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For the price, the iPhone SE is a total steal

Don't let the old design fool you. Apple's iPhone SE is the best bang-for-the-buck iPhone you can buy.

Seagate unveils world's first USB-powered desktop hard drive

Seagate's new Innov8 desktop hard drive means no more dedicated power source or adapter required.

iOS 9.3: Here's what's breaking hyperlinks for iPhone and iPad users

A new iOS feature called Universal Links is leaving many iPhone and iPad users unable to click on hyperlinks.

Samsung app confirms Galaxy S7 Active is in the works

Despite the fact that the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge are water and dust resistant, it seems that Samsung has a Galaxy S7 Active in the pipeline.

Temporary fix for the iOS 9.3 broken hyperlinks bug

Are you affected by the iOS 9.3 bug that prevents links from opening properly and causes apps to crash? Here's a temporary solution that you can use until Apple rolls out a patch.

iOS 9.3 update breaks links in Safari, Messages and Mail apps

iPhone and iPad users are complaining of a bug in iOS 9.3 (and possibly iOS 9.2.1) that prevents links from working from working properly.

Turn your smartphone into a VR headset for only $10

Want to get a VR (Virtual Reality) headset but don't want to spend big bucks on one? Here's how you can transform an iPhone or pretty much any Android handset into a cool VR headset.

Apple patches iOS 9.3 to fix activation bug

Apple has released an updated version of iOS 9.3 in order to fix the activation bug affecting users of older iPhones and iPads. But note that it's not called iOS 9.3.1.

Two things Apple didn't tell you about the new iPad Pro

It's not just the display that Apple scaled down for the new 9.7-inch iPad Pro. The company also slashed the amount of RAM and underclocked the processor.

Does Apple think it's 'sad' that there are so many old iPads out there too?

Apple exec Philip Schiller thinks that it's 'sad' that there are 600 million old PCs out there. Well, what does he think of all those old iPads that are out there?

Some iPad 2 users experiencing activation issues with iOS 9.3 upgrade

iPad 2 owners might want hold back on upgrading to iOS 9.3 amid reports that the update is causing problems for some users.

iOS 9.3 tip: How to password-protect Notes and unlock them with your fingerprint

One of the new features that Apple rolled out with iOS 9.3 is the ability to password-protect Notes you create. But it's not immediately clear how to do this. But once you know how, it's simple.

Why Apple needed the iPhone SE, and needs it to succeed

Apple needed a new 4-inch iPhone because the device is critical in bringing new customers into the ecosystem.

Update your old Kindle now before it's cut off from the internet

If you own an old Kindle e-book reader then you have until tomorrow to update it before it is cut off from the Amazon's Kindle Store and the cloud.

Don't want to buy a new iPhone or iPad? Here's how to speed up your old one

Have you owned your iPhone or iPad for a year or so? Is it starting to feel a little sluggish? Here's a tried and tested way to speed up an iPhone or iPad that's simple to do and only going to cost you some time.

Google Chrome feeling slow and sluggish? Here's how to speed it up

Has your installation of Google Chrome begun to feel slow and bloated? Here are some tips to help you speed things up again.

Rumored Galaxy S7 Mini could offer stiff competition for the iPhone SE

Apple's highly anticipated 4-inch smartphone could face serious competition from Samsung, especially if the iPhone SE turns out to be a revamped iPhone 5S.

Here's how to get your iPhone or iPad ready for iOS 9.3

Apple is expected to announce the release of iOS 9.3 at next week's event, which means that you have a few days to get your hardware ready for the upgrade.

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