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Hands-on with OS X Yosemite: Safari slims down

Safari in OS X Yosemite sports a sleeker look, along with several new features. But we're a little cranky about the new, cramped title bar.

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Apple's new Mac Pro Security Adapter keeps your desktop safe and sound

Apple quietly started selling an adapter for the new Mac Pro that lets you use standard Kensington locks to secure your desktop.

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This robot from Zuta Labs may change the way you print

The future of portable printing may be contained in Zuta's Pocket Printer, a four-wheeled robot that's a little smaller than a CD case. But that's only if its makers can improve on a crowd-funded prototype.

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Give your brain a workout with Lumosity

Yes, Lumosity is playing mind games with you. But it's for your own good.

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App Invasion: Give your brain a workout with Lumosity

Yes, Lumosity is playing mind games with you. But it's for your own good.

Car apps: Ford's Sync AppLink marries car to phone, but the relationship's complicated

The Ford Fiesta we test drive here isn't a fancy car, but it does have Sync AppLink, which is a way to safely use compatible smartphone apps when driving.

Wearables Right or Wrong? Android Wear redefines the smartwatch

In Episode 7 of his weekly video show, Jon Phillips sets his crosshairs directly on Android Wear, Google's new OS designed just for wrist wearables.

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Increased Messages security leaves iChat, third-party IM clients by the wayside

Third-party IM apps and older versions of iChat will no longer be able to log in with Mac.com or Me.com screennames.

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The Week in iOS Accessories: Stack 'em

This week's roundup of new add-ons for your iOS devices includes a gadget that you can use to stack and recharge dozens of iPads in a single sitting, as well as new devices for recharging, carrying, and listening.

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Google's Smarty Pins turns Maps into a game that tests your trivia and geography skills

Think you know your way around the world? Find out if you've got smarty pins with Google's new game.

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Putting pocket breathalyzers to the test

We look at a trio of smartphone accessories aimed at alerting you when you've had one too many. But which device came out on top?

Reading List: Do it yourself

Apple's reportedly building an in-house team to work on speech recognition research, but its in-house advertising team isn't doing so hot.

App: The Human Story

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This documentary about the app revolution kicked off by the release of the iPhone App Store in 2008 looks to be a winner, and it's just launched a Kickstarter campaign. The trailer features people such as John Gruber, Craig Hockenberry, Adam Lisagor, Jessie Char, and our own Jason Snell.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Soundwaves

This week’s roundup comes with apps that know how to handle sound, a tool that helps you build puzzles, a new way to focus, and much more.

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Apple launches Back to School promo, offers gift cards with purchase

As in past years, Apple is offering a gift card to the Apple Store alongside the qualifying purchase of a Mac, iPad, or iPhone for the upcoming school year.

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Hands-on with Tsum Tsum, Disney's Japanese Plush-Inspired Mobile Game

Is this slick match-three puzzler a worthwhile play experience, or just a marketing tie-in? It's both, really.

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