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Remains of the Day: We be scammin'

Seems like scams are all the rage lately, with one offering a free iPad—in exchange for personal information, naturally—on the loose in social networks, more mysterious iTunes account hacks, and there’s a patent suit against Apple and a bunch of other companies. Not that that’s a scam, of course.

Droplr 1.1.1

This clever service lets you drag-and-drop files, photos, and even code to share anywhere--Twitter, e-mail, your blog, you name it.

FileMaker Go 1.0 for iPhone and iPad

FileMaker Go is a true FileMaker client with support for almost every major feature of its bigger brother, FileMaker Pro.

Arq joins the ranks of Mac-friendly online backup services

Haystack Software has released Arq, a backup application that uses Amazon’s Simple Storage Service (S3). Arq offers encrypted backups, flexible scheduling, and the ability to select and exclude files as you see fit.

Nolobe releases Interarchy 10

Australian company Nolobe announced Thursday the release of Interarchy 10, the newest version of its long-running FTP client.

Raskin 1.0.1

Raskin simplifies Finder file organization.

Rdio music service throws open its doors

Rdio has emerged from its private beta and is now open to everyone in the U.S. and Canada. The Web-based service also has an iPhone app allowing you to stream music from a library of seven million tracks.

Retrospect 8.2 gets 3x speed boost, 64-bit support

A major update to this backup software for small-to-medium businesses brings some major speed boosts and workflow improvements.

Localghost 1.0

This free program simplifies host file editing.

Five things to do before leaving for vacation

Heading out of town? Take care of a few critical tasks--from backing up your data to setting up remote access--and you can leave your desk behind without a second glance.