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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.

on pcworld.com

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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.

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This is what luxury watch executives think of your 'cheap, plastic-designed' smartwatch

TAG Heuer's CEO says smartwatches look like ‘cheap wrist computers’ but won’t rule one out. Top brass from Citizen and Bulova are almost as critical, but have kind words for Moto 360 and Pebble.

on techhive.com

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You don’t know Docs from Drive: Google’s productivity apps, explained

Docs or Drive? Apps for Business or Drive for Work? Follow our guide to determine which Google service offers what, and which one is best for you.

on pcworld.com

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Brush up on classic literature with these immersive apps

Audio, video, and interactive content bring new dimensions to literary favorites.

Loving to say 'I told you so'

Let's face it, it's fun. And there are so many opportunities.

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The Week in iPad Cases: Land ho!

One of the cases in this week’s roundup brings you a step closer to beautiful shores, while another helps you turn your iPad into a movie-making machine.