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The Week in iOS Apps: Avant-garde

This week's roundup of iOS apps brings you the work of composer Philip Glass, as well as the Monstrous work of Mike and Sulley. Why choose between the two?

Google Maps for iPhone could violate European law

When users install Google Maps on their iPhone, the option to share location data with Google is switched on by default. By doing this, Google violates European data protection law, according to a German data protection watchdog.

Apple, Microsoft spar over fees for SkyDrive iOS app

Apple has blocked updates to the app ever since Microsoft introduced the ability to purchase storage without giving Apple a 30 percent cut of the revenue

8 great free Mac gifts

If you don't have any money, these gifts might just be right up the alley of that special Mac user in your life.

The Week in iOS Apps: Good grief!

You’ll laugh! You’ll cry! You’ll commit untold violence! This week’s roundup of iOS apps offers users the full range of human emotions.

iTunes Store expands to 119 countries, keeping rivals at bay

Apple on Tuesday took a major step toward Tuesday in expanding its presence in the international market, launching the iTunes store in more than 50 countries, a move that nearly doubles the list of countries where it sells music.

Firefox browser betas out for desktop, Android

Mozilla has released new beta versions of its Firefox browser, with an improved JavaScript engine for desktops, Retina display support for Macs, and optional search suggestions for Android.

The Week in iOS Apps: Holiday! Celebrate!

This week’s roundup of iOS apps includes new and improved ways to make the holidays more enjoyable, and maybe a bit less lonely.

The Week in OS X Apps: Giving thanks

Having a hard time keeping up with all the wonderful new apps and updates that clamour for space on your Mac's hard drive? Here's a selection, just in time to keep you busy during the Thanksgiving holiday.

The Week in iOS Apps: Beatdown

This week’s roundup of iOS apps features a bit of the old ultraviolence, as well as innovative ways to make your teen hate you.

Weekly Wrap

Weekly Wrap: Reviewing the newest iPads, mastering software, easy backups

Our Macworld Doppler radar shows a lot of huge stories from the week gone by. It’s cloudy with a chance of MacBooks. Or more accurately, iPads and Mac minis. But MacBooks sounded better.

The Week in iOS Apps: A better Facebook

This week’s roundup of iOS apps offers new ways to shop, track your life, and make new websites.

A Halloween treat for Linux and Mac users: CrossOver is free today

Now available with 12 months of support, this software lets Windows apps run on other platforms.

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What Apple's executive reshuffle means for the products you use

Senior editor Dan Moren detects a consistent throughline in Apple's recent reorganization: a trend towards better integration.

ScreenFlow 4 launches with new effects, workflow improvements

Telestream’s ScreenFlow, the much-lauded app for creating computer tutorial videos, has been upgraded with new features that make it easier to dazzle viewers and communicate important information.