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10 ways to get more from Spotlight Search on the Mac

Spotlight Search (Command + Space) is the easiest way to get around on your Mac -- you can use it to do things, as well as find things.

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Apple’s other big chance to enrich people’s lives

When Apple says it wants to help improve visibility around people with disabilities, you’d better listen.

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How to use AirDrop with iOS and macOS

Here's how to turn on AirDrop and use it to move files between an iPhone and a Mac.

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5G Americas says 5G will drive autonomous car revolution

5G Americas says 5G will play a big role in the autonomous or self-driving car. This is true but is only part of the story. AI, IoT and other technologies will also drive this revolution.

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Why autonomous cars won’t be autonomous

The truth is that artificial intelligence is neither artificial nor intelligent. A.I. is made out of people.

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Hey, Siri: 142 useful voice commands for Siri

Refresh your memory of what Siri can do for you on your iPhone, iPad and HomePod with this list of useful commands.

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7 useful Calendar tips for Mac users

Apply these tips to get the most out of using the Calendar application on your Mac.

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DeX gets an upgrade with the Samsung Galaxy S9

A better camera and personalized emojis might headline the new features on Samsung's Galaxy S9. But there's good reason for enterprise users to take notice: a new version of its innovative DeX dock and upgrades to Knox.

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What to expect from Apple this spring

iOS 11, iPads, iPhone SE, AirPower, and a software update to let HomePods play in stereo seem likely as Apple's Q3 looms.

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These are the 16 commands you'll use most with your HomePod

Here are some of the commands people will want to use most often with Apple's HomePod.

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$29 For Two Etekcity Smart Plugs With Alexa Compatibility - Deal Alert

Turn your appliances on/off remotely from your mobile device, or with your voice via Alexa. Or automate with a schedule. The plug also monitors and helps control energy usage, and the slow drain that occurs even when devices aren't in...

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22 Siri productivity tips for iPhone enterprise pros

When it comes to enterprise productivity, Siri and iPhones can be incredibly helpful -- from scheduling meetings to finding and replying to email. Use these Siri tips to help you stay productive.

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6 Mac tips that will make you more productive

Apple designs its products so users can be productive from the moment they power their hardware up. These six handy Mac hints will let you do even more.

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Who does JD Power say has best wireless purchase experience?

JD Power just released the results of their 2018 wireless purchase experience study. There are a couple important bits of information that buyers need to know, but no one is talking about.

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iFixit: Apple's HomePod is 'built like a tank'

iFixit is impressed with Apple's advanced speaker design, but this is not an easy system to upgrade.

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Tech Talk: Apple's home speaker, HomePod, arrives

It's about the sound, not the smart. Apple's new home speaker, HomePod, integrates its Apple Music subscription by voice. It carries a hefty price tag of $349.99. The panelists call the move late and half-baked.

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The reason iPhone X struggles to gain traction in the marketplace

What's the real reason Apple iPhone X is struggling in today’s wireless marketplace. In fact, why is Apple also suddenly struggling with AI, Siri, battery-gate and other areas as well?

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Tech Talk: What's trending for 2018?

The end of passwords may – or may not – be nigh. Blockchain is clearly evolving, as is 'serverless' computing. And our panel remains convinced Apple's HomePod is late to the game.

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