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Don't FREAK out about the latest security warnings

FREAK is last week's worry, but installing untrusted applications is a perennial worry. It's a two-fer (or two-fear) in this column, about security issues new and old.

How the Apple Watch copies Samsung and why you need to be scared

Let's talk about Apple Watch feature bloat, and the lessons Apple apparently didn't learn from Samsung's smartwatch mistakes.

How to choose an Apple Watch: Are you a steel or a Sport?

You Edition types know who you are. For the rest of us, how do you pick the right edition of the Apple Watch? What makes them different?

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The Apple Watch is flirting with feature bloat, putting sublime simplicity at risk

Can a neverending list of features thrive on a 390-pixel display? Not when so many of those features have been borrowed from stumbling smartwatch predecessors.

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Stanford's ResearchKit app gained more users in 24 hours than most medical studies find in a year

At least a few thousand people are interested enough in Apple's new ResearchKit framework to participate in a medical study.

With Apple Watch en route, Apple Stores give Jawbone and Nike Fuelband the boot

Apple keeps whittling down the number of fitness trackers in its retail stores as it makes way for the Apple Watch.

An opinion too far: Asking the wrong people about the Apple Watch

Let's ask IT guys about a consumer product. That should go well.

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First look: Facetune makers take aim at Photoshop with Enlight

This new iOS app has everything you want from a desktop photo editor on your iPhone.

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Apple wants suit from battery maker A123 dismissed or moved to California

Apple told the court that the witnesses and records in the case are in California

Twitter bans revenge porn and stolen nude photos

Users posting such content will have their accounts locked, the company said.

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5 things the MacBook needs in the next generation

Just like the MacBook Air needed a second iteration to make sense, the second-gen MacBooks could be truly amazing.

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10 Chrome extensions for streamlined, sped-up productivity

Streamline your web-based workflow! These 10 tools can help. Integrate Google Calendar, share screenshots, and fire up other tools for getting things done.

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Will your new MacBook crash to the ground without MagSafe? (Yes.)

In which Glenn Fleishman talks to physics experts and does a lot of math to calculate if tripping over your MacBook's USB-C charging cable will knock it off the desk. Spoiler: Don't trip over your MacBook cable.

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The new MacBook is the iPad's spirit animal, ports and all

The iPad showed we can do a huge range of basic computing tasks on a relatively simple, self-contained device. Enter the new MacBook.

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The MacBook's new trackpad will change the way you click

To make the new MacBook so thin, Apple had to shrink the keyboard's height and remove the trackpad's up-and-down click. So far, Jason Snell prefers the trackpad and its new Force click gesture.