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Steve Jobs was known for his perfectionism, insistence on innovation, megalomania and making workers' lives miserable. Now that he's gone, Apple's quality control has continued to slide. But Jobs' final project, a new corporate headquarters, may be his most demanding tantrum of all.

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A fortnight ago, I dropped my iPhone. I dropped it while I was switching cases — just my luck. It fell barely half a metre onto wooden floorboards. It didn't sound like a bad fall.

But it's smashed. Like, properly smashed. Because I'm too time-poor (or lazy, or spoilt) to get it replaced, I've spent the last two weeks using a completely shattered iPhone.

This is what I've learned.

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Have you ever thought "my wireless earphones are just too big?" Have you ever thought "man, I wish my headphones told me their battery life whenever I switched them on?" Have you ever thought "I wish I could listen to all my music through one earphone, so I don't need to wear both?" Apple's new AirPods solve a lot of these problems. Problems I'm not entirely sure needed to be solved, but problems nonetheless.

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Image Cache: Apple's Shot on iPhone billboard photography campaigns have always been beautiful. Its latest, designed to show off some amazing low-light images captured with the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, tasked photographers with capturing their images between dusk and dawn on the night of November 5, 2016. And Australia's very own Bondi Beach gets a special showing.

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It's not unusual to find decent discounts on expensive tech gear. In fact, we'd say you're a bit of a chump if you buy anything at its retail price in Australia.

When you do see a good discount, though, don't automatically presume it's going to be the best possible deal that you'll get.