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Exchange users welcomed to BusyCal with latest update

BusyMac has added support for Microsoft Exchange to its popular calendaring app, complete with tasks, push updates, and calendar sharing.

Yojimbo 4 gains sync, but eschews iCloud

Bare Bones on Wednesday released Yojimbo 4, which introduces a third-party-powered syncing option. The company spent more than a year attempting to work with iCloud, and eventually gave up.

The Week in iOS Apps: Picture perfect

We've got a whole range of new ways to help you make better images on your iPhone and iPad. And if you're looking for work? We've got suggestions there, too.

Podcast: Talking about Mac Gems

Senior editors Dan Frakes and Roman Loyola join the show to talk about our annual round-up of low-cost, high-quality Mac software.

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Feedly experiments with pay Pro accounts while maintaining free version

Feedly, the popular Google Reader replacement has introduced a pay Pro veriosn

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Hands-on: Quip, the so-called "modern word processor," is cool, but doesn't feel done

The new mobile-first collaborative productivity app has landed with a splash (and a lot of buzzwords), but Quip promises exceed the initial reality.

FileMaker files Bento database app for iOS and Mac under 'discontinued'

The database giant is shutting down its consumer-level app to focus on its main product lines.

Review: SushiReader a simple app for RSS feeds

SushiReader is a good RSS reader for readers who don't need a lot of features.

Hands-on: LittleSnapper becomes Ember, with powerful collection features

RealMac reworks its snapshotting app into a scrapbooking powerhouse for professionals.

The Week in iOS Apps: The view from space

This week's roundup of new and updated apps let you see the Earth from a whole new perspective, track your expenses, or simply kill a bunch of bad guys.

Hands-on: IFTTT for iOS automates your online life

iOS has often paled in comparison with OS X in terms of its automation power, but the new IFTTT app from the eponymous Web service allows you to easily set up workflows on your iPhone.

Tempo looks to take on iOS's Calendar app with latest update

Tempo uses artificial intelligence to add relevant information to your scheduled meetings and events. A Thursday update to the iPhone update promises even more functionality aimed at business users.

The Week in iOS Apps: Uh-oh, it's magic

This week's roundup of iOS apps includes new and better ways to draw pictures, take photos, check the weather and more.