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BreakTime tells you when it's time to take a break

Not quite ready to make the leap to a standing or walking desk? BreakTime can help keep you healthy by reminding you to get up and walk around.

eBay launches Mac app for auction tracking

Online auction service eBay jumped into the Mac App Store on this week, launching a new program that lets users track sales from their desktop.

Many Tricks releases mouse-mover Keymo

Apple's Lion update may embrace multitouch gestures and trackpad shenanigans, but if you prefer a keyboard-based solution for your mousing and navigation, software company Many Tricks may have just the ticket for you -- Keymo, a new tool that allows users to move and orient their on-screen cursor by way of keyboard shortcuts.

Comic Life leaps onto the iPad in a single bound

Comic Life, the software for turning your photographs into comics, is now available for the iPad.

Logitech Alert lets you view your security cameras via iPad

A new app from Logitech gives users access and even control of their security cameras from their iPad.

Microsoft releases Bing for iPad app

Microsoft has brought its "decision engine" and its many integrated features to the iPad. You can now search the Web, movie listings, and your local area using Microsoft's services, as well as view the latest news and trending topics in magazine-inspired layouts.

The iPad keeps time with Vladstudio Desk Clock HD

The iPad is a beautiful and useful device, but it sometimes gets shoved to the side when users are busy working on desktop computers, or even engaging in non-digital tasks. Vladstudio Desk Clock HD makes productive use of the downtime, turning your tablet into a digital desk clock.

Eat St. offers guide to urban food trucks

Food trucks are mobile, so how can you find that rolling lobster cart you've hear so much about? Eat St., an iPhone app from Food Network Canada, provides the answer.

Google revamps iOS search app

Google has renamed and revamped its primary search app for iOS. New gestures bring flexibility to the interface and your search results, and improvements across the app make this a useful upgrade.

Instapaper 3.0 gets social, deeper search

A major upgrade to the popular app for reading content offline brings a slew of new features. You can now follow friends to find more articles to read, share your favorite articles to a larger number of services, and search the contents of the articles on your device.

Foursquare 3.0 brings recommendations, new Specials

A major upgrade to this location-based social network and "real life game" brings smart recommendations for your next outing, a more flexible leaderboard for scoring points and badges, and many more Specials that businesses can offer to users who check-in.

Google enables Instant Previews for mobile browsers

Google enabled Instant Previews for desktop browsers last November, which allow you to view a visual snapshot of a search result before clicking through to load the entire site. Now, iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad users can enjoy the same browsing benefits.

Cyberspace iOS browser gets bump-to-share, more integration

An update to this Safari alternative for iPhone and iPad makes it easier to share Webpages between your iOS devices and harness a variety of third-party services, including Readability, Instapaper, and Evernote.

Analysis: How Apple's new subscriptions stack up to the competition

Some publisher are up in arms over Apple's newly announced rules for subscription-based content in the App Store. But a closer look at the rules indicate that what Apple's proposing for the App Store isn't that out of line with what you see from similar services.

iPad, iPhone changing where, when we read

The man who runs the Read It Later service says that mobile devices like the iPhone and iPad are shifting when and where people are reading content -- a trend that could affect how publishers present content.