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Not breaking news: Smartphone subsidies are just a fact of modern life

The New York Times has made a startling discovery. From 2009.

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Google Glass: The fuzzy pink bathrobe of technology

Chris Breen and Susie Ochs discuss distracted driving and Google Glass, not-so-bendable iPhones, Apple and privacy, and the smugglers index.

Just your typical launch: Apple sells lots of devices, pundits see doom

Did Apple have problems this week? Sure. Were they unusual? Not so much.

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Comic: Space concerns and crashes and burns

Macworld and Rich Stevens of Diesel Sweeties present Multitouch Theater, a weekly cartoon about Macs, iOS, and everything in-between. Our final week here: iOS 8 space concerns and crashes and burns. Thanks for a great comic run!

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Why Europe will likely say 'meh' to Apple Pay

Apple's new touchless payment system could be a huge change for American consumers, but it'll be nothing really new for Europeans.

Unfair comparisons: stacking the iPhone against every Android phone feature

How do you make the iPhone pale in comparison? Pretend that you can get a mythical Android phone that has every possible feature.

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iOS 8 and Yosemite are the next step in unconstrained computing

As much fun as it is to examine a new OS's features and functions, it's also worthwhile to put them in context. Chris Breen considers the Big Picture.

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Hello new iPhones, so long, Serenity

Serenity and Chris part company, but not before discussing massive iPhone sales, iPhone photography, and why Chris has taken a break from jailbreaking.

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Comic: The great big click-wheel in the sky

Macworld and Rich Stevens of Diesel Sweeties present Multitouch Theater, a weekly cartoon about Macs, iOS, and everything in-between. This week: Off to the great big click-wheel in the sky.

Standard reactions

Apple announced some stuff. Let's go to the pundit playbook.

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The Tao of Apple rumors

How do rumors keep moving? Energy is never lost.

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Imagining Apple's future digital media format

U2's Bono hinted in a recent interview that the band and Apple were working on a new media format that would help artists get paid. Chris Breen imagines what that would look like.