Oscar RaymundoStaff Writer, Macworld

Oscar writes about iOS, mobile culture and digital music. He also hosts 'The iPhone Show' from Macworld's San Francisco HQ.

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Apple files motion to vacate FBI court order, claiming a violation of its constitutional rights

Apple files to dismiss the FBI court order to create a "GovtOS" and gets legal support from Microsoft, Google, and Facebook.

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Tim Cook: FBI is asking to set a precedent that is 'bad for America'

Apple CEO Tim Cook gives his first TV interview about his company's refusal to help the FBI unlock a terrorist's iPhone.

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Mark Zuckerberg on Apple vs. FBI: 'We're sympathetic with Apple'

"I don't think requiring back doors is going to increase security," said Facebook's CEO at Mobile World Congress.

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Apple says terrorist's iCloud password was changed remotely while iPhone was in government's posession

Resetting the password prevented the iPhone from doing an iCloud auto-backup, according to anonymous Apple execs.

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Instagram now lets you switch between multiple accounts

Instagram has officially made it easier to switch between multiple accounts without having to log out and log in every time.

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New dating app used your Instagram's #2015bestnine to create your dating profile

If you posted your #2015bestnine on Instagram last year, you could be part of a new dating app.

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Tinder now lets you upload photos directly, instead of importing from Facebook

The mobile dating app also upgraded its messaging feature to support GIFs and bigger emoji.

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Now you can save the songs you hear in Starbucks stores to your Spotify account

A new feature in the Starbucks app lets customers find and save the music they hear in more than 7,500 stores via Spotify.

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#TerribleIdea: Twitter might extend the limit from 140 to 10,000 characters

A new report claims that Twitter wants to extend the character limit from 140 to 10,000.

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BoomStick makes your cheap Apple EarPods sound (almost) as good as Beats

Audio algorithms help make cheap earphones sound good and high-end headphones sound even better.

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Report: Facebook, YouTube and Apple Music are the most popular apps of 2015

According to Nielsen, Facebook and Google rule the mobile world, and Apple Music is more popular than we thought.

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Get an iPhone 6s for $1 at Best Buy this weekend

The retailer is offering an insane discount on Apple's most popular product, but there are a few caveats.

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Facebook Messenger app can now directly request your Uber or Lyft rides

Facebook partners with ride-sharing services to make its FB Messenger more than just a messaging app.

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Apple Watch is now a remote control for your GoPro camera (and drone?)

GoPro's latest iOS update integrates a new Apple Watch app, as the company reveals its first Karma camera drone.

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Facebook kills its Creative Labs, responsible for apps that failed against Snapchat

Facebook's Slingshot, Rooms and Riff are no longer available on the App Store, and the unit that created these standalone apps has shut down.