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Healthbook, Android Wear, and a haunted empire

The rise of health-related apps and devices, questions of the relevance of App.net, the new book "Haunted Empire" about Apple after Steve Jobs, and an avalanche of smartwatches spurred on by Android Wear announcements. With guests Christopher Breen and Philip Michaels.

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Making an iOS app about Steve Jobs? Think different, Apple says

Apple reportedly won't OK Steve Jobs-themed offerings for its App Store, and the mobile world is a gloomier place because of that.

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iPad 2 bids us farewell, is replaced by fourth-generation Retina model

Apple's venerable iPad 2, first introduced in 2011, has finally ridden off into the sunset. The fourth-generation iPad with Retina display replaces it at the $399 price point.

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'Haunted Empire' sticks to its Apple-is-doomed narrative

Yukari Iwatani Kane's 'Haunted Empire' is a book that is so committed to its doomsaying about Apple that it misses a chance to properly analyze the post-Jobs era at the company.

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Green group, magazine call for boycott on Apple products

Green America launches campaign to get two toxic chemicals out of Apple's supply chain.

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Shorter iPhone returns, digital tipping, and caveat emptor

Apple shortens the iPhone return period, Starbucks prepares to add tipping to its mobile app, and in-app purchasers beware!

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Apple dominates 64-bit mobile chips as Android rivals lag

But ABI Research is predicting 64-bit chips will be on more Android mobile devices by 2018

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Microsoft will release a new version of Office for Mac this year

At the CeBit trade show in Germany, a company official said there should be more news of the office suite in the second quarter.

Mapping iOS 8, loyal Apples, and a Haunted Empire

What's cooking in the pot of Apple news this fine Tuesday morning? I'm glad you asked. Here are some of the stories that caught our interest.

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Strange tributes to Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs affected so many people in so many ways. This slideshow takes a look at the different ways people pay tribute to Apple's co-founder.