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How to use Handoff with your iPhone and iPad

Handoff is a great new iOS 8/Yosemite feature that lets you work with your documents on the best device available to you. Chris Breen shows you how.

How to use Handoff with your iPhone and iPad

Handoff is a great new iOS 8/Yosemite feature that lets you work with your documents on the best device available to you. Chris Breen shows you how.

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How to use your iPhone as a removable hard drive

Unlike old-fashioned iPods, the iPhone won't mount as a USB drive. However, Chris Breen points out you can still use it for portable file storage.

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Two email tips every Mac user should know

On today's plate, a couple of email tips: How to import mbox files into Outlook for Mac and what to do about disorganized mailboxes.

Ask the iTunes Guy: When a large iOS update won't fit your iPhone

iTunes Guy Kirk McElhearn answers simple (but common) questions including fitting an iOS 8 update on a packed iPhone, turning an iPhone into an iPod, and cross-border gifting.

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Get to know iOS 8: Five convenient new tricks in Safari

Apple's home-baked browser gets some nice little touches to let you search smarter and speed up entering passwords, form fields, and credit card numbers.

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Call the plumber: How to teach Siri about your relationships

We all have nicknames for our nearest and dearest. Why not tell Siri what they are?

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Rockin' the living room: Beats Music arrives on Apple TV

In the latest Apple TV update Beats Music graced the home screen. Chris Breen takes you on a tour.

Rockin' the living room: Beats Music arrives on Apple TV

In the latest Apple TV update Beats Music graced the home screen. Chris Breen takes you on a tour.

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Too much unwanted email? Use these tricks for identifying and unsubscribing

Chris Breen explains how you can identify and eliminate that bombardment of unsolicited email.

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Turn it up to 11: How and when to use OS X's advanced audio controls

You probably know all about using the little speaker icon in the menubar to control your Mac's volume. But when you need finer control over its audio input and output, here's where to find it and how to use it.

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The pros and cons of adding a 4K display to your Mac

Monitors that stretch the width of your desk are so last year. Rob Griffiths decided he wanted to try something new: a 4K high-density screen.

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Safe from Shellshock: How to protect your home computer from the Bash shell bug

The 'Shellshock' Bash shell bug is a big deal, but it's relatively easy to keep your home PC safe.

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How to create multi-destination map routes on your iPhone

Apple and Google's Map apps are incapable of displaying routes with multiple destinations. Thankfully, other apps are more flexible.

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Internet sharing: The secret weapon in troubleshooting someone else's Mac

It's not the flashiest feature in OS X, but sharing your MacBook's Internet connection can be a life-saver when you're trying to fix a machine that can't get online by itself.