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Flickr find: the IPOd clock radio

This week's Flickr find features an ancient, tired old GE clock radio that's yearning for retirement. It's even making a suggestion for its replacement. Here's hoping Flickr user Telavet got the message. You can contribute to our Flickr pool here. We'd love to see your photos....

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Apple finally patches vulnerability that led to Jurassic Park fiasco

Following hot on the heels of the recent SSL connection update -- and in response to criticism that the company is too slow to fix critical software issues -- Apple today released an update to its vintage System 7 OS that corrects a crucial vulnerability which made it susceptible to attacks from...

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YouTube find: Macintosh Jr.

"It said 'public.' I changed it." This is an old parody from Saturday Night Live that still makes us laugh. Watch as Zach's project for Mrs. Hanson blows the other kids away. It's an odd project, though: a dinosaur eating a soldier, an airplane crashing into a vocation and a nuclear explosion....

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Poll: How should Apple refer to OS X 10.10?

Rin Tin Tin photo from Rin Tin Tin Movie Star. Tintin from Entermeun on Deviant Art....

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Talking to Siri: The Valentine's Day edition

Are you looking for love on all the right technology? You know Siri loves you from the bottom of her CPU even if she can be reserved in showing her affection. More answers follow below in our Valentine's Day gallery. Steven Sande and Erica Sadun have been working on the third edition of...

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It's a little too big to be an iWatch

Hmmm, well it's certainly too big to strap to your wrist, so I suppose we'll have to call it the "iClock"? [Photo credit: Carlos Varela]...

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The 5 best pranks to play on anyone with an iPhone

Do you feel like having some fun at the expense of your iPhone-toting friends? There are a number of nasty things you can do to anyone with a mobile phone -- switching contact numbers, for example -- but there are a few special tricks you can pull on those with the iPhone, and here are the best of...

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Talking to Siri: Fun chicken tricks (aka the politics of poultry peregrinations)

I dream of a day when a bird can cross the road without everyone questioning her motivations. Steven Sande and Erica Sadun have been working on the third edition of Talking to Siri, the book that covers all the ins and outs of everyone's favorite digital assistant....

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Talking to Siri: Who's your daddy?

Everyone keeps asking Siri this. To be fair, Alan Turing is the honorary father of all virtual agents like Siri. Steven Sande and Erica Sadun have been working on the third edition of Talking to Siri, the book that covers all the ins and outs of everyone's favorite digital assistant....

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Talking to Siri: Siri go SMASH

Was it something Siri said? You know what they say about blaming the messenger... Steven Sande and Erica Sadun have been working on the third edition of Talking to Siri, the book that covers all the ins and outs of everyone's favorite digital assistant....

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How fictional Apple fans watch a product keynote [Video]

With so many mediocre Apple spoofs littering the internet -- do we really need another parody of an Apple product-introduction video, white backdrop and all? -- it's nice to finally see a video poking fun at Apple fans with some comic muscle behind it. From the talented folks over at Vooza, check...

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Talking to Siri: Poof. You're a sandwich.

A man walks into a pub holding a cheese sandwich. "A pint of beer for me and the cheese sandwich, please," he says. "Sorry," replies the bartender. "We don't serve food here." Steven Sande and Erica Sadun have been working on the third edition of Talking to Siri, the book that covers all the ins...

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Talking to Siri: Which came first?

Siri won't tell you the answer. But it does know. And the answer would blow your mind. Steven Sande and Erica Sadun have been working on the third edition of Talking to Siri, the book that covers all the ins and outs of everyone's favorite digital assistant....

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7 things Mac owners don't have to do today

Editor's Note: Apologies for the factual inaccuracies in this article. Defrag is still a thing, sort of, and Windows today performs just fine after days of uptime. Mavericks and Mountain Lion have nag screens just as annoying for Windows Firewall, and as for not breaking stuff... Well, I've had...

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Of course, Sir. Will there be anything else?

Kind of reminds us of this one. Courtesy of @mikko....

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