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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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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.

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Stop that ringing! How to prevent the iPhone from forwarding calls

The ability to pass calls from an iPhone to another iOS device or Mac is great, unless dozens of devices start ringing. Chris Breen explains how to be choosier.

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How to help a Good Samaritan return your lost iPhone, iPad, or Mac

Put your contact info on your lock screen and hope someone decent finds it.

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The case of the mysteriously sleeping MacBook

A reader has an interesting issue. His MacBook Air goes to sleep whenever he places it in a particular spot--and won't awaken until he moves it.

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How to choose the best video calling method

Much can be said over the phone or in email, but sometimes a face-to-face interaction is best. Joe Kissell outlines the best ways to do that with your Mac.