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YouTube confirms plans for ad-free subscription service

The price of the service hasn't been revealed, although the plan was disclosed in a YouTube letter to its content partners.

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First look: Office Lens scans documents and whiteboards into editable Office files

Microsoft's new iPhone app can capture paper documents, business cards, and even whiteboard sketches, and turn them into Word, PDF, and PowerPoint files.

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How Messenger chats factor into what you see in Facebook's News Feed

Engineers shed light on Facebook's ranking algorithm during a talk at F8.

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Twitter adds more reporting tools to curb abuse and improve safety

Twitter has made it easier to report impersonation, self-harm and leaked private information.

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Net neutrality passes FCC, will apply to mobile too

The new FCC rules will also apply to mobile as well, Chairman Tom Wheeler said. They will almost certainly be challenged by large telcos and broadband ISPs, however.

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Work Beyond Mac: Essential gear for working on your iPad

With your trusty iPad and a few well-chosen accessories, you can leave your laptop at home without sacrificing mobile productivity.

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Facebook cold on 'dislike' button, but mulling other ideas

An international rollout of Graph Search is in the offing too, chief executive Mark Zuckerberg said at Facebook's second public town-hall meeting.

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Fix This App: Writer Pro

Sleek and sophisticated, Writer Pro offered a distraction-free writing experience alongside professional features that serious writers craved. But in reality, it didn't quite deliver as promised.

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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.

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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