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New browser extension warns you when articles are paid for by advertisers

Native advertising and sponsored content is a big trend at news sites these days. A new browser extension helps let you know when what you're reading is not editorial content.

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When Big Brother is your Mom

In this week's podcast we talk Apple and diversity, Facebook as humor filter, calling your mom, iPhone 6 rumors, and an effective Apple ad.

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$25 iTunes freebies, iPad rumors, and the robot apocalypse

Apple's got two new commercials, the former Siri team is building an AI that might take over your world, and you can get some free iTunes credit when you buy an Apple TV.

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With Stickers commercial, Apple wants us to connect with our devices

A new commercial from Cupertino shows MacBook Airs like you've never seen them--at least in an Apple commercial. Contributor Marco Tabini thinks it carries a deeper message.

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When auto-play videos play anyway

You believe you've blocked videos that auto-play in your browser, yet they continue to force themselves upon you. Chris Breen offers a solution.

Reading List: Do it yourself

Apple's reportedly building an in-house team to work on speech recognition research, but its in-house advertising team isn't doing so hot.

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Apple says no to incentivized ad watching and social sharing in App Store crackdown

Apple is famous for its crackdowns on apps for various reasons, but this latest app purge may be a big win for users.

Adblock Plus works out kinks in Safari extension

The browser extension is mostly on par with ones for Chrome and Opera

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Reading List: What's that song?

Apple may bundle song-identification features into iOS 8, Steve Jobs's death was an 'opportunity' for Samsung, and more on CarPlay.

Reading List: Inactivation lock, iAds for the masses, a penny earned

An iOS 7 bug could interfere with Activation Lock, iAds are now open to all and sundry, and Apple announces its next quarterly conference call.