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Podcast: The Apple TV is a rumor to watch

Glenn and Susie, dedicated cord-cutters both, discuss what they'd like in a new Apple TV, both the hardware and the rumored streaming service. Plus we dip into Nintendo's move to mobile and what's up with iOS 8.3.

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Facebook turns Messenger into a shopping platform and app store

The social network is changing the way you install apps, shop, and watch videos with new tools for developers.

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Review: Fantastical 2 ups the ante for events in OS X

The overhaul of Fantastical brings it in parity with its iOS version and beyond.

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The Week in iOS Accessories: Alternative energy for your iPhone

We've got two iPhone accessories this week that power up the phone through alternative means—one through hand-cranking, the other through solar. Also: A bunch of new Apple Watch gadgets to enjoy.

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When it comes to Apple products, how thin is too thin?

Jason Snell ponders if Apple will ever have to give up its quest for thinner, lighter devices every time.

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Ode to the 12-inch PowerBook G4, Apple's first desktop-quality laptop

Apple's little dynamo ushered in a new era of portable (dare we say rugged?) laptops that perform like desktops, and the new 12-inch MacBook is its spiritual successor.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Program HTML animations with Hype 3, run performance tests with Geekbench, and more

This week's roundup of new Mac apps comes jam-packed with goodies—from a new way to look at the sky to a product that makes quick work of printing your next bright idea. Plus, we bring you new tools to create brilliant HTML animations, measure the performance of your Mac, and much more.

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WhatSize review: Easily shed files on a bloated hard drive

A utility analyzes a disk drive and lets you give unneeded files and duplicates the heave-ho.

Twitter partners with Foursquare to add precise locations to tweets

You can already add your general location to your tweets, but soon you'll be able to let everyone know if you're in Central Park or Central Perk.

Zombie ideas: All upcoming Apple products are presumed DOA

It's easier to make bombastic statements before Apple ships.

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Hands on with Layout, Instagram's answer to photo collage apps

Instagram's new iOS app lets you create a visually stunning—and not at all cheesy—photo collage.

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What documentary filmmaker Alex Gibney learned about Steve Jobs

The documentary Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine pulls no punches, but the director says he didn't set out to make a negative film.

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Netflix not getting it done for you? Serious film buffs should flock to Fandor

This movie-streaming service keeps the art of indie film alive.

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