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The Week in Mac Apps: A world of time, space, and location

In this week’s roundup of Mac apps, you’ll find an app that shows you the world, one that helps you track your location inside it, and one that makes sure you don’t accidentally wake up your coworkers in the wee hours of the morning.

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5 apps that will make Windows users feel at home on a Mac

Make the move to Mac OS smoother with WineBottler, Last Pass, Caffeine and these other tools.

on pcworld.com

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Skitch is a multi-purpose editing tool for doodling on any document

Use it for work. Use it to highlight points of interest on a map. Or use it to doodle all over a picture and share it with your friends.

on techhive.com

App Invasion: Skitch is a multi-purpose editing tool for doodling on any document

Use it for work. Use it to highlight points of interest on a map. Or use it to doodle all over a picture and share it with your friends.

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You don’t know Docs from Drive: Google’s productivity apps, explained

Docs or Drive? Apps for Business or Drive for Work? Follow our guide to determine which Google service offers what, and which one is best for you.

on pcworld.com

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Sunrise for iOS and Android is the ultimate Google Calendar companion

Sunrise supports multiple Google calendars, gives you Google Maps directions to events, and has a handy “quick add” feature. Plus, it looks spectacular on your phone.

on techhive.com

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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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Apple Maps search may get personal, and much better, thanks to Spotsetter

Apple has reportedly acquired Spotsetter, a social search and mapping startup, after the service said that it had closed down.

on pcworld.com

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Make your mornings less stressful with Morning

Instead of swapping between different apps to check the weather, your calendar, and your to-do list, Morning keeps all of that info and more in one spot.

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Google launches stand-alone Docs, Sheets, and Slides apps

After bringing its Google Apps apps into its Drive cloud storage, Google has decided to separate them again.

on greenbot.com

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New Yahoo mail app for iPhone delivers other content as well

The app, designed also for iPod Touch, provides news, weather information and stock prices.

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Google, Apple, Adobe and Intel agree to settle Silicon Valley hiring case

The class-action suit accused companies of entering into secret agreements not to hire workers.

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4 Office for iPad alternatives

You need an Office 365 subscription to unlock the full power of Office for iPad. Not ready to commit? These all-in-one office apps can still get you by.

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Apple-loyal sales reps get updated CRM in Daylite

Marketcircle has released version 5 of its Daylite CRM application for Mac desktops and iOS devices