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Blue aims for foolproof podcast audio with Nessie

Blue Microphones has a new mic, and this one's built for entry-level podcasters without a lot of audio skill.

Review: Westinghouse Unplug is a solid, affordable portable Bluetooth speaker

Westinghouse's $100 Unplug Bluetooth speaker is portable and rechargeable, and it offers sound quality that rivals that of the popular Jawbone Jambox.

Sound and vision: The Sound and Displays system preferences

In this week's Mac 101, Chris Breen dives deep into the Mac's Sound and Displays system preferences.

Aftershokz open-ear headphones are zombie-apocalypse approved (video)

There’s now a third option in the earbud/over-ear debate thanks the Aftershokz open-ear headphones.

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Favorite Mac Gems from 2012

Podcast host Chris Breen is joined by Macworld's Gem Meister Dan Frakes to discuss Dan's favorite inexpensive Mac applications of 2012.

Audiovox brings aftermarket Siri to your car

Audiovox shows off aftermarket Siri-integration, a wireless charging cradle, and new features for its Car Connection vehicle-monitoring device.

Review: Bose SoundLink Air offers good sound, but few features

Bose's SoundLink Air is an AirPlay speaker that lacks some basics and requires a separate purchase for portability. But it's easy to use and it sounds good.

In depth with iTunes 11's MiniPlayer

One of the big changes in iTunes 11 is the new MiniPlayer. In addition to being a control center for playing your music, you can also use it to search for songs, playlists, and more, and to access the Up Next queue. Here’s how you can get the most out of the iTunes MiniPlayer.

Review: JBL Micro Wireless is an impressive portable Bluetooth speaker for the price

JBL's Micro Wireless Bluetooth speaker fits in a (big) pocket and weighs next-to-nothing, yet it sounds good and is surprisingly inexpensive.

The 28th Annual Editors' Choice Awards

Our 28th annual Eddys recognize the year's 21 greatest Apple-related products for work, entertainment, mobile use, and creative tasks.