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How to shoot and share slo-mo video on your iPhone 5s

If you haven’t yet played around with Apple’s slo-mo feature on the iPhone 5s, now’s a perfect time to start. Here’s how to shoot slo-mo video, preview it on your own device, and share it with others.

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Creating ringtones with GarageBand

Though you may claim to lack the musician gene, you can still use GarageBand for Mac to create dynamic (and free) ringtones. Chris Breen explains how.

When good email disappears: Archiving old messages

A faithful reader has found that his email vanishes shortly after launching Outlook. With a backup and a severed Internet connection, those missives can be kept forever.

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Fix a plug-in-related PDF printing issue in Safari

Having trouble printing to PDFs from Safari since installing Mavericks? Dan Moren has a potential workaround for plug-in woes.

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How to control focus and depth of field on your iPhone camera

Tips and tricks for adjusting camera controls on your favorite camera phone.

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Getting started with GarageBand

GarageBand, the iLife application avoided by the greatest number of people, is actually a perfectly wonderful tool for nonmusicians as well as for the tunefully inclined. Professor Breen explains all.

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Master the command line: Deleting files and folders

The command line is not only powerful, it can also be dangerous. Learn how to use commands for deleting files and folders correctly to make sure your time with Terminal is a productivity godsend instead of a complete disaster.

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Master the command line: Copying and moving files

Wish you could make a bunch of folders all at once or instantly move every file of a certain type into a new folder? The command line may be the answer.

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Seven New Year's resolutions for the Mac home office

Cast aside tired promises to go to the gym and eat more kale. Instead, seize the opportunity of this new year to clean up your act in your home office.

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Advice from an Apple Tech: How to replace the optical drive in a Unibody MacBook Pro with a second hard drive

Don't use the optical drive in your Unibody MacBook Pro anymore? Put that space in your laptop to better use by replacing the optical drive with a hard drive or SSD.

Master the command line: How to use man pages

The key to learning about OS X's command line is manual (or man) pages. Here's an introduction.

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5 resolutions for a better digital life

This year, resolve to keep these five key resolutions. Do so and your data is safer, creeps won't use your credit cards, and you won't be a jerk.

Master the command line: Navigating files and folders

Ready to learn a new skill in the new year? The command line can be a powerful productivity tool, if you know the basics.