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Make iOS 7.1 less nausea-inducing

Are iOS 7's thin text, lack of buttons, and dynamic transitions hurting your eyes and your stomach? Here are several easy ways to make iOS 7 a little easier to look at, updated for iOS 7.1.

The Macalope Weekly: Reasonable explanations

There's one for pretty much everything.

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Google sharpens Gmail app for iOS

This new version adds background refresh capability.

on pcworld.com

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Look for Flipboard to tap into Zite's personalized reading smarts

Flipboard is buying up its rival reading app. And while Zite's iOS and Android apps aren't going away, they won't receive further updates as the Zite team joins up with Flipboard.

on techhive.com

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The real impact of CarPlay: It's the software, dummy

Apple's CarPlay initiative has met with a mixed reception, but Dan Moren thinks they're overlooking the most important aspect: upgradeability.

The Macalope: Everything's coming up BlackBerry!

Look out, world! BlackBerry's making a comeback!

The Macalope Weekly: Unresolved issues

Any time Apple makes a mistake you know it's time to bring out the kitchen sink.

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How to selectively block Internet access

Your kid spends all his time mucking about with his iPod touch when he should be doing his homework. Here's a way to remove one distraction.

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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.