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Google is making the same mistake now that Microsoft did in the 90s

Apps made for an operating system shouldn't insist on aping the design elements of a totally different operating system.

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Pixelmator 3.5 Canyon brings new selection tools and a retouch extension for Photos

Pixelmator Team just released a major update to our favorite image-editing app for Mac.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Customize your Mac-based Instagram feed with Grids

This week's roundup of new Mac apps features Grids, an Instagram client for the Mac that lets you change the color and theme of your feed.

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Podcast 509: Apple and Google and AI and the future

Google I/O is over, and WWDC is about to happen—it's the perfect time to compare Google's approach to Apple's, and wonder what will happen if we move from a mobile-first world to an AI-first one.

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Essential gear for working with an iPad Pro

Who cares if it's a laptop replacement as long as you're getting your work done? These accessories can help.

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What developers want from iOS 10

Apple is expected to take the wraps off the next version of iOS, tvOS, watchOS, and OS X at WWDC. We spoke to some app developers to find out what's on their wish lists.

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Apple hires mobile encryption pioneer as encryption debate rages on

Apple revealed Tuesday that it rehired a security expert who has a background as a mobile encryption pioneer, as the company continues to face scrutiny from governments wanting more access to its products.

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How to master the NetInstall service

Get a leg up on imaging and make it easier for you to deploy Macs in your environment.

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Altec Lansing Mini Lifejacket III review: This rugged Bluetooth speaker isn't just water resistant, it's fully submersible

With just enough top-end sparkle to keep things clear, the MIni Lifejacket III is the best-sounding waterproof Bluetooth speaker we've heard.

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Report: Apple is developing a 'Siri Speaker' to rival Amazon Echo and Google Home

First, Apple will release a Siri SDK to power this new product.

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The Week in iOS Accessories: Virtual reality is here

The week's lineup of new accessories includes a new virtual reality viewer that fits right in your pocket.

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Google is enabling 'promoted pins' in Maps as part of larger advertising push

Other parts of the new initiative are trying to build deeper links between online advertising and in-store purchases.

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Update to Google Docs, Sheets, Slides lets them automatically save recent files offline

This ensures that your recent work is available for you even if you wander into one of those pesky Internet dead zones.

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Apple might put a touchscreen and Touch ID in MacBook Pros with rumored fall refresh

The 13-inch and 15-inch Pro laptops might be slimmer and lighter thanks to USB-C.

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Amazon stops offering refunds for after-purchase price drops

Amazon used to give you a refund, upon request, if the retail price dropped shortly after you purchased an item. Those days appear to be over.