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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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.

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Researchers break Apple's iMessage encryption, will be fixed in iOS 9.3

The vulnerability will be fully fixed when Apple releases iOS 9.3 on Monday, but it just goes to show: even strong encryption can have its weak points.

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Tim Cook to Time: 'I feel like I'm in this bad dream'

Before the Apple-FBI fight gets its first day in court, Tim Cook recaps the struggle in a new interview.

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Apple's latest legal filing: 'The Founders would be appalled'

In its last brief to Judge Pym before the first hearing on March 22, Apple makes its case for encryption.

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John Oliver explains why he's on Team Apple in the encryption debate

"There is no easy side to be on in this debate," Oliver said on Last Week Tonight. So he explained why Apple's side is right.


How to stream March Madness on any device, starting March 15

Watch the NCAA Tournament on iOS, Android, Windows, Roku, Fire TV, and even in split-screen on the new Apple TV.

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Justice Department slams Apple's 'corrosive' rhetoric in its latest court filing

The DOJ accuses Apple of a "technological fiat" for resisting a court order to brute-force the San Bernardino shooter's iPhone.

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Apple gets legal support from the tech industry, as well as a victim's husband

Amicus, or "friend of the court," briefs are expected from Microsoft, Google, Facebook, the ACLU, security experts, and others.