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How to remotely tell if an iPhone's Activation Lock is turned off

The security feature, designed to prevent use of lost or stolen devices, must be turned off before you buy a used iPhone.

iPhone 6 reservations in China reach 2 million in 6 hours -- report

The reservations have reportedly spread across China's three major mobile carriers and various retailers, with the 64GB iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus models proving the most popular.

New Jawbone Up app works without Jawbone Up band

No fitness band? No problem. Jawbone's latest app links with Apple's Health to help you create and manage goals.

For better privacy, change these iOS 8 settings

Before you sync your iCloud or reinstall your apps, you need to lock down your iPhone or iPad. Here are seven important tweaks (and more) you can set to bolster your privacy.

iOS 8.1 beta points to support for Apple Pay

A hidden screen in the beta for Apple Pay reveals a pane where you can enter your credit or debit card information.

iPhone cameras compared: iPhone 6 vs. iPhone 6 Plus vs. iPhone 5S

The new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus offer improved cameras over their predecessors -- but by how much? We take a closer look.

Waze now lets you add and edit places

The crowdsourced navigation app introduces a feature called Waze Places that lets you add details and photos of places you discover along your route.

iPhone 6 could launch in China on Oct. 10 -- report

Alleged internal memo to Apple employees in China suggests prototype phones will hit shelves on October 7, leading to a launch a few days later.

Fund this: Bleep cable backs up your smartphone while it charges

Smarter than your average sync/charge cable, Bleep backs up your important data every time you plug in.

iPhone sales could hit 189 million in fiscal 2015 -- analyst

The forecast from BMO Capital Markets analyst Keith Bachman is up by 10.6 million units from his prior estimate, but sales for the December quarter will depend in part on China.

iOS 8.0.2 fix is out, but some in Australia still report bugs

A few Australian users of the latest update say they're still running into issues with connectivity and the Touch ID fingerprint sensor.

Stack keyboard brings handwriting recognition to iOS

Most third-party iOS keyboards are, well, keyboards. This one lets you scribble instead. But is that really preferable?

Screens test: iPhone 6 vs. iPhone 6 Plus vs. Samsung Galaxy S5

CNET compares the screen performance of the latest iPhones versus Samsung's flagship Galaxy.

Star Wars: Galactic Defense coming soon to Android, iOS

The tower-defense genre gets a taste of the Force in this upcoming game.

Apple says only 9 customers have complained about 'Bendgate'

The company also says the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus underwent rigorous testing to make sure they're up to Apple's high standards and can withstand stress.

iPhone 6 Plus vs. Samsung Galaxy Note 3: Decision time

Living with the iPhone 6 Plus, part 6: In our final post-review check-in, Tim Stevens has to make a difficult decision. Which one is it going to be?

My only iPhone 6 regret: Battery life

Living with the iPhone 6, part 5, Scott Stein finds there's only one thing he really envies about the larger 6 Plus...and it's not the bigger screen.

Will Apple replace your bent iPhone 6? It depends

The device must pass certain guidelines covered in an iPhone Visual Inspection Test, according to an Apple support rep who chatted with The Next Web.

Samsung jabs at 'Bendgate' to tout its Galaxy Note Edge

Pity the iPhone 6 that yields to pressure applied at the right spot. LG is also playing up its own curved phone at Apple's expense.

Four of Apple's biggest missteps, from Maps to MobileMe

The Cupertino, Calif., electronics giant doesn't always get it right. CNET details some of Apple's biggest and most recent screw-ups.

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