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Get your hands on Photos for OS X with Yosemite 10.10.3 public beta release

Registered beta users don't have to wait to test drive Yosemite's new features.

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Ikea's newest furniture can charge your phone wirelessly

New desks, bedside tables, and lamps will feature Qi wireless charging capabilities.

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T-Mobile wants to crash the Wi-Fi party to solve coverage problems

T-Mobile is moving forward on a plan to offer LTE coverage on unlicensed Wi-Fi bands, but not everyone's thrilled with the idea.

Google's new Photos and Streams chief signals changes ahead for Google+

Google+ might split in two as photos move to the forefront.

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Sense ID is Qualcomm's ultrasonic answer to Apple's Touch ID

'Sense ID' promises to detect fingerprints through metal and glass, and encourages damp fingers.

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Confirmed: Google plans its own U.S. mobile service

But Google's Sundar Pichai says it doesn't intend to become a full-service cellular carrier, instead likening the service to its Nexus mobile devices.

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The 11 Mac games you need to play from February 2015

All the big and exciting games to keep you playing well into March (and beyond).

Ask the iTunes Guy: Solving all your playlist problems in iTunes 12

How to combine playlists, fix album art, and make smart playlists that do exactly what you want.

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How to keep your email private with PGP encryption on your Mac

GPGTools works with Mail.app and Thunderbird, and Keybase helps you publish your public key and verify other people's.

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Samsung to launch Samsung Pay mobile payments system in challenge to Google, Apple

The Android smartphone maker will launch Samsung Pay in the US in mid 2015

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The Week in iPad Cases: Rugged protection from Roocase and Kensington, and more

This week’s roundup of new iPad cases includes cases with bright colors for when you feel like trying out a different look—plus pouches, keyboards, and germ-repellent options to switch things up.

Take my advice: Do not take this guy's advice

Free advice can actually be worth less than what you pay for it.

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White House privacy proposal aims to give you control over your data

Some privacy advocates, however, say the draft bill limits privacy enforcement actions by the Federal Trade Commission.