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Seven New Year's resolutions for the Mac home office

Cast aside tired promises to go to the gym and eat more kale. Instead, seize the opportunity of this new year to clean up your act in your home office.

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Dragshare for Dropbox review: Menu-bar item makes sharing links less painful

If you share Dropbox links on a regular basis, or you're looking for an easy way to share files with others, Dragshare can save you time and headaches.

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10 great apps for your new iPad Air or iPad mini

That new iPad you got for the holidays will seem a little barren until you start adding some apps. We can tell you what you should download.

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Vesper: Elegant Notes review: A pleasantly simple and useful note-taking iOS app

Vesper doesn't have a lot of features, but its simplicity makes it easy to focus on your note-taking instead of fussing with the app itself.

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5 apps that ease your commute

Steer clear of traffic snarls, overcrowded trains, and more with these tools.

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FileMaker 13 review: Venerable database gets a style and accessibility update

For over 20 years, FileMaker has made its mark as a cross-platform database. Fortunately, the software continues to improve.

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PDFpen Scan+ review: Scanning app for iOS is very good at OCR

You can use PDFpen Scan+ on your iPad or iPhone to scan documents and images, as well as perform optical character recognition.

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Meet Slack, a chat tool with collaboration talent to spare

Save your team from the chaotic mishmash of email, chat, and other discrete communication tools. Slack's file sharing and its ability to integrate cloud services make sharing information much easier.

on pcworld.com

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Make iPhone actions easier with Launch Center Pro

Launch Center Pro helps you get more out of, and do stuff more efficiently with, your iPhone or iPod touch. This week's video shows you how.

Make iPhone actions easier with Launch Center Pro

Launch Center Pro helps you get more out of, and do stuff more efficiently with, your iPhone or iPod touch. This week's video shows you how.

The state of AppleScript: Let's not panic ... yet

Does the removal of AppleScript support from the new iWork apps herald the scripting solution's doom? Ben Waldie argues that the future is far from clear.