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Teach your children: Screens are good

Here's how to flout the usual screen time recommendations with a minimum of guilt.

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Jessie Hartland’s “Insanely Great” tells Steve Jobs' life story as a graphic novel

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then this comic tale can hang with the sprawling biographies.

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The Week in iPad Cases: Booq’s shoulder bag gives you plenty of room in one small package

This week’s roundup of new iPad cases features fashionable folios from Belkin, CODi, DODOcase, Targus, and Toffee, a keyboard from Kensington, and something with character from ThinkGeek.

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The Apple Watch effect? Traditional watch sales drop 14 percent in June

The year-over-year drop in watch sales in June is the biggest such decline since 2008, according to NPD Group.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Tools for developers, designers, and more

This week's roundup of new Mac apps brings you software the helps developers measure twice and market once, designers manager their assets,

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Word play: Describing Android with two words

You can use more than one word to describe an operating system.

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Thrilling choose-your-own-adventure game Lifeline leaves an astronaut's fate in your hands

You’re a stranded astronaut’s only hope—and you can only communicate through text messages.

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iOS 9 to add Wi-Fi Calling for AT&T users and Wi-Fi Assist in case Wi-Fi sucks

Latest iOS 9 beta adds options to enable new Wi-Fi features.

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How to use the Retouch tool in Photos for Mac

OS X's Photos app has a more powerful Retouch tool than the one in iPhoto.

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The Week in iOS Apps: Fantastical, Cloud Outliner improve your organization options

This week's roundup of new and updated apps features advances in productivity apps like Fantastical 2 and Cloud Outliner 2.

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Verizon eliminates subsidies, contracts in effort to simplify phone plans

While the new packages are easier to follow, they won't necessarily save you money when they take effect August 13.

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Jimmy Iovine talks Taylor Swift, TV, and why Apple Music doesn't rely on algorithms

Apple Music's boss has some interesting thoughts on curation that offer a sneak peek at Apple TV's future.