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iPhone gets first free app for encrypting voice calls

Signal is compatible with RedPhone, its Android sibling, and scrambles voice calls placed via the iPhone.

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China's state-run TV calls the iPhone a national security threat; Apple disagrees

China's state-run television says that iOS 7's location services could inadvertently expose state secrets.

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Hackers behind iPhone ransom attacks arrested in Russia

A man and a teenaged boy are accused of using phishing and social engineering attacks to hijack Apple IDs and lock iOS devices

Bankable Backup and Recovery options for Your iPhone or iPad

Take a look at these useful tools for backing up and restoring your iOS device.

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iOS 8 additions promise to streamline how you communicate and share

Due out this fall, Apple's latest mobile device promises a lot of new features and enhancements. Here are the ones that caught our eye.

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Apple hints password reuse, not iCloud hack, at heart of locked iDevice ransom attacks

A compromise of Apple's services is not to blame for the recent ransom lockouts via Find My iPhone, according to the company.

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10 indispensable iPhone apps for Windows users

Office Mobile (of course), OneNote, Skype, Yammer and more have iPhone apps that can help you keep working as you move from PC to iPhone and back again.

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Report: Apple plans to introduce a connected home platform at WWDC

You might be able to soon tell Siri to open the garage door—assuming a new rumor is accurate, anyway.

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iCloud vs. iTunes backups: The crucial differences that affect your data

They don't back up the same way. Choose carefully to save the data that matters most to you.

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Microsoft OneNote for iPhone, Mac receive major updates

Microsoft released updates for OneNote on Apple's most popular platforms, making it easier to pull in content from elsewhere and share it.