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5 iOS 8 features Apple obviously borrowed from Android

It's a dog-eat-dog world out there and iOS will do anything it can to try to eat Android up.

on greenbot.com

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iOS 8 additions promise to streamline how you communicate and share

Due out this fall, Apple's latest mobile device promises a lot of new features and enhancements. Here are the ones that caught our eye.

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Apple's new OS X Yosemite will be free upgrade, with deeper ties to iOS than ever before

Due this fall, OS X Yosemite will include major changes to the interface and underlying system components. The iOS integration will let you handle calls and messaging from the desktop. Coolest of all: a free public beta program to test the OS before it ships.

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Live blog: WWDC 2014 keynote

Jason Snell, Dan Moren, and Serenity Caldwell will be live in San Francisco for Apple's 2014 developer's conference keynote.

on macworld.com

So long, TrueCrypt: 5 alternative encryption tools that can lock down your data

Don't trust TrueCrypt anymore. Take a look at a few of the options available to you.

Self-driving cars, medical wristbands, home automation, and oversharing

It's like Johnny Cab without the guy! Google's ride is here, and it's a cute little car. Plus we talk about Samsung's Simband, what an Apple entry into the home-automation market might mean, and Facebook's latest attempt to cut back on the oversharing. With guests Jason Cross and Leah Yamshon.

on techhive.com

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Apple officially acquires Beats for $3 billion

After much discussion and many theories, Apple has officially plunked down $3 billion to buy Beats Music and Beats Electronics.

on macworld.com

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Apple hints password reuse, not iCloud hack, at heart of locked iDevice ransom attacks

A compromise of Apple's services is not to blame for the recent ransom lockouts via Find My iPhone, according to the company.

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VirusTotal releases file-scanning tool powered by 50-plus AV engines for Mac users

The desktop app allows Mac users to easily send files to be scanned with over 50 antivirus engines.

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Report: Apple plans to introduce a connected home platform at WWDC

You might be able to soon tell Siri to open the garage door—assuming a new rumor is accurate, anyway.