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In praise of Apple's horrible mice

From buttons to shape and materials, Apple's history with mice is a perfect metaphor for the company's nearly maniacal attention to every design detail.

Expo Notes: Livescribe hopes to make the pen mightier in the digital age

The smartpen maker came to Macworld/iWorld to show off its Livescribe 3 smartpen and tout the third-party apps that now work with the smartpen.

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The Week in Mac Accessories: Bag it up!

Our latest roundup of Mac accessories includes several laptop bags that are almost more beautiful than the computer itself. Plus we've got storage solutions, shortcut keyboards, and more.

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The Week in iOS Accessories: CES-stravaganza, Part 1

It's early January, which means it's time for the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Which also means plenty of new iOS accessories are being announced (if not yet actually shipping). Here's our first batch of interesting new gear.

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Researchers: Older Mac webcams can spy without activating warning light

Researchers from Johns Hopkins University created an application that can disable the LED on first-generation iSight cameras while in use.

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Buying guide: Find the best iPad keyboard

For serious typing sessions (or if you just can't get the hang of the iPad's on-screen keyboard), an external keyboard is a great iPad accessory. Here's our guide to the different types, along with recommendations for the best models.

The Week in iOS Accessories: Bluetooth, Bluetooth everywhere!

This week's roundup of iOS accessories includes Bluetooth speakers, more Bluetooth speakers, and then, to top it off, some more Bluetooth speakers.

Logitech Ultrathin Touch Mouse T631 review: Slim, gesture-enabled mouse is great for travel

Logitech's Ultrathin Touch Mouse T631 sacrifices some ergonomics for portability, but the result is an impressively travel-friendly mouse that gives you much of the Multi-Touch functionality of a trackpad.

The Week in Mac Accessories: Open, Sesame!

This week's roundup of new Mac gear includes a device that ensures that your MacBook works only when you're nearby. Plus, we've got new keyboards, new speakers, and more.

Apple promises fix for keyboard, trackpad woes on 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro

There's a slight problem with the keyboard and trackpad on the new 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro, that problem being sometimes they stop working. Apple's promised an upcoming fix, but here's the workaround for the meantime.