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You Should Play: Crush enemies in the mysterious endless-action game Helix

What's the best way to get rid of bugs? If this endless charmer is any indication, you'll simply spin circles around them.

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The Week in iOS Apps: Fun and games

This week's roundup of new releases features games for jocks, games for fantasy fans, and apps for dancing, getting in shape, and storing your favorite photos.

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Christian Bale to play Steve Jobs because the Steve Jobs bio-pics must never end

But, hey, at least Christian Bale is a very good actor.

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Continuity and Spotlight highlight the need to closely examine where our data goes

SMS forwarding is great on its face, but it could weaken two-factor authentication schemes—and that's not the only problem.

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Ello makes its ad-free promise a legal one, too

The fast-growing social network makes its manifesto a legal document to prevent future profits from user data.

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Vintage Apple-1 computer sells for a record $905,000

A 38-year-old working Apple-1 personal computer sold Wednesday at auction for a record $905,000, almost double the estimate.

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Social media scheduler Buffer goes big with iOS 8 update optimized for iPads

Now you can manage your social networking posts on a bigger screen.

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Papers, Please creator's new game invokes Mac Plus era

Return of the Obra Dinn transports you to 1808. You're an insurance adjustor for the East India Company. And it's all done in 1-bit graphics.

on pcworld.com

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Apple ending SSL 3.0 push notifications in wake of severe POODLE vulnerability

Apple is one of many companies moving to shut down SSL 3.0 for good.

Twitter weaves Fabric, but will developers be drawn in?

Twitter wants to help developers build apps -- with more tie-ins to Twitter -- through Fabric

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Cashiers don't understand Apple Pay and it's totally adorable

"What just happened?!" is the typical reaction I've been getting when using Apple's game-changing new payments system.

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The Week in Mac Apps: All aboard the midnight train to Yosemite

This week's roundup of new and updated Mac apps comes hot on the heels of OS X Yosemite's launch, which means that many of our favourite software products have been updated to support Apple's latest operating system.

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The Week in iOS Accessories: New products for new iPads

This week's roundup of iOS accessories includes a number of new items to accompany Apple's latest generation of iPads.