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Instagram updates private photo messaging to be more like Snapchat

Instagram Direct, the app's private messaging feature, now lets users reply back and forth using photos.

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Google reveals playful new logo in major redesign

The new, built-from-scratch typeface is designed to scale better across multiple screen sizes and platforms.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Unclutter brings order to your desktop

In this week’s roundup of new Mac apps, we bring you a way to turn your desktop into an intercom system, tools for uncluttering your desktop, and an old-school Internet chat program.

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Amazon Prime adds offline video for iOS and Android, while Netflix makes excuses

Amazon solves a major problem for streaming video services, while Netflix makes excuses.

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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.

Apple’s rumored original programming push included bid for Top Gear stars

Apple could prop up its streaming video offerings by producing new movies or TV shows, but not anytime soon.

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PayPal launches PayPal.me, a person-to-person payment service

Want to send money to a friend in Canada or Sweden without leaving home? PayPal.me is your answer.

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Primal scream therapy: When you're so mad at Apple

Better write something about it.

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Logitech Blok Keyboard Case review: Your iPad Air 2 will be mistaken for a Surface Pro

Want the ultimate protection for the iPad Air 2 with one of the best typing experiences around? The Blok Keyboard Case is hard to beat.

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Internet Explorer 5: Little features trampled underfoot in the march of progress

While Safari is undoubtedly a better browser than Internet Explorer, there's one little feature worth mourning that died with IE 5. Just one little thing.

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My running gear: Griffin LightRunner, MilestonePod, and Sensoria Smart Bra

These workout accessories are helping me run faster, better, and smarter.

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Apple's deal with Cisco will lay out a red carpet for critical iOS apps

Cisco and Apple announced a deal to integrate iOS devices more tightly with enterprise networks and Cisco collaboration tools.

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How to hide purchased books from iBooks

iBooks likes to keep books listed, even after you've deleted them. A reader wonders if that can be changed.

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Apple releases OS X El Capitan Public Beta 6

The new update comes less than two weeks after the release of the previous update.