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The Week in iOS Accessories: Virtual reality is here

The week's lineup of new accessories includes a new virtual reality viewer that fits right in your pocket.

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Google is enabling 'promoted pins' in Maps as part of larger advertising push

Other parts of the new initiative are trying to build deeper links between online advertising and in-store purchases.

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Update to Google Docs, Sheets, Slides lets them automatically save recent files offline

This ensures that your recent work is available for you even if you wander into one of those pesky Internet dead zones.

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Apple might put a touchscreen and Touch ID in MacBook Pros with rumored fall refresh

The 13-inch and 15-inch Pro laptops might be slimmer and lighter thanks to USB-C.

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Amazon stops offering refunds for after-purchase price drops

Amazon used to give you a refund, upon request, if the retail price dropped shortly after you purchased an item. Those days appear to be over.

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Twitter introduces 4 big changes that will make tweets much easier to send and read

Twitter's giving you more room to work in 140 characters, and tweaking replies so they're easier to use.

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Adonit Pixel review: Nothing beats Apple Pencil, but this stylus comes close

For serious writers and artists, the iPad Pro and Apple Pencil combination is impossible to beat. But Adonit's stylus wins for backwards compatibility and improved features.

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Pebble 2 and Pebble Time 2 add heart sensors, and Pebble Core stands in for your phone

Pebble gets serious about fitness, with two new smartwatches that track your heart rate. And the Core boasts GPS, 3G, and extra storage when you want to leave your smartphone behind.

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Why we hate it when our favorite apps get a redesign

Instagram's new redesign is not getting many hearts. Here's the real reason why app makeovers always make us cringe.

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How to trip out with the iTunes visualizer

iTunes includes a great way to have some captivating visuals when you're just hanging out with friends listening to your favorite music.

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Facebook denies bias in Trending Topics, but promises changes anyway

Facebook denied any evidence of ‘systematic political bias’ in the stories included in its Trending Topics feature, but promised changes in its processes.

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The legal mumbo jumbo on popular mobile apps can take over 24 hours to read

Have you ever been turned off by the lengthy “terms and conditions” and privacy policies of mobile apps and other online services?

Instagram's redesign: Why do we hate it?

From Uber to Instagram, the surprising reason why we freak out every time an app gets a new redesign.

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If you don't have anything nice to say: Don’t drag Steve Jobs into it

Jobs liked flashy Apple Stores. Get over it.

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Microsoft Word Flow review: Software keyboard makes iPhone typing fun again

Alternative keyboard for iPhone has a helpful one-handed mode and support for swipe typing.

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This ping pong robot can be programmed to be the perfect partner

The Trainerbot is a smart ping pong robot that aims to take your skills to the next level.

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iPhone 7 rumors: Redesigned antenna lines but no OLED until 2017

The new iPhone doesn't come out until September, but that won't stop the rumor mill from churning at a furious pace.