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Set a file's default application from the OS X contextual menu

You can quickly change the program that opens a file without using the Finder's information window.

By September 17, 2013

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How Apple could put Siri ahead of the pack

Siri is getting a couple of improvements in iOS 8, but still has a ways to go before it becomes something I would use daily.

By September 3, 2014

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4 'iWatch' alternatives Apple could unveil on Sept. 9

Apple may show off a wearable device at its September iPhone event. But don't call it an iWatch just yet. Here's what else Apple watchers say the company could be cooking up.

By August 29, 2014

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So why isn't there more app store competition?

If you want to download an app on your phone, you'll most likely head to a marketplace owned by Apple or Google. It'll be tough for any wireless carrier to establish an alternative.

By August 20, 2014

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Apple patent application hints at Siri on the Mac

Apple's Siri has been working on iOS to provide digital assistance, but now, the platform might have some tricks up its sleeve for the Mac.

By August 7, 2014

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MyRoll brings brains to smartphone photo albums

Using smart algorithms that parse and organize your photo library, MyRoll is less a storage destination and more of an improved way to experience your memories.

By July 17, 2014

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Google buys Songza, a Pandora-like player where context is king

For all the flash of Apple buying Beats, Google's purchase of Songza gives it an online music service focused on anticipatory contextual playlists -- key to an "Internet of Things" future.

By July 1, 2014

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Adobe, Google deliver first pan-CJK open-source font

This free font integrates regionally appropriate Japanese, Chinese, and Korean language promises to be a boon to designers and developers.

By July 15, 2014

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Firefly is the Amazon Fire Phone's secret weapon

Analysis: With contextual search, price comparison, and checkout all rolled into one, Firefly is the key feature that brings Amazon's fight to the doorstep of every store.

By June 18, 2014

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Timehop delivers a daily digital time capsule

This fun app for iOS and Android shows what you were sharing, tweeting, and Instagramming last year, two years ago, and even further in your past.

By June 27, 2014