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Review: IFTTT connects social media, photo and other Web services

IFTTT is a free service that lets you connect your social media, photo and other Web services to each other. Luckily, it's far easier to use than it is to explain. Or spell.

Review: MailPop Pro for Gmail doesn’t stand out from the email client crowd

MailPop Pro for Gmail cheerfully fulfills all the functions of a lightweight Gmail client. But it also adds little to distinguish itself from a passel of similar rivals—which makes its few negative differences stand out even more.

Mac Gems: Email Pro for Gmail brings email seamlessly to your desktop

Email Pro for Gmail is a slender app that provides a convenient way to access your Gmail email directly from your desktop.

Review: Mailbox for iPhone belongs in your dock

Say goodbye to Apple's Mail app. Mailbox, a new, free app for iPhone, is better in numerous ways--provided you use Gmail.

Mac Gems: Inky offers a fresh, human take on email

Looking for a new email client? Inky's sharp design, smart features, and overall plucky cheerfulness may win you over.

Review: UnoDNS frees you to stream from other countries

UnoDNS surgically circumvents geographic content restrictions, letting you watch Hulu or enjoy Pandora from anywhere. Rather than tunnel 100% of your traffic through a clunky VPN that slows you down and caps your bandwidth, UnoDNS targets a small fraction of your traffic and modifies only the tiny parts it must change to circumvent geographic restrictions.

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Review: Dillinger.io is a simple Markdown editor that runs in your browser

With live preview, multiple themes, and no ads, open-source Dillinger.io lets you focus on your text and easily format it using the simple Markdown language, producing HTML documents with very little effort.

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Mac Gems: Vimari brings more keyboard control to Safari

With the Vimari Safari extension installed, you don't have to take your fingers off the keyboard to navigate websites and links.

Review: MailMate 1.5 is no frills, all business when it comes to email

If you live and die by email, MailMate may prove a godsend, especially at its reasonable $30 price tag.

Review: Twitterrific 5 brings elegance to the foreground

The latest update to iOS's oldest Twitter client brings an entirely new user interface, and a focus on simplicity and elegance.

Review: AltaMail is a modest improvement over iOS's Mail app

This mail app offers enough features to be an improvement over the built-in Mail app, though some of its peripheral capabilities don't impress.

Review: Thunderbird mail client offers freedom, flexibility, and drawbacks

This free email client from the makers of Firefox, aided by a legion of dedicated volunteer programmers, has more add-ons and customizable features than Apple’s Mail or Microsoft’s Outlook.

Review: Apple Mail 6 features better search, VIP email treatment

The previous version of Mail looked radically different from its predecessors. The new Mail 6 that comes with Mountain Lion seems nearly identical—its changes are small.