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Apple iBeacon: signs of new direction

Macman iBeacon could dash the hopes of NFC to be the master of mobile payments.

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When a stranger calls: old telephone scams never die

In the past week or two a criminal outfit has been telephonically touring Australia frightening people by posing as Telstra support staff.

Macman Old scams never die, they just come back to haunt and, if you are unwary, seize your identity.

Apple

iTunes Radio is Apple's sharp new tool

iTunes is the Swiss Army knife of consumer digital content.

Macman Apple's greatest inspiration, maybe even greater than the iPad, could be iTunes.

Apple

Thirty years at Apple's core

Resourceful advocate: Ivan Radywonik.

Macman In 1986, the Mac Plus cost $US2600, yet people bought them and revelled in what they could do with them.

Video

Reach out to the world via video streaming

Illustration: Greg Newington.

Macman Long-range conversations on the back of advancing technology are now well beyond plain text.

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How to set up a new Apple device via the cloud

A man uses an Apple Inc. iPhone in front of a store in San Francisco, California, U.S., on

Macman Updating to a new device generally requires moving data from the old machine to the new.

Xmas

Apps make the perfect Christmas gift

Les Posen is a clinical psychologist specialising in fear of flying. He does a lot of work with Qantas.

Macman As Christmas looms, why not pick up some apps to use as digital stocking-filler?

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Mighty mini but love is in the Air

Tough choice: The iPad mini and iPad Air.

Macman Both the new Apple iPad Air and mini have appealing features but the Air has the edge.

Computers

Limelight for Apple's MacBook Pro

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Macman As iPads continue their invasion, desktop PC sales are assuming the trajectory of a brick.

Computers

Apple iPad Air, OS X Mavericks review

Because the Air is considerably lighter than its predecessors, we're more comfortable in bed; always a good thing.

Macman Ten days into my marriage with the iPad Air, the euphoria of the honeymoon remains.

Mobile

Apple still managed improvements despite stiffer competition

An Apple employee shows off the new iPad Air at a satellite launch event in central London on October 22, 2013. AFP PHOTO/CARL COURT

Macman Apple's relatively low-expectation launch event in San Francisco on Tuesday still managed to produce improvements to its hardware and software line up.

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New iPad mini sees Apple fans queueing already

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Macman The punters have begun queuing for what is expected to be a spiffy new version of the most successful iPad so far, the iPad mini.

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Global roaming charges: watch where you roam

'The jinx hit first at Dubai Airport, where I discovered I had stupidly left home without blocking international roaming on my iPhone5.'

Macman I have no idea what was downloaded, but at $15.36 a megabyte, it cost me $803.50.

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Why Apple iOS7 is a luminous iBeacon

Clever guide: iBeacon could change daily life.

Macman The true value at the new iPhone's heart is the software - iOS7, the new operating system.

Mobiles

Apple iPhone 5s v 5c: change in your pocket

The unveilling: Apple head Tim Cook.

Macman Apple now has two distinctly different iPhone lines - the colourful iPhone 5C and its big brother, the high-spec 5S. But which one to get?

Analysis

Apple iPhone 5c, 5s analysis: the rumours were all true

The five colors of the new iPhone 5C are seen after Apple Inc's media event in Cupertino, California September 10, 2013. REUTERS/Stephen Lam (UNITED STATES  - Tags: BUSINESS SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY BUSINESS TELECOMS)

Macman Macman Garry Barker was front and centre in the congregation as Apple revealed its latest smartphones and software.

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Apps can help relieve stress, anxiety

Serious anxiety is the most common mental health problem in Australia.

Macman If anxiety is the monkey on your back, take heart. There's an app to help you deal with it.

Apple

Apple iOS 7: rumours v facts

We can also expect new budget model iPhones, mainly aimed at China's immense market.

Macman Between now and mid-September, Apple will open new doors to the way we use technology.

Apple

Apple OS X 10.9 Mavericks moves on from big cats

Apple's cats have run their course; its name for new OS Mavericks has a surfing origin.

Macman Apple has finally run out of big cats by which to name its Mac operating system, OS X.

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Apple's new Mac Pro: a force to be reckoned with

Black star: The new Mac Pro is smaller and sleeker than its predecessor.

Macman Apple's new Mac Pro is its most stunning and futuristic desktop computer.

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