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Giving the gift of speed: The SSD upgrade

Not everyone can afford to replace an old slow Mac with a speedy new one. Consider an upgrade that makes a big difference--a solid state drive.

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How Mac experts organize their files

We asked four experts to share their strategies for organizing files. Here’s a look at the different (and sometimes really geeky) ways they get the job done.

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How to permanently delete your Facebook account

If, like our reader, you find Facebook just too creepy, there's a way out. Chris Breen explains.

How to sell your old tech while protecting your data

Did you get a shiny new gadget this holiday season? If so, here's how to wipe your old tech clean of personal data, sell your old gear, and keep your new gadgets in shape for future reselling.

on techhive.com

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How to create iOS ringtones

With a copy of Apple's GarageBand it's a cinch to create ringtones right on your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad.

Create your own iOS ringtone

With a copy of GarageBand on your iPad, iPod touch, or iPhone running iOS 7, you can make your very own ringtone.

Move your iTunes library to another user and search the iTunes Store efficiently

It's time for another grab-bag column, with a number of interesting questions about whether or not you can get around Apple's limit of 25,000 songs with iTunes Match, ways to search the iTunes Store more efficiently, and answers that require smart playlists.

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Giving the gift of digital downloads

Whether it's a last-minute gift or something you've been planning to give for a while, online stores are a great source for digital presents during the holidays -- if you know where to look.

on techhive.com

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iCloud backup tricks for the iPhone and iPad

Running out of iCloud storage? Before you pay for more, try these backup tricks.

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Smartphone photo tips for the holidays

'Tis the season for photos of holiday feasts, opening presents, and lots and lots of lights. Here's how to snap great-looking holiday shots with a cell phone.

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Exploring iMovie's editing options

Professor Breen returns to dig into iMovie's more intricate editing options--the options that will help you make better-looking movies.

Say No to Selfies

Selfies aren't going away. But that doesn't mean you have to consign yourself to a future of horrible photos. Here are the selfies you'll want to avoid.

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Maintaining a Boot Camp partition when upgrading the Mac OS

The question arises: Will my Boot Camp partition remain when I upgrade my copy of the Mac OS? Chris Breen suggests that safe is better than sorry.

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Troubleshoot Apple's Touch ID fingerprint reader

Having problems getting your iPhone 5s to recognize your fingerprint and unlock your phone? Here are some common scanning problems and our solutions.

Clean up your public Internet profile

Maggs2378 found personal information "on one of those 'people search' web sites" and wants to know how to get it removed

on pcworld.com