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Five timers just for meditation

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

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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

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Tim Cook welcomes Beats to the Apple family

Apple's CEO took to Twitter to greet the new acquisition, and both companies have posted messages on their websites.

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The Week in iPhone Cases: Icons and symbols

This week's roundup of new iPhone cases brings you beautiful 3-D printing, a wavy case inspired by sports, and see-through protection.

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You Should Play: Broken Age

This whimsical tale of two teens in extraordinary situations is a pleasant treat.

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Office for iPad updated with PDF exporting, flick gestures

Microsoft issues updates to Word, PowerPoint, and Excel for the Apple iPad, with some handy new features.

Apple’s multi-terabit, $100M CDN is live--with paid connection to Comcast

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The powerful content delivery network could help speed downloads of iOS and OS X updates--sure to be a boon when Apple releases the much-anticipated iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite later this fall.