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Top messaging apps flat-out flunk EFF's security review

The organization ranked 39 digital communication tools based on security features and best practices

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The Week in Mac Accessories: The power of Thunderbolt

This week's roundup of Mac accessories includes several devices built to take advantage of the speed of Thunderbolt 2.

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72 hours with CarPlay: Test-driving the Pioneer AVIC-8000NEX

CarPlay is awesome, as long as Siri can hear you. But Pioneer's touchscreen just isn't very good.

Hands-on with CarPlay in the Pioneer AVIC-8000NEX

Apple's software shines, but this touchscreen isn't worth the price of entry.

How to command your Mac with your voice

Chris Breen shows you how to create a voice memo on your Mac just by saying "Record me."

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Review: NewerTech Wireless Aluminum Keypad perfectly matches Apple's keyboard

If you admire the sleek design of Apple's Wireless Keyboard but miss having a dedicated number pad, this is the accessory for you.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Serious money, hard math, and fun times

This week's roundup of Mac apps has everything you need for a productive and fun day: budgeting, tracking your things, doing a little math, and then letting off some steam while steering a spaceship.

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Apple asks developers to focus on Wi-Fi in first Yosemite beta update

The mention in the release notes may indicate Apple has finally acknowledged the OS may have a Wi-Fi bug

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How Facebook can influence your vote this Election Day

By telling you that your friends voted, the social network might push you to the polls.

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No Fire Phone required: Amazon Prime subscribers get unlimited photo backups

Amazon is making it even harder to pass up its Prime membership, by offering subscribers the same unlimited photo storage it once reserved for those who bought the Fire Phone.

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Podcast: Bathing in the Retina iMac's golden glow

Chris Breen and Susie Ochs discuss the week's news including impressions of the Retina display iMac, Apple Watch release rumors, who cares about Office 2015, and Tim Cook comes out.

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KiQplan wants to do for wearables what Jane Fonda did for workout tapes

No, it's not another activity tracker. Instead, Fitbug has created a mobile platform for customized fitness regimens and workout videos.

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Social news reader Nuzzel wants to make sure you never miss a trending story

If you're a big social-media newshound, Nuzzel makes the perfect reading companion.

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Review: 1Password 5 for Mac offers state-of-the-art protection for your passwords and more

The latest release of AgileBits' password manager is as good as ever -- and a perfect companion for OS X Yosemite.

Pollvertising: The real reason behind silly Apple-related polls

Outfit you've never heard of has sensationalist poll results about Apple! Very surprising!