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A watched pot: of watches and imagined delays

Is "early 2015" the same thing as "spring"? Who knows?

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Microsoft Office for iOS goes free and full-featured on your iPhone

This latest update syncs your work between your iPhone and iPad and lets anyone create or edit documents — no Office 365 account required.

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iCloud Drive is backing up files you haven't saved yet

It's a feature, not a bug, but Glenn Fleishman thinks Apple should at least give users a choice.

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8 ways to take better photos with any camera

The best way to get better is to take lots of pictures -- while following Lesa Snider's expert advice.

Spring will change the way you shop on your iPhone

This app deserves major props for redefining the mobile checkout before we had even heard of Apple Pay.

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Forgot your hotel room key? Use your iPhone instead

Starwood is taking thousands of hotel rooms keyless as a perk for loyalty program members.

App Invasion: Spring will change the way you shop on your iPhone

This app deserves major props for redefining the mobile checkout before we had even heard of Apple Pay.

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5 cool widgets for Yosemite's Notification Center

Power up your Notification Center with these widgets that calculate, keep tabs on your email, and order your to-do list.

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Google Maps 9 brings slick new design, Uber and OpenTable integration

Both Android and iOS variants get a Material Design makeover, with friendlier navigation and bigger images.

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Carbon Copy Cloner 4 brings increased usability to trusted utility

Carbon Copy Cloner, a venerable cloning and backup utility, gains new features and an improved interface.

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How to command your Mac with your voice

Chris Breen shows you how to create a voice memo on your Mac just by saying "Record me."

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Tip.ly puts a new spin on mobile payments with facial recognition and reviews

Forgot your cash at home? Tip.ly offers a new way to tip the people who make your life easier.

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How to make the best use of Mail Drop

A reader needs a bit more information about the workings of Mail Drop. For the most part it's entirely seamless, but Chris Breen explains the few gotchas.

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Jawbone stays screenless with new UP Move and UP3 fitness trackers

Who's afraid of more advanced smartwatches? Not Jawbone, apparently, as its new trackers stick with simplicity and long battery life over full-blown displays.