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Video chatting with family: How to use FaceTime, Skype, or Google Hangouts to keep in touch

You can't always be with the ones you love, particularly over the holidays. Thankfully, free video chat services get us closer than a quick phone call.

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The first 10 apps to install on your brand-new Mac

Just unwrapped a shiny new Mac? Seek out these essentials first, and thank us later.

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Our favorite free iOS games of 2014

Free doesn't have to be frustrating—these games are pretty great, after all.

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How to design an environmentally friendly website

Reducing your carbon footprint can be as simple as changing the background color of your website, or taking the time to clear out unused files. Here's how to make your site more efficient while having a positive impact on the environment.

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How to stay connected in unconnected places

Traveling for the holidays? There have never been more options for acquiring high-speed Internet access, whether you're staying at your old family home or a hotel.

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Experts: FCC will adopt net neutrality rules in early 2015

Yet, it's unclear whether the agency will reclassify broadband as a regulated utility

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How to create artistic prints in Photoshop and Photoshop Elements

A little finessing can turn your photos into works of art, with edges that look painted or a slick digital matte.

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Today's Hot Deals: Dell Inspiron 300 for $450, ASUS Celeron Laptop for $199, and more

Before you fly home for Christmas or lock down your holiday plans, why not pick up a sweet new Samsung HDTV for $198, or an Alienware Gaming Console for $499?

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The Week in iOS Accessories: Mood lighting, jump-measuring, and more

This week's roundup of accessories includes a new way to make sure you have the best mood lighting available — control it from your iPhone! Plus, cables, stands, and more.

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10 apps for creating your own holiday traditions

Start some new -- or supplement some old -- holiday traditions with these festive apps.

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Hark, the Netflix angels sing: Here are 10 Christmas movies for you and yours to stream

No need to fight the crowds at the cineplex. Netflix has plenty of holiday classics for your nearly silent night.

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Think Retro: How HyperCard inspired a generation of future developers

Some of today's app developers credit HyperCard for their love of programming.

Think Retro: Remembering HyperCard

Christopher Phin sits down with Keith Martin of the London College of Communication to discuss the legacy of Apple's HyperCard software.

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Great last-minute gifts you can send by email right now

I can't believe you waited this long either, but it's going to be OK.

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The 20 best iOS games of 2014

Let’s look back on an amazing year of iPhone and iPad games well worth playing.