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Expo Notes: EasyWeb promises a replacement for iWeb

Do you miss iWeb, Apple's web-publishing service that was discontinued last year? The guys at Rage Software say they're preparing a replacement.

The iPad mini: 2013's next big business tool?

Portable and less pricey, Apple's little tablet still seeks its business niche—and is finding some surprising takers.

Applr brings social networking to app purchases

A new online service lets users combine social networking with App Store shopping as they peruse the latest offerings for theiriPhone and iPad. Applr launched Wednesday, the creation of developer Michael Johnston, who has been working on the project since 2010.

Macworld/iWorld 2013 Best of Show: Call for submissions

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Macworld is now accepting product submissions for the Best of Show Awards. If you are a company exhibiting at Macworld/iWorld 2013, you can have your product considered for the awards.

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Google expands encryption protection in Chrome browser

The search behemoth Google is following Mozilla and Apple in encrypting everyone's search queries, which will be implemented in the next version of Chrome.

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New Plantronics headsets answer calls for you

Plantronics' latest headsets for business use can answer calls as soon as you put them on--but they don't come cheap.

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iPhone 5, Galaxy S III users fingered as biggest data hogs

Apple iPhone 5 users consume the most cellular data, while owners of Samsung Electronics' Galaxy S III upload more data than any other smartphone, according to a survey conducted by Arieso.

T-Mobile to carry iPhone, but without subsidies

Yes, the iPhone is officially coming to T-Mobile USA. But the device will probably be much pricier, at least upfront, than it is at other wireless carriers.

Cable clutter

Control your cables: 10 ways to combat desk clutter

These 10 nifty cable organizers will help you stay on top of that rat’s nest behind your desk.

Apple gives Tim Cook 51 percent salary increase

Apple CEO Tim Cook received compensation totaling $4.17 million in 2012, down 98.9 percent on last year -- although his 2011 compensation of $378 million consisted mostly of a one-off stock grant, worth $376.2 million at the time.

Mac users get an official Ubuntu One client

Unlike Google Drive, which lacks Linux software, Canonical's cloud storage service is now fully cross-platform.

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iPad family aces battery tests while Android tablets lag

Android tablets, large or small, can’t seem to match the battery life of the iPad. In a recent set of battery life tests, Apple’s new iPad has the longest battery life among 10-inch tablets; in the 7-inch category, the iPad Mini comes out on top as well.

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News Corp.'s tablet publication The Daily closes December 15

News Corp. announced Monday that The Daily, the company's tablet-only digital newspaper, will stop publishing December 15 after the publication failed to find an audience large enough to support it.