Grab gifts for Apple Watch in time for the holidays [Watch Store]

With Christmas only two weeks ago, there’s still time to give or receive that perfect Apple Watch strap in time for holiday gifting.

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Jony Ive is once again leading Apple’s design team

Jony Ive is reportedly returning to hands-on design duties at Apple, two years after being promoted to the role of Chief Design Officer.

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PSA: If you have an older iPhone with slow performance, a new battery could solve your problems

One longstanding complaint from iPhone users is how their device slows down over time, specifically as the device ages and Apple releases new software updates. A

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Today in Apple history: Apple fixes ‘life-threatening’ Maps glitch

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5 ways to liven up your iPhone game [Deals]

Picking up an iPhone means putting an amazing device in your pocket. But there are plenty of ways to make it even better. We’ve rounded up five deals on peripherals and lessons that can enhance anyone’s iPhone experience. That includes wireless charging batteries, a robust car mount, truly wireless earbuds, lessons in iOS coding, and more. Each is discounted massively, some by more than 90

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Apple’s AI director offers more information about company’s work on self-driving systems

Apple machine learning efforts have been highlighted in the past, but the company’s artificial intelligence director dove deeper during a speech this week. As outlined by

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This week’s top stories: Zero-day HomeKit vulnerability, iOS 12 wishlist, Amazon Prime Video comes to Apple TV, more

Jony Ive returns to his post at the top of design management, Apple Pay Cash begins to rollout, a zero-day HomeKit vulnerability, an iOS 12 wishlist imagines what next year’s update could look like, and more.

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Review: Microsoft Surface Precision Mouse – Thinking Different about Mac functionality

I have never been particularly fond of any of Apple’s mice. I appreciate the company’s dedication to simplicity when it comes to their products, but for my uses which include design and gaming, Apple focuses entirely too much on form over functionality.

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Apple gets into the holiday spirit w/ Beer Bash concert featuring Gwen Stefani

In celebration of the holiday season, Apple last night threw a Beer Bash event with singer Gwen Stefani. Apple generally throws these concerts as a perk to employees and on a semi-annual basis. Many employees in attendance last night took to Twitter to share the experience…

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5 upgrades that make any Mac more productive [Deals]

Getting a Mac is just the first step. To get the most out of your new machine, you’ll want the right apps and peripherals. So we’ve gathered five of the best extras for any Mac. That includes a port expander, portable powerstrip, Apple Mail and iTunes replacements, and a WiFi ‘heat mapper’. Everything is discounted by 25 percent or more, read on for more details:

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