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Borrow free e-books from your library with OverDrive and 3M Cloud Library

Consider this a manifesto: Buying e-books is for suckers.

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How to get rid of unwanted subscribed calendars

A reader's lost his coworkers and now would like to lose the calendars they created. Chris Breen shows him how.

How to create a personal cloud with BitTorrent Sync

You don't have to keep your files in the cloud to get Dropbox-like syncing and sharing. Joe Kissell explains how to get started with BitTorrent Sync.

Ask the iTunes Guy: Missing artwork, shuffling iTunes 12, and gifting movies

Kirk McElhearn returns to answer your burning iTunes questions.

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3 easy ways to fix a subpar photo

Try experimenting with color to improve so-so images. Lesa Snider has instructions for using iPhoto, Pixelmator, Photoshop Elements, and more.

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Mac won't boot? About Yosemite and your third-party SSD

With Yosemite Apple has implemented a security measure that may prevent your Mac from booting from a third-party SSD. Chris Breen explains.

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How to easily batch-convert images to black and white

Chris Breen shows you how to use Automator to quickly convert color images to black and white.

How to easily batch-convert images to black and white

Chris Breen shows you how to use Automator to quickly convert color images to black and white.

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Caps Lock driving you nuts? Here's how to disable it in a hurry

Some third-party keyboards (ahem, Logitech) don't sport Caps Lock lights or respect OS X's ability to disable the key. Chris Breen offers workarounds.

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How to make sense of Safari's new Favorites bookmarks

Safari's new Favorites view takes some getting used to. Chris Breen shows you how to manage your bookmarks with it.

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Creaticity: The ultimate guide to better selfies

Yes, the selfie can be art. But not if it's a duckface mirror shot.

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How to send limited email blasts on the cheap

Email services limit the number of recipients you can send a single message to so how do you offer your club newsletter to 800 members? Chris Breen offers advice.

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How to copy items between your Mac and iPad using AirDrop

With Yosemite and iOS 8 comes AirDrop support between Macs and iOS devices. Chris Breen shows how it works.

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How to copy items between your Mac and iPad using AirDrop

With Yosemite and iOS 8 comes AirDrop support between Macs and iOS devices. Chris Breen shows how it works.

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How to keep iCloud Keychain from adding old email accounts

Why, oh why, are old email accounts appearing in your recently updated Mac? Chris Breen explains.