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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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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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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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How to remove MacKeeper Part II (the pop-up edition)

Removing the MacKeeper app is one thing, getting rid of annoying pop-up ads for it is quite another. Chris Breen offers advice.

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How to avoid taking lousy iPhone holiday photos

"The best camera is the one you have with you" is glib, but how true is it when you've taken a truly terrible picture? Follow our tips to get better holiday images from your iPhone.

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How to use benchmarks to cut through marketing hype

Does deleting large files or defragmenting your drive really make a difference? Run some tests and find out.

Ask the iTunes Guy: Missing ringtones and explicit radio

iTunes Guy Kirk McElhearn returns to address issues of absent ringtones, the problem with multiple Apple IDs, and naughty radio.

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How to uninstall MacKeeper from your Mac

Some people regret installing MacKeeper but can't figure out how to remove it. Chris Breen provides instructions.

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Send last-minute holiday photo cards right from your iPhone or iPad

Don't stress! There's still time to get cards out to your nearest and dearest, if you take these handy tips to heart.

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Creaticity: The trick to adding text to a print layout in Lightroom

It can be done, but it's a little tricky. Lesa Snider has two methods to share.

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Bad guys listening in? Take steps to avoid public Wi-Fi snooping

A reader is concerned about the security of his laptop on a public Wi-Fi network. We offer tips for keeping the bad guys out.

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How to create an iPhoto holiday slideshow

Chris Breen walks you through the steps for creating a holiday slideshow with iPhoto.

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The four Mac security options everyone should know

By default, the Mac is pretty secure. But with the help of a couple of built-in options, you can make it even more so. Topher Kessler explains.