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Expo Notes: Why Audio Hijack Pro is the podcaster's friend

We talk to Rogue Amoeba's Paul Kafasis about Audio Hijack Pro and why Apple hasn't yet opened up iOS to his company's apps.

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Nest tells users to disable key feature of Protect smoke alarm

The Nest Wave feature could delay the sounding of an alarm in an emergency, the company said

on techhive.com

Fire TV, Cortana, HTC One, and the pains of cord cutting

Amazon's Fire TV and the battle for the living room, why cord cutting won't work for sports fans, the new HTC One phone, and Cortana versus Siri versus Google Now.

on techhive.com

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Word for iPad review: The new standard for Microsoft's word processor

Microsoft made the right decisions (mostly) when creating Word for iPad. The result is a word processing app that's a pleasure to use.

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Excel for iPad review: The best spreadsheet app for the iPad

Microsoft put some serious thought into the iPad version of its spreadsheet, and it shows.

Hot Deals Thursday: incredible savings on a Dell Latitude laptop, XPS 18, floating desk, and more

LogicBuy has scrounged up some amazing deals this week, including a Dell XPS 18 for $750, a Linksys dual-band gigabit router at more than half off, and a huge discount on Adobe Acrobat XI Pro for Windows.

on pcworld.com

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The Week in iOS Apps: Captain, courageous

This week's apps include an appearance by Marvel's superhero of the moment. Plus updates to Spotify, Fantastical 2, TextExpander, and other popular apps.

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GemShare is like Yelp written by only people you know

Get the best word-of-mouth recommendations from the people you (should) trust the most: Your friends and family.

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Reading List: Inactivation lock, iAds for the masses, a penny earned

An iOS 7 bug could interfere with Activation Lock, iAds are now open to all and sundry, and Apple announces its next quarterly conference call.

A whirlwind of spin

Hold on to your hats, it's about to get blustery!

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Apple's 2014 WWDC is June 2-6, tickets available by lottery

Apple has announced the dates for its 2014 Worldwide Developers Conference, and said that tickets for this year's event will be available via lottery.

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How to create networked backups with OS X Server

For a mere 20 bucks and a little planning you can back up all the Macs on your network. In this video, Chris Breen shows you how.

Create a reminder on your Mac in an instant

With the help of Automator you can create a reminder on your Mac without ever launching the Reminders app.

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PowerPoint for iPad review: Close but not quite there

Microsoft's presentation app for the Apple tablet is nicely adapted to the touch interface. But anyone accustomed to the Mac version (or to Keynote) will find some key features missing.

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How to get started in podcasting: editing the audio

Once you've captured the audio of you and your podcast guests, the next step is to edit it into something worth listening to. Here's how four experienced podcasters do it.