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Apple launches Back to School promo, offers gift cards with purchase

As in past years, Apple is offering a gift card to the Apple Store alongside the qualifying purchase of a Mac, iPad, or iPhone for the upcoming school year.

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Reading List: iCloud story has a silver security lining

Apple says iCloud wasn't hacked; meanwhile, the iPad comes to Japan's largest cellular network and gets a break for school.

How to work at home with kids

Working at home is one thing. Working at home with kids in the house is something else entirely. Here's how freelancer Joe Kissell gets it done.

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Staff Picks: Brush up on your language skills with Duolingo

Want to learn a new language or brush up on one you already know? Our staff pick, Duolingo, provides a great foundation for doing so.

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The Week in iOS Apps: Here comes the sun

This week's roundup includes a cool new way of looking at the sun. Plus, there are apps for seeking real estate, organizing your life, and fighting in the Game of Thrones universe.

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Deploying Apple devices in business and schools just got easier

Apple's also published a document that details how several security systems in iOS work, and been deemed the most admired company in the world for a seventh straight time.

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Google may be the last calculator you'll ever need

How many kilograms are in a pound? How many inches in a light year? What's the square root of 268? Google has the answer—here's how to get it.

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Apple retail stores to host coding event on Wednesday

The company is participating in the nationwide Computer Science Education Week, offering customers free hands-on programming workshops at its retail stores.

Play-i's friendly robots teach kids about programming

Even kids too young to read can order these robots around, learning coding concepts and having fun at the same time.

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