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Freemium Field Test: Angry Birds Stella Pop is a slick-but-typical bubble-bursting clone

Rovio doesn't even try to innovate, but at least it's an attractive take on this familiar genre.

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Mac 911: Good backup habits making migrating to a new Mac easier

When setting up a new Mac with the contents of an old one, you have several strategies to consider.

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Apple Watch's halo effect may be impossible to resist

The halo effect caused by Apple's newest product should work both ways: watches selling phones, and phones selling watches.

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The top 7 second-screen apps for supplementing your Major League Baseball experience

Geek up the grand old game with data feeds, social media, and other interactive enhancements.

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Iceland and beyond: Exploring offshore web hosting

Although a local web hosting provider might be your first thought, hosting your website abroad can improve security and performance.

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The Week in iPad Cases: Build your library with book-style cases from Pad & Quill and Portenzo

This week’s roundup of new iPad’s cases includes colorful themes from Portenzo, a reliable standby from Body Glove, and a convenient keyboard option from Kensington.

Book club: Beating up Apple execs over their book picks

Apple is a religion, take 908.

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How Lightroom works: Where it keeps your images and presets, and how to back up

Lightroom doesn't move your photos, only storing information about them and your edits to them. Here's how to be sure you're backing up the right files, including the catalog and your presets.

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How to design an environmentally friendly website

Reducing your carbon footprint can be as simple as changing the background color of your website, or taking the time to clear out unused files. Here's how to make your site more efficient while having a positive impact on the environment.

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The Week in iOS Apps: Periscope and Stre.am join the videocasting revolution

This week's roundup includes two new apps that let you broadcast live video straight from your phone. Plus, we have a new "Star Wars" game. And we know you love those.

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USB Type-C peripherals are on the way, and storage devices are first up

After Apple's introduction of USB Type C in the new MacBook, companies have announced peripherals and cables for the connector.

Spring cleaning for your Mac: How to consolidate files and remove duplicates

This week we tackle some of your storage questions, including consolidating, de-duplication, and management.

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Apple Watch mini-stores to open in London, Paris, Tokyo luxury retail shops

Each store opens on April 10, the same day the Apple Watch smartwatch becomes available for try-ons and preorders.

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Safari users in the UK can sue Google over alleged privacy violations

The ruling from an appeals court could lead to claims from millions of British users

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The first Apple Watch apps have arrived, sort of

The Apple Watch won't launch until late April, but a couple dozen apps have already arrived.