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Weekend App: Ski Tracks logs your performance when you hit the slopes

Winter is still going strong in most parts of the country, which means there is plenty of time to hit the slopes before the big spring thaw. If you have plans to go skiing in the near future, then you should definitely check out Ski Tracks from...

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Daily App: SpeedTracker records your daily drive so you don't have to

SpeedTracker from AppAnnex falls into the navigation category of apps, but the app doesn't help you find your destination. It allows you to see on a map where you've been driving, how long you've been in the car and how fast you drove on your way....

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Daily App: Lovely helps you find a killer apartment and pay for it, too

Looking for a new apartment and an easy way to pay for it? Then you should look at iPhone app Lovely, which was recently overhauled for iOS 7. Lovely launched its iOS app in 2012 and has steadily improved its mobile platform, adding keyword search...

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Rumor Roundup: Where don't Apple rumors come from?

Just because it's a slow week for rumors doesn't mean it's a slow week for people saying stupid things about Apple... including quite possibly the dumbest thing written all year. No points for guessing which of these two cited articles...

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Rumor Roundup: Making something from nothing

Jony Ive disappears from Apple's online executive list (Update 2x: Back, PR comment) (9to5 Mac) This is an all-time classic example of rumor blogs trying to make something out of absolutely nothing. Design guru Jony Ive temporarily disappeared...

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Rumor Roundup: 'The near future'

Apple's New Vision for Apple TV 'Less Ambitious' Than Before (MacRumors) The Wall Street Journal reports that Apple has "scaled back" its plans for the next-gen Apple TV because of failed negotiations with cable companies. There is, of course, no...

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Rumor Roundup: Contradictions are contraindicated

Multiple instances of publications contradicting one another, and sometimes even themselves? That would get writers fired relatively quickly in any other field, but it's pretty much par for the course when it comes to Apple rumors. New Apple TV...

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Rumor Roundup: A matter of time

The iWatch was just about all anyone could talk about this week. Expect many more weeks like this one. Why a health-focused iWatch won't kill smartwatches like the iPod killed audio players (TechHive) Hey, let's speculate on why an unreleased...

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Mnemonizer uses one weird trick to obscure passwords

I subscribe to the xkcd school of password philosophy. Multiple words are a big pain to type, but they offer good security and memorization. If you prefer to use shorter codes, especially for touch-input devices, consider Mnemonizer (US$0.99). It...

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Localscope for iOS gets an update and continues to provide great location based info

Localscope (US $2.99) has been around the app store for quite awhile, and continues to get updates that make the app a great way to explore your surroundings without moving an inch. This latest update tweaks the GUI and adds geo-tagged video...

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Rumor Roundup: Prototypical

Several rumors from legitimately reliable sources have now come out with information about the iWatch that doesn't sound like completely pie-in-the-sky nonsense. This was so shocking I thought I might be having heart palpitations. There was no way...

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Use the Fox Sports Go app to watch Super Bowl XLVIII for free

Fox Sports is hosting Super Bowl XLVIII this year and will stream the event both online and to mobile devices. If you have an iPad, you'll be able watch the game for free on your tablet using the Fox Sports Go app. To showcase its streaming...

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Daily App: Tastemade will turn you into a professional food critic

Tastemade is a clever app that allows you to capture your meal as you dine out and create a food show from the experience in a matter of minutes. By emphasizing the meal and the dining experience, Tastemade allows you to celebrate what you love...

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Rumor Roundup: Still doomed after all these years

The days following Apple's earnings announcements are always chockablock with the very worst "analysis" that money can buy. I chose to steer clear of most of it, because there's only so many times I can bang my head against the desk before I start...

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Tomb Raider, a reboot game that also reboots Mac gaming

The iconic Lara Croft got a franchise reboot last year with the new Tomb Raider game was released for Xbox, PlayStation and PC. Now, Feral Interactive has brought Tomb Raider to the Mac and, after only a week of playing it, I'm certain it will be...

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Rumor Roundup: Non-zero chance

The Wall Street Journal awoke from its long slumber and squeezed out not just one, but two Apple rumors this week. Oblivious to the fact that the Journal hasn't gotten a months-in-advance rumor correct in a very long time, the various rumor blogs...

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