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Mail merge and Office 2011 revisited

Chris Breen clears up some confusion from 2011 by readdressing creating mail merged email with Office 2011.

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Make iOS 7.1 less nausea-inducing

Are iOS 7's thin text, lack of buttons, and dynamic transitions hurting your eyes and your stomach? Here are several easy ways to make iOS 7 a little easier to look at, updated for iOS 7.1.

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Filter your email like a pro

And that pro would be Chris Breen who's designed a scheme for directing current and future marketing pitches to a specific folder.

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The secrets of OS X's text tools

Hidden away in a contextual menu are a bunch of handy text-manipulation tools that far too many Mac users overlook.

Ask the iTunes Guy: Obtaining old apps, excluding comedy, and making more navigable playlists

Kirk McElhearn, the iTunes Guy, returns to answer your most puzzling iTunes questions.

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Working with Do Not Disturb in OS X Mavericks

Do Not Disturb got some significant upgrades in OS X Mavericks; here's how to get the most out of the feature.

Working with Do Not Disturb in OS X Mavericks

Do Not Disturb got some significant upgrades in OS X Mavericks; here's how to get the most out of the feature.

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Advice from an Apple Tech: How to get old Mac OS X install discs

Need to do a installation of an older Mac operating system, but you can't find the discs? You can find them if you do a little bit of searching.

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Using a flash drive with an iPad

It's not impossible to use a flash drive with an iPad, but what you can do with some of them is limited to images and videos. Chris Breen explains.

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How to create beautiful B&W images with Adobe Photoshop Elements 12

Convert your so-so color images into stunning black and white photos with this tutorial from Macworld contributor Theano Nikitas.

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How to selectively block Internet access

Your kid spends all his time mucking about with his iPod touch when he should be doing his homework. Here's a way to remove one distraction.

Control access to your network

Is your iPod touch-toting child spending too much time on the Internet? Christopher Breen shows you how to carefully control the hours they're able to access your Wi-Fi network.

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iPad or laptop: Which is right for you?

The "Should I get an iPad or laptop" debate rages on. Chris Breen weighs in with the options.

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How to stream iOS audio to multiple AirPlay destinations

Unlike the Mac, iOS devices can natively stream audio to just a single AirPlay destination. However, with some third-party help, you can work around this limitation.

Ask the iTunes Guy: Cleaning LPs and album artwork wanted (and not so)

Kirk McElhearn returns in the guise of iTunes Guy to solve issues of unclean albums, desired album artwork that's gone missing, and album artwork you'd rather not see.