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All the Hidden, Awesome Stuff in iOS 10 Apple Didn’t Announce!

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All the Hidden, Awesome Stuff in iOS 10 Apple Didn’t Announce!

iOS updates aren’t as exciting as they used to be, so the best stuff is often the little features that slip through the keynote cracks but make your iPhone or iPad work much better. Case in point, some of the hidden stuff in early iOS 10 betas is way more exciting than what Apple actually announced.

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Microsoft will stop making the Surface 3 in December

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Microsoft will stop making the Surface 3 in December

Microsoft is planning to end production of its Atom-based Surface 3 tablets in December 2016. Will there be more devices coming in the Surface line this year or next? There’s no official word.

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iOS 10 can hide Apple’s built-in apps, but won’t delete them

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iOS 10 can hide Apple’s built-in apps, but won’t delete them

 

Apple revealed that most built-in iOS apps could be removed from the home screen in iOS 10, and the world celebrated. But shortly thereafter, Apple revealed one very notable caveat: you’re only removing the apps’ icons — the app itself is still loaded on the phone.

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Siri references Finder ahead of supposed OS X launch

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Siri references Finder ahead of supposed OS X launch

Here’s another sign that Siri may be coming soon to the Mac: it already seems to know what Finder is.

In a blog post, Brian Roemmele writes about a curious Siri response he came upon. If you say, “Siri, open Settings in a new window,” Siri will respond by saying, “It doesn’t look like you have an app named Finder.”

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Today (October 30) marks the third anniversary since EE became the first UK operator to launch 4G connectivity

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Today (October 30) marks the third anniversary since EE became the first UK operator to launch 4G connectivity

EE’s 4G network was initially available on devices like the iPhone 5 and HTC One XL

Today (October 30) marks the three-year anniversary since EE became the first UK operator to launch 4G connectivity in Britain.

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More than half of Apple users are now running iOS 9 on their devices

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More than half of Apple users are now running iOS 9 on their devices

The majority of iOS device owners have upgraded to the latest version of the operating system, according to a new report from third-party analysts Localytics. The final public version of Apple’s mobile OS was pushed out to the world almost exactly a month ago, on Sept. 16.

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iPhone fever down but sales are still on the up

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iPhone fever down but sales are still on the up

Apple announced global sales of more than 13 million iPhone 6s and 6s Plus handsets during its first weekend – a new record for the company – but it appears the usual excitement surrounding its launches may have run its course.

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