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Touch+ transforms any surface into a multitouch gesture controller for your PC or Mac

Sure, the idea of controlling your PC with a book or dinner plate sounds cool, but the makers of Touch+ say it has some very real productivity benefits.

on pcworld.com

The dream of open, shared Wi-Fi is alive at Recode

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Over on Recode, Walt Mossberg shares a story about Steve Jobs's passion for open, guest Wi-Fi networks -- and a call to action to make them reality.

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Texting apps for business users

End-to-end encryption, forensic wiping, and other features make these texting tools ready for professional use.

on pcworld.com

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The Week in Mac Apps: Grab bag

From keeping your files safe to making sure that your servers are doing their jobs, this week’s roundup of new Mac apps brings you a veritable cornucopia of goodies for your Mac.

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Buying guide: The best computer display

What should you look for in a new display? Our guide has the lowdown on what specs to look for.

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Network Radar review: Mac app checks your network health

Network Radar has a robust set of tools for troubleshooting your local area network.

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Five timers just for meditation

Use these apps to track your time while meditating -- without any overwhelming distractions.

on techhive.com

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Researcher says PayPal's two-factor authentication is easily beaten

Joshua Rogers decided to go public with the information after notifying PayPal of the problem on June 5

on pcworld.com

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Asana review: a full-featured task manager for iOS devices

The new mobile app for Asana's popular task management service lets iPhone and iPad users run their collaborative undertakings on the go.

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MacBook Pro (Mid 2014) review: Update offers slightly better CPU performance

If you have an older laptop, the latest MacBook Pro could give you a nice little speed bump. But if your MacBook Pro is more recent, that bump won't warrant an upgrade.

Will Apple drop Intel chips anytime soon?

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Will Apple ever abandon Intel and use its own ARM processors to power the Mac instead? When the company first released its A7 chip for iOS devices, former Apple exec Jean Louis Gassee rejected such speculation. But now he's having second thoughts.

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Return to Rapture: The original BioShock is coming to iOS this summer

2K China, the same team that ported XCOM: Enemy Unknown to iPads and iPhones, is now bringing BioShock to iOS devices—but do you want it?