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Apple bumps approved size for iOS apps, lets them eat twice the memory

People with lower-end iOS devices may see their memory gobbled up quickly

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No hardware? No problem: Apple's Web-based iWork goes free for everyone

Now that anyone can create an iCloud account, the doors to Apple's online iWork suite are wide open.

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Personal weather stations can expose your Wi-Fi network

Netatmo weather stations upload Wi-Fi passwords and SSIDs to the company's servers over insecure connections

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The Week in iOS Apps: New camera options with Darkroom and Nutshell

This week's roundup of apps includes two new offerings for editing and sharing images captured on your iPhone—plus TV, social media, and more.

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Mattel's iconic View-Master becomes a VR headset

If you've tried Google Cardboard and are over the age of 30, you've probably noticed some parallels to those old View-Master stereoscopes. Now, Mattel is embracing the comparison.

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Apple highlights games without in-app purchases in the App Store

Apple is often accused of driving down the price of software. Here's an example where the company is doing the opposite by highlighting games you pay for upfront.

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Apple extends two-factor authentication to FaceTime and iMessage

Apple is including two more crucial services in its two-factor authentication protections to keep your messaging out of the hands of hackers.

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Five dating apps that are just the worst

Bribery, elitism, and stalking? Just another day in the world of online dating apps. Avoid these at all cost.

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You Should Play: Gunbrick is a puzzle game disguised as a platformer

While iOS is experiencing a revival of retro-inspired puzzle and platform games, Gunbrick is just original and weird enough to marry the two ideas well.

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Apple makes progress in cutting use of conflict minerals

Refiners and smelters that don't undergo an audit will be removed from Apple's supply chain.

Why Twitter just bought a social media talent agency

Vine stars are making millions off branded clips, and Twitter wants a cut.

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Facebook introduces Legacy Contacts to manage your account when you die

A “legacy contact” gives users a little more control over their social networking afterlives, while keeping full account access on lockdown.

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Apple helps Pinterest launch rich pins for better app discovery

The Cupertino giant will curate a Pinterest collection of featured apps.