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Talko looks like a solution to the problem that iOS 8's Messages has already solved

Software titan Ray Ozzie's new app offers live calling, but there's little else to distinguish this messaging app from what the iPhone already does natively.

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Why I'm returning my iPhone 6 (well, maybe)

Mo' screen size, mo' problems? Kirk McElhearn might return to his year-old iPhone 5s rather than suffer thumb-strain from using the iPhone 6 one-handed.

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The Week in Mac Apps: 9 tools for productivity

In this week’s roundup of new Mac apps, you’ll find a tool that keeps your files in place, a beautiful photo editor, and a program that tells you where all your storage has gone.

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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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iOS 8 adoption nears 50 percent after just 6 days

Third-party firms see slower adoption than iOS 7

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Why Apple needs Beats Music to keep its street cred

Apple won’t shut down Beats Music because the streaming service can keep iTunes relevant.

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Painter 2015: Faster, more stable, incredible new brush tools

Painter 2015 gets much-needed improvements in speed and stability, plus picks up a jaw-dropping new Particle Brushes tool.

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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Hello new iPhones, so long, Serenity

Serenity and Chris part company, but not before discussing massive iPhone sales, iPhone photography, and why Chris has taken a break from jailbreaking.

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Xscope 4.0: do-it-all tool that every graphics pro should have

Whether you're a designer or a developer, if your job requires you to do anything with graphics, you've got to check out Xscope.

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Chrome Apps for Mobile upgraded to feel more like native apps

Google's project to bring Chrome apps to mobile continues with new capabilities to give Chrome apps that native-like feel on mobile.

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Keyboard Maestro: 8 unexpected uses for the old-school Mac-hacking tool

The venerable Keyboard Maestro can do a lot more than just open an app when you hit a keyboard shortcut: It can launch all sorts of different actions using all kinds of different triggers. Here are eight super-useful (and surprising) examples.

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8 games optimized for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

From racing games to platform and strategy titles, these are the top early options for your new device.