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Hands-on: Quip, the so-called "modern word processor," is cool, but doesn't feel done

The new mobile-first collaborative productivity app has landed with a splash (and a lot of buzzwords), but Quip promises exceed the initial reality.

Hands-on: Loom makes it increasingly tempting to ditch iPhoto and Photo Stream

There are many services bidding for the chance to store and share our digital memories. The latest, Loom, claims to be as user-friendly as Dropbox. Does it live up to the statement? Associate editor Serenity Caldwell goes hands-on.

How to delete or move a lot of Gmail messages

MLStrand56 had a Gmail question for the Answer Line forum: How does one archive or delete every email from a particular sender--or that matches some other criteria?

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Apple expands iWork for iCloud beta to developers with free accounts

Apple has begun expanding its iWork for iCloud beta, inviting developers free accounts to start testing the in-browser versions of Apple's Pages, Keynote and Numbers applications.

Our top five Dropbox tricks

If you asked Macworld editors to name the technologies they can't live without, you'd inevitably hear about the file-synchronization service Dropbox. Here are five of our favorite tips for using it.

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Google Reader is dead, but Feedly will help you love again

Google Readers is RIP on July 1, but after extended test runs with various Reader competitors we've found the perfect replacement in Feedly.

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Get more out of Google Earth with these tips for power users

Google Earth users can do more than just fly around a virtual globe. The free mapping application can display real-time weather, help compose photographs and measure distances much more easily than its Maps cousin.

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Hey, big buyer: Online shoppers prefer iOS, Forrester reports

iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch owners are 30 percent more likely to use their device to make purchases online than those using gadgets running Android, according to a new report from research firm Forrester.

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Email overload? Check out SaneBox

If your inbox is overflowing (and whose inbox isn't?), a service called SaneBox could help. Dan Miller has a quick video tour.

Yahoo to issue inactive mail accounts to other users

Yahoo is resetting email accounts that have not been used for at least 12 months and issuing them to other users.

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Apple sees chance to compete with Office on the Web

Apple announced Monday it was working on browser-based versions of its iWork productivity applications, a move one analyst said challenged Microsoft's Office behemoth.

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What to do when Netflix, Google, and other browser plug-ins won't update

Lex Friedman couldn't successfully update the Google Hangouts plug-in, or the Silverlight plug-in that Netflix requires. After much trial and error, he found the fix.

Mac Gems: Swing for App.net makes it easy to share files

All App.net accounts come with free online file storage. Swing makes it simple to use that storage space to share files with other people and on social networks.

Gmail will sort your email for you with new automatic labeling

Google announces a new kind of inbox for Gmail that automatically sorts messages into categories, or “tabs.”

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Flickr's new interface emphasizes social media, but will anger long-time users

Flickr's new upgrade showcases big, bold images, but many do not like the change.

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