Susie OchsExecutive Editor, Macworld

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Susie has been covering Apple since 2006, and when she isn't glued to her MacBook Air and iPhone, you can find her building sand castles at the beach or snowboarding in the mountains.

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Apple has sold 1 billion iPhones

Tim Cook told employees in Cupertino that Apple sold its 1 billionth iPhone last week.

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Instagram reaches 500 million monthly active users

The snap-and-share social network sees 500 million monthly active users, 300 million daily active users, and 95 million photos a day. That's a lot of selfies.

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12 reasons I still wear my Apple Watch every day

After 12 months and 1 day, my Apple Watch is still a constant companion, keeping me on time, on track, and more aware of the world around me.

The FBI paid more than $1 million to hack the San Bernardino iPhone

FBI Director James Comey still won't say who hacked the San Bernardino iPhone for the FBI, or how the hack works, but we now know it was expensive.

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Facebook may add news sections to its app, just like Facebook Paper

The social network wants you to get your news from Facebook instead of Twitter.

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Apple probably won’t find out how the FBI hacked the San Bernardino iPhone

And the iPhone 5c in question hasn’t yielded significant evidence in the crime, according to a report.

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Hands-on: iOS 9.3, CarPlay, and the Chevy Volt are firing on all cylinders

The 2016 Chevy Volt has the best CarPlay screen we've tried yet, and the new additions to Maps and Apple Music in iOS 9.3 are most welcome, even if a little overdue.

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Unsealed court order shows Apple was ordered to unlock a phone in Boston too

The ACLU is pushing for more transparency in the government's use of the All Writs Act to compel Apple and Google to unlock smartphones for law enforcement.

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The government still needs Apple’s help to crack a locked iPhone 5s in New York

Apple responded to the Department of Justice's latest claim, in a case already decided in Apple's favor but currently under appeal.

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Smile updates TextExpander and switches to subscriptions

Users will pay a monthly or yearly fee to access TextExpander snippets on the Mac, iPad, iPhone, and even a beta app for Windows.

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9.7-inch iPad Pro review: Hits the sweet spot between size and price

You don't need to spend more on the 12.9-inch iPad Pro—the smaller model is a better size and isn't hampered by having half the RAM.

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iPhone SE review: It’s a pocket-size powerhouse

Good news for fans of small phones: Apple didn't make the 4-inch iPhone SE a second-class device.

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Apple: FBI’s surprise postponement of court hearing is a ‘bolt from the blue’

The FBI now says it doesn't need any help from Apple to get into the San Bernardino shooter's iPhone—shocking Apple, and raising a lot of new questions.

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FAQ: What you need to know about the 4-inch iPhone SE

It starts at $399, it does Live Photos but no 3D Touch, and the battery should even outlast the bigger iPhones.

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iOS 9.3 is ready to install with Night Shift, password-protected Notes, and more

Apple's iOS 9.3 adds handy new features like Night Shift and password-protected Notes, and also fixes a flaw recently discovered in iMessages.