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Creating a will is an important thing to do. Knowing that the assets you've accumulated through your life are being distributed according to your wishes after you die can give you peace of mind and it can ensure your family and other loved ones benefit. It can also help avoid squabbles and legal issues. A recent court case in London highlights the importance of including online assets in your will alongside your physical and financial assets.

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iOS: If you’re having trouble finding a good parental control app in the iOS App Store, there’s a reason for that: MDM, or Mobile Device management. According to Apple, apps using MDM “incorrectly” pose serious security risk, and so the company is cracking down—but what does this actually mean?

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We're about a month away from Apple announcing the next version of its desktop and laptop operating system, macOS. Although there's often lots of excitement and anticipation for Apple's latest software, it's also a time of trepidation as apps and back-end services people rely on may no longer work. If you're a Mac user and like to update early, there are some things you can do now to ease the pain of transition.

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Web: When I’m on Windows, I can’t stand iTunes. Even when I’m on my MacBook, the experience is less than ideal. But what can you do? If you’ve bought into Apple’s ecosystem — especially its $11.99/month Apple Music — you don’t really have a choice. Right?

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The never-ending saga surrounding Apple’s newer MacBook keyboards just saw a slightly refreshing update. In a leaked internal memo, the company says that all keyboard repairs must now be done in store with a one-day turnaround. So if you’ve been putting off getting your sticky or unresponsive keys fixed, now’s the time to make a Genius Bar appointment.

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Because of new EU anti-trust laws, Google is legally obligated to show its users apps and browsers from its competitors. While these laws are in effect, Google doesn’t have to fill you in on similar products that may be available from other companies. Don’t worry, though — we went ahead and found that information ourselves.

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Apple has released a lot of smartphones over the last few years and added lots of innovative new features - some are great like FaceID and some less popular like the infamous "notch". But the great unsung hero of the last few years was the humble iPhone SE. Looking like an iPhone 5 but equipped with many of the same internals as the iPhone 6s, it was discontinued last year with no successor. The rumour mill is grinding away and it looks like an iPhone SE2 could be coming. Here's what we can expect.

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Apple's strategy of giving Apple Pencil support to the entire iPad product line is going to give Macs a new capability. Dubbed 'Sidecar', the new feature will require both iOS 13 and macOS 10.15 which will be announced in early June during the Worldwide Developer Conference.

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Over the last two years, Apple and Qualcomm, a company that makes communications chips and holds a number of critical patents, have been locked in a legal battle. But as opening arguments were being heard in court overnight, the two giants reached a settlement. And that could change the face of the next iPhone.

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If you’ve never run a diagnostics test on your own smartphone, it’s worth doing — especially as your phone starts to show its age, or if you purchased a “new” smartphone secondhand and want to get a feel for its condition.

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With the release of the new iPad Air and iPad mini a couple of weeks ago, Apple has created an interesting conundrum for anyone looking to buy a new iPad. There is substantial overlap when it comes to screen sizes, spec and other features. So, how do you choose the best iPad for your needs?

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While set-top boxes like the Apple TV, Foxtel IQ, Fetch TV and others make it easy to get a stack of content on your TV, that may not always be convenient or cost-effective. You're often limited to the content that the hardware provider supports and the cost can be significant.

But if you already have a computer, tablet or smartphone, it's pretty easy to hook your device up to a TV. Here's how to do it.

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It's been a couple of years since Apple released the first version of their wireless headphones, AirPods. The second version (not called 'AirPods 2' but 'New AirPods') look a lot like the first version but add a couple of incremental improvements.

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Apple's iPad mini 5 finally made it to the market, over a thousand days after the previous model was released. And while on the outside it looks just like its predecessor, much has changed under the covers. An improved display, support for the Apple Pencil and a significant performance boost courtesy of Apple's latest processor gives strength to the old saying that you can't judge a book by its cover.

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Twitter announced today that its iOS app has a few expanded options for Dark Mode, if you’d prefer to not go blind by staring at the app’s regular white background all day long. You now have two options to pick from — “Dim” mode, which combines black and darker grays, and “Lights out” mode, which sets your background to black.