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Watch Apple's CarPlay in action, as Mercedes-Benz takes us for a spin

Apple's CarPlay is bobbing up everywhere, it seems, though it's not quite final yet. Watch this video of a prototype, demonstrated at the Mercedes-Benz R&D facility in Sunnyvale.

Get an early look at Apple's CarPlay in action

Learn how CarPlay will help you control music, interact with Siri, make phone calls or more, as we see a prototype in action in a 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class.

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Why ComiXology ditched Apple's in-app purchase system

The maker of the digital comics reader has taken heat for removing in-app purchases from its iOS app. But if you look at things from ComiXology's perspective, the move makes sense.

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Comic: The Fuelband Rebellion

Macworld and Rich Stevens of Diesel Sweeties present Multitouch Theater, a weekly cartoon about Macs, iOS, and everything in-between. This week: The Fuelband Rebellion.

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This is Tim: Apple's CEO on the iPad, Apple TV, future products, and China

Apple CEO Tim Cook spoke at length during Apple's second-quarter earnings call, touching on the iPad's recent sales decline, Apple TV, and the numbers from China.

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Apple offers free recycling of its products worldwide

In some countries like the U.S. and Australia, Apple is offering to recycle some third-party products for free as well

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Gaming exclusivity wars hit mobile app stores

Apple has nabbed a few high-profile game exclusives for iOS in recent months. A new report says these may the first skirmishes in a larger platform war for mobile gaming.

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Your old beater could get a bite of Apple CarPlay action soon, via Alpine aftermarket unit

Alpine Electronics is reportedly working with Apple to develop an installable upgrade that includes CarPlay, the iOS-based infotainment system for cars.

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BlackBerry presses for immediate halt to Typo keyboards

A US judge blasts Typo's bond request as 'wildly inappropriate' as a sales ban looms

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Battle of the digital assistants: Windows Phone Cortana vs Google Now vs Siri

Even in beta, Microsoft's Cortana digital assistant has an impressive amount to say for itself. But is it enough to keep up?

You wouldn't like Phil Schiller when he's angry

The Apple-Samsung trial reveals some irate emails from Apple SVP Phil Schiller, the iWatch has another rumored release date, and Apple has released official iOS 7 adoption numbers on its website.

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