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5 YouTube secrets you should try

Want to know how popular YouTube is? Think how many conversations you've had lately that included the phrase, "I saw this great video on YouTube ..." News, instructions, cat videos, instant celebrities, music, humor, emotional stories and more are all within a split-second search.But…

iPhone 6s: The 6 most exciting new features hitting Apple’s next iPhone

Apple’s next-generation iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus are set to be released later this year. While the handsets are expected to look very similar to their predecessors, we all know that Apple’s “S” updates are all about huge internal upgrades and big performance improvements.…

If you don’t want to give your photos to Google anymore, it’ll steal them

Google’s new Google Photos app has a bunch of new features users may appreciate, including automatic categorization and unlimited storage and backup, but the service is far from perfect. On top of the odd software issues you may encounter with face recognition or upload limits,…

Apple Watch review: A new convert

I thought the Apple Watch was pointless. I was wrong.Though I’ve been writing about the Apple Watch for some time and have tested it repeatedly at the Apple Store since its April release, I had always thought the wearable device was a gimmick. That…

Why the OPM hack is an ongoing cyber headache

Microsoft is not a force in phones and never has been. The software giant’s $7.6 billion write-off of its phone business makes it even less likely now that consumers will opt for its phones.The Windows Phone platform is projected to have about 3 percent…

Is the Apple Watch a bust? Depends who you ask

Apple Watch sales started with a bang but are in a freefall, according to sales data compiled by a market researcher. Not everyone agrees with the data, however.Data released this week by Slice Intelligence shows Apple Watch sales in the U.S. dropping off to…

Tech Q&A: Smartphone viruses, scannerless scanning, Facebook 'oversharers' and more

Does your smartphone have a virus?Q. My smartphone is acting a little funny. Could it be a virus?A. The only way for smartphones to get viruses right now is through malicious apps. If you haven't downloaded any apps recently, then it's probably something…

Will Apple Music eat through your data cap?

To stream Apple Music over cellular data or not to stream Apple Music over cellular data… that is the question. iPhone users who are on unlimited data plans, or don’t really care about data overages, might not be interested in how much data Apple Music…

Apple continues to crush Samsung where it matters most

Samsung’s meteoric rise to the top of the smartphone market by shipment volume is an old story by now, but that doesn’t make it any less incredible. In no time at all, the company seemingly came from out of nowhere to keep its impossible promise…

Apple Music first look: Spotify, who?

The music industry is in ruins. As we’ve gravitated over the last 10 years to purchasing, and now streaming, single songs as opposed to albums, record labels have taken a huge hit in revenue. But I actually still buy music. And I buy it on…