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The Week in iOS Apps: Fun and games

This week's roundup of new releases features games for jocks, games for fantasy fans, and apps for dancing, getting in shape, and storing your favorite photos.

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Christian Bale to play Steve Jobs because the Steve Jobs bio-pics must never end

But, hey, at least Christian Bale is a very good actor.

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Continuity and Spotlight highlight the need to closely examine where our data goes

SMS forwarding is great on its face, but it could weaken two-factor authentication schemes—and that's not the only problem.

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Ello makes its ad-free promise a legal one, too

The fast-growing social network makes its manifesto a legal document to prevent future profits from user data.

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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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Vintage Apple-1 computer sells for a record $905,000

A 38-year-old working Apple-1 personal computer sold Wednesday at auction for a record $905,000, almost double the estimate.

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Social media scheduler Buffer goes big with iOS 8 update optimized for iPads

Now you can manage your social networking posts on a bigger screen.

Broken record: iPad naysaying from the usual suspects

We might be willing to take some negative iPad analysis. But not from this guy.

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Papers, Please creator's new game invokes Mac Plus era

Return of the Obra Dinn transports you to 1808. You're an insurance adjustor for the East India Company. And it's all done in 1-bit graphics.

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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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Apple ending SSL 3.0 push notifications in wake of severe POODLE vulnerability

Apple is one of many companies moving to shut down SSL 3.0 for good.

Twitter weaves Fabric, but will developers be drawn in?

Twitter wants to help developers build apps -- with more tie-ins to Twitter -- through Fabric

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Cashiers don't understand Apple Pay and it's totally adorable

"What just happened?!" is the typical reaction I've been getting when using Apple's game-changing new payments system.

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Review: Belkin WeMo LED Lighting plays nice with the WeMo system

IFTTT integration is coming soon, but what's here is already solid, and comparably priced with the Philips Hue Lux.

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The Week in Mac Apps: All aboard the midnight train to Yosemite

This week's roundup of new and updated Mac apps comes hot on the heels of OS X Yosemite's launch, which means that many of our favourite software products have been updated to support Apple's latest operating system.