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The Week in iPhone Cases: Beyond the wallet case

This week's roundup of new iPhone cases features wallet cases that can hold a few personal items, plus some heavy-duty rugged cases that protect your phone from bumps and drops.

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Belkin significantly expands its WeMo connected-home product line at CES 2015

The whiz-bang WeMo Water with Echo Technology is easily the most interesting, but it's just one of seven all-new devices.

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Why Adobe Max is the premier conference for creatives

Adobe's own conference has evolved in the Creative Cloud era to connect developers and creative pros to not just Adobe's tools, but also to each other.

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Private I: Lock your cloud backups away with an encryption key

The myriad cloud backup services use different methods for encrypting not just your data, but the keys to it. Glenn Fleishman explains it all.

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Apple faces dumb lawsuit over the size of iOS 8

You mean my 16GB device doesn't have 16GB of free space? I'll see you in court.

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Relive your favorite stories from 2014 with storytelling app Storehouse

Storehouse takes your photos, videos, and memories and helps you compile them into beautiful, shareable stories.

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Themeboard shines a light on everything good (and bad) about third-party keyboards

Despite Apple's limited keyboard API, the team behind Themeboard is dedicated to bringing a customizable keyboard experience to iOS.

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Cue the outrage: How our favorite social networks failed us in 2014

From Facebook's psychological experiments to Foursquare's check-in drama, social media made us furious this year.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Math, virtual vet, and a few beats

In this week’s roundup of new Mac apps, you’ll find software that helps you make calculations, handle math problems, play (animal) doctor, and even scratch a few vinyls.

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Think Retro: When Apple's User Guides explained it all

Yosemite could use as good a definition of Save versus Save As, as this circa-1991 Macintosh User Guide.

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Why 2015 will be the year of the Apple

Apple's 2014 products don't even compare to what we expect out of Cupertino next year.

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The top 10 memes, viral videos, and online goings-on that defined 2014

What was it for you—Kitten Jam? The Ice Bucket Challenge? Relive some of the hottest happenings on the Internet from the past year.

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10 apps to help you win New Year’s Eve

Going out? You'll need our NYE app survival guide.