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The Week in Mac Apps: Sketching, taking notes, and keeping track of things

This week's roundup of new Mac apps has everything you need to make sure your important thoughts never slip through the cracks.

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OS X Yosemite is almost ready for its close-up as Apple releases GM candidate

Get ready for Continuity, hand-off, and more improvements when Yosemite drops.

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Apple Watch leans on the iPhone for app management and heavy lifting

A hands-on report reveals a few new details on Apple's first smartwatch

iPhone 6 and 6 Plus have raised cameras.

China’s iPhone 6 approval is good for Apple, bad for smugglers

The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus go on sale in China on Oct. 17, making the black market moot.

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Make the most of your Mac by adding NAS

Pair your Mac with NAS to save time and reduce stress through easier downloads, improved organization, smoother backups, and more.

Exactly backwards: Apple's security statement is more a PR coup than a nightmare

Apple says it will protect its customers information. Naturally, huge fail.

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Google Glass: The fuzzy pink bathrobe of technology

Chris Breen and Susie Ochs discuss distracted driving and Google Glass, not-so-bendable iPhones, Apple and privacy, and the smugglers index.

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The Basis Peak wants to be the first heart-rate monitoring wristband that isn't a joke

With a more elegant design, brighter display, and improved heart-rate sensor, the Basis Peak fitness and sleep tracker improves on the Basis B1 Band in pretty much every way.

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Hands-on with Places, Waze’s latest feature

Leave tips and photos about different locations to help other Waze users discover new spots.

For the ultimate home cinema, start with NAS

Great home theater is about more than just the biggest, smartest TV and the most sophisticated sound system.

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Apple Watch is about more than technology: It's fashion

From the name to the materials to the anticipated premium prices, Apple's wearable is staking its claim as a luxury item, not just an iPhone for your wrist.

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D-Link Connected Home Platform review: This is no way to build a smart home

This smart-home system is built on a shaky foundation.

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Belkin's Thunderbolt 2 Express Dock HD adds much needed ports to any Mac

Macs never have enough ports, but luckily they do have Thunderbolt. Belkin's new dock to the rescue.

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Apple releases patches for OS X's 'Shellshock' Bash shell vulnerability

The vulnerability posed little risk to most users.

Gird your wallet: Apple reportedly has a Retina iMac ready to launch

A 27-inch, ultra high-res iMac might launch next month with OS X Yosemite.