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Hands-on with OS X Yosemite: Widgets by any other name

Notification Center gets some major updates in OS X Yosemite. Here's a hands-on look at what's coming.

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LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt review: Hard drive is tough like a brick

An update to LaCie's iconic ruggedized portable drive gives it a captive Thunderbolt cable amongst other small updates.

Report: Neither iOS nor Android inherently more secure than the other

Apple has an edge in a couple of areas, but there are still ways into its walled garden, Marble Security said.

on pcworld.com

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iOS 8 to bring brush sizes to FiftyThree's Paper and Pencil

Come the fall, FiftyThree's Pencil stylus will get some pressure-sensitive-like features within the Paper app, courtesy iOS 8. Why is this super nifty for artists? Serenity Caldwell explains.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Remotely yours

This week’s Mac app roundup includes software that keeps your files in check, whether across the cloud or local storage, and helps you keep connected--both to your computers and to your loved ones.

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OKDoThis fights fear of missing out with photo-sharing challenges

Instagram can be inspiring, but it can also be depressing. OKDoThis wants you to get off the couch and inspire you to shoot.

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Apple can't win a rigged coin toss.

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Unicode update adds emoji for spiders, chili pepper, 'live long and prosper,' and more

A new version of Unicode supports emoji, currency symbols and historic languages

on pcworld.com

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Garmin targets Waze and Google Maps with Viago, a $2, upgradeable GPS app

It's still not free, but for just $2 how can you go wrong with Garmin Viago?

on techhive.com

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Apple settles e-book antitrust dispute with U.S. states, consumer group

Payments under the settlement agreement will depend on the outcome of Apple's appeal of a New York court's order.

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Review Roundup: 3 wireless microphones for speech recognition

If you're a user of Dragon Dictate, you can cut the cable with one of these wireless mics.

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Who needs iOS 8? Four time-lapse apps you can use today

You don’t have to wait until September to play with iOS 8's time-lapse mode on your iPhone or iPad. Here are four great third-party apps you can pick up on the App Store.

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Parallels Access adds Android, iPhone, business remote-desktop access in new release

Parallels Access expands into the Android ecosystem with Parallels Access 2.0, which includes improved iOS file management and IT control over which devices tunnel into the network.