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4 tricks for Messages in iOS 8

You can forward any text messages you receive, shush an annoying group thread, and sync messages between devices.

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Use these apps to keep your little monsters safe on Halloween

Empower your iPhone with the right apps for a fun and safe Halloween.

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How to use your iPhone as a removable hard drive

Unlike old-fashioned iPods, the iPhone won't mount as a USB drive. However, Chris Breen points out you can still use it for portable file storage.

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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Macworld Video: Master the Weather app

Learn the ins and outs of Apple's Weather app with this week's Macworld Video tip.

How to export PDFs with Word for iPad and send them to Google Drive

Office for iPad's PDF export feature has a big problem. Here's how fix it with IFTTT

The latest Office for iPad update gives you PDF export—but only as an email attachment. Get around this frustrating limitation by using IFTTT to store those PDFs to the cloud with just a few taps.