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The Apple customer-support site that's built just for you

Apple's Support Profile page lists all the Apple devices you've bought and gives you quick access to all sorts of support services for them. Here's how to take advantage.

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Four tips to soup up Safari on iOS

We all spend a lot of time in Safari on our iOS devices. Dan Moren's got four tips to help you get more out of your mobile browsing experience.

Four tips to soup up Safari on iOS

We all spend a lot of time in Safari on our iOS devices. Dan Moren's got four tips to help you get more out of your mobile browsing experience.

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How to free up space on a packed hard drive

Solid state drives bring speed, but lower capacity and this can result in chockfull hard drives. Chris Breen offers some slimming tips.

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How to view desktop versions of websites on an iPhone

Don't care for the mobile version of a site appearing on your iPhone? There are ways around it, says Chris Breen.

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How to use a game controller with your Mac

Have a spare DualShock 4 controller? Why not use it to play games on your Mac? Chris Breen explains how.

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Advice from an Apple Tech: The Great Upgrade Freakout (and how to deal with it)

Client freaking out because you're going to upgrade their computer and disrupt the way things are done? Here's how to talk your client off the ledge.

Ask the iTunes Guy: Encoding miracles and missing audiobook chapters

Kirk McElhearn returns to dispense wisdom concerning the difference between lossy and lossless encoders, the heartbreak of corrupt iPhone backups, and how to navigate through an audiobook's chapters.

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Learn these four oft-overlooked iOS 7 tips

iOS 8 is going to have some great new features, but iOS 7 has several worthwhile elements you may have missed. Chris Breen reveals four of his favorites.

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Learn these four oft-overlooked iOS 7 tips

iOS 8 is going to have some great new features, but iOS 7 has several worthwhile features you may have missed. Chris Breen reveals four of his favorites.

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Upgrading your Mac: Moving hard drives from a Mac Pro to iMac

In your old Mac Pro you have four hard drives that you'd like to use with your new iMac. Chris Breen tells you how to make the move.

Five ways to keep your student's digital life safe

Technology is as much a part of school as it is the business world, and device and data loss can be just as serious. Here's how to protect your student's digital stuff (without getting all up in his or her business).

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How to hide games in your Steam library

After years of begging from PC gamers, you can now hide games from your Steam library—though the secretive feature is hard to find. Here's how to do it.

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When Dvorak dies because of Word bug

The latest update to Microsoft Word makes it difficult to use a Dvorak keyboard layout. Chris Breen offers a workaround.

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Bugs & Fixes: Phony Photozoom malware adds ads

Ted Landau's personal website was showing unwanted ads. Here's how he tracked down and eliminated the culprit.