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Adobe shows off Flash Pro 'CS7'—codenamed Hellcat

Adobe's next version of Flash Pro features a redesigned interface and should run much faster too.

Lodsys sues developers large and small over in-app purchasing patents

Lodsys, the patent-holding company that first made waves a couple years ago, filed suit this week against a slew of iOS developers.

Take Apple out of your iPhone

While Apple's preloaded iOS apps are great, sometimes they don't quite fit the bill for your needs. Try these apps instead of the Apple standbys for a different approach.

SlideShark unveils 'broadcast' feature for remote PowerPoint presentations

SlideShark on Tuesday updated its popular productivity app for iPhone and iPad, introducing a feature that lets users broadcast live PowerPoint presentations to clients, colleagues, and other viewers at remote locations.

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Apple buys indoor mapping app startup WiFiSlam

Apple has acquired mapping startup WiFiSlam, which is developing an indoor location service for smartphones, Apple said Monday.

The Week in iOS Apps: Fun for foodies

Whether it's making reservations or making gazpacho, this week's roundup of new and updated apps for the iPhone and iPad has you covered.

The Week in iOS Apps: Mercy, BeauCoo!

This week's roundup of iOS apps includes a focus on "body positivity," healthy eating, and some new new twists on classic games.

CBS launches streaming app, signaling new era for TV viewing

CBS has finally released an app featuring its prime-time programming--at the same time that Nielsen begins measuring online viewing as part of its ratings numbers.

The Week in iOS Apps: Back to the Future!

This week's roundup of new and updated iOS apps features old movies repurposed as new games, as well as a few offerings to make you more productive.

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Five new flaws found in the latest version of Java

This latest vulnerability report follows a week after the same company reported two other holes in Oracle's plug-in

The Week in iOS Apps: It's a small world

This week's selection of new-and-improved apps includes offerings that give you a closer look at nature--as well as an ability to document your own travels around the world.

iTunes U surpasses 1 billion downloads

Apple's education service, which allows downloads of material from almost 2500 schools, has finally topped 1 billion downloads.

The Week in iOS Apps: Crazy for Coco

This week's roundup of iOS apps includes American comedy, Swedish mystery, and a behind-the-scenes look at the Oscars.