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Idea recycling: some discredited ideas never die

Guess what some people still think Apple should do. Hint: they did it once and it was a disaster.

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Borrow free e-books from your library with OverDrive and 3M Cloud Library

Consider this a manifesto: Buying e-books is for suckers.

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Think Retro: When Apple packaging made the hard sell

If you've been buying Apple products long enough, you probably have memories of more than just the products. It's okay to be nostalgic for the old boxes too.

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Apple’s Black Friday deal: Donations to (RED) AIDS nonprofit with purchase

Apple never offers steep discounts to spur holiday shopping, but this year the company is offering a side of philanthropy with your Black Friday purchases.

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How to get rid of unwanted subscribed calendars

A reader's lost his coworkers and now would like to lose the calendars they created. Chris Breen shows him how.

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Hands on with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto in the 2015 Hyundai Sonata

Plug your phone into the car and enjoy phone, navigation, messaging and more. That's the idea behind Apple CarPlay and Android Auto (in beta), and we tried both at the LA Auto Show.

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7 apps for hosting a stress-free Thanksgiving

From party planning and invites to recipes and wine pairings, we’ve got you covered.

How to create a personal cloud with BitTorrent Sync

You don't have to keep your files in the cloud to get Dropbox-like syncing and sharing. Joe Kissell explains how to get started with BitTorrent Sync.

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You Should Play: Monster Strike is a delightful mashup of monster battles and pinball

Monster Strike hits that sweet spot between a player’s collecting obsession and the challenge of frenetic combat.

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The Week in iPad Cases: Extra storage, ultra rugged, and everything in between

This week's roundup of new iPad cases comes with a collection of great options for those who want ruggedized protection—and a few classic alternatives for everyday use.

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Apple's $450 million e-books settlement gets final approval

The final amount still depends on whether Apple loses an appeal on another ruling.