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MacBook in the cloud: Work with the same files on multiple Macs

It's hard to keep your files in sync when you're working with multiple computers. Here's how associate editor Serenity Caldwell juggles three Macs but just one file system.

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Name Mangler review: The file renamer for Mac power users

You'll find many OS X utilities that can rename a bunch of files at once, but Name Mangler is the most powerful we've tried, and version 3 offers some nice improvements.

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The Week in iOS Apps: On a Carousel

This week's roundup of iOS apps features two new apps for editing and sharing your photos. Plus updates to some of our favorite productivity apps and a chance to live in M.C. Escher's universe.

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Patterns review: Utility makes quick work of regular expressions

If you work with text, you owe it to yourself to learn regular expressions, and Patterns can help you do that--as well as figure out exactly what your search patterns are capturing.

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Checkmark 2 reminds you to do that thing at the place

Reminder apps are everywhere, but Snowman's Checkmark 2 one ups Apple's own reminder system with powerful location-based reminders and more. It's Senior Editor Dan Moren's staff pick of the week.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Sight and sound

One of the apps in this week's roundup will come in handy when you need to figure out how to sort through all those receipts sitting in your drawer, while another one tells you what the weather is like anywhere in the world.

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The Week in iOS Apps: Gmail gets better

The latest edition of Gmail works about as well as you think it should, at last. Also, apps for paying bills, reading documents, and fighting World War II better than ever.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Billions and billions

Time, from microseconds to millennia, is no problem for one of the apps in this week's roundup. We've also got some great graphics software, a virtual music maestro, and an app that will keep you fit everywhere you go.

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Unclutter review: Utility provides simple solutions to everyday tasks

Unclutter is an inexpensive Mac utility that provides you with a simple clipboard viewer, file storage area, and notepad. It's not terribly feature rich, but it gets easy jobs done.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Nota bene

This week's Mac app roundup brings you a number of apps that take notes--some with text, some with media, and some with a way to map that jumble of ideas that keeps swirling around your head.