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Apple drops iOS 8.1.2 to bring back vanished ringtones

This iOS update fixes the missing ringtone problem along with general bugs.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Holiday puzzles, activity planning, and time-saving utilities

This week’s roundup of new Mac apps brings you a little holiday cheer, a way to keep your burgeoning digital comic library in check, and a couple tools to bring order into the chaos of your daily life.

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This War of Mine review: Exploring the horrors of war through civilian eyes

This War of Mine conveys some horrific truths about civilian life during warfare, and it does so in a way that only video games can accomplish.

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YouTube’s app for Apple TV gets major overhaul

YouTube says this update lets you access “the full YouTube experience, right from your Apple TV.” Sounds about right.

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Distiller pairs with Drizly for on-demand whiskey delivery

When you’re cozied up on your couch with a glass of the good stuff, thank technology.

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Today's Hot Deals: Acer HD ChromeBook for $199, Dell Inspiron 15 for $229, and more

The holiday season is in full swing; decorations are going up, wish lists are being written and our bargain hunters are busy finding the hottest deals on tech. Headlining these deals: an Alienware laptop for $1400, Lenovo Bluetooth Speaker for $18, and the Apocalypse Edition of Dead Rising 3 on Xbox One for $40

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Podcast: Holiday camera spectacular with Ben Long

Ben Long joins Chris Breen to talk about the state of the art in digital photography and recommend gifts for the camera lover in your life.

Overboard: Taking iTunes criticism too far

It's OK to criticize iTunes. Just be right.

Amazon's 'Make an Offer' program lets you haggle for even lower prices

You can't make an offer on many product categories yet, but if you're looking for collectible items Amazon now gives you the chance to knock a few bucks off the price.

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Bop.fm delivers almost ad-free, a la carte music streaming on the go

It may sound too good to be true, but startup Bop.fm says their music aggregation service for Apple iOS can pull in the best of what other paid services have to offer.

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Hands-on with the Dropbox Mobile app's new managing, editing, and syncing features

The vastly improved mobile app lets you do almost everything the desktop app can do. Microsoft Office integration is the biggest highlight.

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Think Retro: Why the cute and quirky eMate was Apple’s most human product

The Newton-powered eMate was stylish, friendly, and made the best noises you’ve ever heard from a device.

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Top five tips for this year's tech Santa

You have the power and knowledge to help your less tech-savvy family and friends this holiday season. Be sure to put these five tips to good use.