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Report: Neither iOS nor Android inherently more secure than the other

Apple has an edge in a couple of areas, but there are still ways into its walled garden, Marble Security said.

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iOS 8 to bring brush sizes to FiftyThree's Paper and Pencil

Come the fall, FiftyThree's Pencil stylus will get some pressure-sensitive-like features within the Paper app, courtesy iOS 8. Why is this super nifty for artists? Serenity Caldwell explains.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Remotely yours

This week’s Mac app roundup includes software that keeps your files in check, whether across the cloud or local storage, and helps you keep connected--both to your computers and to your loved ones.

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OKDoThis fights fear of missing out with photo-sharing challenges

Instagram can be inspiring, but it can also be depressing. OKDoThis wants you to get off the couch and inspire you to shoot.

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Apple settles e-book antitrust dispute with U.S. states, consumer group

Payments under the settlement agreement will depend on the outcome of Apple's appeal of a New York court's order.

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Unicode update adds emoji for spiders, chili pepper, 'live long and prosper,' and more

A new version of Unicode supports emoji, currency symbols and historic languages

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Garmin targets Waze and Google Maps with Viago, a $2, upgradeable GPS app

It's still not free, but for just $2 how can you go wrong with Garmin Viago?

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Parallels Access adds Android, iPhone, business remote-desktop access in new release

Parallels Access expands into the Android ecosystem with Parallels Access 2.0, which includes improved iOS file management and IT control over which devices tunnel into the network.

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Facebook focuses on games with iPad app refresh

Playing and finding new games on Facebook is about to get easier.

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Hands-on with OS X Yosemite: Mac interface rebuilt for Retina

An in-depth, hands-on look at the design changes in OS X Yosemite.

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Fix This App: Medium for iOS

This story sharing and consuming platform has gorgeous content, but its app is not up to snuff.

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GOG.com, GamersGate kick off the PC game deals season with massive Summer Sales

Great games done dirt cheap, courtesy of GOG and GamersGate.

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The Week in iPad Cases: The bouncer

In this week’s iPad-case roundup, you’ll find several items that can help you carry just about anything you need, and a few that will withstand anything that life throws your way, including that most destructive force of nature, children.