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10 apps for creating your own holiday traditions

Start some new -- or supplement some old -- holiday traditions with these festive apps.

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Hark, the Netflix angels sing: Here are 10 Christmas movies for you and yours to stream

No need to fight the crowds at the cineplex. Netflix has plenty of holiday classics for your nearly silent night.

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Think Retro: How HyperCard inspired a generation of future developers

Some of today's app developers credit HyperCard for their love of programming.

Think Retro: Remembering HyperCard

Christopher Phin sits down with Keith Martin of the London College of Communication to discuss the legacy of Apple's HyperCard software.

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Great last-minute gifts you can send by email right now

I can't believe you waited this long either, but it's going to be OK.

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The 20 best iOS games of 2014

Let’s look back on an amazing year of iPhone and iPad games well worth playing.

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How to track Santa's Christmas Eve journey from any device

Keep tabs on Santa's Christmas Eve trek around the globe with these websites, apps, and more.

Are you ignored on Twitter? Updated iOS app is brutally honest

Users can now access analytics for their tweets in the app.

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How to better manage passwords with Keychain Access

OS X's Keychain Access provides the avenue for managing and retrieving your passwords. Topher Kessler dives deeper into its password powers.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Presentations, gardening, and New Year's resolutions

The holidays are nearly here, as is a new helping of great apps for your Mac. In this week’s roundup, you’ll find tools for everything from making beautiful presentations to rendering great pictures—with a little chemistry thrown in for good measure.

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Lyft rides Uber's coattails with fare-splitting feature

No more paying back later or picking up the next one: Users can now choose up to five contacts to divvy up the cost of a ride.

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Thunderbolt devices can infect MacBooks with persistent rootkits

The rogue code will run in the boot ROM and will be hard to detect or remove, a researcher said

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Silly startups: Here's to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels ... the dumb ones

Genetic-based dating, illegal parking, awkward wake-up calls and more!

Indefatigable: How do you solve a problem like Gene Munster?

The Apple world's own Fox Mulder is back at it.