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The lame name game

It really is the very lamest of name games. Including that song.

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Play+ for YouTube review: A native Mac app for frequent YouTube viewers

If you spend a lot of your free time on YouTube, you may appreciate this app--as long as it's able to play the video you want to watch.

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InfoClick review: Find what you're looking for in Apple Mail

Frustrated by the search in Apple Mail? Nisus offers an alternative, separate search app for finding your mail.

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How to use print-on-demand book services

Looking to make your own books? Glenn Fleishman has some tips on services to use, how to format your book, and how to sell it to the masses.

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Google adds 13 more languages to Gmail

The languages change Gmail's display, not individual messages

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Gear We Love: BlueLounge Jimi gives your iMac a USB port on the front

The iMac's sleek design looks nice, but it can be a hassle to use the USB ports hidden in back. BlueLounge's Jimi gives you a sturdy USB port you can access from the front.

iOS 8 Privacy Updates

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Luis Abreu, a UI and UX designer, has combed through Apple's WWDC talks and put together an extensive and thorough piece on the way Apple's improving its privacy and security in iOS 8.

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Comic: Apple innovation (and the laws of physics)

Macworld and Rich Stevens of Diesel Sweeties present Multitouch Theater, a weekly cartoon about Macs, iOS, and everything in-between. This week: Apple innovation (and the laws of physics).

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Devices disconnecting? It's about the hub, bub

Do USB devices disconnect when you attach an additional device? Mac 911 provides some powerful insight.

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Welcome to GemFest 2014

It's time for our annual GemFest (a.k.a., Summer of Gems), where we'll spend the next few months reviewing a Mac Gem each day.

Intermission 1.1 review: Pause and rewind your Mac's audio, TiVo-style

Intermission brings TiVo-like controls to audio you play on your Mac. It's also useful as a universal Pause button.

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What’s next for Wi-Fi? A second wave of 802.11ac devices, and then: 802.11ax

While you consider which 802.11ac router to buy, the industry is working hard to render it obsolete. Here's what to expect in the next few years, as engineers tease more bandwidth and faster transmission speeds out of Wi-Fi.

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Dropping Dropbox: Exploring alternatives

When Dropbox just won't do, where do you turn--OneDrive, Google Drive, SugarSync, Box.com? Chris Breen details his journey.