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5 Things You Need to Know This Week: Steve Jobs, Coldplay, and a Haunted Hayride

In this week’s episode of “5 Things You Need to Know This Week,” we dance like Chris Martin, get spooked by Angela Merkel, and talk to Siri about the Steve Jobs biography. Oh, and the world’s population increases.

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Remembering Steve Jobs: Moving Tributes Pour In

Steve Jobs, the visionary behind Apple whose products have touched millions, has died after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 56. The impact of his death was felt immediately, with tributes coming in from everyone from President Obama to Mark Zuckerberg to Bill Gates.  Read more

Apple Puts Earlier Version of Final Cut Pro Back On Sale

When Apple released Final Cut Pro X in June, the immediate reaction was, to put it mildly, less than stellar. Users found the $299 redesign hard to use and lacking key components available in the earlier version. Within days of the release, Apple was offering refunds.

The company has just announced customers will once again be able to purchase the previous version of the editing suite. But is this move enough to satisfy disappointed customers?

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4 Things We Know About iPad Usage (So Far)

Ever since Apple released the first iPad in April 2010, critics and consumers have been buzzing. It’s a whole new type of device for consuming media, thought some. It’s just a large iPod Touch, lamented others. There were those who loved the novelty, and those who just couldn’t find a good reason to keep the thing around. The entire hullabaloo combined with record sales and market domination makes the iPad the latest, coolest, most intriguing gadget around.

But how did consumers really use the device in the past year? And how will it affect journalism? Some statistics could really put these questions into context.

1) The iPad Won’t ‘Save’ Print

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