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The HomePod May Damage Your Wooden Furniture

When you’re thinking about where you’re going to locate your sleek new HomePod, think twice about putting it on a wooden surface. The HomePod’s vibration-dampening silicone base can react with oiled wood surfaces, leaving unsightly rings. Learn how to avoid the problem or clean it up if your table has already been marked.

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Sierra PDF Problems Get Worse in 10.12.2

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Apple Support App Streamlines Support Options in iOS

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Apple Announces iPhone 6s Repair Program for Unexpected Shutdowns

Apple Launches iPhone 6 Plus Multi-Touch Repair Program

iOS 10.1.1 Fixes Viewing of Health Data


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ScanSnap Users Should Delay Sierra Upgrades

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