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20 games you need to play on your Mac

Contrary to popular belief there exists a bevy of A-list games compatible for Mac computers. Take a look at our picks for the best Mac games available for Apple fans.

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Apple leads phone sales in May, Samsung gains, and LG loses steam

In May, Apple claimed 41.9 percent of the U.S. smartphone market, according to a report from comScore. Samsung grew its market share, while LG and HTC lost a bit of their respective shares of the pie.

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5 of the juiciest portable battery chargers money can buy

Battery life still tops the polls for smartphone concerns. If it’s bugging you, then maybe it’s time to snag yourself a portable charger. Come on in, put your feet up, and allow us to show you round the wonderful world of external chargers.

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Apple hires Tag Heuer exec as iWatch rumors build

Another piece of evidence that Apple's iWatch is appearing sooner rather than later: The company has hired top Tag Heuer sales executive Patrick Pruniaux to help coordinate the device's launch.

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Apple iMac 21.5-inch (2014) review

Apple’s 21.5-inch iMac now sells for as little as $1,099, making the lauded all-in-one more accessible than ever.

  • Pros: Handles day-to-day tasks with ease, Dead quiet, Elegant…
  • Cons: Premium price, Disappointing CPU performance

Find a party, a campsite or the perfect beer with these July 4 apps

It's Americas birthday, so it's time for us to celebrate. Make this the best Independence Day yet with the help of these apps to make the most of any Fourth of July celebration.

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Microsoft smartwatch rumors: It will be a fitness band, not a watch

For months, rumors about a Microsoft smartwatch have been bandied about the Internet. Now, a new report claims that Microsoft's first wearable will be compatible with iOS and Android devices.

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Reading Rainbow campaign breaks Kickstarter backer record

Reading Rainbow finished off its Kickstarter campaign with a record-breaking number of backers and $5.4 million in donations. The company will now make Android, iOS, Web, and other apps.

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Facebook Messenger is finally optimized for iPad

Facebook finally created an iPad app for Messenger. The social network will now push users of its main iPad app directly to the chat app when they tap on the Messenger icon.

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Here are the 12 biggest problems with the iPad Air, and what to do about them

Your new Apple tablet should be perfect. If you’ve been afflicted by iPad Air problems then it’s time to demand satisfaction. We’ve got potential fixes, workarounds, and advice to solve your issues.

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Living in a smart home as imagined by Quirky’s Wink

Quirky aims to make connecting any home a breeze with its $50 Wink hub, free app, and partnership with the Home Depot. Some 60 products are already compatible with Wink and the company hopes to add many more in the near future.

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Apple kicks off ‘Back to School’ promotion with $50-$100 gift cards

Apple kicked off its "Back to School" promotion. In addition to the usual education discounts it offers, Apple is throwing in gift cards worth $50-$100, depending on the equipment you buy.

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Caviar unveils $4,300 gold-plated iPhone engraved with Putin’s face

For Russia with love? Italian company Caviar unveiled a gold-plated iPhone 5S engraved with Russian President Vladmir Putin's face. The Caviar Supremo Putin, as it's called, will cost you $4,300.

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Google officially replaces Quickoffice with Drive

Just days after Google announced native Word editing for Docs and other improvements to its productivity suite, it has removed Quickoffice. Google bought Quickoffice two years ago to improve its own apps.

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iPatch case for iPhone protects your camera lens and privacy

If you've ever wanted to protect your iPhone's camera lenses from the elements, the iPatch case may be right for you. The case debuted in a new Headfunder campaign on Monday.

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