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How to kill the evercookie and supercookie, the cockroaches of tracking

Unscrupulous ad networks and others bury tracking IDs in your browser like ticks under your virtual skin. Can you exterminate all their traces?

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Eat, pray, shoot: Our favorite gear and apps for travel photography

We spent five days in Montana whipping up a two-part series on travel photography. Part one is what to pack, starting with your iPhone of choice.

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15 Apple TV games you should absolutely play

Just updated, our picks for the most enticing games on Apple's set-top box.

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The Week in iOS Accessories: More accessories seen at CES

This week's roundup is full of more iOS-compatible devices seen at last week's Consumer Electronics Show.

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SteamWorld Heist's tactical action might steal all of your free time

Command a crew of robot space pirates in this gripping, strategic combat affair.

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All is fail: Apple doom only comes in extra large

Even the good stuff must be bad.

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The Week in iOS Apps: Games galore

When the dog days of winter have set in, what to do? How about distract yourself with a good iOS game. This week's roundup is chock full of them.

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Snapchat just got way easier to use thanks to a new search bar

Confused by Snapchat? This app update is designed to simplify snapping.

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How to browse privately and avoid persistent tracking on a Mac, iPhone, and iPad

All browsers let you go incognito when you want to prevent leaving virtual footprints. On the Mac, Safari, Firefox, and Chrome have private browsing, and Safari offers this on iOS too.

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WhatsApp vulnerability could expose messages to prying eyes, report claims

A vulnerability in the popular messaging service WhatsApp could allow Facebook to read supposedly encrypted messages.

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Google's adding native Chrome support for FLAC lossless audio files

Google's Chrome browser will be able to play FLAC files by the end of January—as will Firefox.

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Apple must face claims of monopoly in iPhone app market

An appeals court has ruled that Apple must face antitrust charges in a lawsuit that alleges that the company monopolized the market for iPhone apps.

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Nintendo Switch console details revealed: launch date, price, games, paid multiplayer, and more

The Nintendo Switch will launch in March for a reasonable price, but it basically looks like a Nintendo console with Nintendo games.

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How to encrypt a bootable clone in macOS

A reader wants to protect the bootable clone he makes of his startup volume just as effectively.