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Up close with Mountain Lion: Notes

The venerable Sticky Notes is still there in your Applications folder. But it's been joined by Notes, a much more capable note-taking tool. Christopher Breen checks it out.

Kwaga acquires notification app Boxcar

Boxcar -- rumored as dead in the water mere weeks ago -- on Thursday announced it had been acquired by Kwaga.

Up close with Mountain Lion: Dictation

You've been able to dictate text to your iPhone and iPad for a while. Now that capability comes to the Mac, in the form of Mountain Lion's Dictation feature. Lex Friedman gives you a tour.

Up close with Mountain Lion: Reminders

Finally, OS X gets a to-do app of its own, in the form of Reminders. It's yet another feature that has migrated from iOS to the Mac. Is it good enough to manage your tasks? Lex Friedman checks it out.

Apple reminds users of coming iWork.com shutdown

Apple sent out an email on Tuesday, reminding users of iWork.com that the service will disappear for good at the end of July.

Dropbox says no evidence of hack in investigation of spam

Dropbox says its ongoing investigation into a possible security breach has not produced any evidence that its systems have been infiltrated.

Microsoft offers some details on future of Office for Mac and iOS

A Microsoft spokesperson has provided Macworld with some details on what Mac and iOS users can expect from the company's newly announced Microsoft Office 2013 and Office 365.

Microsoft Office must evolve to remain successful

Office has been a wildly successful product for Microsoft, but its continued dominance is far from assured as software moves to the cloud and employees bring their own tablets and smartphones into work.

Remains of the Day: Scare tactics

Apple's new category on the App Store should scare McDonald's and Starbucks, Microsoft is running scared from Apple's vision of the future, and Samsung's trying to scare off jurors.

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.