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Judge: RIAA request for trillions in LimeWire copyright case is 'absurd'

RIAA claims that LimeWire owes it trillions of dollars were called 'absurd' by a New York federal judge.

Cure writer's block with distraction-free text editor Byword

The latest minimalist word processor cuts down on distractions by eliminating toolbars and turning your entire screen in a blank writing surface.

Frenzy turns Dropbox into a social-networking tool

Frenzy uses the file-sharing capabilities of Dropbox to provide a social networking interface.

Clips upgrades with new interface, improved performance

Clips, the desktop clipboard app, has been revamped with a new user interface and upgraded performance.

Cyberduck 4 FTP client released for Mac and Windows

The popular open-source FTP program gets its fourth release version.

Micromat releases TechTool Pro 6

The new diagnostic and maintenance software includes new features for diagnosing and fixing problems in hard drives, including internal solid state and flash drives.

Disk Drill protects and restores your storage media

A new Mac application from Cleverfiles watches your hard drives and other storage media for problems, then offers various restoration methods if things go wrong.

Mail Perspectives brings compact view to Mail

An upgrade to this plug-in can slim down Mail's window to the bare essentials, making it easier to keep an eye on new messages without stealing too much space from your work.

Free up your hard drive space with DaisyDisk 2

DaisyDisk Team has upgraded its DaisyDisk disk-scanning utility to version 2, giving it new features like in-app file deletion and a redesigned user interface.

File Multi Tool 5 manipulates file, photo metadata

For the times you need to edit file and photo attributes that the Finder doesn't provide access to, File Multi Tool 5 might offer the tools you need.

CopyPaste 3 adds clipboard history search

The newest version of CopyPaste adds the ability to search the history of everything you've copied and pasted, alongside other new features.

Windows Phone 7 Connector exits beta, enters Mac App Store

Microsoft has officially released Windows Phone 7 Connector for Mac--and it's only available in the Mac App Store.

How do you use Dropbox?

How do you take advantage of the Dropbox application and Web service? Macworld wants to know.

Vicinno's scientific calculator released for the iPad, Mac

The professional calculator emulator can help science and math nerds get their variable on with an iPad or their Mac computer.

iPhone app aims to raise Awareness of traffic dangers

If you want to listen to your music on the move but don't want to be deaf to warnings, sirens or alarms then the updated Awareness app could be right up your alley.