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Master your RSS feeds

Overwhelmed by information? Using Yahoo’s Pipes you can create your own custom RSS feeds that filter information from other RSS feeds, Web sites, and more. Glenn Fleishman shows you how.

Five awesome Automator tips

Think Apple’s built-in automation tool, Automator, is more trouble than it's worth? Think again. Not only can Automator perform wondrous feats, but with these tips it's also easy to make it happen.

Add contact info to iPhone lock screen

Worried about losing your iPhone? One Hints reader figured out a way to his contact information to his phone's lock screen.

Secrets to using Facebook to market your business

Can your business ignore Facebook? Only if you want to ignore the half a billion people who use it. Here's how get started marketing your business through the ubiquitous social networking site.

Managing and securing iOS 4 devices at work

As more iPhones go to work, IT shops have more options to handle them. Computerworld's Ryan Faas takes an in-depth look at those options.

Bugs & Fixes: Recovering lost contacts

Syncing your calendar and contact data across your Mac and iOS devices using MobileMe can come in handy, but not when your contacts disappear. Ted Landau looks at potential options for getting those contacts back where they belong.

Get 25 great Safari extensions

We've scoured the Web and tested innumerable Safari extensions. Here are some of the most useful.

How to get rid of Web browser cookies

When random sites started displaying his Facebook profile picture and welcoming him by name, Kirk McElhearn decided it was time to do something about his Web browser cookies. Here's why you might want to delete cookies and what to expect if you do.

Essential Mail shortcuts

Wish Apple's Mail could do something? There might already be a feature for that. Learn how to take advantage of Mail's not so obvious abilities to efficiently e-mail a group, view multiple mailboxes at the same time, and more.

Twitter tips: 5 ways to find relevant people to follow

Cutting through Twitter's noise can be tricky, so check out these five tools to help you build a more meaningful following.

Six background window tricks

Drop files from a background window into a document, move a background window so you can see it better, scroll through a window's contents, and more—all without losing your focus in the window or document you're working in. Here's how.

OWC provides a closer look at iMac's SSD slot

OWC took apart a new 27-inch iMac to see what the SSD bracket is all about.

Prevent theft: watermark your art

Need a simple way to protect your hard work? Use Photoshop CS5 to add a text watermark to your artwork or photography before sending it off to prospective clients.

Take control of how files open

It’s happened to us all (especially since Snow Leopard changed the rules): you double-click on a file and are dismayed to see it opening with the wrong application. Here's how you can control which application opens a file—or an entire file type—temporarily or permanently.

Develop your Finder search savvy

Do you know the difference between Command-F and Command-Shift-F? How you start a Finder search affects what options you see. Learn the differences, and start your searches off on the right foot every time.