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Save time with OS X's sidebar

OS X Mavericks' sidebar is intended to give you one-click access to the items you use the most. Here's how to make sure it does.

Ember review: Software for serious scrapbookers

Why would anyone would develop (or buy) a scrapbook app? The folks at Realmac show that there is more to it than just cutting and pasting images.

FileMaker 13

Filemaker 13: The database is in your browser

FileMaker, Inc. previews its new FileMaker 13 platform, which puts the emphasis on browser access and improved design tools.

Liquid review: Utility simplifies many text-related tasks

If you ever search for, copy, share, or otherwise fiddle with bits of text (and who doesn't), Liquid will make your life a lot easier.

Prijector promises to cut the cable in the conference room

The presentation device offers its own Wi-Fi connection, giving people a way to share their presentation with the rest of the room.

Dialogue 1.2 review: Make phone calls on your iPhone through your Mac

Dialogue lets you set up your Mac as a Bluetooth "headset" so you can make phone calls through your iPhone and use the Mac's microphone and speakers.

Personal database roundup: Bento is dead, long live Bento

FileMaker discontinued the consumer-level Bento personal database, so what are Bento users to do? Here's a look at four alternatives.

Calca review: A text editor that's also a math wiz

When you need to work in text and perform calculations, Calca is a powerful tool.

16 secrets of Google Drive

Google Drive is a souped-up productivity machine with lots of features you may not have even noticed. Here are 16 you shouldn't miss.

iWork

Updates to Mac iWork add toolbar customization

Apple issued software updates for Keynote, Numbers, and Pages that include new toolbar customization for the Mac and bug fixes.