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Facing competition, Dropbox Pro increases storage options

Dropbox on Tuesday announced it was increasing the amount of storage available to Dropbox Pro subscribers, but without increasing subscription fees: Users of the $10-a-month 50 GB storage plan will now have 100 GB available at the same cost.

NeatCloud offers iOS-accessible cloud storage

Digital filing company Neat on Tuesday unveiled NeatCloud, a business-focused storage service that includes an app for iPhone and iPad.

Apple offers MobileMe customers last chance to rescue data 'for a limited time'

MobileMe closed its doors on June 30. If you still didn't migrate your data to iCloud, now's your last chance.

Weekly Wrap: MacBook Air tests, tons of reviews, and five years of iPhone

This week, Macworld offered some advice, a slew of reviews, and a look back at five years of iPhone.

Google on iOS: All about the ecosystem

Google announced on Thursday that it's bringing its Chrome browser and Google Drive cloud storage services to iOS. But given that Chrome will be limited in what it can do, why is the company even bothering?

Weekly Wrap: New Mac reviews, email advice, and Surface thoughts

This week, Microsoft unveiled its potential iPad competitor, we put several new Macs to the test, and we offered some advice on no longer using email for everything.

Sign your PDFs electronically using Preview

Instead of mailing paper or sending faxes, these days we can email important documents. But for many people, the biggest hurdle to going all-digital is signatures: How do you sign a PDF document? In this week’s Macworld video, we show you how to electronically sign your PDF document using tools you’ve already got on your Mac.

TextExpander 4 adds features, but must leave the Mac App Store

TextExpander 4 adds numerous additional fill-in options to the popular text expansion utility. But because it can't be sandboxed, the new version of the software isn't available in the Mac App Store.

EuroSmartz updates Print n Share, AltaMail apps

Version 4.7 of Print n Share now offers compatibility with Brother's portable RJ4040 printer -- aimed at helping mobile workers with printing needs. AltaMail 3.0 adds bulk mail features, including the ability to perform mass mail merges.

New Bento 4 for iPad boasts creation tools

FileMaker on Tuesday released the newest version of its consumer database, Bento 4 for iPad.

Stop using email for everything

If you spend hours emptying your inbox, you may wonder: it possible to do without email? To find out, Macworld surveyed Apple-savvy businesses and workers who have dramatically curtailed—or completely stopped—their use of this ubiquitous technology. Here’s how these businesses are making it happen.

Improved iWork file sharing coming in Mountain Lion

Ted Landau has often noted that sharing an iWork file between a Mac and an iOS device via iCloud doesn't work very well. Mountain Lion figures to change that.

Dropbox adds video upload features to iOS app

Faced with growing competition from new video-centric rivals, Dropbox on Thursday unveiled a revamped iOS app that lets users automatically upload their photos and videos to the company’s cloud-based storage service.