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You Should Play: Dark platformer Oscura: Second Shadow holds its own amongst copycats

This (literally) dark platformer is smooth, challenging, and has intuitive controls.

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The Week in iOS Apps: A $15 to-do list manager, an Evernote update, and more

This week's roster of new and updated iOS apps includes access to 15,000 great recipes from the New York Times' food archives. Plus, apps for golfers, gamers, and note-takers.

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HTC's exclusive club to get secret software access

Members of HTC's 'Elevate' community can get the latest and greatest before everybody else.

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SmartThings adds Logitech Harmony support to make smart homes more responsive

Hook a home entertainment center into all your other smart home gear

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The Binge-Watch List: Transparent is set to be Amazon's biggest original show

Amazon may have found its 'Orange Is the New Black,' thanks to bold performances and a truly original story.

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Even with Google Glass, texting while driving is still unsafe

New study finds little difference between Glass voice dictation and texting by hand

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Thom Yorke’s new album hits BitTorrent (but it’s not free)

BitTorrent launches pay-gated Bundles with a $6 offering from Radiohead’s unorthodox front man.

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Report: Google 'tightening the screws' on Android manufacturers

Expect to see more Google services front and center on future devices.

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Meet Ello, an ad-free social network that's proudly pro-privacy (but with caveats)

The site still gathers certain types of data about users

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Apple puts iPhones through the wringer to prove #Bendgate is overblown

The iPhone 6 Plus endures several sit-down tests before shipping.

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Passport sellouts at 200,000 preorders reveal a more modest BlackBerry

BlackBerry boasts of numbers that would make larger companies wince

on pcworld.com

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Comic: Space concerns and crashes and burns

Macworld and Rich Stevens of Diesel Sweeties present Multitouch Theater, a weekly cartoon about Macs, iOS, and everything in-between. Our final week here: iOS 8 space concerns and crashes and burns. Thanks for a great comic run!

on macworld.com

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How to change notification sounds on your Android phone

Stand out from the crowd. Change your notification sound.