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Google upgrades Gmail video chat with Hangouts

Google will begin replacing Gmail's existing video chat system with a new, better one based on the Hangouts feature from its Google+ social networking.

Google acquires Mac, iOS email client Sparrow

Google on Friday acquired the Mac and iOS email client Sparrow, and says no significant updates to the apps are planned.

Weekly Wrap: Haiku edition

Lots of reviews, how-to advice, and the latest Apple news from the past week -- all presented in haiku form.

Open unrecognizable Outlook files with Klammer

Klammer helps you unpackage Winmail.dat and MSG files so you can get to the important content that is wrapped up inside them.

Weekly Wrap: MacBook Air tests, tons of reviews, and five years of iPhone

This week, Macworld offered some advice, a slew of reviews, and a look back at five years of iPhone.

MailTags 3 is an excellent add-on for Apple's Mail app

MailTags 3.0.2 adds a superb level of functionality to Apple's native Mail that you won’t be able to live without once you’ve tried it.

When to say 'yes' to email

You want to reduce your reliance on email, but the rest of the world still wants to send you 100 messages a day. How can you decide when to use email, and when to use other methods for communication? The experts weigh in.

EuroSmartz updates Print n Share, AltaMail apps

Version 4.7 of Print n Share now offers compatibility with Brother's portable RJ4040 printer -- aimed at helping mobile workers with printing needs. AltaMail 3.0 adds bulk mail features, including the ability to perform mass mail merges.

Timeline: A brief history of email

The first emails traveled over computer systems less powerful than a modern digital watch. Since then, a lot of things have changed. Here's a look at the history of email.

Stop using email for everything

If you spend hours emptying your inbox, you may wonder: it possible to do without email? To find out, Macworld surveyed Apple-savvy businesses and workers who have dramatically curtailed—or completely stopped—their use of this ubiquitous technology. Here’s how these businesses are making it happen.