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The Week in iOS Apps: Thanks, Hanks

This week, America's Greatest Living Actor introduces a new app that will make your iPad seem a little more old-fashioned. Plus we have apps for style, food, entertainment, and more.

Android Wear watches at IFA: Handicapping Asus, LG and Motorola wearables

New Android Wear smartwatches from Asus, LG and Motorola will be directly hinged to Berlin's IFA trade show in early September. Jon Phillips riffs on what to expect in Episode 13 of Wearables Right or Wrong?

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Intuit's Quicken 2015 for Mac revamps interface, expands investment features

The long-running finance software has been updated for 2015, complete with a new Mac-specific interface, mobile app integration, and more.

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Choose to play for the Light Side or Dark Side in Star Wars: Commander

Disney and Lucasfilm's new combat strategy game plays out differently depending on which side you pick.

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Take a screenshot, build a shopping list with SnapUp

Browse for stuff on your phone, take a screenshot, and SnapUp makes that info shop-able.

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Vine update for iOS adds the ability to import video clips

You can use the built-in Camera app on your phone to shoot (even in slow-mo) and then import that footage into Vine. Finally.

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AT&T brings gigabit broadband to Silicon Valley, challenging Google Fiber's own plans

Gigabit broadband is coming to Silicon Valley, and it's a race to see whether AT&T's GigaPower service makes it before Google Fiber. AT&T just threw its hat into the ring, but neither it nor rival Google has set a firm deployment date.

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Hands-on: Google Photo Sphere Camera for iOS

Google's Photo Spheres have made their way over to iOS, and we've taken the app for a brief spin around the map.

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Parallels Desktop 10 brings Yosemite support, better Windows-Mac integration

The virtualization application will support Apple's latest release while offering improved performance for many common tasks.

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The Week in iOS Accessories: Rockin' docks

This week's roundup of new gear for your iOS devices includes several docks for charging and syncing -- and maybe even for putting it at the center of your home-entertainment system.

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Fix This App: Overcast for iOS

Overcast is an almost-perfect podcast manager for iOS, but adding a few key features would make it even better.

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.