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Tips and tricks for getting more from iOS 9

The early indications are that iOS 9 has been adopted more quickly than any version of the mobile OS that came before it. If you're one of the millions of people who've installed the software on your iPhone, iPod touch or iPad, here are some essential features and tricks you should be aware of for getting the most out of your Apple device.Read More

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Review: iPad mini 4

Once seen as the future of the iPad, the iPad mini is now a lower-priority device, losing ground to oversized smartphones on one side, and bigger tablets that double as PCs on the other. Too bad, then, that the best iPad mini by far is launching to an increasingly indifferent public.Read More

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Review: Gamevice for iPad mini

The Gamevice is pretty much the ideal way to add physical controls to an iPad mini. Strapping it onto your tablet is less like using an accessory and more like transforming your iPad into an iOS-powered portable game console.Read More

iPhone 6s Plus vs. 6s, 6 Plus, 6 and 5s

In the old days, Apple used to sell two different iPhones: the newest model, and the previous year's model at a lower price. A version of that same system is still in place today, only now it includes five total iPhones. Let's compare all the iPhones you'll be able to buy for the next year.Read More

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iOS 9 review: Apple's small but confident step forward

iOS 9 is now upon us, available free of charge from Apple to anyone whose device can run iOS 8. On the surface it's a small step forward for the mobile OS – there's no drastic design overhaul to speak of and a lack of obvious game-changing new features – but dig a little bit deeper into the software and there's a stack of subtler tweaks that make the upgrade well worth it.Read More

Amazon's new Fire HD tablets have budget pricing, predictive content downloading

Amazon has announced its new Fire HD tablets, which come in two sizes and numerous colorful finishes. The hardware, which is thin and light, looks solid enough, but the real star here could be the extra features that the company has packed in, including an updated UI, quick reading software and On Deck – a background tool that keeps the tablet up to date with Prime content.Read More

iPad mini 4: Early impressions

Last week the iPad mini 4 barely got a mention in Apple's big launch event, with the spotlight shining much brighter on the iPad Pro. But if gigantic smartphones haven't yet killed all your interest in mini-tablets, this one looks like it could be worth paying attention to.Read More

Waterproof UE Boom 2 rolls up to the party

Headphones let us enjoy music just about anywhere, but if you don't want to isolate yourself socially and share some tunes then a portable speaker is the way to go. However, not all are built to withstand the perils of rough outdoor life, and ones that are may not be portable or loud enough. Ultimate Ears' new UE Boom 2 Bluetooth speaker is designed to be adventure-proof, louder, and longer-reaching than the original.Read More

iPad Pro vs. Surface Pro 3

Is the new iPad Pro an innovative rebooting of the iPad lineup, or just an acknowledgement that the Microsoft Surface was the right idea all along (or maybe a bit of both)? Though it isn't completely fair to line up a late 2015 product next to a mid 2014 one, let's see how the iPad Pro compares to the Surface Pro 3.Read More

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