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MacBook in the cloud: Work with the same files on multiple Macs

It's hard to keep your files in sync when you're working with multiple computers. Here's how associate editor Serenity Caldwell juggles three Macs but just one file system.

Replacing Messages Theater: more screen-sharing alternatives

Recently, Chris Breen offered a couple of suggestions for coping with the loss of screen-sharing tools in Mavericks' version of Messages. Joe Kissell has some additional suggestions of his own.

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How to remotely log out of Gmail

If you've left Gmail logged in on another computer, there's a quick and easy fix.

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How to photograph the 'Blood Moon'

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A lunar eclipse can be seen from most of North America late Monday night/early Tuesday morning. If you're interested in taking pictures of the moon, here are some tips on how to set up your camera.

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Scheduling success: Four tech tricks for planning meetings

We all have to schedule and attend meetings, but for some reason they can still be a pain in the neck. Here are some techniques that'll make herding the cats a little easier.

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How to search smarter in Mail

You've likely searched for messages in Mail, but chances are you aren't taking full advantage of all the ways that Mail lets you find exactly what you're looking for.

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Connecting two Macs using Thunderbolt

Macworld Lab took two new Mac Pros and used IP over Thunderbolt to connect the two machines together. How does the file transfer performance compare to gigabit ethernet?

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Bring a smile to your Macs and iOS devices by enabling emoji

Looking to spice up your social networking posts and emails with a few colorful icons? Emoji can help, and best of all, they're easy to enable on both OS X and iOS.

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How to print Office for iPad documents

You can't print directly from Office for iPad (yet). But, with a couple of extra steps and the right apps, it is possible to print Office documents from your tablet.

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How to make exported iPhoto image titles "sticky"

You've taken the trouble to give your iPhoto images titles, but when you copy them to the desktop the titles are nowhere to be found. Chris Breen explains the proper export method.

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How to get an App Store refund for kids' accidental in-app purchases

If your kids have racked up some exorbitant in-app purchases from the App Store without your knowledge, you can get a refund from Apple with a few easy steps.

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How to share presentations in Messages

Earlier versions of Messages inherited the iChat Theater feature that allows you to share Keynote presentations with others. That feature's gone in Mavericks. Chris Breen suggests alternatives.

Ask the iTunes Guy: Organizing media files, mixed genre smart playlists, and too-long syncs

Kirk McElhearn returns to address issues regarding media file organization, forgotten passwords, smart playlists with mixed genres, and slow device syncing.

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Office 365: To subscribe or not to subscribe

Can you get by without paying Microsoft's subscription fee? In some situations, you can.

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Bad AppleScript: Subroutines and file paths

Jason Snell's Bad AppleScripts deal with helpful subroutines and parsing nasty file paths.