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Small is big again: Apple announces 4-inch iPhone SE

One of the major trends in phone design across both Android and iOS has been the concerted push towards larger devices. Apple has actually moved less aggressively towards phablets than much of the Android market, but the iPhone 6 moved to a 4.7-inch display, while the iPhone 6 Plus has …

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Could the 9.7-inch iPad Pro kickstart a tablet upgrade cycle?

Apple’s new 9.7-inch iPad Pro, introduced yesterday, is in some respects a smaller version of the 12.9-inch iPad Pro introduced last year. While it might lack the one-more-thing wow factor Steve Jobs kept hidden until the end of a product announcement, it may have enough mini-wows to entice customers. The big question …

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Apple just posted its first quarterly sales decline in 13 years

Apple’s results for the second quarter of fiscal year 2016 are just in, and the company’s reign as a near-invincible titan of Wall Street is, in the words of Nathan Fillion, “certainly coming to a middle.” On the one hand, the company just posted its first year-on-year quarterly decline in …

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Microsoft may target the iMac with new all-in-one Surface PC

When Microsoft announced its original Surface and Surface Pro four years ago, the company was diving into uncharted waters with a new, ARM-based iteration of its operating system and a higher-end x86 PC hardware packed into a tablet form factor. Surface may have gotten off to a rocky start, but …

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Pokémon Go’s iOS privacy settings give its developer total access to your Google account [Updated]

Update: Niantic stated the following to Ars Technica in addressing this topic: “We recently discovered that the Pokémon Go account creation process on iOS erroneously requests full access permission for the user’s Google account. However, Pokémon Go only accesses basic Google profile information (specifically, your user ID and e-mail address) and …

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