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The Kwikset Kevo lock opens at your touch

New deadbolt turns your smartphone into a virtual key.

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App Spotlight: EverClip copies your iOS clipboard to Evernote

Great for mobile workers, this ingenious app imports everything you copy to the clipboard, then lets you save it all to Evernote.

Review: Mysms works with Android or iPhone to let you text from your PC

Although mysms's compatibililty with both Android and iPhone is appealing, its PC component is awkward.

Spend wisely: $15 checks for iPhone 4 'antennagate' settlement roll in

For all the pain and suffering over the iPhone 4's somewhat minor antenna issues, anguished users are finally getting their closure in the form of $15 settlement checks.

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iTunes Store adds 'buy now, download later' option for video and music

Apple recently added a new option for iTunes purchases made in iTunes or on iOS devices to buy TV shows, movies, and music box sets now, but download later.

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Chinese iPhone dealers dupe Apple with fake components

A group of Chinese iPhone distributors have been arrested for duping Apple with fake components in order to obtain replacement parts worth about 400,000 yuan (US$64,117).

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Study: Mobile phone apps view private data more than necessary

Mobile phone apps are accessing users' private data and transmitting it to remote servers far more than appears strictly necessary, while users have inadequate tools to monitor or control such access, according to a new study by two French government agencies.

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Chinese authorities vow to watch Apple despite apology

Apple may have apologized to Chinese consumers over its warranty policies, but regulators in the country signaled they would keep a close eye on the U.S. tech giant and its approach to customer service.

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German court invalidates Apple slide-to-unlock patent

A German court has invalidated an Apple patent for the slide-to-unlock feature on mobile phones, according to a published report.

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How to fast-charge your iPhone or iPad using a standard USB port

Free utility Asus Ai Charger works a little black magic to make your iDevices charge faster.

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