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New World of Warcraft expansion, Warlords of Draenor, gets release date

Coming up on ten years old, World of Warcraft gets its fifth expansion. Blizzard also showed off the game's first (gorgeous) cinematic on Thursday.

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Apple bans two chemicals from product assembly after protests

Apple has found no widespread use of n-hexane and benzene at final assembly facilities for its products, but the company has still elected to not use the chemicals in those processes anymore.

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Watermarker review: Easily protect the publishing rights of your photographic work

Watermarker offers an excellent balance between features and ease of use that easily fits the needs of photographers and designers, regardless of the amount of images they need to process.

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Privacy vs. push notifications: My week with the new Foursquare

Foursquare wants to run in the background of your life, but it doesn’t really need to know where you are every second of the day.

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App Invasion: Get to know the new Foursquare, your mobile concierge

Check-ins are out, recommendations are in. Foursquare veterans will need time to get used to this strange new world, but the updated app has a lot to like.

Clockwise Podcast: Chromebooks, ebooks, Surface ads, and broken TVs

The days of electronics repair are over! Plus, Microsoft's aggressive Surface ads, the true value of an ebook, and a visit to the land of Chromebooks. With guests Jason Cross and Melissa Riofrio.

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The Week in Mac Apps: At the desk

In this week’s roundup, you’ll find a few apps designed to help you ease back into your school days, whether being a student is your full-time job or just a part of it.

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Workarounds for deleted network aliases

There appears to be a bug in Mavericks that causes network aliases placed in the sidebar to vanish. Chris Breen offers a couple of workarounds.

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Mojang on Minecraft: Pocket Edition's evolution into a mobile juggernaut

The developers of the LEGO-like smash discuss the bite-sized version's rise from an inauspicious start to phone and tablet glory.

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Siri ate my homework!

Serenity Caldwell and Chris Breen discuss Apple's internal training program, App Store curation, women and tech, and what is and (mostly) isn't terrible about Facebook Messenger.

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Draft Control review: Keep track of the changes made in text documents

This app works with different word-processing formats to track the changes you made to your documents.

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Four Finder timesavers every smart Mac user should know

Think you're pretty savvy about managing files and folders in the Finder? If so, maybe you already know these four tricks. But if you don't, you should.

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$25 iTunes freebies, iPad rumors, and the robot apocalypse

Apple's got two new commercials, the former Siri team is building an AI that might take over your world, and you can get some free iTunes credit when you buy an Apple TV.