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You Should Play: Sunburn has you round up friends in space, and then plunge everyone into a star

Group sacrifice is a noble fate in this lovably bleak oddball gem.

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The best defenses against Verizon's invasive, already-being-abused web tracking

There are several tools that can block third-party advertising companies from zeroing in on your Web browsing.

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The Week in iPhone Cases: Wireless charging, radiation shields, and lots of storage

This week’s roundup of new iPhone cases brings you a variety of protective options—from cool alternatives for the wallet-weary smartphone user, to gadgety cases designed for those who like to explore the latest trends.

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Five apps for hitting the slopes and playing in the snow

If you’re headed to the slopes—or if you live somewhere snowy—use these apps to get more out of your winter adventures.

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How and why you should use a VPN to protect your data's final mile

Virtual private networks (VPNs for hire) are cheap and very easy to use on your Mac, iPhone, and iPad.

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Tips for maintaining your media for eternity and beyond

Wouldn't it be great to pass down the movie you made of your child's first birthday to her great-great-grandchildren? These tips may make that possible.

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The Week in iOS Apps: The Princess Bride becomes a game

As you wish: The Princess Bride is now an interactive game on the iPhone and iPad. Plus apps for news, getting organized, and more

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B of A boosts Apple Pay with 1.1 million cards enrolled

Bank of America's 800,000 Apple Pay users are a drop in the bucket, but a positive sign for the new service.

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Peerio hands-on: This secure messaging suite packs dead simple end-to-end encryption

The creator of Cryptocat and miniLock is back with yet another encryption tool .

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Wakie for iOS wants you to ditch the alarm clock and wake up with strangers

An app that has a stranger wake you up anonymously with a phone call? Yeah, no thanks.

Supremely wrong: Getting the iPhone wrong at its birth

Looking back at some of the worst reaction to the iPhone's announcement eight years ago.

App Invasion: Wakie for iOS is the most awkward alarm clock ever

Wakie wants you to ditch the alarm clock and wake up to a phone call from a stranger.

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Google updates Translate, launches Classroom for iOS

Google Translate now uses your iPhone's camera to translate text in real time, and also helps you with your conversational skills.

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Apple and Ericsson sue each other in LTE patent royalty spat

Apple products infringe on Ericsson patents now the license agreement has expired, Ericsson said.