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Think Retro: How HyperCard inspired a generation of future developers

Some of today's app developers credit HyperCard for their love of programming.

Think Retro: Remembering HyperCard

Christopher Phin sits down with Keith Martin of the London College of Communication to discuss the legacy of Apple's HyperCard software.

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Great last-minute gifts you can send by email right now

I can't believe you waited this long either, but it's going to be OK.

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The 20 best iOS games of 2014

Let’s look back on an amazing year of iPhone and iPad games well worth playing.

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How to track Santa's Christmas Eve journey from any device

Keep tabs on Santa's Christmas Eve trek around the globe with these websites, apps, and more.

Are you ignored on Twitter? Updated iOS app is brutally honest

Users can now access analytics for their tweets in the app.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Presentations, gardening, and New Year's resolutions

The holidays are nearly here, as is a new helping of great apps for your Mac. In this week’s roundup, you’ll find tools for everything from making beautiful presentations to rendering great pictures—with a little chemistry thrown in for good measure.

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Lyft rides Uber's coattails with fare-splitting feature

No more paying back later or picking up the next one: Users can now choose up to five contacts to divvy up the cost of a ride.

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Thunderbolt devices can infect MacBooks with persistent rootkits

The rogue code will run in the boot ROM and will be hard to detect or remove, a researcher said

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Silly startups: Here's to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels ... the dumb ones

Genetic-based dating, illegal parking, awkward wake-up calls and more!

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Google adds song lyrics to search results but it feels like a cheap cash grab

Google's instant answer results for song lyrics are partial and push you towards the Google Play Store.

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11 of the very best apps for working from an iPad

Armed with these apps, your trusty iPad just might become your go-to computer.

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Sony threatens to sue Twitter over hack-related Tweets

Confidential information from Sony was leaked after a hack in late November.

The best flight tracking apps for iPhone and iPad

A flight tracker is a handy tool to keep in your app toolbox. Here are our picks for managing travel, handling airport pick-up duty, and for budding aviation enthusiasts.