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Twitter tweaking Direct Messages for easier use across devices

Private conversations will fully sync across devices -- except for the messages you delete.

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Verizon FiOS getting faster uploads to match download speeds

Now's the perfect time for Verizon to generate some good will.

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Prices Drop Monitor for Amazon 4.4 review: Get the best price when shopping on Amazon

This free Mac app tracks up to 20 products and tells you when an item has lowered its price.

Lyft gives its ride-sharing app a makeover before hitting the streets of New York

Sometimes you just need a new look for before a big event.

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How to use print-on-demand book services

Looking to make your own books? Glenn Fleishman has some tips on services to use, how to format your book, and how to sell it to the masses.

How to delete or disable your Facebook account

Need some time away from Facebook? Sick of its privacy issues? You can deactivate—or outright delete—your account if you know where to look.

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How to quit Facebook

If you're ready to part ways with the social network, you've got two options -- deactivate your Facebook account or delete it completely.

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Macworld's August Digital Edition: OS X Yosemite, iOS 8, and more

In this month's Digital Edition of Macworld, read all about Apple's OS updates, take a look at how we use the Web today, check out the latest MacBook Airs, and much more.

How to get the biggest bang for your broadband bucks

Joe Kissell needed broadband service and had a couple of providers to choose from. Here's how he figured out which one was right for him.

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Remembering eWorld, Apple's forgotten online service

Twenty years ago this month, Apple introduced an online service to compete with the likes of AOL, Prodigy, and CompuServe.

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Hands-on with Irista, Canon's new online photo storage service

Looking for a new home for your photos? Canon has a service you might be interested in, but only for up to 10GB of storage for now.

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Has Apple opened the door to Bitcoin apps?

An update to the App Store guidelines suggests cryptocurrency apps are welcome.

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Comic: Lucky, the littlest Google self-driving car

Macworld and Rich Stevens of Diesel Sweeties present Multitouch Theater, a weekly cartoon about Macs, iOS, and everything in-between. This week: The adventures of Lucky, the littlest Google self-driving car.

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How to change your eBay password

Attention eBay customers: The auction site was hacked, and hacked hard. Here's how to change your eBay password, which you should do RIGHT NOW.

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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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