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iOS 8.1 hits Monday with Apple Pay, iCloud photo library

Apple's update, which will be available for download later today, adds support for Apple Pay, brings back the camera roll and launches the iCloud photo library.

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Apple's tablet lineup has expanded from six configurations to more than 50 in four years. Has the product lineup become too complex?

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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