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How to recalibrate the motion sensors in your iPhone 5s

If you find yourself having problems with the motion sensors that power your iPhone's Compass, Maps, or other third-party apps, there's an easy way to try and fix the problem -- though it may not always work.

Moving ebooks from Mac to Kindle

A new Kindle owner is keen to place the ebooks she's downloaded on to her digital reader but isn't sure where to begin. Chris Breen provides several avenues for doing so.

Security to go: Three tips to keep your mobile data safe

It’s not easy keeping your devices secure, and mobile devices like smartphones, tablets, and, of course, laptops are no exception. But you can do a few things to improve your mobile security. Here’s a look at three of them.

on pcworld.com

Ten essential tips for searching the Web

Searching for the right results among the billions of pages on the Web? You don't need just a search engine; you also need some know-how.

The case of the missing Apple TV movies

Sleuth Chris Breen tells you where all your ripped movies have disappeared to since the latest Apple TV update.

Six quick Spotlight tips

Looking for a file? You'll have a better chance of finding it with these tricks for OS X's Spotlight.

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How to keep your real name and face out of Google's ads

Google just updated its terms of service to allow the company to use your real name, face, and comments in ads. Here's how to slam the brakes on it.

on pcworld.com

How to stay private now that anyone can find you on Facebook

Facebook is making it easier for people to find you, so it’s about that time again: Check your privacy settings.

on techhive.com

Advice from an Apple tech: Battle the dust bunnies

Excessive dust inside your Mac can cause performance problems.

How to break through the Great Firewall of China on iOS

If you're visiting China, you can use a VPN to gain access to banned sites like Facebook and Twitter.

Leaving Las Pinterest: How to kill your social media accounts

Have trouble with tweets? Loathe all those likes? Pinned your last pin? Here's how to leave your 'friends' behind.

on techhive.com

Teach Siri nicknames

Looking for a simpler way to tell Siri which of the many Dans, Jennifers, or Jasons in your contacts list you want to call? Nicknames can do the trick.

Demystifying digital camera sensors once and for all

Forget megapixels. A camera's soul is its sensor, and not all are created equal.

on techhive.com

Getting started with iMovie

In this week's Mac 101, Chris Breen begins his series on creating compelling videos with iMovie.

Nancy Solomon and the terrible, horrible, no good, very bad Calendar

iOS 7's Calendar app isn't going over terrible well with those who find its text difficult to read. Chris Breen squints at the issue.