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The five best productivity apps of 2012

Before you flip the calendar to 2013, make sure to stock your smartphone with this time- and efficiency-boosting apps.

UberConference: Best conference-call manager yet?

This free app for Android and iOS lets you create and manage calls with amazing ease, but it's hobbled by one major flaw.

Four power tips for Safari 6

How often do you use your Web browser? If the answer is constantly, then a few choice tips could save you loads of time and trouble. Here are some for Apple's Safari 6.

App Spotlight: Automatically track your mileage with TripLog

Still writing down odometer readings and creating mileage reports by hand? This free app handles all that hard work for you.

Review: Curio 8 gives you more planning and presenting power

Equal parts project manager, vector graphics engine, digital notebook, and slide deck, Zengobi’s Curio 8 makes an ideal tool for anyone planning something big, complex, and multifaceted.

Apple CEO Tim Cook says Mac production will begin in the U.S.

Apple will begin manufacturing one of its existing Mac lines in the United States next year, CEO Tim Cook told several news organizations, a move that may address fierce criticism over the company’s overseas manufacturing processes.

Review: Firetask a Getting Things Done manager worth considering

Firetask’s pleasing design and tight feature set ease the drudgery of task management.

Q&A: Mountain Lion’s notifications

Love them or hate them, notifications are now a core feature of OS X. Here are some of the most frequently asked questions about using these alerts and reminders.

When password security questions aren't secure

What's your biggest password weakness? Probably the security questions that let you reset your passwords for iCloud, Gmail, and other services. Keep ahead of the hackers with these tips.

How to remember passwords (and which ones you should)

Even if you trust most of your passwords to a password manager, you'll have to remember a few. Here's the best way to make memorable ones without compromising security.