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The Week in IOS Accessories: Rock and Roll, Hoochie Koo

This week's roundup of new gear for your iOS devices includes new ways to play both guitar and drums, as well as the usual array of cables, chargers, and more.

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You won't believe what we talk about on this week's podcast!!!

Chris Breen is joined by two-Dans Frakes and Moren to discuss the news of the week including iPhone 5 batteries, Gruber's numbers, Facebook and clickbait, Surface 2 under water, and TiVo for cable cutters.

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How to free up space on a packed hard drive

Solid state drives bring speed, but lower capacity and this can result in chockfull hard drives. Chris Breen offers some slimming tips.

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The cloud storage price wars continue with Dropbox's new plan

The new plan does away with previous options maxing out at 500GB.

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.

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Why I stopped reading magazines with Newsstand

Kirk McElhearn says that he initially thought Apple's iOS reading app could let him do away with paper magazines. Here's why it hasn't.

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Disk Diag review: Get rid of unnecessary space-hogging files on your hard drive

If you’ve got a capacious drive overrun with unwanted hangers-on, Disk Diag offers a fast, friendly way to evict them.

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Hands-on with Hyperlapse, Instagram’s super simple time-lapse app

Hands-on with Hyperlapse, Instagram’s super simple new app

Staying in touch: great ways to save, manage, and recover your iPhone contacts

Never lose touch with your contacts using these handy apps and services.

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Apple TV now channeling Showtime, iTunes Festival

The company has rolled out a few new additions to its set-top box lineup, meaning more little, colorful icons than ever before.

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The top iOS 8 features for business users

iOS 8 has a bunch of features that business users in particular will love. Here are the ones we're looking forward to the most.

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Researchers: iPhones, iPads connected to Windows PCs are at risk

At the USENIX Security Symposium, Georgia Tech researchers show how PC botnets could infect iOS devices to steal passwords.

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Poshmark takes on eBay, makes shopping more social with iOS update

The platform wants to become the Facebook for online shopping.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Digital factotum

In this week’s roundup, you’ll find apps that turn your Mac into a surveillance camera, batch image editor, backup system, video player, and worldwide postal code directory.

What to expect from Apple this fall

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Smart Apple-watcher Horace Dediu, interviewed by Forbes, on what he expects to see from Apple in the next couple of months, plus: what he'd ask Tim Cook if he had the chance.