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Increased Messages security leaves iChat, third-party IM clients by the wayside

Third-party IM apps and older versions of iChat will no longer be able to log in with Mac.com or Me.com screennames.

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The Week in iOS Accessories: Stack 'em

This week's roundup of new add-ons for your iOS devices includes a gadget that you can use to stack and recharge dozens of iPads in a single sitting, as well as new devices for recharging, carrying, and listening.

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Google's Smarty Pins turns Maps into a game that tests your trivia and geography skills

Think you know your way around the world? Find out if you've got smarty pins with Google's new game.

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These are human people you're playing with

Serenity Caldwell and Chris Breen discuss the tech news of the week including Facebook's seeming disdain for privacy, Apple's Pride, Aperture hubbub, and iTunes U improvements.

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iReal Pro for Mac review: A harmonious practice tool for musicians

If you lack a regular backup band to help you practice your soloing, give iReal Pro a go.

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When auto-play videos play anyway

You believe you've blocked videos that auto-play in your browser, yet they continue to force themselves upon you. Chris Breen offers a solution.

How to set up two-factor authentication for iCloud

Apple is reportedly implementing two-factor authentication for some new iCloud services. If you haven't set up that security system already, here's how to do so.

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Do something with those phone photos: Six apps that turn your pictures into memories

What’s the point of having photos if nobody ever sees them?

on techhive.com

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I'm dreaming of a pocket Macintosh

Can you imagine a Macintosh in a smartphone form factor? Benj Edwards can, and he uses his imagination to create what he calls the MacBook Pocket.

Putting pocket breathalyzers to the test

We look at a trio of smartphone accessories aimed at alerting you when you've had one too many. But which device came out on top?

How to set up two-factor authentication for iCloud

Apple is reportedly going to require two-factor verification for some new iCloud services. Here's how to set it up.

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Gear We Love: Nite Ize iOS accessories for your bike, desk, and bag

Nite Ize specializes in nifty gadgets, and three in particular are appealing accessories for iOS devices.

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Macworld's August Digital Edition: OS X Yosemite, iOS 8, and more

In this month's Digital Edition of Macworld, read all about Apple's OS updates, take a look at how we use the Web today, check out the latest MacBook Airs, and much more.

Reading List: Do it yourself

Apple's reportedly building an in-house team to work on speech recognition research, but its in-house advertising team isn't doing so hot.

App: The Human Story

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This documentary about the app revolution kicked off by the release of the iPhone App Store in 2008 looks to be a winner, and it's just launched a Kickstarter campaign. The trailer features people such as John Gruber, Craig Hockenberry, Adam Lisagor, Jessie Char, and our own Jason Snell.