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Reading List: Will we see the next iPhone on September 9? Reply hazy, ask again later

Knock knock. Who's there? Oh, just some Apple news for Tuesday, August 5th.

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Touch+ transforms any surface into a multitouch gesture controller for your PC or Mac

Sure, the idea of controlling your PC with a book or dinner plate sounds cool, but the makers of Touch+ say it has some very real productivity benefits.

on pcworld.com

The dream of open, shared Wi-Fi is alive at Recode

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Over on Recode, Walt Mossberg shares a story about Steve Jobs's passion for open, guest Wi-Fi networks -- and a call to action to make them reality.

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Texting apps for business users

End-to-end encryption, forensic wiping, and other features make these texting tools ready for professional use.

on pcworld.com

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The Week in Mac Apps: Grab bag

From keeping your files safe to making sure that your servers are doing their jobs, this week’s roundup of new Mac apps brings you a veritable cornucopia of goodies for your Mac.

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Five timers just for meditation

Use these apps to track your time while meditating -- without any overwhelming distractions.

on techhive.com

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Researcher says PayPal's two-factor authentication is easily beaten

Joshua Rogers decided to go public with the information after notifying PayPal of the problem on June 5

on pcworld.com

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Return to Rapture: The original BioShock is coming to iOS this summer

2K China, the same team that ported XCOM: Enemy Unknown to iPads and iPhones, is now bringing BioShock to iOS devices—but do you want it?

Hands-on: miniLock's powerful file encryption is dead simple to use

A new Chrome app called miniLock is making it easy to encrypt and share single files with others.

on pcworld.com

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The Week in iPad Cases: A la mode

This week’s roundup of new iPad protection brings you a little fashion sense, some amazing colors, and a gentle reminder that, alas, another school year is just around the corner.

Thanks, Obama: Now you can legally unlock your smartphone if you want to

The President has signed a bill into law that will let you take your device to whatever carrier you'd rather be with.

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Judge approves Apple e-books price-fixing settlement

Apple's agreement to pay $400 million to consumers depends on the outcome of its appeal