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The Week in iOS Apps: Government made easy

A new app promises to help you make up your mind about big issues--and to let Congress know about it. Plus, we have new apps for gaming, making movies, hearing music, and more.

App Invasion: Live every day like it's Throwback Thursday with Timehop

This app creates a daily time capsule that's all about you.

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Modern Combat 5: Blackout arrives: We go hands-on with this mobile-friendly shooter

Gameloft's latest Call of Duty-alike looks and plays about the same, but makes some structural changes -- for better and for worse.

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The Week in iOS Accessories: Making sweet music

This week's roundup of new iOS accessories includes gear for making music, listening to tunes, and sharing both with your friends.

PDF: What it is, when it’s used, how to convert and edit it

PDFs are everywhere, despite being notoriously difficult to edit. Ever wonder why?

Apple tech note illuminates purported 'backdoor' services

The company's explained the purposes of three diagnostic tools that a security researcher claimed provided 'backdoor' access to users' information.

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Want an Apple watch? Just 3D print one

All right, so it's really just an iPod nano with a 3D printer-produced wristband. But it beats waiting for Apple to set a release date.

on techhive.com

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TrewGrip wants to change how you type on your mobile device

We first spotted this flipped-around mobile keyboard at CES. Now we've gotten a chance to try out a prototype before the finished version arrives this fall.

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Walk this way: 6 pedometer apps for iPhone

Who needs a Fitbit anyway? Your iPhone can track your steps for you, but not every pedometer app can go the distance.

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Hot Deals Thursday: Toshiba Core i7 Laptop for just $700, 3TB HDD for only $100, and more

Take a look at LogicBuy's best bargains, including a great deal on a Dell Venue 8 Pro and an iLuv MobiCup speaker for just $20.

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Will the TrewGrip keyboard strike the right key for mobile users?

TrewGrip takes a traditional QWERTY keyboards, splits it in two, and flips it around so you can touch type on your mobile device. We put a prototype of this mobile keyboard through its paces.

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This is Tim: Apple's CEO on iPad sales, China, Beats, IBM, and more

Apple CEO Tim Cook discussed the company's Q3 numbers and much, much more in his remarks to analysts Tuesday. Here's what he had to say.

Five takeaways from the Apple earnings call

Apple's doing great in China, not so well in tablets, and R&D spending is increasing

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Profits up, sales soft as Apple reports third-quarter earnings

Even in an era where critics complain the company has lost a step, Apple’s profits keep climbing. The company released its fiscal third-quarter earnings report on Tuesday, reporting revenue of $37.4 billion and a net profit of $7.7 billion.

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Apple gets patent for 3-year-old smartwatch design labeled 'iTime'

The patent is for a wrist-worn gadget that has a touchscreen and can communicate with a smartphone

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Live analysis: Apple Q3 FY14 financial results

Macworld's live coverage of Apple's financial results for the third quarter. How many iPads, iPhones, and Macs did the company sell? How healthy were its profits? We'll have all the details.

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Apple responds to troubling allegations of iOS 'backdoor'

A security researcher's claim to have found a 'backdoor' in iOS has raised eyebrows, but Apple says there's a reasonable explanation.