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For the ultimate home cinema, start with NAS

Great home theater is about more than just the biggest, smartest TV and the most sophisticated sound system.

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Hands-on: Mailbox for Mac Beta swipes, snoozes its way onto OS X

Dropbox has officially launched the public beta for the Mac version of its popular mail client for iOS and Android.

Google may offer accounts for kids, controls for parents

Children's accounts could go legit if Google can satisfy privacy requirements

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The Week in Mac Apps: Done and done

This week’s Mac app roundup brings you sports tricks, photos you didn’t know you could make, and the ability to get things done.

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The Week in iPad Cases: What the fox says

Animals play an important role in this week’s roundup of new iPad cases, decorating your tablet with sweet cuteness—and a bit of hipster cunning.

50 Cent's headphones will measure your heart rate

Biometric headphones that measure your heart rate will be out later this year from SMS Audio.

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The Week in iPhone Cases: Paging Mr. Six

Apple may not have released its next iPhone yet, but that’s not stopping case manufacturers from announcing cases to fit the rumored new models. We've got a few of those accessories in this week’s roundup, alongside our usual array of products that work with current models.

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The Week in iOS Apps: Always lower prices

This week's roundup of new and updated apps includes an offering from Walmart that ensures you're always paying the lowest advertised price for a product.

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Biometric headphones measure a wearer's heart rate

The headphones from SMS Audio, majority owned by rapper 50 Cent, work with a popular fitness application

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New World of Warcraft expansion, Warlords of Draenor, gets release date

Coming up on ten years old, World of Warcraft gets its fifth expansion. Blizzard also showed off the game's first (gorgeous) cinematic on Thursday.

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Apple bans two chemicals from product assembly after protests

Apple has found no widespread use of n-hexane and benzene at final assembly facilities for its products, but the company has still elected to not use the chemicals in those processes anymore.

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Privacy vs. push notifications: My week with the new Foursquare

Foursquare wants to run in the background of your life, but it doesn’t really need to know where you are every second of the day.

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App Invasion: Get to know the new Foursquare, your mobile concierge

Check-ins are out, recommendations are in. Foursquare veterans will need time to get used to this strange new world, but the updated app has a lot to like.

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The Week in Mac Apps: At the desk

In this week’s roundup, you’ll find a few apps designed to help you ease back into your school days, whether being a student is your full-time job or just a part of it.

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Mojang on Minecraft: Pocket Edition's evolution into a mobile juggernaut

The developers of the LEGO-like smash discuss the bite-sized version's rise from an inauspicious start to phone and tablet glory.

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