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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.

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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.

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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.

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Treating a processor-hogging Chrome browser

Certain elements within Google's Chrome browser can eat up your Mac's processor in a hurry. Chris Breen offers tips for giving your CPU a rest.

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All in one: Owning the experience is key to Apple's customer satisfaction

One of the ways Apple keeps its customers so satisfied, John Moltz argues, is by owning the experience--something no other company has quite managed to pull of.

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Ulysses III review: Document writing and management in one

Ulysses III is an excellent tool for Markdown-based writing, and its document-management features provide quick access to everything you've written.

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The Week in iPad Cases: Protection all around

If leather is your thing, this week’s roundup of new iPad cases features products that use it prominently. If you prefer more-modern materials, we've also got prime plastics that will keep your electronics safe.

Paling in comparison

Pundits, that is.