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App Spotlight: Receipt scanner Piikki is free, today only

But don't worry if you miss out: It's only two bucks every other day.

Keep track of important messages with Mail's VIPs

If you get a lot of email, you know how hard it can be to spot messages from friends and family, or from your most important contacts. Mail's new VIPs feature can help whether you're using your Mac, iOS device, or iCloud mail.

Six quick Safari tips

Ramp up your Web-browsing skills with these techniques for accelerating work in Safari 6.

Get your software up-to-date and keep it that way

Keep your Mac healthy by staying on top of software updates in the new year.

Work it: LinkedIn endorsements explained

Wondering why your LinkedIn connections are suddenly "endorsing" you or why the social networking site keeps asking you to do the same for others? David Chartier explains what Linkedin endorsements are all about.

App Spotlight: Insightly for iOS makes CRM mobile

If you spend more time out of the office than inside it, this free app keeps your CRM tools close at hand. And it's free.

Review: Studiometry 10.0 grows as your business does

Studiometry is an excellent application for managing your business, handling invoices and estimates, and tracking when and whether or not you've been paid.

Apple gives Tim Cook 51 percent salary increase

Apple CEO Tim Cook received compensation totaling $4.17 million in 2012, down 98.9 percent on last year -- although his 2011 compensation of $378 million consisted mostly of a one-off stock grant, worth $376.2 million at the time.

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.