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MOBILE

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Settings in iOS 10: Every notable change you need to know

Once you upgrade to iOS 10, take some time to peruse the Settings app to tweak your device to your liking.

SOFTWARE

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New Skype Preview lets Windows 10 Insiders manage phone texts on PCs

Windows 10 Insiders on build 14926 on both a PC and a Windows 10 Mobile device can now send and receive texts from a single app.

INTERNET

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Games yanked from Steam after developer sues users for nasty negative reviews

The Internet is sometimes an unpleasant place, and one infamous indie game developer is going to court over it.

CONSUMER TECHNOLOGY

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The iPhone 7's sleeper hit feature is its display

The iPhone 7 still has an LCD display, but it's better than most of the competition by far.

GAMES

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How Xbox Project Scorpio and the PS4 Pro can play 4K games: Visual compromises

An abundance of pixels may prevent a large leap in graphics quality.

INTERNET

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Twitter stops counting photos, GIFs, polls, and quotes against the 140-character limit

Now you can have longer tweets because media attachments won't count towards the 140-character limit.

MOBILE

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Camera app makers tap into RAW power with iOS, and look forward to dual lenses

Developers behind several popular, well-reviewed iOS camera apps eagerly incorporate short-term photo enhancements and anticipate more to come.

INTERNET

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Microsoft's Outlook.com adds Google Drive and Facebook photo integration

Pretty soon you'll be able to send Facebook photos and Google Drive documents via email inside Outlook.com.

BUSINESS

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Twitter's fantastic live NFL stream turned this recluse into a raving football fan

Twitter's first NFL Thursday Night Football stream was a fantastic experience.

MOBILE

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iPhone 7 Plus teardown reveals what Apple did with the headphone jack's space

Some new additions seem to be in place solely to hinder user repairs.

Editors Pick

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Justin.tv goes off the air

With all signs pointing to a Google purchase of Twitch, the company behind Justin.tv has shut down the live video service.

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Verizon fires back at FCC over data throttling

The FCC called out Verizon for its plans to throttle customers with unlimited data plans who use the most data, so the carrier responded.

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Business faces backlash after threatening $500 fines for negative Yelp reviews

Businesses who don't know how to manage their social media presence should remember that the Internet can be vicious.

Expert Opinion

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Apple doesn't need its own gadgets to dominate the smart home

If you believe the weekend rumors, Apple will announce a connected-home platform next week at WWDC. But before you get too excited about an iThermostat and an iFridge and an iCamera watching you sleep, consider this: If Apple does get into the home-automation market, that doesn't necessarily mean it'll make smart-home gadgets of its own.