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Parallels Access 2 review: Control your Mac (or PC) from your iPad or iPhone

Parallels Access 2 lets you view and control your Mac or Windows computer from any iOS device. It's a nice upgrade over the original version, though its subscription-based pricing makes it less appealing than some competitors.

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Equilibrium 1.0 review: One set of menu bar controls for iTunes and streaming music

When you're listening to your music, Equilibrium gives you controls that work with iTunes, Spotify, Rdio, and Vox.

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Cloud storage vs. external hard drives: Which really offers the best bang for your buck?

We break down the cost per gigabyte for different ranges of storage. The answer may surprise you.

on pcworld.com

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Wearables Right or Wrong? Smartwatches and traditional watches will never merge

In Episode 8 of his weekly video show, Jon Phillips riffs on Apple's not-so-luxurious iWatch plans, the opposing goals of smartwatches and wristwatches, and vexing Android Wear navigation.

on techhive.com

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Life after Aperture and iPhoto: What to do with your image library

Not sure what you should do with your iPhoto and Aperture library when both apps get the axe next year? Here's what you need to know about migrating from Appleā€™s (almost) discontinued photo applications.

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Skitch is a multi-purpose editing tool for doodling on any document

Use it for work. Use it to highlight points of interest on a map. Or use it to doodle all over a picture and share it with your friends.

on techhive.com

Wearables Right or Wrong? Smartwatches and traditional watches will never merge

In Episode 8 of his weekly video show, Jon Phillips riffs on Apple's not-so-luxurious iWatch plans, the opposing goals of smartwatches and wristwatches, and vexing Android Wear navigation.

App Invasion: Skitch is a multi-purpose editing tool for doodling on any document

Use it for work. Use it to highlight points of interest on a map. Or use it to doodle all over a picture and share it with your friends.

How to blur moving objects with Motion 5

Don't make the mistake of exposing too much in your videos. Chris Breen shows how to mask the naughty bits.

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The Week in Mac Accessories: Lockdown

Our latest roundup of gear for your Mac includes a way to ensure that your Mac Pro doesn't walk away, plus bags, storage solutions, batteries, and more.

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Office 365 SMB editions to get a makeover

In general, Microsoft is keeping the same Office plans as before, but at lower prices.

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Power on for the TSA!

Serenity Caldwell and Chris Breen discuss a false sense of security, the unsurprising thing about robots, a more-aware home, and why fashion matters.

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Making Harmony remotes aware of Roku devices

Funny thing. Fail to update your software in a decade and it becomes increasingly unaware of new technologies.

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The Original iPhone Film Festival returns

The iPhone isn't just for home movies, and now there's a film festival dedicated entirely to videographers who shoot with nothing but the smartphone.

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AirBeam Pro 1.5 review: Turn your Mac and iOS devices into a home-surveillance system

Wondering what to do with your unused-but-still-usable iOS devices? You can use them with your Mac as surveillance cameras, using AirBeam Pro.

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iPhone Film Festival, Vessel.

The Fixer

iPhone Film Festival, The Fixer.

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iPhone Film Festival, Wish You Were Here.

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iPhone Film Festival, OEM.

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iPhone Film Festival, The Latter.

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iPhone Film Festival, Nancy Lee.

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iPhone Film Festival, Mudplace

Registration open for the MacTech Conference

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The MacTech Conference is for Apple IT pros, enterprise, developers, and programmers. It's being held in Los Angeles, Calif., on November 5 to 7, 2014.