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Apple acquires Metaio with a view to augmented reality

The German company has supplied the visual interface technology to retailers and others

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Google Photos and Google Cardboard bring new experiences to the App Store

Unlimited photo storage, yay! Cardboard virtual reality headsets, hmmm.

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The Week in iPhone Cases: Carry your iPhone hands-free with Rokfrom’s latest belt holster

This week’s roundup of new iPhone cases features serious protection from Amzer and Ballistic, battery options from LifeCharge and PhoneSuit, and practical safety from Loopycases.

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Google launches new Photos app with editing tools and free unlimited storage

Google spins out the best parts of Google+ into new stand-alone app.

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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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Google's Inbox app is now available for all

After eight months as invitation-only, any Gmail or Google Apps account can now try out the latest rethink of email.

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Get same-day delivery on Apple Store products via Postmates

The on-demand mobile app nabs exclusive deal with Apple for same-day delivery of Apple Store products in San Francisco. Perfect for when you're in desperate need of a new charger on the spot.

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Mac 911: Smile, you're on candid photos answers

The Photos for OS X questions keep pouring in and they're all pretty as a picture—an out-of-focus one.

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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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Apple Pay rewards program may be on the way as Google preps Android Pay

More competition in the mobile payment space means more perks for everyone.

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Amazon massively expands free same-day Prime delivery in the U.S.

Want that HDMI cable today for online prices? Amazon's got you covered if you live in one of these 14 metropolitan areas.

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Shazam's expansion to visual scanning is all about marketing

Shazam will be the next contestant in the attempt to popularize QR-like codes embedded in posters, print ads, and postcards.

A broken record: Marketshare predictions continue to be dumb

The Macalope doesn't know why these firms keep doing this. He really doesn't.

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Wearables war: Jawbone sues Fitbit for alleged trade secret theft

Fitbit has been sued by Jawbone for allegedly misappropriating trade secrets

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How to run advanced Spotlight searches in the Finder

Spotlight searches in OS X Yosemite's Finder comes with tools to hone your searches and help you find what you need.