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The Week in iPhone Cases: Camouflage, rugged, and sleeves

This week’s round up of new iPhone cases offers an assortment of protective gear that gives you the option of showing off your handset’s natural features—if you want to, that is.

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Why Google made such a big-ass phone with the Nexus 6

The Nexus 6 is the right size, the right price, and the right move for the Android platform.

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Watch makers will get to tweak Android Wear... eventually

Google takes a slightly softer stance toward OEM customizations in its newest products

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Twitter veers into Facebook territory with curated timelines for everyone

A day of big change for Twitter: The network also debuted in-app song streaming.

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That mysterious Android 5.0 icon is an updated messaging app, but Hangouts is still there

Hangouts is banished to a folder in Android Lollipop, with the new Messenger app now handling SMS and MMS conversations.

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Univision joins HBO and CBS in hugging cord cutters

The Spanish-language network giant will join CBS and HBO in adding a standalone streaming video service.

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CounterSpy heats up the Cold War with tense sneaking and shooting

Duck behind cover, stealthily attack guards, and avert a nuclear crisis in this slick spy adventure.

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New attack hides stealthy Android malware in images

The attack could be used to distribute malware through applications that appear harmless, researchers said

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Anonymous app Whisper allegedly tracks user location, shares data with government

The app is accused by The Guardian of tracking users' locations.

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Twitpic really is doomed after failed acquisition attempt

The photo hosting service will shut down Oct. 25, said founder Noah Everett.

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Apple’s October event recap: iPads, Apple Pay, new Macs, and more

Missed Apple's big event on Thursday? Check out what's bigger, thinner, golder, and coming soon.

iPad Air 2: The only three things you really need to know

It's Apple's best iPad ever. But what does it really deliver compared to the first iPad Air? Jon Phillips separates awesome from ordinary.

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Linksys jumps into the 4x4 and tri-band Wi-Fi frays with its new E8350 and EA9200 routers

The E8350 and EA9200 join the WRT 1900AC. Confused by the company’s E, EA, and WRT branding? We’ll sort it out for you.

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Apple's WatchKit SDK is coming in November

WatchKit will be available just a few months before the Apple Watch ships (early 2015). If it's anything like the other dev kits Apple's released this year, it will feature significantly more connectivity.