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Four productivity-boosting replacements for stock iOS apps

Awesome alternatives to Calendar, Mail, Notes, and Reminders.

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Evernote pushes security awareness-raising software updates after hack attack

Evernote has released software updates designed to streamline the password-changing process in the wake of a security breach.

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App Spotlight: TigerText promises to keep text messages private and secure

If you're trading in sensitive information, you'll want to install this app on all your workers' devices.

Adobe releases emergency patches for Reader and Acrobat

Adobe released emergency patches for Adobe Reader and Acrobat 11, 10, and 9 Wednesday that address two critical vulnerabilities being actively exploited by attackers.

Microsoft quietly raises prices of Mac Office by up to 17 percent

Microsoft has quietly raised prices of Office for the Mac as much as 17% and stopped selling multi-license packages of the application suite.

App Spotlight: Sendboo translates multi-lingual messages on the fly

This free iOS app lets you communicate effortlessly with people all over the world. Language barrier? What language barrier?

Facebook defends Graph Search's privacy controls for teens

Facebook is working hard to assure users that Graph Search, its new search engine designed to uncover all sorts of information buried within the site, does not compromise the privacy rights of minors.

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Facebook targeted by hackers, says no user data compromised

Facebook said Friday it had been the target of a sophisticated hacking attack but that it had no evidence any user data had been compromised.

BitTorrent targets creative pros with new file-delivery service

BitTorrent launches SoShare, a beta file-sending project, as part of its creative incubator for its new products.

Go paperless or die trying! 15 tablet apps for ditching dead trees

Whether you're getting paid by a customer or editing a coworker's presentation, these tablet-optimized apps take the dead trees out of doing business.

Intuit releases QuickBooks Online for iPad

As the name implies, QuickBooks Online for iPad draws from QuickBooks Online. The main benefit of the iPad app is that it can work with the iPad’s camera, using features such as notifications and location services, and provide a user interface that’s native to the iPad.

Three ways to imagine an Apple 'iWatch'

Speculation is rampant about an Apple smartwatch. Here are three possible concepts.

App Spotlight: DialMyCalls automates group calling, texting

Blast a message to your employees, sales team, or even a select group of customers. This free app makes it easy.