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Best tech gifts for grads entering the job-free hellscape of 2013

Here are some tech-y gift suggestions for the college grads in your life as they prepare to enter a horrible economy that your generation helped bring about. We're not saying you should feel guilty, but maybe buy them something nice.

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US Defense Department approves Apple's iOS devices for its networks

Devices built around Apple's iOS operating system have been approved by the U.S. Department of Defense for use on its networks, as the department moves to support multivendor mobile devices and operating systems.

Google Maps gets stunning makeover for Web, enhancements to mobile

Google Maps gets an eye-popping makeover for its venerable Web interface as well as bringing improvements to its mobile apps.

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Adaptive learning application lets parents track what kids have learned

A new feature released Tuesday from children's app maker Kidaptive lets parents track the progress of what their children are learning inside the company's first story and game application.

Adaptive learning application lets parents track what kids have learned

Adaptive learning apps are flooding the marketplace. Here's how one family is using such an app on the iPad.

PCWorld Digital Magazine now available in a variety of Enhanced formats, and offered free for print subscribers

Now you can read the digital version of PCWorld on your iPad, Android tablet, or Kindle Fire e-reader.

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Gates sticks to company line on tablets, knocks iPad

Microsoft co-founder and chairman Bill Gates Monday stuck to the company line on tablets, and disparaged rival Apple's iPad for its lack of a keyboard and its inability to run Office.

Think tablets are popular? Shipments explode in Q1

Tablet shipments exploded by 142% in the first quarter of 2013 year-over-year as all Android tablets, including low-budget white box versions, dominated the market over Apple iOS tablets, IDC said.

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App Spotlight: EverClip copies your iOS clipboard to Evernote

Great for mobile workers, this ingenious app imports everything you copy to the clipboard, then lets you save it all to Evernote.

Apple confident about iPad Mini despite low margins

Six months after its launch, the iPad mini is a drain on Apple's profits, but the company is willing to endure the financial strain as long as it can sell more iPads, analysts said.

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iTunes Store adds 'buy now, download later' option for video and music

Apple recently added a new option for iTunes purchases made in iTunes or on iOS devices to buy TV shows, movies, and music box sets now, but download later.

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