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Hands-on: Mailbox for Mac Beta swipes, snoozes its way onto OS X

Dropbox has officially launched the public beta for the Mac version of its popular mail client for iOS and Android.

Google may offer accounts for kids, controls for parents

Children's accounts could go legit if Google can satisfy privacy requirements

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Epson WorkForce Pro WF-4630 review: For $300, small-office inkjet offers better output and value than a color laser

The WF-4630's new PrecisionCore print head produces near laser-like print quality. Throw in great features and low operational costs and you have an outstanding, low-cost, low-volume office multifunction.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Done and done

This week’s Mac app roundup brings you sports tricks, photos you didn’t know you could make, and the ability to get things done.

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.

Same old refrain

Have you guys heard about this market share thing? It's apparently the most important thing ever.

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Comic: You down with USB?

Macworld and Rich Stevens of Diesel Sweeties present Multitouch Theater, a weekly cartoon about Macs, iOS, and everything in-between. This week: You down with (reversible) USB?

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iQ5 microphone review: iOS accessory delivers solid sound from a small package

Zoom's iQ5 is small Lightning connector microphone that offers good sound and flexible features.

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What Apple's new content delivery network means for net neutrality, and for you

Apple has reportedly developed its own network for delivering content more efficiently; Glenn Fleishman explains how it benefits users and what it might mean for debates over net neutrality.

Staying in touch: great ways to save, manage, and recover your iPhone contacts

Never lose touch with your contacts using these handy apps and services.

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Day One review: A Mac app that's so nice, you'll actually maintain your journal

Bloom Built’s superb Mac app makes it easier than ever to keep a journal, thanks to smart features and a beautiful, welcoming interface.

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You can legally unlock your smartphone -- so now what?

In the short term, not much has changed, even with the new law that makes it OK to unlock your smartphone. But longer term, this should benefit both phone owners and carriers.

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How the smartphone defeated the point-and-shoot digital camera

A close look at the rapid evolution of smartphone cameras show why point-and-shoot digital cameras are falling by the wayside, even if they're still better cameras.

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Gear We Love: Anker Quad-Port Wall Charger handles four devices and fits in your pocket

This sturdy, compact power adapter handles up to four devices at a time, charges iOS and Android devices at full speed, and is surprisingly inexpensive. What's not to love?

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How to hide games in your Steam library

After years of begging from PC gamers, you can now hide games from your Steam library—though the secretive feature is hard to find. Here's how to do it.

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