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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.

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What you need to know about Apple's SSL bug

Apple patched a serious vulnerability in its implementation of SSL on iOS last Friday, but the Mac is still affected. If you're concerned or curious, here's how it might currently affect you.

on macworld.com

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WhatsApp to roll out voice calls this spring

Voice calls are coming to WhatsApp in the spring, bringing the recent Facebook acquisition in line with competing platforms such as BBM and Viber.

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Apple tops Android in business activations, but Surface claims the workday usage crown

A pair of reports from Good Technology and Chitika Insights reveal the differences between mobile business users and the consumer market at large.

on pcworld.com

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Forget Flappy Bird, you want to play Threes

In this week's Staff Picks column, learn why the iOS game Threes is associate editor Serenity Caldwell's new favorite time-sink.

on macworld.com

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Flappy Bird creator pulled the app for your own good

Flappy Bird creator Don Nguyen says he pulled Flappy Bird from iTunes and Google Play, because it was addictive.

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One flap down: 4 other apps we'd like to see join Flappy Bird in oblivion

Flappy Bird has disappeared from online app stores. Why stop there?

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Must-have mobile apps for the Sochi Winter Olympics

Whether you're looking for a second-screen Olympic experience or just want to keep up with your favorite athletes' Instagram posts, these Winter Games apps deserve a medal.

Why California's kill-switch mandate might save your phone

You may not live in California, but should that state's legislature pass a bill mandating kill-switch technology for smartphones and tablets, the implications will be felt far beyond the borders of the Golden State.

Twitter for Android, iOS apes Facebook in showing number of retweets in feed

Twitter is rolling out a new version of its Android app that shows the number of tweets and retweets in the main feed.