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The Week in Mac Apps: Holiday puzzles, activity planning, and time-saving utilities

This week’s roundup of new Mac apps brings you a little holiday cheer, a way to keep your burgeoning digital comic library in check, and a couple tools to bring order into the chaos of your daily life.

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Autodesk entices schools and students with free, renewable three-year licenses

A free offer to use products like AutoCAD, 3ds Max, and Maya should excite art and design schools, and that's just what Autodesk wants.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Image editors, a menu bar music app, and more

This week’s roundup of new Mac apps is all about sight and sound, with software that will make your photos gorgeous, keep you sane in a noisy environment, and entertain you with some music.

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Amazon, Apple updates let families share apps and media across devices

Families can share their apps, books and more across devices, as long as everyone can agree on an operating system.

on pcworld.com

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The kill switch is here: iOS 8 enables it by default

Apple is the first smartphone maker to abide by a new California anti-theft law by inserting a "kill switch" into iOS 8, which powers the iPhone 6.