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One year after killing off its premium Apple Watch, Apple is bringing it back with a new version that costs as much as $1,400

Tony Avelar/AP This time last year, it looked like Apple seemed to be getting out of the luxury watch game when it quietly discontinued its most expensive Apple Watch, the Apple Watch Edition. The ultra-high-end 18-karat-gold Apple Watch Editions, which cost upwards of $ 10,000, were spotted on celebrities including Kanye West and Beyoncé after […]

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Google is building parental controls into Android that will let you limit how much time your kids spend on each app

Google Google is adding parental control features to Android, the company announced at its I/O developer conference Tuesday. The company previously offered such features as a standalone app called Family Link. Android Q, the next version of the operating system, will ship with the Family Link features built into its settings app. Google will also […]

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Nintendo to smartphone game makers: You can only gouge our players so much

Enlarge / If CyberAgent Inc had its way, this game would have tried to squeeze more money from its players. Nintendo / CyberAgent Inc. Here at Ars Technica, we’ve scrutinized Nintendo’s smartphone games with a frank conclusion: they’re often brutal about microtransactions. “Free-to-play” games like Fire Emblem Heroes, Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp, and Dragalia Lost […]