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How to burn movies to disc in an iDVD-less world

iDVD is dead and gone. So how do you burn your movies to disc? Chris Breen reveals all.

The secret to great presentations: it's not about the software

A lot of presenters spend all their time focusing on blends, transitions, and animations. They should spend more time on what they're saying, instead.

Master your windows with Moom and Zooom

If you're still fiddling with title bars and thin window edges to move and resize windows, Moom and Zooom can make window management easier and more convenient.

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How to automatically add movies to your Mac media server

Do you rip movies on one Mac and copy them to another? Chris Breen offers a shortcut to get around tedious file- and screen-sharing.

How to prepare for a Mac disaster

There isn't much you can do about earthquakes, fires, and other misfortunes. But you can do something to minimize the harm they do your Mac and other digital assets.

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How to get photos from your digital camera to Instagram in 3 easy steps

The best photos on Instagram weren't taken with a smartphone. Make your account stand out by learning how to get photos from your DSLR or point-and-shoot onto Instagram in no time.

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How to revert to Mavericks from the Yosemite public beta

If you've installed the OS X Yosemite public beta and now wish to revert to Mavericks we show you the steps for doing it.

Ask the iTunes Guy: Should you re-rip your CDs?

Kirk McElhearn returns to discuss such topics as missing album artwork, when re-ripping CDs makes sense, and how to save Internet radio stations.

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How to make a bootable OS X 10.10 Yosemite install drive

You can install the OS X Yosemite beta directly from your Mac's hard drive. But creating a bootable installer drive lets you install it on multiple Macs and also makes a handy emergency drive. Here's how to set one up.

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How to join together audiobook tracks

20 CDs can make up a single audiobook. Countless tracks may be found on each, making them a pain to manage on your portable player--unless you know this technique.

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OS X Yosemite public beta: What you need to know

The Yosemite public beta marks the first time a major new version of OS X has been available to users before it’s formally released. We've got answers to your questions about the beta program.

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Transferring Outlook-for-Mac email to Apple's Mail

If you're looking for a way out of Outlook and into Mail, follow Chris Breen's advice for transferring your messages.

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Bugs & Fixes: Saving your Notes from disaster

Lost deleted (and now, regretted) Notes entries because of iCloud syncing? Ted Landau offers solutions for bringing them back.

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How to use iTunes Pass to reload iTunes credit for you or a friend

Apple's now offering a Passbook option for iTunes Store credit. Here's how to set it up and how you can use it to add money to your account (or a friend's).