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The Week in iOS Apps: Google Assistant debuts on iPhone

This week's roundup features a new Siri competitor from Google, new apps for kids and several "get things done" offerings for the adults.

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Don't Panic: Breach at software developer shouldn’t affect its customers or its future

A leading independent Mac and iOS development company has chagrin, but says no customer or financial information leaked, nor was its website compromised.

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How to avoid the WannaCrypt virus if you run Windows on a Mac

If you're only an occasional user of Windows on a Mac, make sure you don't get hit by current worms.

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Apple's iTunes is coming to the Windows Store

Apple's iTunes is joining Spotify in Microsoft's Windows Store.

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Opera 45 goes social with sidebars for Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, and Telegram

Opera 45 lets you easily share content with friends thanks to built-in messaging features.

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New macOS malware OSX/Dok requires a lot of manual steps

OSX/Dok is now blocked, but it didn’t rely on any system exploits to install.

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The 10 Mac games you need to play from April 2017

You're sure to find something fun in this packed month of new releases.

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Podcast 556: Uber my dead body

Uber got in some hot water with Apple, but it was all handled behind the scenes, while Glenn thinks that users should have been alerted.

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The Week in Apple News and Rumors: iPhone 8 rumors, free Apple apps, Apple Watch NikeLab, and more

Apple headlines for the week ending April 21, 2017.

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Facebook Spaces wants you to hang out with your friends in VR

Facebook is making it possible to hang out with your friends in virtual reality using Spaces, a new app the company launched Tuesday for the Oculus Rift. The app will allow people to join a shared, immersive video call, represented by a personalized avatar.

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GarageBand, iMovie, Keynote, Pages, and Numbers are now free for Mac and iOS

Apple has changed the prcing for iMovie, GarageBand, and the iWork apps. They’re now free.

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Uber Central lets businesses hail a car for you

A new service called Uber Central is aimed at making it easier for companies to hail Uber cars on other people’s behalf.

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The Internet Archive brings Apple's classic Macintosh to your browser

The Internet Archive's newest collection lets you try classic Macintosh desktop systems, as well as software like MacPaint and MacWrite.

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Apple received a permit to test self-driving cars in California

Apple joins Google, Uber, Tesla, and BMW in testing autonomous driving technology.

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Amazon is offering the Photoshop Elements 15 and Premiere Elements 15 bundle for $75

Adobe's Elements 15 software is on sale at most online retailers, but today Amazon has the best price on the pair.