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With new $2,300 iPad Pro, Apple proves itself a bunch of brilliant jerks

My 2017 iPad Pro, with uncanny timing, has started acting up these past few days.  All of a sudden there's a patch of lighter-than-the-rest pixels at the bottom of the screen, and I can't stop looking at it. It's the proverbial fly in the
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Apple announces iOS 12 with focus on performance and stability

iOS 12 is a secret no more. Apple announced the next version of its mobile operating system for iPhone and iPad at WWDC on Monday and, boy, is there a lot to look forward to.  Mostly, Apple's focusing on under-the-hood changes such as
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7 social media apps you totally forgot about — and what happened to them

All things die. Humans die. Plants die. Stars and planets die. And so, too, do your favorite social media networks become shrouded in that inevitable darkness that descends upon us all. SEE ALSO: The 100 best iPhone apps of all time Okay. So that's
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Google just obliterated the worst kind of phone call

Google just killed the phone call. Well, at least a certain type.  At its annual developer conference, Google I/O, Google CEO Sundar Pichai wowed those in attendance with a demonstration of Google Duplex, a chatty AI voice assistant that is
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Want to wake up with John Legend every morning? Thanks to Google, now you can

Sorry, Siri. Back off, Alexa. Cortana, just... don't even. John freaking Legend — the honey-voiced man who is basically the dictionary definition of "dulcet tones" — will be one of several new voice options on Google Assistant, the
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Facebook desperately tries to convince us that it's good for the world

While he joked about his Congressional testimony and the never-ending privacy scandals of the last few months on the F8 stage, Mark Zuckerberg's most important message was one he doubled down on throughout his keynote: Facebook is actually very good
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Apple will require all new apps to support iPhone X by April 1

The days of wonky-looking apps on the iPhone X are coming to a close. Beginning April 1, Apple will require all new apps in the Apple Store to natively support iPhone X Super Retina display. Developers will also have to build new iOS apps with