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How to downgrade your iPhone or iPad from iOS 8 to iOS 7

iOS 8 has a lot of great features, but if your device doesn't behave well with it, you may wish to revert to iOS 7 (while you still can).

How to revert your iOS device from iOS 8 to iOS 7

iOS 8 has a lot of great features, but if your device doesn't behave well with it, you may wish to revert to iOS 7 (while you still can).

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Keyboard Maestro: 8 unexpected uses for the old-school Mac-hacking tool

The venerable Keyboard Maestro can do a lot more than just open an app when you hit a keyboard shortcut: It can launch all sorts of different actions using all kinds of different triggers. Here are eight super-useful (and surprising) examples.

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Four ways to open applications and documents automatically in OS X

Double-clicking apps and docs to open them isn't exactly hard. But what if you want to open them automatically at a specific time or under specific circumstances? Topher Kessler explains how to use OS X's built-in tools to do just that.

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How iOS 8 and Yosemite got me to stop jailbreaking my iPhone

Chris Breen has been a dedicated jailbreaker since the iPhone's earliest days. With iOS 8 he believes he's headed down the path of the straight and narrow.

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Get to know iOS 8: Family Sharing sets your iTunes purchases free

If you have a family laden with iOS devices, you owe it to the clan to explore the many benefits of iOS 8's Family Sharing feature.

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Get started with the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

Just picked up an iPhone 6 or 6 Plus? Let us help you set it up, transfer data from your old phone, and get you playing with all its new features.

Ask the iTunes Guy: When is it better to store apps and music in the cloud?

iTunes Guy Kirk McElhearn ponders the wisdom of removing apps and music from a computer in favor of cloud storage as well as sets his mind to podcast play order.

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Bugs & Fixes: Dymo LabelWriter’s living death

Ted Landau recounts the tale of troubleshooting (and finally replacing) a beloved Dymo LabelWriter printer.

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Get to know iOS 8: New Camera tricks and a major overhaul of Photos

Check out what's new and improved in the Camera and Photos apps for iOS 8.

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The trick to finding the right printer driver for your Mac

Setting up a printer in OS X is usually pretty simple. But Ted Landau discovered a common situation in which it's anything but.

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How to upgrade to iOS 8 (and downgrade to iOS 7 if you regret it)

iOS 8 is here, and you're probably itching to give it a spin. Here's how to do so safely and completely. Plus: How to go back to iOS 7 if you don't like the new OS.

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How to send multiple images from iPhoto for iOS

A reader needs help emailing multiple images from his online photo albums. Chris Breen lends a hand.

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How to spill-proof your laptop (and how to fix it if that fails)

You've spilled your coffee all over your MacBook: Now what do you do?