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Your old beater could get a bite of Apple CarPlay action soon, via Alpine aftermarket unit

Alpine Electronics is reportedly working with Apple to develop an installable upgrade that includes CarPlay, the iOS-based infotainment system for cars.

on techhive.com

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BlackBerry presses for immediate halt to Typo keyboards

A US judge blasts Typo's bond request as 'wildly inappropriate' as a sales ban looms

Manage Your Media More Effectively with NAS

Network attached storage may be your best bet to get those unruly pictures, music files, and videos under control in a flash. Here's your plan of attack.

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Microsoft OneNote for Mac review: Compelling but not yet ready to compete with Evernote

This Mac app for notes, journaling, and other collections of digital information has some interesting features, but it still needs some improvements.

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New Stump Stand sits pretty, holds your iPad or iPhone

Gear We Love: When it comes to stands for your iOS devices, they don't get much simpler than the Stump. But it's one of the best we've used.

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Scheduling success: Four tech tricks for planning meetings

We all have to schedule and attend meetings, but for some reason they can still be a pain in the neck. Here are some techniques that'll make herding the cats a little easier.

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iWatch watch: Apple is not here to entertain you

Some pundits say Apple is doomed if it doesn't release a smartwatch. Why do they say such things? Jason Snell thinks there are a couple of reasons.

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How to search smarter in Mail

You've likely searched for messages in Mail, but chances are you aren't taking full advantage of all the ways that Mail lets you find exactly what you're looking for.

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The Week in iPad Cases: Out and about

This week's roundup of new iPad cases features several that are designed to help you take your iPad everywhere from the beach to the workplace—even when your workplace is a dusty construction site.

Analysts say the craziest things

Seriously, someone should check in on some of them.

Report: NSA secretly exploited devastating Heartbleed bug for years (Update: NSA denies)

News of the Heartbleed bug has brought the Web to its knees, and Bloomberg says the NSA has been exploiting it for at least two years.

on pcworld.com

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Judge humiliates Apple staffer for using cell phone during Apple-Samsung trial

“You. Ma’am. You in the front row,” the judge ordered. Seems a few too many cell phones are gumming up the courtroom’s Wi-Fi.

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Meet the new Twitter, same as the old Facebook

Twitter is snagging some of Facebook’s features, but risks losing its personality in the process.

on techhive.com

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The Week in iPhone Cases: Say cheese

One of the items in this week's roundup of new iPhone cases is all corners, while another teaches you how we Italians say cheese.

Behind the scenes of Monument Valley

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Cult of Mac has an interview with iOS game Monument Valley's creators and many, many beautiful concept sketches from the app's development.