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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.

On the lookout for Mac and iOS products at CES

International CES isn't a major show for Mac news, but there are still product announcements to be found if you know where to look. We round up those and take a look at a multitude of new iOS gear in our latest podcast.

Drexel University's MacBook vending machine lets you keep your laptop at home

What if you could borrow a laptop to use for just one class? A new vending machine at Drexel University could let you do just that.

Top Gadgets at CES: A roundup of what the web liked best

Everybody gives out awards for the most amazing products at the show, but do the award sources agree? Here are five entries that drew applause from the pack.

CES 2013: Amazing spectacles and awkward moments

No, CES is not a simple exposition of electronics wares. It is a visual overload of high-tech pageantry and stupid human tricks.

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Nectar brings fuel cell tech to the mobile charging game (video)

Nectar isn’t the cheapest portable charging system on the market, but it’s one of the coolest.

Fisher-Price's Apptivity toys turn iPads into immersive playsets (video)

Fisher-Price's Apptivity line couples playsets with interactive iPad apps.

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iHealth expands its offerings with two new health gadgets (video)

Company's new products are less about fitness and more about general health.

iSmartAlarm secures your home with help from your phone

iSmartAlarm is drumming up interest for its smartphone-controlled security system at CES.

Goal Zero Yeti 150 gives you several days of emergency gadget power (video)

Energy in an emergency is crucial, and the Yeti 150 can extend your backup reserves with an optional solar panel, making it a powerful ally when the lines go down.

The Fitbug Orb may be the best cheap fitness tracker on the market (video)

Fitbug aims to bring the cost of fitness trackers down with its Fitbug Orb tracker.

Turn your iPad mini into a dashboard console screen with this hack

Be the envy of your motorhead friends and put your iPad Mini in your car’s dashboard.

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Turn your old speakers into wireless AirPlay speakers with a Raspberry Pi

Skip the expensive gadgets and just hack a Raspberry Pi into an Airplay speaker.

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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.

The Forgotten eMate 300 -- 15 years later

Fifteen years ago, Apple released its first and only touchscreen laptop (so far), the often forgotten eMate 300. This translucent clamshell portable represented a bold experiment in educational computing and a drastic departure from Apple's traditional hardware design.