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Healthier review: Mac app reminds you to get up off of that thing

Healthier is a utility to remind you to get up from sitting all day at your desk.

Mac Gems: Google Earth a fun way to see the world through your Mac

Google Earth is a valuable tool for researching the world's wonders.

Mac Gems: Clear Day beautifully portrays weather information

Clear Day does a nice job of providing weather information.

StoryPress for iPad review: Create your own audible biography

StoryPress is a fun, easy way to start telling and collecting the real-life stories that mean the most to you.

Review: Easily track your family tree with Reunion 10

Reunion has always been an easy-to-use, intelligently-designed tool for collecting and cataloging your ancestry information. Reunion 10 is no different, adding useful features to an already excellent product and making it that much easier to keep track of who you are and where you came from.

Review: Horizon for iOS adds a weather forecast to your calendar

The Horizon calendar app for the iPhone offers a little something extra, and it’s a beauty: The weather.

Review: Sell or purchase items on-the-go with eBay for iOS

eBay’s mobile app lets you create auctions, track listings, and search for and purchase items from your iPhone.

Review: This Is Not An App is one, and it's rather cloying

This Is Not An App comes from author and illustrator Keri Smith. And if you don't find it too precious, you may well enjoy it.

Review: Time Command is a spartan iOS alarm-clock dock

Stem Innovation's Time Command marries an iOS app with an alarm clock, with mixed results. But it does manage to throw at least one unique feature into the mix.

Mac Gems: Tweetbot for Mac is exactly what you'd expect

Tweetbot, the Twitter client from Tapbots, makes the leap from iOS to the Mac, and it nails the landing.

TechHive: Free camping apps for your Labor Day weekend

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Like many other procrastinators in Northern California, my fella and I were thinking about going camping over the long weekend. Being the geek that I am, I’ve already found seven free camping apps that should make our whole poorly planned attempt at a vacation go that much smoother.

App Guide: iOS event finders

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If you want to know what's happening in your vicinity, these iPhone and iPad apps promise to keep you informed of nearby happenings.

Houzz Interior Design Ideas for iPhone and iPad

Houzz lets you scroll through hundreds of thousands of photos and products and add them to your own virtual lookbooks, but you can also peruse informational content, buy products, and find professional home-design services in your local area directly through the app.

To-do app Due delights on the Mac

To-do and timer app Due has arrived on OS X, offering the same reminder, timer, and log support as its iOS version in a Mac-optimized interface. The program retains the simplicity of the touchscreen original while effectively transitioning to OS X's point-and-click environment.

Nostalgiqa for iPhone

There's a compelling idea behind this app that aims to help you capture memories and share them in the form of photos and text. But in its early stages, Nostalgiqa proves a little baffling to use.