoft CEO takes lessons from gaffe about women's pay

Satya Nadella says he found no gender pay gap at his company, but adds that more work needs to be done to increase workplace equality.

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Apple eyes $5 per month for Beats Music, report says

That'd be a substantial cut. Right now, Beats Music streaming costs $10 per month, in line with most other streaming services.

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Twist: IBM to pay GlobalFoundries $1.5B to offload its chip business

In an unusual move, IBM will pay GlobalFoundries to take the chip business off its hands -- rather than GlobalFoundries paying IBM for the operation.

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Yahoo's Mayer set to outline her plan as criticism mounts

Speaking at her company's investor conference call this week, Marissa Mayer will discuss her strategy for overcoming Yahoo's challenges.

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UK government brands trolls 'baying cowards' ahead of stiff, new prison sentences

Planned new laws could put British Internet abusers behind bars for up to two years.

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Spotify family plan: Separate accounts, one discounted bill

The streaming music service introduces a plan that allows up to five family members to have separate premium accounts on one bill.

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Netbooks: What were we thinking?

These often-ridiculed, low-powered laptops were crushed by the iPad, but had an important part to play in the story of computing. Check it out.

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How to set up iCloud Drive

With both iOS 8 and Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite available, it's time to dig into iCloud Drive, which is a far different animal than the old iCloud.

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Here are all the places you can use Apple Pay

Officially launching today, here are all the banks, apps, and businesses that currently accept Apple Pay.

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Everything you want to know about Apple Pay

Have questions about Apple Pay? We've got answers.

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Guy says his iPhone 6 bent -- and caught on fire

What happens when an iPhone bends too much? One man says his bent so much it punctured the battery and caught fire, causing second-degree burns to his leg.

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Tech projects for an extra spooky Halloween

Tackle these DIY projects and easy how-tos for a tech-ified Halloween.

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NASA orbiters hide behind Mars to avoid comet debris

A rare close flyby of a comet near Mars put NASA's orbiters in a potentially dangerous situation, but also allowed them to study the moving space object.

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Halloween how-tos

In this week's episode of The Fix, we show you how to make your own motion-activated light for Halloween decorating, how to create a festive party atmosphere using Phillip Hue lights and your smartphone, and how to carve a pumpkin using free online templates.

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