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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.

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How to shoot the best portraits with your iPhone

Whether you're taking a self-portrait, or a photo of a family member or furry friend, these smart tips guarantee you'll put the best face forward.

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How to create a photo book with Lightroom 5

Tips and tricks for using the Blurb plug-in for a professional looking photo book.

Find missing ringtones, understand the mysterious 'Other' on iOS devices, and print album lists

This week, the iTunes Guy looks at questions about poster art for movies, printing a list of albums, the infamous "Other" content on iOS devices, and more.

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Top 10 lessons for the new Mac user

Has someone saddled—er...generously bestowed upon you—a new Mac computer? If you need a little help getting started, Mac 101 can provide the assistance you need.

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Get started with the iPad and iPad mini

Just purchased a new iPad? Check out our guide to transferring your information, getting it set up, and some basic starting steps.

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Save your power cables with a little help from twist-ties

Broken cables suck. Here's a quick, easy, and inexpensive way to make them last longer.

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Get started with the iPhone 5c and 5s

Congratulations, you've just gotten an iPhone 5c or 5s. Let us help you set it up, transfer data from your old phone, and get you playing with all its new features.

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Create a digital Yule log on your HDTV

The weather outside may be frightful, but a fire is so delightful, especially when it's a Yule log. We'll show you how to get one streaming on your HD television set.

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Giving the gift of yourself

Mac 911 is back with its 2013 list of ways to use your technical gifts to enhance the lives of others.