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The kill switch is here: iOS 8 enables it by default

Apple is the first smartphone maker to abide by a new California anti-theft law by inserting a "kill switch" into iOS 8, which powers the iPhone 6.

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No iPhone is left behind in this Chinese market

Dealers in Shenzhen are making a business re-selling and refurbishing old Apple iPhones, even as the new Apple iPhone 6 rolls out.

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iOS 8 compatibility issue forced Dropbox to temporarily suspend automatic photo backups

Because it's not like Dropbox had months to prepare for iOS 8's launch or anything.

on macworld.com

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Startup develops optical zoom lens for smartphones

The company has already had interest from Apple, Samsung, Sony and others

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10 years in tech: The crazy cellphone ideas of 2004

We take a look back at the futuristic cellphone ideas of a decade ago. Have phones become duller and less interesting? We'd say so.

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Microsoft urges African authorities to combat counterfeit phone imports

Fake handsets have a significant impact on legitimate manufacturers, official says

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Amazon's Fire Phone won't have an easier time in Europe

The smartphone will struggle to compete with other new devices from Apple and Samsung

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The new, more productive iOS 8: Spotlight and Notification upgrades make it well worth downloading

The launch of iOS 8 is less than two weeks away, and these two features will be all the reason you need to install the new OS ASAP.

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Smartphones under $100 with Intel chip could ship next year

Intel plans to put its low-cost Sofia chip with integrated 3G in smartphones that could can "clearly go below $100"

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Cheaper LTE smartphones on the way thanks to new Snapdragon chip

Qualcomm launches the Snapdragon 210 processor, which will be used in smartphones starting during the first half of next year.

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Apple lays groundwork for global LTE roaming with new iPhones

The company has in some cases almost tripled the number LTE bands on the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

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iPhone 6's delayed launch in China could stoke more demand

China won't be among the first markets to sell the iPhone 6

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Slideshow: Highlights from the 9.9.2014 Apple event

A collection of photos from Tuesday's introduction of the iPhone 6 and the Apple Watch.

on macworld.com

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Apple's iPhone 6 livestream not very iSlick

The livestream of Apple's launch event was marred by interruptions

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7 dictionary and reference apps that are not just for students

These wiki-tools, thesauruses, and word games make awesome tools for use inside and out of the classroom.

on techhive.com