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The case of the mysteriously sleeping MacBook

A reader has an interesting issue. His MacBook Air goes to sleep whenever he places it in a particular spot--and won't awaken until he moves it.

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You Should Play: Challenging platformer Bean Dreams forces you to think strategically

Don't let this game's super-adorable protagonist fool you into thinking it will be an easy win.

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The Week in iPhone Cases: Glitter, gold, and impeccable sound

This week’s roundup of new iPhone cases features an assortment of holiday stocking stuffers: Glittery, starry backgrounds, real gold motifs, and solutions for music lovers.

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Work Beyond Mac: Essential gear for working on your iPad

With your trusty iPad and a few well-chosen accessories, you can leave your laptop at home without sacrificing mobile productivity.

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Feeling generous? The right Mac can be the perfect gift

Sweet as it is to give someone a new iPhone case, the gift of a new Mac makes a statement. Chris Breen runs down the line and suggests the best Mac for your holiday sweetie.

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Facebook cold on 'dislike' button, but mulling other ideas

An international rollout of Graph Search is in the offing too, chief executive Mark Zuckerberg said at Facebook's second public town-hall meeting.

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The Week in iOS Apps: Play music from Notification Center, order takeout, and more

This week's roundup of apps includes great new ways to order food—or just think about it—and new options for playing your tunes. Plus, games and project organizing apps, as well.

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Google for iOS updated with Material Design, better search tools, and more

Google's catch-all search and info app for iOS gets a major design overhaul to make it look more in sync with other Google apps.

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Without your Recovery Key, your Apple ID could be lost forever

Do you know where your Apple ID Recovery Key is? Keeping track of it could save your digital life.

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KappoBike wants to make ride tracking fun and turn data into better cycle lanes too

KappoBike sets itself apart from other ride trackers with in-game power-ups to boost scores -- and uses aggregate data to help city planners.

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Microsoft's cross-platform push continues with MSN apps for iOS and Android

The informational apps formerly known as Bing are no longer exclusive to Windows devices.

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United brings the iPhone 6 Plus on board for 23,000 flight attendants

The airline expects the new devices to improve customer service.

Iowa's smartphone driver's license is a big step toward all-digital wallets

The state will offer a free driver's license app in 2015, though it may face some hurdles in fully replacing a physical document.