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Google debuts on Apple Watch with disappointing News & Weather app

The company's first Apple Watch entry isn't all that great.

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BitTorrent's serverless chat app Bleep arrives on iOS

BitTorrent is taking a page from Snapchat with disappearing encrypted messages.

The impossible dream: Reviewing products that don't exist

Pundits love to pre-fail rumored Apple devices.

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Freemium Field Test: Mortal Kombat X looks the part, but the fun doesn't last

If you've played Injustice or WWE Immortals, you'll know what to expect—but there's even less strategy involved.

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Now you can read 'The New York Times' for free on its redesigned iOS app

The legacy newspaper has made its iOS app, NYT Now, a free download, dropping the previous subscription price of $8 a month.

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Get your first look at iOS 8.4 beta 3 and its new Music app

Apple has released a third beta version of iOS 8.4, including a revamped Music app, as well as a new beta build of OS X Yosemite 10.10.4.

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You Should Play: Tales from the Borderlands serves up a colorful, comedic adventure

And you don't have to be a fan of the shooter games to enjoy this entertaining, phone-friendly spinoff.

Haptic hazard: Analyzing unannounced products

Why do pundits fall into the trap of pillorying things we know nothing about?

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The Week in iOS Apps: Version 4.0 of Flickr arrives

This week's roundup includes a major update to the Flickr photo app, as well as a new hide-and-seek game, an app for ACLU supporters, and more.

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Could Apple become its own cellular carrier?

Google's heading into new territory with Project Fi. Should Apple set up an MVNO too?

Snapchat wants to break the news of who is elected President in 2016

The photo-sharing and messaging app has launched content channels and hired a CNN vet as it gears up to become a full-blown news service by the 2016 election.

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8 'side doors' for importing images into Photos for OS X and iOS

You don't even need to open the Photos app on your Mac to add new photos to your library.

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You Should Play: Get your World of Warcraft fix with Hearthstone

Hearthstone is a digital collectible card game based on characters and lore from Warcraft, and it's not to be missed.

Meaningless: Words have officially lost all meaning

Things that a pretty successful are flops. It's a thing you can literally say.

Stupid games: Fun with estimates

Fun in the way those little kid games with pre-determined outcomes are fun. Which is to say not fun at all.