Susie OchsContributor, Macworld

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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Pandora acquires 'key assets' from Rdio, will launch on-demand streaming in 2016

Rdio's music streaming service will fade away, as Pandora builds out its platform courting artists and fans alike.

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5 things I noticed in my first hours with the iPad Pro

Our iPad Pro was delivered this morning, and while we're still working on the review, a few things became immediately clear.

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Facebook adds 3D Touch support, tests a dedicated Shopping feed

Facebook updated its iOS app for iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, and we also found great iOS updates for Day One and TripAdvisor.

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Hands-on with iPad Pro and Apple Pencil, built for getting stuff done

Apple's answer to the Surface Pro tablets is built for work, with a huge screen perfect for multitasking and an Apple Pencil for precision design and artistry.

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Hands-on with the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus

Its Live Photos and 3D Touch are especially delightful.

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Runtastic Moment combines fitness tracking and an analog watch

Starting at $130, Runtastic's new watches track steps, calories, active minutes, and sleep.

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Catalyst shows off a waterproof Apple Watch case at IFA

But is this even needed, since tests have shown the Apple Watch performing better than its waterproof rating even without a case?

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Stir Kinetic Desk M1 review: The smartest desk $2,990 can buy

It costs a little more than your standard IKEA affair, but this adjustable sit-and-stand desk is packed with intelligence and a desire to make you healthier.

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Yahoo Livetext offers texting with video...without sound

Can you hear me now? Not if you use this app.

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iOS 9 public beta is live: Here's everything you need to know

Back up, strap in, and go nuts! iOS 9 is ready for public beta.

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Low Power mode in iOS 9 saves battery life by slowing performance

But at least you get to actually use your iPhone's features, rather than enabling Airplane Mode and frantically searching for a power outlet.

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LeapFrog's new Imagicard games and LeapPad Platinum give kids new ways to play

This kid-friendly tablet has a Web browser hand curated by education experts, and Imagicard games combine digital and physical experiences.

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Google will personalize the Play Store with better discoverability and parental controls

From a customized storefront for everyone, to special filters and controls for parents, the Google Play Store will make it easier to find the apps and content you want.

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Now on Tap will make Google Now even better in Android M

Google Now can't read your mind (yet), but Now on Tap will let it get pretty close, by gleaning contextual information from every app on your phone.