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The Week in Mac Apps: Ear to the ground

This week's roundup brings you apps that test and train your musical instincts, help you track your memories, and bring order to your life.

Our go-to guy

Who would you turn to for analysis on how Amazon's Fire Phone affects Apple? Just guess.

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Turn your iPad into a business assistant

These note taking, remote access and office apps transform your tablet into a workhorse.

on pcworld.com

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Google launches invite-only domain registration service

Private registration is included in service, which will go up against GoDaddy

on pcworld.com

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Soundhawk is a wearable for your ear that fine-tunes all the world's noises

When's the last time you actually heard a conversation in a noisy restaurant? SoundHawk wants to help you cut through the din to hear what matters.

on techhive.com

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Western Digital My Cloud EX2 review: Fabulous features; pedestrian performance

A pro feature set, a marvelous Web interface, and remote access via a portal makes the My Cloud EX2 is easy as it gets. But it’s a slow performer.

How to get the biggest bang for your broadband bucks

Joe Kissell needed broadband service and had a couple of providers to choose from. Here's how he figured out which one was right for him.

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FreeWavz wireless earphones use medical-style sensors to record heart rate data

Here's another ear wearable that tracks your heart rate. But FreeWavz is completely wireless, and uses a pulse oximeter for improved accuracy.

on techhive.com

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Mid-2014 iMac review: lower price, way lower performance

For many everyday computing chores, the new low-end iMac could be fine. Just be sure you know what you are (and aren't) getting.

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Sorry, startups: Selling public parking places is illegal

The City of San Francisco had to send a cease-and-desist letter to an Italian startup that encourages auctioning off public parking places. I mean, really now.

on techhive.com

iWatch thoughts

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Former Apple executive Jean-Louis Gassée offers up a thoughtful critique of the current state of Apple smartwatch rumors, running down the questions that still need to be answered.

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Box brings Box Notes to its iOS apps

Updated iPhone and iPad apps let box users capture ideas and collaborate in real time from anywhere.

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TriggerTrap Mobile review: Control your camera's shutter with your iOS device

TriggerTrap uses your iPhone or iPad and a cable to give you control over your camera's shutter.