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Walmart joins, well, most of its competitors in selling e-books

Walmart joins, well, most of its competitors in selling e-books

Kobo e-books, audiobooks, and e-readers are coming to Walmart stores.
Apple’s Siri-equipped HomePod comes to your home on February 9

Apple’s Siri-equipped HomePod comes to your home on February 9

Preorders for the $349 device begin Friday, January 26 for US, UK, and Australia.
Apple will give users the option to control their own battery’s destiny

Apple will give users the option to control their own battery’s destiny

Battery health will be much easier to understand in future iOS software updates.
Apple to pay $38 billion in US taxes on overseas cash

Apple to pay $38 billion in US taxes on overseas cash

Republican tax bill will save Apple tens of billions in taxes on overseas cash.
FBI security expert: Apple are “jerks” about unlocking encrypted phones

FBI security expert: Apple are “jerks” about unlocking encrypted phones

"Apple is pretty good at evil genius stuff," FBI official laments at conference.
Some international accounts alerted to Apple’s iCloud transfer in China

Some international accounts alerted to Apple’s iCloud transfer in China

Update your iCloud country or region settings to prevent your data from moving.
Powermat gives in to Qi, moves wireless charging closer to uniformity

Powermat gives in to Qi, moves wireless charging closer to uniformity

Powermat joins the WPC and will “share technology innovation” to help expand Qi.
iOS and macOS updates available now address Spectre vulnerabilities

iOS and macOS updates available now address Spectre vulnerabilities

iOS 11.2.2 and macOS High Sierra 10.13.2 are free updates you want to install.
Alexa could live in headphones, wearables thanks to new developer kit

Alexa could live in headphones, wearables thanks to new developer kit

Bluetooth connectivity makes it easier for OEMs to put Alexa in tiny devices.
Your old iPhone battery can be replaced even if it passes Genius Bar test

Your old iPhone battery can be replaced even if it passes Genius Bar test

iPhone 6 and later devices won't be turned away by good Genius Bar test results.
Apple’s response to battery controversy: Have a new one for $29

Apple’s response to battery controversy: Have a new one for $29

In attempt to make amends for iPhone slow down "misunderstanding."