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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.

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The 10 Mac games you need to play from March 2017

Perplexing puzzles, blistering battles, and falling fish—and plenty more, too.

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Google Calendar finally comes to the iPad

Google’s Calendar app is making a long-awaited move to a new device: Apple’s iPad.

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tvOS 10.2 may cause third-party streaming apps to stop working

Check for an update for your third-party app before updating the Apple TV.

Project Felix features new save options after a render: and optional auto-save, and Save As.

Adobe announces Creative Cloud updates to Illustrator, InDesign, Experience Design, and Project Felix

Adobe updated Creative Cloud apps with new features based on user feedback.

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iOS 10.3 is ready to install with Find My AirPods, the new Apple File System, and more

After five beta releases, iOS 10.3 is finally ready for the masses.

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Instagram will let you book appointments to become more like Yelp and OpenTable

The Facebook-owned app wants to give you more reasons to interact with businesses.

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Playing the name game with Intel’s object recognition software

Object recognition tools are key for things like self-driving cars and surveillance systems, and Intel’s SXSW demo shows us how it works.

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Developers can apply for WWDC scholarship starting March 27 to get a free ticket and lodging

Apple is including free lodging for successful applicants to its annual WWDC scholarship.

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Spotify is launching a Hi-Fi lossless audio tier that could cost twice as much

Users are seeing test offers to upgrade to Spotify Hi-Fi for $5 or $10 above the $10 premium subscription.