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Google harms users by favoring its own services in search results, study finds

Two U.S. academics have published a report slamming Google's practice of blending links to its own services with general search results.

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Freemium Field Test: Lara Croft: Relic Run is flashy, fun, and free

It's much simpler than the console games, but the Tomb Raider star does well in this endless runner.

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The Week in iPad Cases: Pad & Quill’s gorgeous new backpack makes a great travel companion

This week’s roundup of new iPad cases includes a functional crossover from WaterField Designs, a versatile keyboard case from ZeroChroma, and colorful, creative options from DODOcase, Everything Tablet, and Belkin.

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MindNode 2 review: Makes Mac brainstorming a breeze

MindNode 2 takes what was already great about the Pro version, supercharging it with new features, themes, and other options that make it the best version yet.

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Apple Music launching 8am Pacific Tuesday, allows uploads like iTunes Match

Apple Music will let you upload your own tracks to fill in the gaps.

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Disney gets sick of selfie sticks, bans them from its parks

The ban takes effect at Disneyland and Disney World—and at Disney's Paris and Hong Kong locations—next week.

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You’re doing it wrong: A negative Watch review, hold the hate

Turns out you can write a negative opinion about the Apple Watch without being ridiculously over the top. Who knew?

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The Week in iPhone Cases: Lifeproof's latest rugged case packs a (battery) punch

This week’s roundup of new iPhone cases includes fancy designs from OtterBox, elegant leather options from Hard Graft and Distilunion, and Lenzcase's iPhone/glasses case hybrid.

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Low Power mode in iOS 9 saves battery life by slowing performance

But at least you get to actually use your iPhone's features, rather than enabling Airplane Mode and frantically searching for a power outlet.

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Tech throws its weight behind same-sex marriage ruling ... with rainbows and emojis

Companies are voicing support for the U.S. Supreme Court ruling across social media. Facebook has even released a filter for overlaying a rainbow on profile pictures.

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AppleCare+ offers easier battery replacements for iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and more

Apple device owners can get their iPhone, iPad or Watch replaced if it stays below 80 percent battery capacity.

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The Week in iOS Apps: Android on Your iPhone

This week's roundup includes update to a few Google apps — want the Android experience on iOS? It's nearly possible.

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How to set up iCloud Family Sharing on a Mac

Family Sharing gives your family access to purchases in iTunes, iBooks, and the App Store.