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The hidden structure of the Apple keynote

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Wondering how long into an Apple keynote the company usually reveals the new iPhone? Who gets the most laughs on stage? Dan Frommer crunches the numbers.

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How to correct Siri's pronunciation

Is Siri mispronouncing the name of your friends and family? Chris Breen shows you how to set her straight.

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Mac Gems: Recovery Partition Creator adds OS X Recovery to any drive

To use OS X's handy OS X Recovery feature, or to enable FileVault on an external drive, you need a special recovery partition on your drive. This utility can add it if the OS X installer didn't.

Video from IFA: Fraunhofer brings 4K TV to tablets

Germany's Fraunhofer Institute is bringing 4K TV content to second screens using tablets almost like magnifying glasses to zoom in on the picture.

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Star Walk 2 review: iPad app makes the night sky look better than ever

The follow-up to the iPad's flagship stargazing app is even better than the original.

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10 hilarious, brutally devious ways game developers punish pirates

The Sims 4's encroaching pixelization is the latest in a long line of hilarious anti-piracy efforts.

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If Apple wants its wearable to matter to normal people, here's what an iWatch must deliver

Apple's wearable is far from a guaranteed success, but mobile payments, simple UI, and a perfectly compromised hardware design could make the iWatch the first smartwatch everyone loves.

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TiVo goes ginormous, with 24TB of storage and a $5K price tag

The TiVo Mega, capable of recording more than three year's worth of programs, is slated to ship early next year, so start saving now.

on techhive.com

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7 dictionary and reference apps that are not just for students

These wiki-tools, thesauruses, and word games make awesome tools for use inside and out of the classroom.

on techhive.com

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Epson Expression Premium XP-520 review: $130 printer delivers beautiful output and surprisingly affordable ink

It's hard to find an inexpensive printers that doesn't ream you with pricey inks, but this model's high-yield cartridges offer an economical option.

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Live coverage: Apple's Sept. 9 event

Jason Snell, Dan Moren, and Serenity Caldwell reporting live from Apple's big fall 2014 product launch.

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The Week in iPad Cases: Melt away

This week’s roundup of new iPad cases brings you a bit of Meso-American folklore, a delicious cover of ice cream, and all the luxury you need to look great everywhere.

Review roundup: All the Mac apps in GemFest 2014

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Today's the last day of our annual GemFest. You can check this handy chart to see the featured apps. Our regular Mac Gems column rotation continues next week.

Taking things too far

Why write rational criticism when you can go nuts?