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Ask the iTunes Guy: Inconsistent buttons and faulty gapless playback

iTunes Guy Kirk McElhearn returns to discuss three iTunes issues—inconsistent Next and Previous buttons, when is a movie a Movie, and gapped playback.

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Prices Drop Monitor for Amazon 4.4 review: Get the best price when shopping on Amazon

This free Mac app tracks up to 20 products and tells you when an item has lowered its price.

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You Should Play: Sky Force 2014

Skyforce 2014 is a strong shoot 'em up that gives players great graphics and nimble controls.

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Major Slice update looks to save you some stress when managing online purchases

Version 5.0 rolled out for iOS, bringing a new interface for tracking packages, price drops, recalls, and the crazy amounts of money you've spent online since 2006.

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Apple’s app review should test accessibility

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A smart take by developer Marco Arment, arguing that testing for accessibility should be a part of Apple's stringent app review process.

Lyft gives its ride-sharing app a makeover before hitting the streets of New York

Sometimes you just need a new look for before a big event.

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Clockwise Podcast: Big watches, Aereo, mullets and extras

On our first birthday we celebrate by talking about wearables being too big, pondering the technology mullets of tomorrow, measuring the worth of video extras, and pouring one out for Aereo. With Chris Breen and Flo Ion.

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Activity tracking goes to the dogs with Whistle

Whistle offers accurate tracking and fast charging, but there are durability issues.

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Apple's iPhone and game consoles to prop up chip industry in 2014

The semiconductor industry will see more incoming revenue this year after the new iPhone is released, Gartner says

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Hands-on with Capo and Capo touch: Get ready to rock

Do you love learning new songs? Capo can make that process even easier. We took a peek at SuperMegaUltraGroovy's new Mac and iOS versions of the software.

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iTunes Extras for HD movies arrive on Mac, Apple TV; this fall on iOS

Apple released an iTunes update that allow access to online iTunes Extras; a recent Apple TV software update also enables them on the big screen.

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The Week in iOS Apps: Blockbuster games

Two of the biggest games around--Badlands and Candy Crush Saga--both get updates this week. Plus, a very, very, silly game makes its debut.

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Apple updates environmental progress for 2014

The company released its annual Environmental Responsibility Report, detailing some of the improvements it's made in the past year, as well as the challenges it faces.

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Samsung has a bad quarter. Cue the spin!