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Monotony review: Super simple RSS reader for your Mac

If you're the kind of feed subscriber who simply wants on-the-fly updates while you're plugged in (with no lingering baggage), then Monotony can provide exactly that.

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Reeder 2 for Mac review: Consume RSS with speed, style

For those who don't need advanced features, Reeder 2 lets you quickly and easily read your RSS feeds. Gesture control and support for plenty of sharing services give the app polish.

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The Week in Mac Apps: House of glass

This week's Mac app roundup brings you software that can take you from device to device without batting an eye, a product that can save you money on your music, and another one that will play just about any music you can buy.

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When it comes to iOS productivity, delight can trump efficiency

Too often we hear that the iPad isn't good for productivity, but David Sparks thinks that argument doesn't take into account the delight we experience.

Apple's PR strategy, App.net, RSS, and a potential Surface Mini

With Apple's PR chief stepping down, we ask whether the company's public-relations strategy can translate elsewhere. Also, we discuss the relative merits of App.net, RSS, and a hypothetical Surface mini. With guests Caitlin McGarry, Dan Frakes, and Brad Chacos.

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Mac Gems of the Year: 2013

Our Mac Gems department aims to uncover the best in great, inexpensive software. Of the nearly 120 Mac Gems we reviewed in 2013, here are our favorites.