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Nine things everyone should know how to do with a spreadsheet

Whether you prefer Excel, Pages, or Google Docs, here's what you, the savvy spreadsheet user, should know how to do.

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Seven hiking apps for hitting the trails

Strap on your hiking boots and use these apps to help pack supplies, find routes, and stay safe.

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China's state-run TV calls the iPhone a national security threat; Apple disagrees

China's state-run television says that iOS 7's location services could inadvertently expose state secrets.

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The Week in iPad Cases: Colors aplenty

This week’s roundup of iPad protection includes colorful designs, materials that range from the sophisticated to the ultramodern, and the usual variety of cases for your every need.

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Apple's Swift blog shows how important the new language is

Apple's newly-launched blog dedicated to Swift is either a sign that the Apocalypse is nigh, or that the company is betting big on its new programming language.

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Our favorite iOS Apps, July edition

What iOS apps are Macworld's staffers loving this month? Check in with Chris Breen, Serenity Caldwell, and the rest of the crew.

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Read all about Swift on Apple's new engineering blog

Apple has created a blog about the development of its new Swift programming language, which will include news, tips, and tricks from Apple engineers. Also: the Xcode 6 beta is now free to registered developers.

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App documentary exclusive: Gruber on Jobs

John Gruber of Daring Fireball on what we lost when Steve Jobs died, with comparisons to Stanley Kubrick and David Foster Wallace. From "App: The Human Story," a forthcoming documentary currently funding on Kickstarter.

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Comic: CaffeineKit

Macworld and Rich Stevens of Diesel Sweeties present Multitouch Theater, a weekly cartoon about Macs, iOS, and everything in-between. This week: CaffeineKit.

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The Week in iPhone Cases: A matter of pattern

In this week’s roundup of new iPhone protection, you’ll find a case that’s all wood, one that comes in pieces, and one that probably has more hundred-dollar bills than your wallet.

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How to create a Screen Sharing shortcut

The normal way of screen sharing with a Mac on your network can be tedious. Chris Breen shows you a simpler method.

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TwoDots review: Dangerously addictive puzzle game for iPhone & iPad

TwoDots could be thought of as a stripped down version of games like Candy Crush--but watch out for the in-app purchases.

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Yosemite hands-on: Mail, Messages, and Calendar

Our hands on series with the first developer preview of OS X Yosemite concludes with a look at three core apps that have seen changes and improvements.

Ask the iTunes Guy: Inconsistent buttons and faulty gapless playback

iTunes Guy Kirk McElhearn returns to discuss three iTunes issues—inconsistent Next and Previous buttons, when is a movie a Movie, and gapped playback.