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Instapaper is free on the App Store this week

The venerable "read it later" app has undergone a number of changes in the last year, and is currently offering new users a chance to try it for free this week through Apple's App of the Week program.

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The Week in iPhone Cases: Striking gold

In this week's iPhone-case roundup, you'll find plenty of metal, much of it married to the most modern technologies to give your phone protection that’s both high-tech and great to look at. But, if you prefer a warmer touch, we also have some great-looking leathers and a case that looks like it came straight out of a mid-Nineties MTV commercial.

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Editor’s Picks: Our favorite iPhone cases

Our editors try out a ton of cases, but there are some that we just keep coming back to, despite our differences in taste.

Fisher-Price's iPad seat is under fire from critics.

Christmas controversy: Are iPads bad for kids?

Fisher-Price is under fire for its toddler seat that helps young children use an iPad. The New York Times is advising parents to skip the tablet at Christmas. Is giving an iPad to your kid the latest taboo?

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The Week in iOS Apps: Grand Theft Angry Birds

Two of the most popular game franchises in the world have fresh offerings this week. Plus, apps for listening to podcasts and writing, and updates to all your favorite social media apps.

The Macalope: Free advice

"Free" as in "it can actually cost you."

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iCloud backup tricks for the iPhone and iPad

Running out of iCloud storage? Before you pay for more, try these backup tricks.

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Smartphone photo tips for the holidays

'Tis the season for photos of holiday feasts, opening presents, and lots and lots of lights. Here's how to snap great-looking holiday shots with a cell phone.

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The Week in iOS Accessories: Gold syncer

This week's roundup of iOS accessories includes a little bit of gold to go with your new iPhone 5s. Of course, we've also got speakers, bags, and more items to make your gear more useful.

The Macalope: Scandalous

An Apple conspiracy! That, well, ends up fixed. Kind of a letdown, really.