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Turn it up to 11: How and when to use OS X's advanced audio controls

You probably know all about using the little speaker icon in the menubar to control your Mac's volume. But when you need finer control over its audio input and output, here's where to find it and how to use it.

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Meet the first crop of third-party keyboards for iOS 8

Interested in taking a replacement keyboard for a spin? Here's a first look at some popular early options for iOS 8.

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5 reasons why Ello isn’t the second coming of Facebook

The idea of Ello and the actual user experience are completely different.

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The pros and cons of adding a 4K display to your Mac

Monitors that stretch the width of your desk are so last year. Rob Griffiths decided he wanted to try something new: a 4K high-density screen.

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Meet the iPhone cases that can hunt ghosts and build furniture

Think like the Most Interesting Man in the World: He doesn't always use an iPhone case, but when he does it can see heat or cut down a tree.

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The Week in iPhone Cases: More iPhone case goodness

There’s no end to the veritable deluge of cases for Apple’s newest handsets—and that means a second weekly helping of protective accessories for your favorite smartphone.

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No path back: Apple stops signing iOS 7.1.2

If you didn't take our advice to revert from iOS 8 to iOS 7 while there was still time you're too late. That path is now blocked.

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The Week in iPhone Cases: The latest Otterbox and eight more cases to end #Bendghazi

This week’s roundup of new iPhone cases is all about Apple’s latest models, with plenty of protection for all tastes—and screen sizes.

Just your typical launch: Apple sells lots of devices, pundits see doom

Did Apple have problems this week? Sure. Were they unusual? Not so much.

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You Should Play: Dark platformer Oscura: Second Shadow holds its own amongst copycats

This (literally) dark platformer is smooth, challenging, and has intuitive controls.

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The Week in iOS Apps: A $15 to-do list manager, an Evernote update, and more

This week's roster of new and updated iOS apps includes access to 15,000 great recipes from the New York Times' food archives. Plus, apps for golfers, gamers, and note-takers.

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Thom Yorke’s new album hits BitTorrent (but it’s not free)

BitTorrent launches pay-gated Bundles with a $6 offering from Radiohead’s unorthodox front man.

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Meet Ello, an ad-free social network that's proudly pro-privacy (but with caveats)

The site still gathers certain types of data about users