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An app a day helps a teacher stay sane: How your iPad can keep kids on track

The school year is well underway, and teachers need all the help they can get. Luckily the iPad is a great tool both in the classroom and out.

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The Week in iPhone Cases: Extreme protection, yet still functional

No matter how careful you try to be, accidents can strike when you least expect it. This week’s roundup of new iPhone cases features a number of protective choices that can help you keep your handset safe in any environment.

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Microsoft says new Office for Mac due in 2015, unveils new Outlook app

At long last, Microsoft is readying the new version of Office for the Mac, which will ship...late next year. But you can get a sneak peek at it with a new version of Outlook.

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Swedish hacker finds 'serious' vulnerability in OS X Yosemite

A full disclosure is likely to be published in January.

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Make the most of your Mac by adding NAS

Pair your Mac with NAS to save time and reduce stress through easier downloads, improved organization, smoother backups, and more.

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Court rules cops can demand fingerprints, not passcodes, to unlock smartphones

A Virginia judge says forcing people to incriminate themselves violates the 5th Amendment.

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How to avoid deleting messages when swiping your iPad too briskly

A reader has a common concern: She swiped an email message too swiftly and it vanished. She'd like it back and Chris Breen lends a hand.

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Two coasts, 10 days: Macworld’s thorough field test of Apple Pay

No gimmicks, just life: We put Apple Pay through its paces to figure out if the future of mobile payments is here.

For the ultimate home cinema, start with NAS

Great home theater is about more than just the biggest, smartest TV and the most sophisticated sound system.

Scan it or say it, and Hiku remembers what you need at the store

This little gadget sticks to your fridge, and lets you scan barcodes or just tell it what you need, to compile a shopping list in an iOS app.

The ResMed S+ sleep sensor maps sleep patterns against environmental chaos

The S+ sits on your night stand and uses low-power radio waves to track night-time movement and breathing. Other sensors track the noise and light pollution that disrupts good sleep.

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Seth Rogen will play Steve Wozniak in the next Steve Jobs biopic

But his part might be naturally limited by the reported structure of the Aaron Sorkin-penned script.

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The Week in iOS Apps: Old timey pictures in TinType, Bitstrips meets emoji, and more

This week's app roundup includes TinType, an app that tries to reproduce the look of photos taken before your grandparents were born.

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Flipboard 3.0 is both more and less personal than before

The popular reading app for phones and tablets adds thousands of topics--including some oddly specific ones--and a “Daily Edition” for everyone.

Don’t be surprised to see video ads in your Instagram feed starting today

Instagram already has traditional photo ads. Now companies are paying to show videos in your feed.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks out: ‘I’m proud to be gay’

Cook says being gay has given him the “skin of a rhinoceros,” which the CEO of Apple needs.

The d-word: Which is doomed, Apple Pay or CurrentC?

Looking for conclusions in all the wrong places.