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Just your typical launch: Apple sells lots of devices, pundits see doom

Did Apple have problems this week? Sure. Were they unusual? Not so much.

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You Should Play: Dark platformer Oscura: Second Shadow holds its own amongst copycats

This (literally) dark platformer is smooth, challenging, and has intuitive controls.

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The Week in iOS Apps: A $15 to-do list manager, an Evernote update, and more

This week's roster of new and updated iOS apps includes access to 15,000 great recipes from the New York Times' food archives. Plus, apps for golfers, gamers, and note-takers.

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Thom Yorke’s new album hits BitTorrent (but it’s not free)

BitTorrent launches pay-gated Bundles with a $6 offering from Radiohead’s unorthodox front man.

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Meet Ello, an ad-free social network that's proudly pro-privacy (but with caveats)

The site still gathers certain types of data about users

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Apple says most Mac users are safe from 'Shellshock' Bash bug, promises quick fix

Don't panic! Your Mac is very, very unlikely to be affected by the 'Shellshock' Bash bug.

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Apple puts iPhones through the wringer to prove #Bendgate is overblown

The iPhone 6 Plus endures several sit-down tests before shipping.

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Safe from Shellshock: How to protect your home computer from the Bash shell bug

The 'Shellshock' Bash shell bug is a big deal, but it's relatively easy to keep your home PC safe.

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How to create multi-destination map routes on your iPhone

Apple and Google's Map apps are incapable of displaying routes with multiple destinations. Thankfully, other apps are more flexible.

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Comic: Space concerns and crashes and burns

Macworld and Rich Stevens of Diesel Sweeties present Multitouch Theater, a weekly cartoon about Macs, iOS, and everything in-between. Our final week here: iOS 8 space concerns and crashes and burns. Thanks for a great comic run!

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Why Europe will likely say 'meh' to Apple Pay

Apple's new touchless payment system could be a huge change for American consumers, but it'll be nothing really new for Europeans.

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Blogo 2.0: WordPress editor returns from the dead

It's been gone for a while, but now Blogo is back, offering WP bloggers an alternative to MarsEdit. Too bad it isn't a more compelling one.

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The best Notification Center widgets in iOS 8 right now

Tons of apps have been updated to include Notification Center compatibility, but that doesn't mean you should install them all.