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Misfit's $100 Shine 2 is thinner and smarter than its first-gen activity-tracker

The new device wants to win you over with affordability and style.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Annotate everything with Ink2Go

In this week's roundup of new Mac apps, we bring you software that lets you literally draw anywhere, training and fitness programs for all levels, and a handy new way to play and discover music.

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The Week in Mac apps: Moxtra makes team communication easier

In this week's roundup of new Mac apps, we bring you great tools for managing your time and communicating with your team, software for getting focused, and much more.

Apple Music debuts June 30 — all the ways you love music, all in one place.

Apple Music, iTunes Movies, and iBooks roll out in China

Apple has launched Apple Music together with iTunes Movies and iBooks in China, which is already the company's largest market for app downloads.

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Tim Cook on Apple and Microsoft partnership: 'It's what customers want'

At the BoxWorks conference, the Apple CEO explained why the former foes could gain more by collaborating than by competing.

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Microsoft's new Invite app makes scheduling meetings on iPhone a breeze

The latest project from Microsoft's Garage division is an app that helps users better schedule meetings.

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The Week in Mac Apps: iAWriter 3 brings more focus to distraction-free writing

In this week’s roundup of new Mac apps, you’ll find a way to keep your notes and audio in sync, a tool for sharing whatever is on your pasteboard, and everything you need to turn your kid into a pro writer.

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Jawbone Up update fills in the fitness tracker's missing gaps

Responding to customer complaints, Jawbone will add automatic sleep tracking to its Up line of trackers, among other new features.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Save precious hard disk space with DaisyDisk 4

Plus, tools for getting ready to go back to school, organizing your next party, and more.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Unclutter brings order to your desktop

In this week’s roundup of new Mac apps, we bring you a way to turn your desktop into an intercom system, tools for uncluttering your desktop, and an old-school Internet chat program.

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Nuance pushes speech recognition to Android, iOS with new Dragon Anywhere

Nuance's popular dictation app is now a cloud-connected service that works in tandem with updated versions for the Mac and PC.

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MacKeeper customers can file a claim to get their money back

A proposed class-action suit settlement will put $2 million into a reimbursement fund.

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BitTorrent Sync's cloudless file syncing adds mobile productivity features

BitTorrent Sync for mobile is great if you just want to view files sent to you from PCs. Now, Sync taps into your smartphone or tablet's productive side.

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Public beta testers, time to upgrade: New versions of iOS 9 and El Capitan are here

The update brings back Home Sharing and fixes the usual beta bugs.

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Reading service Pocket built into Firefox, replacing Reading List feature

The latest update also brings a distraction-free Reader View and changes to Firefox Hello.