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Healthbook, Android Wear, and a haunted empire

The rise of health-related apps and devices, questions of the relevance of App.net, the new book "Haunted Empire" about Apple after Steve Jobs, and an avalanche of smartwatches spurred on by Android Wear announcements. With guests Christopher Breen and Philip Michaels.

Clockwise: Haunted Empire

Jason, Dan, Chris, and Phil talk about the new book about the post-Steve Jobs Apple.

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Making an iOS app about Steve Jobs? Think different, Apple says

Apple reportedly won't OK Steve Jobs-themed offerings for its App Store, and the mobile world is a gloomier place because of that.

iPad 2 bids us farewell, is replaced by fourth-generation Retina model

Apple's venerable iPad 2, first introduced in 2011, has finally ridden off into the sunset. The fourth-generation iPad with Retina display replaces it at the $399 price point.

on macworld.com

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'Haunted Empire' Review: Book sticks to its Apple-is-doomed narrative

Yukari Iwatani Kane's 'Haunted Empire' is a book that is so committed to its doomsaying about Apple that it misses a chance to properly analyze the post-Jobs era at the company.

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Apple dominates 64-bit mobile chips as Android rivals lag

But ABI Research is predicting 64-bit chips will be on more Android mobile devices by 2018

on pcworld.com

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The real impact of CarPlay: It's the software, dummy

Apple's CarPlay initiative has met with a mixed reception, but Dan Moren thinks they're overlooking the most important aspect: upgradeability.

What could Apple and Tesla have in common?

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Over on Monday Note, Jean-Louis Gassée speculates that the recent Apple/Tesla meetings have more to do with battery needs and business opportunities than an acquisition.

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CarPlay: Apple's in-car iOS dashboard gets real, launching this year

The first cars with Apple infotainment systems are coming later this year.

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Five things you should know about iOS security

Digital keys galore, synchronized hardware encryption, and extreme paranoia are just some of the more exciting ingredients that keep your mobile data safe from prying eyes, whether on your device or in the cloud.

on macworld.com

Clockwise Podcast 26: High on Google Glass

Nokia forks Android, but should Microsoft? Google lobbies to let you wear Google Glass while you drive. Apple's SSL bug makes us question our Internet security. And how WhatsApp will help Facebook take over the developing world.