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The Week in iPad Cases: Big grip, small hands

There's a big case in this week's roundup that's designed specifically for small hands, while others bring together materials, from plastics to natural woods, to keep your tablet safe from everyday accidents big and small.

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Was Steve Jobs a jerk? Hiring case questions his character

Plaintiffs say materials such as Walter Isaacson's biography are permissible as evidence. Others call it character assassination.

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Mac Pro shipping delays won't sink Apple profits

As the new Mac Pro hits the fourth-month mark, it's still experiencing shipping delays that, while annoying, probably won't hurt Apple's bottom line.

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The Week in iPhone Cases: Space and nature

One of the cases in this week's roundup celebrates the upcoming Earth Day in collaboration with a famous Mouse, while another has enough space-age materials to launch into space.

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You Should Play: Monument Valley

This Escher-inspired perception puzzle game feels measured, polished, and perfectly thought-out.

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Hands-on with Flickr 3.0, with new features that make Flickr cool again

With better search and a beautifully designed new layout, Flickr is clearly putting the emphasis on its community of incredible photographers.

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Lesson learned: Facebook's new friend-finding feature is optional

Facebook has tried friend-finding using your phone’s location before, but it's making the feature opt-in this time around.

on techhive.com

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Dropbox weaves cloud photo service Loom into Carousel

Cloud photo service Loom is joining forces with Dropbox, presumably to beef up the storage company's newly launched Carousel app.

Hot Deals Thursday: take home a Toshiba tablet for $250, 59% off a Bluetooth headset, and more

LogicBuy brings you more exciting savings on hot electronics, including a $350 discount on the Lenovo Y510p gaming laptop, a Linksys WiFi range extender at half price, and lots more.

on pcworld.com

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Reading List: What's that song?

Apple may bundle song-identification features into iOS 8, Steve Jobs's death was an 'opportunity' for Samsung, and more on CarPlay.

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Apache OpenOffice hits major 100 million downloads milestone in under 2 years

Yep, a lot of folks are using Apache OpenOffice -- despite the fact that many Linux distros now default to LibreOffice.

on pcworld.com

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The Week in iOS Apps: Play ball!

This week's roundup of new and updates apps includes stuff for baseball fans, foodies, and lovers of 'Duck Dynasty.' There's something for everyone.

Report: Yahoo hoping to woo Apple away from Google

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Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer reportedly has a secret plan: To convince Apple to use her company's mobile-search technology, rather than Google's. (If so, it's not much of a secret anymore.)

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LaCie warns hackers may have customer info, credit cards after year-long breach

For almost an entire year beginning in March 2013, malicious attackers may have been harvesting customer information including credit card data, LaCie says.

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Cellular industry makes concession on kill switch

Carriers, phone makers, and a lobbying group announce a voluntary agreement, but it might not be enough

on pcworld.com